National Statistical Institute
Tourism continues to be a major sector in Bulgaria's economy, registering a growth in revenue and in the number of tourists, according to an analysis of the Institute of Marketing at the request of the Ministry of Economy and Energy.
The survey is based on summary data from the National Statistical Institute and the Bulgarian National Bank, investor.bg notes.
Bulgaria's economy grew by a preliminary 1.6% on the year in the second quarter of 2014 following a 1.2% increase in the first quarter, the statistics office said on Wednesday.
The second-quarter increase is an improvement on the result recorded in the equivalent period of 2013 when Bulgaria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 0.4%.