The Manufacture of leather and related products industry in Bulgaria was represented by 514 companies at the end of 2018, compared to 515 in the previous year and 520 in 2016.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 25,501,000 in 2018.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 339,998,000 in 2018, up by 4.66% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Manufacture of leather and related products industry reached BGN 311,590,000 in 2018, up by 4.76% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 0.34% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, compared to 0.34% for 2017 and 0.36% in 2016.
A total of 11,566 people were employed in the Manufacture of leather and related products industry in 2018, compared to 12,441 in 2017 and 13,307 in 2016.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Plovdiv, followed by Peshtera and Dobrich.