The turnover indices in the services sector in Bulgaria rose on an annual comparison basis in the third quarter of 2021, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Wednesday.
Turnover from information and communication services increased the most - by 20.9% year-on-year in the July-September period of 2021, NSI said in a statement, quoting preliminary data.
Motion picture, video and TV programme production, music publishing activities recorded the highest annual growth in turnover, of 82.1%, within the information and communication services segment.
Turnover from transportation, storage and postal services went up 19.3% on the year in the review period, mainly due to a 63.5% increase in revenue from air transport.
Within the other business services segment, the largest annual growth rate compared to the third quarter of 2020 was observed in travel agency and tour operator activities - by 158.6%.