02.07
2019

ROLE OF THE MINING INDUSTRY IN THE BULGARIAN ECONOMY

No. 5/2019

ROLE OF THE MINING INDUSTRY IN THE BULGARIAN ECONOMY
Assist. Prof. PhD Borislava Galabova, borislavab.galabova@gmail.com
University of Mining and Geology „St. Ivan Rilski”
Assist. Prof. PhD Nedyalko Nestorov, n_nestorov@abv.bg – Economic Research Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

ABSTRACT
This article is dedicated to a study of the role of the mining industry in the Bulgarian economy since 2000. An analysis of important indicators is made together with a comparison of the value added on an European level by using statistical methods. Through this analysis some trends are derived. The critical view of the results leads to conclusions on the important role of the mining industry in the Bulgarian economy.
KEYWORDS: value added, mining industry, economic analysis, economic indicator