Podcast in English
Text size
Bulgarian National Radio © 2024 All Rights Reserved

Bulgaria and Ukraine to exchange data on imports and exports of agricultural products

Photo: Ministry of Agriculture

Bulgaria’s Minister of Agriculture Kiril Vatev and his Ukrainian counterpart Mykola Solski agreed to exchange data on exports and imports of certain agricultural products in a regular manner. This became clear at an online meeting between the two ministers. Kiril Vatev and Mykola Solski discussed Ukraine’s commitment to control exports. 

Minister Vatev briefed his counterpart on the memorandum signed between the Bulgarian government and the Bulgarian agricultural producers, providing for a ban on imports of sunflower from Ukraine until the end of November. After this period, a licensing regime for the export of sunflower, wheat, maize and rapeseed will be in force, according to an agreement between Ukraine and the European Commission. Kiril Vatev also informed Mykola Solski about the concerns of Bulgarian farmers regarding the import of sunflower oil, powdered milk, honey, sugar and frozen raspberries from Ukraine.


Listen to the daily news from Bulgaria presented in "Bulgaria Today" podcast, available in Spotify.

More from category

Patriots re-enact Levski capture to honour his memory

Volunteers from the Traditional National Society have re-enacted the capture of Vasil Levski on a frosty December evening in 1872 at the Kakrina inn, reports Bulgarian National Radio's correspondent from Lovech, Plamen Hristov. The culmination of the..

published on 2/19/24 5:19 PM

Bulgarians honour the legacy of Vasil Levski with events across the country

Hundreds of guests honoured the memory of the Apostle of Freedom at the Kakrina inn - the last refuge of Vasil Levski - Bulgaria's greatest national hero, where he was captured by the Turkish authorities in December 1872. Today is the 151st..

published on 2/19/24 1:24 PM
Veliko Tarnovo Mayor Daniel Panov (L) and Ambassador Kenneth Merten (R)

Veliko Tarnovo wants to attract investments from the USA

Veliko Tarnovo Mayor Daniel Panov held a working meeting with the US Ambassador to Bulgaria Kenneth Merten. They discussed future projects and expansion of the partnership between Veliko Tarnovo Municipality and the US Embassy in Bulgaria, the..

published on 2/19/24 12:31 PM