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SOFIA (Bulgaria), August 23 (SeeNews) - The turnover indices in the services sector in Bulgaria, covering logistics, information and communication, and other business services, rose on an annual comparison basis in the second quarter of 2019, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Friday.
Turnover from information and communication services increased 17.4% year-on-year in the second quarter, NSI said in a statement, citing preliminary data.
Within the information and communication services segment, all activities posted a rsie in turnover. Information technology activities recorded the highest annual growth in turnover - of 28.9%.
Transportation, storage and postal services delivered a 7.3% annual increase in turnover in the April-June period.
Among the activities in the segment, the turnover index in water transport rose the most - by 50.1%. Only postal and courier services recorded an annual decrease - of 4.9%.
Among other business services, the turnover index in other professional services rose the most - by 36.1%. The turnover from employment services as well as architecture and engineering services, fell the most in the segment, by 8.3% and 4.1%, respectively.