Bulgaria: Trade freedom

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 Bulgaria

Trade freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 79
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 76
 Min - Max 47 - 88
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Bulgaria from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Bulgaria during that period was 76 points with a minimum of 47 points in 1999 and a maximum of 88 points in 2011. The latest value from 2024 is 79 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 176 countries is 70 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bulgaria - Trade freedom - historical chart - 1995-2024




The Trade Freedom index for Bulgaria measures the absence of tariffs and other barriers that affect the international trade of goods and services.
Definition: The Trade freedom index is based on two indicators: the trade-weighted average tariff rate and non-tariff barriers (including quantity, price, regulatory, customs and investment restrictions, and direct government intervention).

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