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Current account deficit goes up by 107%, during first four months of 2021

The current account of balance of payment registered a deficit of 4.710 billion Euro, during the first 4 months of 2021, rising by 107.12%, in comparison with the one from the similar period of 2020, of 2.274 billion Euro, according to a press release from the Romanian National Bank (BNR) sent to AGERPRES on Monday.

Eurostat: Unemployment in Bulgaria Plunged to 4.7 Percent in April

Unemployment in Bulgaria in April 2021 was 4.7 per cent, down from 5.1 per cent a month earlier and from 5.9 per cent in April 2020, European Union statistics agency Eurostat said on June 1, citing seasonally-adjusted data.

According to Eurostat, the April 2021 figure represents an estimated 154 000 people in Bulgaria, compared with 169 000 in March 2021 and 192 000 in April 2020.

Daianu: Romania's economic growth to be between 6-7pct in 2021; I also notice entrepreneurial effervescence

Romania will record economic growth of between 6 and 7% in 2021, Daniel Daianu, chairman of the Fiscal Council said on Wednesday, adding that there is an economic rebound, there is public investment spending of 5.5% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), more than in 2020. "I believe that, indeed, the growth will be between 6 and 7% in 2021. It might as well be 7%.

Bulgaria: Foreign Direct Investments Dwindle by EUR 27,8 Million – Bulgarian National Bank

Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the first three months of the year recorded an outflow of 27.8 million euro, the equivalent of 0.04 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP), statistics of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) showed on May 19.

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