In July, consumer prices rose a mild 0.04% over the previous month, which contrasted the 0.90% drop in June and was below the 0.40% increase tallied in July 2010. Despite the slight increase, annual inflation stepped down from 4.8% in June to 4.4% in July. The monthly reading reflected higher prices for recreation and culture (+2.23% month-on-month) as well as for transport (+1.30% mom). Annual average inflation inched up from 4.3% in June to 4.4% in July, the highest level since October 2009. The government expects inflation to average 3.6% this year.
Inflation slows in July
August 12, 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.