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Bulgaria: Foreign Direct Investment in Non-Financial Sector Decreases by 5.9% in 2014

 

 

 

Foreign direct investment (FDR) in
Bulgaria's non-financial sector in 2014 amounted to
21,953,000,000 euro, decreasing by 5.9 per cent compared with
2013, according to early estimates published by the National
Statistical Institute.

Non-financial-sector FDR was largest in industry, at
8,945,000,000 euro, and in services (including trade, automobile
 and motorbike repair, transport, storage and posts, hoteliery
and restaurants), at 4,576,000,000 euro. Taken together, these
two subsectors accounted for 61.6 per cent of FDR in the
non-financial sector, decreasing by 2.9 percentage points
compared with 2013. In construction, FDR amounted to 994 million
 euro, increasing by 7.0 per cent.

In 2014, expenses for tangible fixed assets (TFA) in all sectors
 of the Bulgarian economy totalled 21,493,000,000 leva, up by
18.8 per cent compared with 2013.

The largest share of TFA expenses were incurred in industry, at
6,287,000,000 leva, and in services (including trade, automobile
 and motorbike repair, transport, storage and posts, hoteliery
and restaurants), at 4,815,000,000 leva. Taken together, these
two subsectors accounted for 51.7 per cent of total TFA
expenses. In construction, TFA expenses amounted to
1,928,000,000 leva, up by 48.3 per cent.

Source: Bulgarian National Bank

 

 

 

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