Bulgaria

CETA - a boost for jobs and exports in Bulgaria

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across Bulgaria already export a wide range of goods and services to Canada.

CETA will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

286 The number of Bulgarian companies that export to Canada.

79% The share of EU companies exporting to Canada that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

6,400 The number of jobs in Bulgaria that EU exports to Canada help support.

865,000 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Canada help support.

 

What kind of products does Bulgaria export to Canada?

Companies across Bulgaria export goods and services to Canada.
Let's take three towns or cities:

 
 

Exports and Imports

Bulgaria and Canada already have a close trading relationship. CETA will give it a big boost.

11th In services, Canada is Bulgaria's 11th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€35 m The value of Bulgaria's trade surplus with Canada.

€82 m The value of Bulgarian exports to Canada.

€47 m The value of Bulgarian imports from Canada.

 

EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2016. The product examples are drawn from a representative sample of all EU companies exporting to Canada.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2013 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, 2015. EU Exports to the World: Effects on Employment and Income. Figures based on latest available data (2011).