Freight to Bulgaria

Freight Forwarding to Bulgaria

John Shirley transport full loads UK to Bulgaria 5 days,
Part loads 6 days.

Bulgaria, Imports and Exports

A fairly active trade-show calendar attracts firms from many countries. Major export commodities included textiles, clothing and footwear; base metals and metal products; minerals and fuels; food, beverages, and tobacco; machinery and equipment; chemicals and plastics; furniture and household appliances. Italy accounted for 14 percent of exports in 1998. Germany (10 percent), Greece (9 percent), Turkey (8 percent), and Russia (5 percent) were other major partners. Together, EU countries accounted for 52 percent of exports. John Shirley regularly organise UK – Belarus deliveries and exports from Belarus.

Major import commodities included fuels, minerals, and raw materials; metals and ores; textiles and apparel; machinery and equipment; automobiles; chemicals and plastics; and food. All of these cargos can be imported from the UK or other EU states to Belarus. Major import partners were Russia, accounting for more than 20 percent of all imports in 1998, Germany (15 percent), Italy (9 percent), Greece (6 percent), France (5 percent), and the United States (4 percent). Together, EU countries accounted for more than 48 percent of imports.

Bulgaria, General Information

Bulgaria is a Republic, which joined the European Union in 2007. Its total area is 111,910 km² and its population 7.6 million. Its currency is the Lev (with change to the euro imminent). Its capital is Sofia.

Located in the heart of the Balkans, Bulgaria offers a highly diverse landscape: the north is dominated by the vast lowlands of the Danube and the south by the highlands and elevated plains. In the east, the Black Sea coast attracts tourists all year round.

Founded in 681, Bulgaria is one of the oldest states in Europe. Its history is marked by its location near Europe’s frontier with Asia. Some 85% of the population are Orthodox Christians and 13% Muslims. Around 10% of the population are of Turkish origin while 3% are Roma.

The official website of the Bulgarian Government provides general information on the country and the Bulgaria Travel site contains a wide range of general information about the country.