Inflation in Bulgaria
Bulgaria - Inflation
Inflation edges up in February
Consumer prices rose 0.5% from the previous month in February, following January’s 0.6% increase. According to the Statistical Institute, February’s climb largely reflected higher prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Inflation edged up from 3.0% in January to 3.2% in February. As a result, annual average inflation ticked up to 3.0% from 2.9% a month earlier.
Bulgaria Inflation Forecast
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to end 2019 at 2.8%, which is down 0.1 percentage points from last month’s estimate. For 2020, panelists see inflation ending the year at 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||0.72||0.0 %||Mar 20|
|Exchange Rate||1.72||-0.72 %||Mar 20|
|Stock Market||589||-0.35 %||Mar 20|
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March 13, 2019
Consumer prices rose 0.5% from the previous month in February, following January’s 0.6% increase.
March 8, 2019
Industrial output rose 2.8% in working day-adjusted annual terms in January, contrasting the 2.9% year-on-year decline logged in December, which had marked the sharpest contraction in five and a half years.
March 7, 2019
According to comprehensive data released by the Statistical Institute on 7 March, the economy grew 3.2% in annual and seasonally-adjusted terms in the final quarter of 2018, a notch above both the preliminary estimate and the third quarter’s reading (Q3: +3.1% year-on-year s.a.).
February 15, 2019
Consumer prices rose 0.5% from the previous month in January, following a flat reading in December.
February 14, 2019
A preliminary release by the Statistical Institute showed that the economy grew a seasonally-adjusted 3.1% on an annual basis in the final quarter of 2018, matching the third quarter’s expansion.