Overview Bulgaria

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Business Park Sofia
Rank 74th (nominal) / 66th (PPP)
Currency Bulgarian lev (BGN) = 100 stotinki
Fiscal year Calendar year
Trade organisations EUWTOOSCE and BSEC
Statistics
GDP

$54.3 billion (nominal)[1] (2011)

$101.036 billion (PPP)[1] (2011)
GDP growth 1,7% (2011)
GDP per capita

$7,202 (nominal)[1] (2011)

$13,597 (PPP)[1] (2011)
GDP by sector Agriculture (7.5%), industry (27.6%), services (64.9%) (2009 est.)
Inflation (CPI) 4% (2011)[2]
Population
below poverty line
21% (2011)[3]
Gini coefficient 28.2 (2007)
Labour force 3.2 million (2009 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
Agriculture 7.5%, industry 36.4%, services 56.1% (Q1 2008)[4]
Unemployment 12.4 % (July 2012)[5]
Average gross salary 754 BGN (March 2012)[6]
509 $ (March 2012)[6]
Average net salary 591 BGN (March 2012)[7]
400 $ (March 2012)[7]
Main industries Electricity, gas and water; food, beverages and tobacco; machinery and equipment, base metals, chemical products, petroleum coke, refined petroleum
Ease of Doing Business Rank 59th[8]
External
Exports $26.08 billion (2011)[2]
Export goods clothing, footwear, iron and steel, machinery and equipment, fuels
Main export partners Germany 10.9%, Italy 9.9%, Romania 9.5%, Greece 8.1%, Turkey 7.9%, France 4.1% (2010)
Imports $28.39 billion (2011)[2]
Import goods machinery and equipment, metals and ores, chemicals and plastics, fuels, minerals, and raw materials
Main import partners Russia 16.3%, Germany 11.8%, Italy 7.5%, Romania 7.1%, Greece 6%, Turkey 5.2%, Ukraine 4.2% (2010)
Gross external debt $36.15 billion (2010)
Public finances
Public debt 22.4% of GDP (2011 est.)
Revenues $19.11 billion
Expenses $20.69 billion (2009 est.)
Economic aid $475 million (2004-06)
Foreign reserves US$17.781 billion (April 2011)[10]
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

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