Inflation in Bulgaria
Bulgaria - Inflation
Inflation edges down from six-month high in May
Consumer prices rose a soft 0.1% from the previous month in May, following April’s 0.5% increase. According to the Statistical Institute, May’s outturn largely reflected higher prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages, and transport.
Inflation edged down to 3.5% in May from 3.7% in April, which had marked a six-month high. Meanwhile, annual average inflation ticked up to 3.4% in May from 3.3% in the prior month.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to average 2.8% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s estimate. For 2020, panelists see inflation averaging 2.6%.
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||0.58||0.0 %||Jun 13|
|Exchange Rate||1.73||-0.72 %||Jun 13|
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June 14, 2019
Consumer prices rose a soft 0.1% from the previous month in May, following April’s 0.5% increase.
June 7, 2019
Industrial output rose 2.4% in working day-adjusted annual terms in April, following the 2.8% expansion logged in March.
June 6, 2019
According to comprehensive data released by the Bulgarian Statistical Institute on 6 June, the economy grew 3.5% in annual and seasonally-adjusted terms in the first quarter of the year, a notch above the preliminary estimate and picking up from the previous quarter’s upturn (Q4 2018: +3.2% year-on-year, seasonally-adjusted).
May 15, 2019
Consumer prices rose 0.5% from the previous month in April, following March’s 0.1% uptick.
May 15, 2019
A preliminary release by the Statistical Institute showed that the economy grew a seasonally-adjusted 3.4% on an annual basis in the first quarter of the year, accelerating slightly from the fourth quarter’s 3.2% upturn.