Bulgaria Registers Slight Drop in Wholesale Prices

Business | March 20, 2011, Sunday // 12:36|  views

The wholesale prices in Bulgaria registered a slight decrease this week. File photo

The index of wholesale prices in Bulgaria slightly decreased this week from 2.0 to 1.992 points, according to the State Commission for Commodity Exchanges and Market Places.

Data showed that the price of tomatoes dropped by 9% to BGN 1.91 per kilogram. Apples were also cheaper by 1.7% and cost BGN 1.19 per kilogram.

However, potatoes increased by 3% to BGN 1.03 per kilogram. Cucumbers, cabbage, oranges and tangerines also registered increases by 7% (BGN 2.60 per kg), 18.6% (BGN 1.02 per kg), 8% (BGN 0.94 per kg) and 5.6% (BGN 1.33 per kg), respectively.

The price of oil went down by 0.4% and was sold at BGN 2.80 per liter. Flour cost BGN 1 per kg. There was no change in the price of sugar and eggs, which were sold at BGN 2.07 per kg and BGN 0.16 per egg.

There were also no significant changes in the prices of meat products, cheese and yellow cheese (kashkaval).

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