The Manufacture of paper and paper products industry in Bulgaria was represented by 504 companies at the end of 2018, compared to 508 in the previous year and 521 in 2016.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 124,180,000 in 2018.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 1,429,424,000 in 2018, up by 2.27% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Manufacture of paper and paper products industry reached BGN 1,291,318,000 in 2018, up by 3.88% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 1.44% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, compared to 1.46% for 2017 and 1.44% in 2016.
A total of 9,173 people were employed in the Manufacture of paper and paper products industry in 2018, compared to 9,533 in 2017 and 9,743 in 2016.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Sofia, followed by Plovdiv and Varna.