In October, consumer prices rose 0.77% over the previous month, which overshot the 0.03% increase in September and was up from the 0.60% increase tallied in October 2010. The monthly reading reflected higher prices for clothing and footwear (+4.24% month-on-month), as well as for food and non-alcoholic beverages (+1.47% mom), which more than offset lower prices for transport (-0.31% mom) and recreation and culture (-0.22% mom). Annual inflation stepped up from 3.3% in September to 3.5% in October. However, annual average inflation remained unchanged at 4.5% for the third straight month, the highest level since October 2009. The government expects inflation to average 3.6% this year.
Inflation picks up in October
November 14, 2011
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Bulgaria Economic News
October 12, 2016
In September, consumer prices decreased 0.5% from the previous month, which followed the 0.1% decline recorded in August.
October 7, 2016
In August, industrial production grew 2.6% from the same month last year in working-day adjusted terms, accelerating from July’s 2.3% increase.
September 13, 2016
In August, consumer prices decreased 0.1% over the previous month, which contrasted the sharp 1.0% increase recorded in July.
September 5, 2016
Revised data released on 5 September confirmed that the economy expanded 3.0% over the same period last year in Q2.
August 12, 2016
In the second quarter, the economy expanded 3.0% over the same period last year, according to preliminary data released on 12 August.