Economy of the United Kingdom

Exports up 2.1% in October year-on-year, imports down 8.5%

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s exports totalled EUR 3.2 billion in October, up by 2.1% on the same month in 2019. Imports meanwhile stood at EUR 2.9 billion, a 8.5% decrease year-on-year. Exports in the first ten months dropped by 3.2% on the same period in 2019 and imports decreased by 8.9%.

Turkey's current account posts $1.23 bln deficit in Feb

Turkey's current account balance posted a deficit of nearly $1.23 billion in February, according to official figures released on April 13.

The deficit was $117 million in the same period last year, said the Central Bank.

The bank's balance of payments figures showed the country's 12-month rolling surplus amounted to $6.13 billion.

NSI: There is a Slight Revision of GDP

In the fourth quarter of 2019 GDP1 at current prices amounted to 32 682 million BGN. In Euro terms GDP reaches 16 710 million EUR in total and 2 391 EUR per person. According to the seasonally adjusted figures, the GDP growth rate in the fourth quarter of 2019 is 3.1% compared to the same quarter of the previous year and 0.8% compared to the third quarter of 2019.

Romania's economy advances 4.7pct in H1 2019, fuelled by consumption

Romania's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first six months of 2019 by 4.7pct in unadjusted terms and by 4.8pct when adjusted for seasonality, compared with H1 2018, mainly fuelled by household consumption, according to provisional data released on Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

FT Sofia Opens 30 New Job Positions

30 new job positions for software engineers, product managers, business analysts, designers will open the global information giant Financial Times by the end of this year at Sofia's office, reported.

The company has moved to the capital another major product and technology creation team.