The Manufacture of rubber and plastic products industry in Bulgaria was represented by 1,808 companies at the end of 2016, compared to 1,795 in the previous year and 1,819 in 2014.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 219,055,000 in 2016.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 3,136,076,000 in 2016, up by 8.20% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Manufacture of rubber and plastic products industry reached BGN 2,888,943,000 in 2016, up by 7.82% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 3.74% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016, compared to 3.59% for 2015 and 3.32% in 2014.
A total of 28,131 people were employed in the Manufacture of rubber and plastic products industry in 2016, compared to 29,153 in 2015 and 24,882 in 2014.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Sofia, followed by Plovdiv and Varna.