Bulgaria's current account deficit grew by 464.3 million EUR(US$678 million) in September.
The current account gap at the end of the third quarter reached 3.7 billion EUR(US$5.4 billion), or 13.8 percent of gross domestic product, compared to 2.1 billion EUR(US$3.1 billion), or 8.4 percent of GDP for the same period of 2006.
The continued widening of the current account deficit was mainly the result of the growing trade deficit, which reached 5.1 billion EUR(US$7.4 billion), or 19 percent of GDP, for the January-September period.
Direct foreign investment for the same period was 3.8 billion EUR(US$5.5 billion), or 14.2 percent of GDP.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
This problem is not limited to the situation with the "whale prison" in Russia's Far East, because many people buy tickets to go to oceanariums and turn a blind eye to the problem