Bulgarian consumer confidence improves – poll

Bulgarian consumer confidence improves – poll

Sofia, February 5, 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s consumer confidence indicator was 1.5 percentage points higher in January 2016 than in October 2015, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on February 5, reporting the results of a poll held every three months.

The increase in consumer confidence was higher among the urban population than among the rural population, 1.8 percentage points against 0.6 percentage points, the NSI said.

The poll found that Bulgarian consumers’ expectations, about the financial situation of their households were more favourable, while their overall views about the development of the economic situation in the country over the past 12 months was less negative compared to the October 2015 survey.