The Manufacture of leather and related products industry in Bulgaria was represented by 509 companies at the end of 2015, compared to 497 in the previous year and 457 in 2013. The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 25,104,000 in 2015.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 346,855,000 in 2015, up by 1.50% compared to the previous year. The combined costs of the companies in the Manufacture of leather and related products industry reached BGN 318,141,000 in 2015, up by 0.81% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 0.43% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015, compared to 0.44% for 2014 and 0.41% in 2013. A total of 14,291 people were employed in the Manufacture of leather and related products industry in 2015, compared to 14,982 in 2014 and 16,121 in 2013. Most of the companies in the industry are based in Plovdiv, followed by Peshtera and Kyustendil.