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Bulgaria Trade Summary

2018

Bulgaria exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BULGARIA 2018

Overall Exports and Imports for Bulgaria 2018

Exports and imports of Bulgaria in 2018 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 33,787 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 37,928 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 3,802 products were exported to 204 countries and 4,325 products were imported from 165 countries.

Bulgaria top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

Top five countries to which Bulgaria exported in 2018 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Bulgaria exports to Germany worth US$ 4,928 million, with a partner share of 14.59 percent.
  2. Bulgaria exports to Italy worth US$ 2,880 million, with a partner share of 8.52 percent.
  3. Bulgaria exports to Romania worth US$ 2,829 million, with a partner share of 8.37 percent.
  4. Bulgaria exports to Turkey worth US$ 2,634 million, with a partner share of 7.80 percent.
  5. Bulgaria exports to Greece worth US$ 2,229 million, with a partner share of 6.60 percent.

Top five countries from which Bulgaria imported goods in 2018 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Bulgaria imports from Germany worth US$ 4,693 million, with a partner share of 12.37 percent.
  2. Bulgaria imports from Russian Federation worth US$ 3,687 million, with a partner share of 9.72 percent.
  3. Bulgaria imports from Italy worth US$ 2,861 million, with a partner share of 7.54 percent.
  4. Bulgaria imports from Romania worth US$ 2,606 million, with a partner share of 6.87 percent.
  5. Bulgaria imports from Turkey worth US$ 2,374 million, with a partner share of 6.26 percent.

Bulgaria Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Bulgaria along with trade value are:

  1. Bulgaria exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 2,193,597.63 million.
  2. Bulgaria exported Copper cathodes and sections of cathodes unwrou , worth US$ 1,256,512.70 million.
  3. Bulgaria exported Copper unrefined, copper anodes for electrolyti , worth US$ 1,067,364.19 million.
  4. Bulgaria exported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 852,095.86 million.
  5. Bulgaria exported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 764,569.52 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Bulgaria along with trade value are

  1. Bulgaria imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 2,969,218.80 million.
  2. Bulgaria imported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 1,851,151.40 million.
  3. Bulgaria imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 1,036,422.18 million.
  4. Bulgaria imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 808,409.72 million.
  5. Bulgaria imported Natural gas in gaseous state , worth US$ 721,646.65 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Bulgaria in 2018 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 141.84 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 2.31 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 1.12 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 10,185,235.09 and duty free tariff line items share was 53.52 percent.

Development Indicators 2018

Key Development Indicators of Bulgaria in 2018 are below

  • Bulgaria GDP in current US dollar was 66,230 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 8,560.00 .
  • Bulgaria Trade balance: as % of GDP was 2.55.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 1,688.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 129.09 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 25.35 .

Trade Indicators 2018

Trade Indicators for Bulgaria in 2018 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.05.
  • Index of export market penetration was 10.28.
  • World Growth in percentage was 4.73 and Bulgaria Country Growth was 4.23 .