Agrarian has trade generated over EUR 1 billion in positive trade balance for 2018.Exports and imports of agricultural goods have increased by 3.3% and 3.6% respectively in comparison with the previous year.
Bulgaria is a front-runner in the export of cereals and oilseeds for 2018.
"In Bulgaria, the sector with the highest relative share of the organic area is apiculture, with a share of 35.8% of the bee families of registered farmers".
Agriculture, Food and Forestry Minister Desislava Taneva met with future European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Janusz Wojciechowski in Brussels.
At a meeting of the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council in Brussels, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Dessislava Taneva presented a declaration by Bulgaria, in which our country is calling on
"The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry wants to support young people by enabling them to meet successful farmers in our country through the Super Farmer campaign.
Bulgaria and Germany will cooperate in finding green practices. This was agreed by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Verginia Krasteva and Joachim Rukwied,
"There is a positive trend in the export of Bulgarian agricultural commodities. Exports for 2018 reach EUR 4.3 billion, an increase of 4% compared to 2017."
The European Commission presented the transitional rules for the Common Agricultural Policy after 2020. This happened during the meetings of the Special Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Agriculture in the European Parliament.
"During the current programming period of the Common Agricultural Policy, we secured 38% full-year employment in the Fruit and Vegetables sector.