The Minister of Agriculture and Food Professor Hristo Bozukov met with Mr. Quan Zhezhu, Executive Vice Chairman of the Chinese Federation of Industry and Commerce and the delegation led by him. Both officials discussed co-operation in the field of agriculture between the two countries.
Minister Bozukov explained that the Ministry of Agriculture and Food together with the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency work in good cooperation with the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the P.R.C to finalize all the open procedures for import of Bulgarian agricultural and food products in China. He expressed his willingness the procedures for meeting the import requirements for tobacco, fresh cherries, peaches and plums in order to create conditions for a significant increase of the exported Bulgarian products.
Bulgaria is interested not only in developing bilateral trade relations, but also in attracting Chinese investments. The Ministry fully supports and encourages all initiatives and joint projects between Bulgarian and Chinese companies that are in the interest of developing mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture and food.