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Agriculture is among least impacted sectors by Covid-19 pandemic

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Gross value added in Bulgaria’s agriculture, forestry and fishery in 2019 increased with 4.1% as compared to 2018 and amounted to nearly EUR 2 billion, the analysis part of the government’s annual report on the state and development of this country’s agriculture reads.

According to preliminary data, in the first quarter of 2020, Bulgaria’s gross value added in agriculture increased by 0.7% on an annual basis and declined by 2.1% in the second trimester of the year. According to the analysis, the agricultural sector remains less affected by the Covid-19 crisis as compared to other sectors of the national economy, the Ministry of Agriculture announced.

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