In March, industrial production expanded 5.1% in working-day adjusted terms over the same month last year. The result was well below the 15.4% rise recorded in February, owing to slower manufacturing growth (February: +22.5% year-on-year; March: +6.8% yoy). A month-on-month comparison does not corroborate the slowdown, as industrial production expanded 0.1% over the previous month in seasonally adjusted terms, which contrasted a 1.6% contraction in February. That said, the trend continues to improve, with the annual average variation in industrial production rising from 4.8% in February to 5.1% in March. The government expects the economy to expand 3.6% this year and 4.1% in 2012.
Industrial production remains strong in March
May 9, 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.