(NW) Bulgaria’s Exports to EU Grew 3.4 Per Cent in January-October 2019, Y/Y

January 13 (BTA) – Bulgarian exports to the EU grew by 3.4 per cent in the January-October 2019 period in comparison with the same period of 2018 and amounted to 32,681.1 million leva, according to preliminary data released by the National Statistical Institute on Monday. Bulgaria’s main markets in the bloc were Germany, Romania, Italy,Greece, France and Belgium, which absorbed 66.2 per cent of the exports to EU Member States. In the January-October 2019 period, Bulgarian imports from the EU increased by 2.6 per cent compared to the same period of 2018 and reached 34,112.7 million leva (at CIF prices. The largest amounts of imports originated from Germany, Italy, Romania, Greece and Spain. Bulgaria’s foreign trade balance with the EU (export FOB-import CIF) in the January-October 2019 period was negative and added up to 1,431.6 million leva. NV/LG //