The Water transport industry in Bulgaria was represented by 84 companies at the end of 2017, compared to 88 in the previous year and 71 in 2015.
The industry's net loss amounted to BGN 10,537,000 in 2017.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 234,661,000 in 2017, down by 7.65% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Water transport industry reached BGN 241,098,000 in 2017, up by 22.86% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 0.27% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017, compared to 0.30% for 2016 and 0.30% in 2015.
A total of 1,327 people were employed in the Water transport industry in 2017, compared to 1,553 in 2016 and 1,397 in 2015.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Varna, followed by Ruse and Vidin.