In April 2017, the total business climate indicator increases by 0.7 percentage points compared to the previous month as a result of the improved managers’ opinions in construction and retail trade.
Total Producer Price Index in March 2017 decreased by 0.5% compared to the previous month; compared to the same month of 2016 the prices rose by 4.1%. Producer Price Index on Domestic Market in March 2017 fell by 0.3% compared to the previous month; compared to the same month of 2016 the domestic prices grew by 2.1%.
In March 2017, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 437.6 thousand or by 23.4% above the registered in March 2016. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in March 2017 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 44.5%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 30.5%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 25.0%.
In March 2017, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 474.5 thousand or by 20.1% more in comparison with March 2016. An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with professional purpose - by 32.0%, with holiday and recreation purpose - by 24.3%, and with other purposes - by 11.0%.
In February 2017 compared to January 2017 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels by 4.4%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the production of liquefied petroleum gases - by 10.0%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 8.5%, transport diesel - by 6.3%, natural gas - by 8.3% and electricity - by 13.8%.
In February 2017 compared to January 2017 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 3.0% and transport diesel - by 13.9%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of liquefied petroleum gases - by 13.2%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 21.1%, natural gas - by 22.6% and electricity - by 18.0%.
The main results from the National Statistical Institute (NSI) annual comprehensive studies characterizing the activity of educational institutions are as follows:
According to the preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute the General Government Institutional Sector reported in 2016 a surplus of 30 million BGN or 0.03% of GDP.
The Government Debt of Bulgaria for 2016 is 27 321 million BGN or 29.5% of GDP.
The average price per one decar agricultural land reached BGN 761 in 2016, which was 4.0% higher than in 2015. The average rent price per one decar hired/leased agricultural land in 2016 reached BGN 44 and was 4.8% higher than in 2015.
The number of minors and juveniles registered in the Child pedagogic rooms for anti-social acts and crimes commitment in 2016 was 9 096. In comparison with 2015 their number decreased by 500 or 5.2%.
The annual total income average per capita is 5 167 BGN in 2016 and increases by 4.3% compared to 2015.
The households are spent 4 755 BGN average per capita in 2016 or by 1.9% more compared to 2015.
Statistical data show changes in the household consumption structure in Bulgaria.
According to the survey data, in 2016 the expenditures for acquiring fixed tangible and intangible assets in industry are by 1.6% less in comparison with 2015. Plans of industrial enterprises in 2017 are for a decrease of investments by 7.4% compared to the previous year.