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Trade in goods of Bulgaria with third countries in January - September decreased

Staff Writer |
In January - September 2018 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries decreased by 21.3% in comparison with the same period of 2017 and added up to 11 649.3 Million.

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Main trade partners of Bulgaria were Turkey, China, Serbia, the United States, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the Russian Federation which accounted for 53.1% of the exports to non EU countries.

In September 2018 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries decreased by 8.4% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and amounted to 1 481.7 Million BGN.

In the period January - September 2018 in the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries distributed according to the Standard International Trade Classification compared to the same period of 2017 a growth was recorded only in section ‘Animals and vegetable oils, fats and waxes’ (54.0%). The most notable falls were reported in sections ‘Mineral fuel, lubricants and related materials’ (51.4%) and ‘Beverages and tobacco’ (39.3%).


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