Bulgaria’s gross foreign debt up by 5.6% in 2012

According to figures from the Central Bank of Bulgaria this country’s gross external debt by end December 2012 has been EUR 37.8 billion, which is 95.6% of GDP.

Compared to end 2011 Bulgaria’s foreign debt has increased by 5.6%. The state foreign debt by the end of 2012 has been EUR 3.37 billion, or 8.5% of GDP. Compared to end 2011 it has increased by 21.2%.

Adapted from Bulgarian National Radio