Bulgaria's FDI in Jan-Nov 2013 at EUR 1.226 M

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria's FDI in Jan-Nov 2013 at EUR 1.226 M Тhe Bulgarian National Bank HQ, photo by BGNES

Foreign direct investment in Bulgaria in the period January-November 2013 amounted to EUR 1,226 M, or 3% of the GDP, according to preliminary data of the Bulgarian National Bank.

In the period January-November 2012, FDI stood at EUR 1732.4 M.

In November 2013, foreign direct investment in Bulgaria amounted to EUR 178.2 M, compared to EUR 114.8 M in November 2012.

In the period January - November 2013, the attracted Equity Capital (acquisition/disposal of shares and equities in cash and contributions in kind by non-residents in/from the capital and reserves of Bulgarian enterprises and receipts/payments from/for real estate deals in the country) amounted to EUR 758.1 M, down by EUR 140.2 M compared to the amount attracted in the same period of 2012 (EUR 898.3 M).

The receipts from real estate investments of non-residents amounted to EUR 130.6 M, compared to a total of EUR 215.9 M in the period January - November 2012.

The other capital, net (the change in the net liabilities of the direct investment enterprise to the direct investor on financial loans, suppliers' credits and debt securities) was positive, amounting to EUR 350.3 M in January - November 2013, compared to a positive other capital, net of EUR 703.2 M in January - November 2012.

Based on preliminary data on profit/loss, the Reinvested Earnings (the share of non-residents in the

undistributed earnings/ loss of the enterprise) in January 2013 were estimated at EUR 118.1 M, against EUR 130.9 M in the same period of 2012.

By country, the largest direct investments in Bulgaria in January - November 2013 were those of the Netherlands (EUR 651.1 M) and Germany (EUR 195.9 M). The largest net negative flows for the period were towards the UK (EUR -97.7 M).

According to preliminary data of BNB, in January - November 2013, Direct investment abroad increased by EUR 98.3 M, compared to an increase of EUR 267.5 M in January - November 2012.

In November 2013, Direct investment abroad increased by EUR 4.4 M, compared to an increase of EUR 101.3 M in November 2012.

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George Zheliazkov - 19 Jan 2014 // 03:07:05


I’m afraid even the real Dogan is smarter than that numbnuts.
The irony here is that this bubblehead is most likely Bulgarian in late teens or early twenties based on the immature and inexperienced somewhat feminine thought structure.
Plenty of resemblance with characters like “Agent Piccadilly” which are obviously not the intended audience.

Anyhow those who need to get the point are obviously getting it and sooner or later Bulgaria will capitalize from it. They can’t escape reality.


(By all means I don’t mean only China. The EU should expand and diversify its trade with all emerging and fast growing markets)

sa-sha - 18 Jan 2014 // 18:42:53

Ahmed, sorry to interfere, but are You idiot, or merely Dogan? Sorry once again.

Ahmed Dogan - 18 Jan 2014 // 17:59:08

My good friend George (Abdullah) is correct once again. Bulgaria should withdraw from trading with the EU and North America immediately and only trade with George's preferred partners in the islamic world such as Syria, Iran and Saudi Arabia.

George Zheliazkov - 17 Jan 2014 // 23:04:47

Well Bulgaria sure could do better.....

Anyways the following information link can definitely help with the future trade strategies and investment attractions. It's a link from the US business channel CNBC on forecast of world GDP growth for the next 25 years. A reasonably realistic prediction which could be very enlightening for those still living "under the rock" individuals. Sorry France and Germany, I tried warning you long time ago....
(Sacrebleu all those years wasted on learning French, tabernac! )


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