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Bulgaria's Jan-Nov c/a surplus grows - table

Bulgaria's Jan-Nov c/a surplus grows - table Source: Pixabay

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 17 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's current account showed a surplus of 5.9 billion euro ($6.6 billion) in the January-November period, compared to a surplus of 3.0 billion euro in the like period of 2018, the central bank said on Friday.

The current account surplus in the eleven-month period was equivalent to 9.6% of Bulgaria's expected 2019 gross domestic product (GDP), the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) said in a monthly balance of payments report.

In November alone, Bulgaria's current account showed a surplus of 410.3 million euro, which compares to a surplus of 140.2 million euro in November 2018.

Details follow (in millions of euro):

  Jan-Nov'19 Jan-Nov'18
CURRENT ACCOUNT 5,882.1 2,990.9
-Goods and services (net) 4,039.7 1,774.6
--goods 164.8 -1,641.2
--services 3,874.9 3,415.9
-Primary income -11.2 -615.4
-Secondary income 1,853.6 1,831.6
CAPITAL ACCOUNT 828.6  579.6
FINANCIAL ACCOUNT 2,580.2 2,585.6

source: BNB

($ = 0.90016 euro)