Bulgaria posted a current account surplus of EUR 149.2 million in April of 2019, compared to a EUR 78.4 million deficit in the corresponding month of the previous year. The primary income account recorded a EUR 45.1 million surplus swinging from a EUR 62.8 million gap a year ago while the goods and services shortfall narrowed sharply to EUR 6.9 million from EUR 146.4 million. Meanwhile, the secondary income surplus decreased to EUR 111 million from EUR 130.8 million. Current Account in Bulgaria averaged -97.85 EUR Million from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1029.50 EUR Million in July of 2017 and a record low of -1166.80 EUR Million in December of 2007.

Current Account in Bulgaria is expected to be 550.00 EUR Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Bulgaria to stand at 60.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Current Account is projected to trend around -130.00 EUR Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-22 10:00 AM Current Account Jan €88.7M €-51M €-15M
2019-04-17 09:00 AM Current Account Feb €416.2M €88.7M €250M
2019-05-20 09:00 AM Current Account Mar €155.5M €416.2M € -20M
2019-06-19 09:00 AM Current Account Apr €149.2M €84.6M €140M
2019-07-19 09:00 AM Current Account May €149.2M € 60M
2019-08-19 09:00 AM Current Account Jun € 550M
2019-09-19 09:00 AM Current Account Jul


Bulgaria Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -177.40 -142.60 411.70 -1862.90 BGN Million [+]
Current Account 149.20 84.60 1029.50 -1166.80 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 4.60 6.40 6.40 -24.10 percent [+]
Imports 4816.70 4644.60 5787.30 824.50 BGN Million [+]
Exports 4639.30 4502.00 5389.90 607.60 BGN Million [+]
External Debt 33964.80 33740.30 39435.60 9401.10 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -4.60 -22.30 985.20 -2825.50 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 95.50 88.30 117.60 50.80 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 946721.00 731488.00 3531567.00 237256.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 40.40 40.40 40.40 39.56 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 0.32 1.18 3.09 0.00 [+]
Weapons Sales 7.00 30.00 167.00 1.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment -93.20 161.80 1018.40 -414.00 EUR Million [+]
Crude Oil Production 1.00 1.00 1.10 0.60 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Bulgaria Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Bulgaria Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bulgaria Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
149.20 84.60 1029.50 -1166.80 1998 - 2019 EUR Million Monthly




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