Inflation in Bulgaria
Bulgaria - Inflation
Inflation at almost one-and-a-half-year low in September
Consumer prices fell 0.3% from the previous month in September, following August’s 0.1% uptick. According to the Statistical Institute, September’s drop largely reflected lower prices recreations and culture, transport, and restaurants and hotels.
Inflation fell from August’s 2.9% to 2.3% in September, marking the lowest reading since April 2018. Consequently, annual average inflation inched down from August’s 3.2% to 3.1%.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to average 2.7% in 2020, which is up 0.1 percentage points from last month’s estimate. For 2021, panelists see inflation averaging 2.8%.
Bulgaria - Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||0.9||-1.4||-0.1||-0.8||2.1|
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Bulgaria Inflation Chart
Source: National Statistical Insitute (NSI) and FocusEconomics calculations
|Bond Yield||0.43||0.0 %||Sep 04|
|Exchange Rate||1.78||-0.72 %||Sep 04|
|Stock Market||573||-0.35 %||Sep 04|
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October 14, 2019
Consumer prices fell 0.3% from the previous month in September, following August’s 0.1% uptick.
October 9, 2019
Industrial production dropped 1.3% year-on-year in August, after falling a revised 1.0% in July (previously reported: -0.9% year-on-year).
September 16, 2019
Consumer prices inched up 0.1% from the previous month in August, following July’s 0.8% jump.
September 10, 2019
Industrial output dropped 0.9% year-on-year in July, following a sharper 3.4% contraction in June, which had marked the lowest print in six years.
September 6, 2019
The economy grew 3.5% in annual and seasonally-adjusted terms in the second quarter of the year, above the preliminary estimate of 3.3% and matching the previous quarter’s print, according to comprehensive data released by the Bulgarian Statistical Institute on 6 September.