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Bulgaria: Tree Nuts Annual

The steady growth of the tree nuts market in Bulgaria was interrupted in marketing year (MY) 2020/21 due to the pandemic and related economic challenges, such as the weaker tourist season and the closure of food service industry outlets during several lockdowns.
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United Kingdom: Dairy Situation and Outlook

The United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union on December 31, 2020, and the Covid pandemic have both presented challenges and opportunities for the dairy processing sector.
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Croatia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Croatia is a net food importer; government policy is geared primarily towards raising agricultural productivity and then controlling imports. Although Croatia has adopted the European Union’s (EU) biotech legislation, Croatia is a part of a group of EU member states that “opted-out” of planting genetically engineered (GE) seeds.
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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) allows permitted import of genetically engineered (GE) products based on the 2009 Law on “Genetically Modified Organisms” (“GMOs”) and its pertaining bylaws.
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Bulgaria: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

The Government of Bulgaria (GOB) continues to oppose agricultural biotechnology and supports anti-biotech policy initiatives within the European Commission (EC).
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Austria: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

This report includes information on the plant, animal, and microbial biotechnology situation in Austria. Austria continues to be one of the leading forces in Europe opposed to the use of agricultural biotechnology.
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Italy: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

This report describes production, trade, research, policy, and marketing issues of genetically engineered (GE) plants, animal products, and microbial biotechnology in Italy.
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Netherlands: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

This report assesses the agricultural biotechnology sector in the Netherlands, and covers related production, trade, and policies. It includes topics related to genetic engineering and innovative plant, animal, and microbial biotechnologies.
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Poland: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Poland opposes the use of genetic engineering (GE) in agriculture. Although the current regulatory framework technically allows GE seeds to enter commerce, the law stipulates they cannot be planted.
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Romania: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

Romania is one of the European Union’s (EU) most progressive and pro-science Member States (MSs) regarding agricultural biotechnology. Currently, Romanian farmers cultivate no commercial biotech crops, but they widely use imported genetically engineered (GE) soybean meal as a livestock feed ingredient.
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Serbia: Agricultural Biotechnology Annual

In 2009, Serbia adopted the current “Law on Genetically Engineered Organisms (GEOs),” which strictly prohibits importing, producing, or commercial growing genetically engineered crops. After more than ten years, Serbia still has not implemented changes to this “Law on GEOs” that conforms to European Union (EU) regulations or the World Trade Organization (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) agreement.
The biotechnology regulatory system in Ukraine is still not fully developed, but the country has committed to shape its policy in line with European Union’s regulations.