EU Countries Profiles » Bulgaria

Country Details:

Basic Information
Capital: Sofia
Language: Bulgarian 
Population: 7,057,504
Total Area: 110,879 sq km 
Currency: Euro

The Diplomatic representation in Jordan: 
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria
Tel: +9626 5529391
Fax:  +9626 5539393
Email: Embassy.Amman@mfa.bg 
Economic profile
GDP: $153.5 billion
Real Growth rate: 3.6% 
GDP-Per Capita: $21,800 
Inflation rate: 1.2%
Unemployment rate: 6.2%

Trade Balance:
Exports:  $26.82 billion
Imports:  $31.5 billion

Revenues: $20.35 billion
Expenditures: 19.35 billion

Natural resources: bauxite, copper, lead, zinc, coal, timber, arable land

Major exports: 
clothing, footwear, iron and steel, machinery and equipment, fuels

Major imports: 
machinery and equipment; metals and ores; chemicals and plastics; fuels, minerals, and raw materials

Trade partners: Germany, Turkey, Italy, Romania, Greece, Spain, France.
Agriculture Products: vegetables, fruits, tobacco, wine, wheat, barley, sunflowers, sugar beets; livestock

Major industries: 
electricity, gas, water; food, beverages, tobacco; machinery and equipment, base metals, chemical products, coke, refined petroleum, nuclear fuel    
Labor force:  3.357 Million distributed as follows: 
Agriculture:  6.8%
Industry:      26.6%
Services      66.6%

External Trade Between Jordan & Bulgaria - JOD

Year Exports Imports
2017 2,905,761 16,556,824
2018 393,200 18,868,500
2019  2,839,400 16,936,000
2020  333,200 17,687,400
2021 (January - February) 13,800 1,954,500

 Source: Department of Statistics


Main Jordanian Exports to Bulgaria:
Products of the chemical or allied industries
Mineral products
Vegetable products
Prepared foodstuffs; beverages

Main Jordanian Imports from Bulgaria:
Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
Vegetable products
Prepared foodstuffs; beverages
Machinery and mechanical appliances; electrical equipment
Products of the chemical 

Agreements between Jordan and Bulgaria 

  • Economic Cooperation Agreement– signed in 2006
  • MOU in the Field of  Industrial Property Rights – signed in 2005
  • EU- Jordan Association Agreement – signed in 1997