Bulgaria Retail Report Q1 2012

  • ID: 2010600
  • December 2011
  • Region: Bulgaria
  • 61 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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Business Monitor International's Bulgaria Retail Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, retail associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Bulgaria's retail industry.

The Q112 BMI Bulgaria Retail Report forecasts that the country’s total retail sales will grow from an estimated BGN14.54bn (US$10.89bn) in 2011 to BGN17.69bn (US$13.26bn) in 2015. Key factors behind retail market expansion include rising disposable incomes and Bulgarians seeking the choice and low prices offered by foreign and domestic chains. EU membership achieved at the start of 2007 and a substantial amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) have allowed retailers to make significant inroads into the market, contributing to forecast average annual retail sales growth of 4.8% in local currency terms between 2011 and 2015.

Bulgaria’s nominal GDP in 2011 is forecast to be US$48.9bn, with growth of 2.7% expected for the year. Average annual GDP growth of 3.8% is forecast by BMI between 2011 and 2016. Although the population is predicted to decrease slightly, from 7.5mn in 2011 to 7.2mn READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Bulgaria Retail Business Environment SWOT
Bulgaria Political SWOT
Bulgaria Economic SWOT

Market Overview
Current Trends
Key Players

Industry Forecast Scenario
Consumer Outlook
Retail Growth Outlook
Table: Bulgaria Retail Indicators, 2008-2015
Table: Retail Sales By Sector, 2011f
Macroeconomic Outlook
Bulgaria - Economic Activity, 2011-2016

Regional Retail Outlook
Table: Regional Retail Trends, 2008-2015
Table: Regional Retail Sales By % Share, 2008-2015
Regional Retail Trends

Business Environment Outlook
Table: Central And Eastern Europe Retail Business Environment Ratings
Bulgaria’s Retail Rating
Limits To Potential Returns
Risks To Realisation Of Returns

Mass Grocery Retail
Bulgaria Mass Grocery Retail Industry SWOT
Market Overview
Leading Retailers
Table: Mass Retail Grocery Market By Value
Table: Mass Retail Grocery Market By Number Of Outlets
Table: Value Sales By Individual Outlet Type (2010)
Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Retail indicators
Table: Grocery Retail Sales By Format – Historical Data and Forecasts
Industry Developments

Consumer Electronics
Bulgaria Consumer Electronics Market SWOT
Market Overview
Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Consumer Electronics Overview
Industry Developments

Bulgaria Autos Industry SWOT
Market Overview
Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Autos Production And Sales (CBUs)
Industry Developments

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts

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- Mass Grocery Retail
- Consumer Electronics
- Automotives

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