2004 EXPORTS PRE-ESTIMATED AT EUR8BN
Diyana Naidenova, Director of the Foreign Economic and Trade Policies department at the Ministry of Economy, announced in front of journalists hopeful data about the rate of export growth in 2004. Statistical data of the Economic Ministry show that for the first time since long ago the pace of export growth was comparable to that of import in the end of last year. For the first eleven months of 2004 Bulgarian exports increased by 18.3% from the same period of 2003. Aggregate exports for 2004 are pre-estimated at EUR8BN.