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Bulgaria's gross foreign debt grows 1.4% at end-Nov

Bulgaria's gross foreign debt grows 1.4% at end-Nov Author: Ken Teegardin. Licence: Creative Commons.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 29 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's gross foreign debt totalled 34.6 billion euro ($38.1 billion) at the end of November, up by an annual 1.4%, the central bank said on Wednesday.

The gross foreign debt at the end of November was equivalent to 56.6% of the projected 2019 gross domestic product (GDP), the Bulgarian National Bank said in a statement.

At the end of November, Bulgaria's external debt was 0.2% higher compared to a month earlier.

Details follow:

  mln euro pct of GDP pct change y/y pct change m/m
Government 5,452.7 8.9 -2.0 1.0
Central bank 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Commercial banks 4,830.0 7.9 0.4 -0.3
Other sectors 10,795.3 17.7 2.6 0.1
Direct investment: intercompany lending 13,474.2 22.1 2.1 0.0
Total 34,552.3 56.6 1.4 0.2

source: BNB

($ = 0.9088 euro)

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