The consumer price index in June 2018 compared to May 2018 was 100.1%, i.e. the monthly inflation was 0.1%.
The trials of 26 753 committed crimes were ended with penalties (effective and conditional) in 2017. Persons convicted with penalties inflicted in 2017 were 25 800.
In the period January - May 2018 the Bulgarian exports to third countries decreased by 16.5% compared to the same period of 2017 and amounted to 6 050.8 Million BGN while the imports dropped by 1.6% and added up to 8 514.0 Million BGN.
In the period January - May 2018 the total value of all exported goods (both for third countries and EU) amounted to 20 934.9 Million BGN and in comparison with the same period of the previous year the exports increased by 2.0% while the total value of all imported goods added up to 24 896.9 Million BGN and grew by 5.5%.
In the period January - April 2018 the Bulgarian exports to the EU increased by 13.8% compared to the same period of 2017 and amounted to 11 859.3 Million BGN while the imports grew by 10.5% and added up to 13 021.1 Million BGN.
In April 2018 the exports to the EU increased by 16.1% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and amounted to 2 898.6 Million BGN while the imports grew by 8.1% and added up to 3 217.6 Million BGN.
In May 2018, 2 345 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 107.1 thousand and the bed-places were 233.8 thousand. In comparison with May 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 4.7% and the bed-places in them - by 2.4%.
The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in May 2018 was 1 571.8 thousand, or by 20.0% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
The total revenues from nights spent in May 2018 reached 78.3 million BGN or by 27.2% more compared to May 2017.
According to the preliminary data the Industrial Production Index, seasonally adjusted, increased by 1.8% in May 2018 as compared to April 2018. In May 2018 the working day adjusted Industrial Production Index remained at the level of the same month of 2017.
According to the preliminary seasonally adjusted data in May 2018 the turnover in ‘Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles’ at constant prices increased by 0.6% compared to the previous month.
According to the preliminary data, in May 2018 the index of production in section ‘Construction’ calculated on the base of seasonally adjusted data was 0.7% above the level of the previous month. In May 2018 the working day adjusted index of production in construction decreased by 0.5% in comparison with the same month of 2017.