In September, consumer prices rose 0.03% over the previous month, which contrasted the 0.25% increase in August and was down from the 0.75% increase tallied in September 2010. The monthly reading reflected lower prices for clothing and footwear (-0.74% month-on-month) as well as for leisure and recreation (-3.96% mom), which almost completely offset higher prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.14% mom) and health (+1.19% mom). Annual inflation stepped down from 4.1% in August to 3.3% in September, the lowest level since August 2010 and below market expectations of a 3.5% rate. However, annual average inflation remained unchanged from August's 4.5%, the highest level since October 2009. The government expects inflation to average 3.6% this year.
Inflation continues to decelerate in September
October 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.