In January, consumer prices rose 0.62% over the previous month, which was above the 0.44% increase recorded in December. The higher reading mainly reflected price increases for food and non-alcoholic beverages (+1.4% month-on-month) as well as for transport (+1.4% mom). Annual inflation remained unchanged at December's 4.5%, short of market expiations of a 4.8% rise. However, annual average inflation rose from 2.4% in December to 2.8% in January. Meanwhile, at its latest policy meeting on 31 January, the Central Bank lifted the base interest rate to 0.19%, up marginally from the previous 0.18%.
Inflation remains steady in January
February 15, 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.