Press releases

Friday, 14 July 2017 - 11:00

The trials of 28 119 committed crimes were ended with penalties (effective and conditional) in 2016. Persons convicted with penalties inflicted in 2016 were 28 301.

Thursday, 13 July 2017 - 11:00

The consumer price index in June 2017 compared to May 2017 was 99.5%, i.e. the monthly inflation was -0.5%. 

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 11:00

In May 2017, 2 240 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 103.6 thousand and the bed-places were 228.2 thousand. In comparison with May 2016, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased with 0.5%, and the bed-places in them - by 2.8%.

The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in May 2017 was 1 310.1 thousand, or by 3.0% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.

The total revenues from nights spent in May 2017 reached 61.5 million BGN or by 2.8% more compared to May 2016.

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 11:00

According to the preliminary data the Industrial Production Index, seasonally adjusted, increased by 2.7% in May 2017 as compared to April 2017. In May 2017 the working day adjusted Industrial Production Index rose by 9.6% in comparison with the same month of 2016.

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 11:00

According to the preliminary seasonally adjusted data in May 2017 the turnover in ‘Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles’ at constant prices increased by 1.3% compared to the previous month.

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 11:00

According to the preliminary data, in May 2017 the index of production in section ‘Construction’ calculated on the base of seasonally adjusted data was 3.7% above the level of the previous month. In May 2017 the working day adjusted index of production in construction increased by 12.0% in comparison with the same month of 2016.

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 11:00

In the period January - May 2017 the Bulgarian exports to third countries increased by 26.0% compared to the same period of 2016 and amounted to 7 244.4 Million BGN while the imports grew by 34.8% and added up to 8 647.9 Million BGN.

In the period January - May 2017 the total value of all exported goods (both for third countries and EU) amounted to 20 522.5 Million BGN and in comparison with the corresponding period of the previous year the exports increased by 15.7% while the total value of all imported goods added up to 23 558.2 Million BGN and grew by 20.1%.

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 11:00

In the period January - April 2017 the Bulgarian exports to the EU increased by 8.6% compared to the same period of 2016 and amounted to 10 418.6 Million BGN while the imports grew by 11.3% and added up to 11 758.5 Million BGN.

In April 2017 the exports to the EU decreased by 1.3% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and added up to 2 503.4 Million BGN while the imports grew by 10.8% and amounted to 2 985.5 Million BGN.

Friday, 30 June 2017 - 11:00

Total Producer Price Index in May 2017 decreased by 1.2% compared to the previous month; compared to the same month of 2016 the prices rose by 3.9%. Producer Price Index on Domestic Market in May 2017 fell by 0.5% compared to the previous month; compared to the same month of 2016 the domestic prices grew by 3.5%. 

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