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August 12, 2019
This monthly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in oilseeds.
August 12, 2019
Monthly report on crop acreage, yield and production in major countries worldwide. Sources include reporting from FAS’s worldwide offices, official statistics of foreign governments....
May 21, 2019
Post forecasts Bulgaria’s rapeseed area and yield in marketing year (MY) 2019/20 will be lower due to drought conditions during the 2018 fall planting season, followed by insufficient 2018/19....
May 9, 2019
The food processing industry in Bulgaria accounts for about 20 percent of the country’s industrial output.
December 19, 2018
Fall drought conditions led to a three-percent decline in winter rapeseed area planted and could reduce the yield potential for winter rapeseed in marketing year (MY) 2019/20.
November 29, 2018
The Government of Bulgaria (GOB) continues to oppose agricultural biotechnology and generally advocates for anti-biotech policies within the European Commission (EC).
July 3, 2018
Bulgaria’s rapeseed harvest commenced earlier than normal this year. About two percent of rapeseed area was harvested as of June 22.
April 3, 2018
Total EU oilseeds area and production in MY 2018/19 is forecast slightly upward due to increasing acreage of all three major oilseeds (rapeseed, soybean and sunflower).
December 14, 2017
The Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture (MinAg) increased its post-harvest estimate for rapeseed due to higher yields.
August 10, 2017
Bulgaria finished harvesting a bumper winter wheat crop and also expects strong corn and sunflower harvests.
April 12, 2017
Bulgarian farmers are expanding the planted areas under oilseed crops in the new season MY2017/18 led by sunflower seeds.
April 5, 2017
Total EU-28 oilseeds production for marketing year (MY) 2015/16 is expected to decline by about 9 percent to 32 million metric tons (MMT).
January 16, 2017
In 2016 Bulgaria followed EU agricultural and food import requirements. Please see GAIN report E16060 for detailed description of EU import regulations and requirements.
December 19, 2016
Organic farming in Bulgaria has thrived driven by improved export demand in the EU market, excellent production subsidies, and favorable governmental policy.
December 5, 2016
There has been no change in Bulgarian consumers’ attitude towards biotechnology which remains negative. Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s), the Green Party, organic, bee-keeping, and small...
July 5, 2016
Bulgarian farmers increased rapeseed planted area by 5% and soybean area was reported to decline by 42%.
April 15, 2016
Following a double digit decline in total oilseed production in MY2015/16 due to summer heat and drought, Bulgarian farmers are ready to expand planted areas under sunflower and rapeseed in MY2016/17.
November 9, 2015
The first tentative post-harvest data on 2015 oilseeds crops showed rapeseed production in line with AgSofia’s earlier forecast, however, the sunflower crop declined due to the summer heatwave.
August 26, 2015
The Bulgarian Renewable Energy Act (REA) established a national target of 16% of renewable energy in total energy consumption and 10% in transportation fuel consumption by 2020...
July 10, 2015
Over the last several years, the Bulgarian oilseeds industry has invested in expanding capacities, diversifying and adding value to some of the major field crops.

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