Inflation in Bulgaria
Bulgaria - Harmonized Inflation
Inflation comes in at highest level since July 2008 in April
Consumer prices increased 2.46% in April over the previous month, after the 2.22% increase recorded in March. April's result marked the highest reading since August 2007. The result was driven by rising prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels.
Inflation increased to 14.4% in April, following March’s 12.4%. April's figure marked the highest inflation rate since July 2008. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up, with annual average inflation coming in at 7.0% in April (March: 6.0%). Lastly, harmonized inflation rose to 12.1% in April, from March’s 10.5%.
FocusEconomics panelists project inflation to average 10.9% in 2022, which is up 3.2 percentage points from last month’s forecast, and 4.7% in 2023.
Bulgaria - Harmonized Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (HICP, annual variation in %)||-1.1||-1.3||1.2||2.6||2.5|
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Bulgaria Harmonized Inflation Chart
Source: National Statistical Insitute (NSI) and FocusEconomics calculations
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May 17, 2022
Consumer prices increased 2.46% in April over the previous month, after the 2.22% increase recorded in March.
May 11, 2022
Industrial production expanded 19.5% year-on-year in March (February: +14.8% yoy).
April 19, 2022
Consumer prices increased 2.22% from the previous month in March, following the 1.36% rise recorded in February.
April 8, 2022
Industrial production rose 14.4% year-on-year in February (January: +17.2% yoy).
March 14, 2022
Consumer prices increased 1.36% from the previous month in February, below the 1.54% increase recorded in January.