Bulgaria trade gap widens in June
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Bulgaria's trade deficit increased to some BGN 3.6 billion (EUR 1.8 billion) in the first six months of 2021, compared to a gap of some BGN 2 billion in the same period of last year, the statistical office said on Thursday, citing preliminary data.
Exports climbed 27.8% year-on-year to BGN 5,637.5 million, while, imports advanced at a faster 33.2% to BGN 6446.2 million.
Considering the first six months of 2021, the country's trade gap rose to BGN 3,609.9 million from BGN 2,036.2 million in the same period of 2020, as exports climbed 20.8% and imports rose at a faster 24.8%.
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