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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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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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Bulgaria: Oilseeds and Products Market Update

FAS Sofia adjusts upwards Bulgarian rapeseed production in marketing (MY) 2021/22 to 376,000 metric tons (MT), 35 percent higher than in the previous season, as per the final harvest results.
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Bulgaria: Dairy and Products Annual

The Bulgarian dairy industry developed successfully and made good progress in 2020. The total dairy herd increased by six percent, cow milk production grew by more than seven percent, and milk collection and processing also expanded.
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Bulgaria: Grain and Feed Market Update

FAS Sofia increases its estimate for wheat and barley crops to 7.2 million metric tons (MMT) and 700,000 MT, respectively, due to favorable spring weather leading to record yields.
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Bulgaria: Livestock and Products Annual

In 2020 and 2021, Bulgaria made significant progress in the recovery of the national swine herd after African swine fever (ASF) hit the country in 2019.
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Bulgaria: Oilseeds and Products Market Update

Bulgarian rapeseed production is forecast to rebound in MY 2021/22. As of mid-July, the rapeseed harvest was 46 percent complete with reported yields exceeding earlier estimates and production projected to reach up to 360,000 MT.
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Bulgaria: Poultry and Products Market Annual

Bulgaria’s poultry sector had a challenging year in MY 2020, with its continuous growth interrupted for the first time in ten years.
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Bulgaria: Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Sectors

Food service sales at restaurants and hotels dropped significantly following COVID-related closures and Post does not expect full recovery before 2023.
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Bulgaria: Grain and Feed Update

FAS Sofia increases its estimate for wheat and barley crops due to favorable weather in April and May.
The 2020 census reveals that Bulgaria’s agricultural industry changed significantly during the first ten years of EU membership.
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Bulgaria: Progress Recovering from ASF

In late April, the Government of Bulgaria informed that most large commercial hog farms were once again eligible to ship pork meat to other European Union markets.