Labor costs in Bulgaria rise by 8% per year

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In the fourth quarter of 2016 the total cost of employers in Bulgaria paid for an hour of work by their employees rose by 8.0 percent from a year earlier, according to preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute. The rise in the industry reached 8.1%, while in services it was 9.4%. In the sphere of construction the rise reached 2.2 percent, it was reported.


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