Farmers have ended their protest. Their representatives will sign in Sofia the memorandum proposed by the government. It provides for extending the ban on imports of sunflower seeds from Ukraine until the quantities produced during the 2022-2023..
Miners and energy workers have started a protest in Sofia, calling for preserving the coal mining industry in this country and against the premature closure of capacities in the sector. The protest is backed by the two largest trade..
All agricultural products imported from Ukraine will be subject to increased inspections by the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency starting today . This is what Galya Vikyova, the agency's deputy director, has told BNR. The checks so far have not..
"I will not negotiate with terrorists", Prime Minister Nikolay Denkov commented , after grain growers refused to meet him. Agriculture producers announced a national protest against the resumed import of Ukrainian produce. Mr. Denkov described the..
Bulgarian Parliament has voted to lift the ban on grain imports from Ukraine after 15 September. The decision was taken with 124 votes in favour by the MPs from the majority and the MRF party. There were 69 votes against and 8 abstentions. The..
"We believe it is right to to allow imports from Ukraine," Prime Minister Nikolai Denkov said before the regular government meeting. There are two points of view - the first one being that of grain producers who demand the ban to remain in force,..
Grain producers are calling a protest, after We Continue the Change/Democratic Bulgaria (PP/DB), GERB, plus the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) proposed allowing the import of Ukrainian grain into Bulgaria after 15 September. PP-DB,..
Bulgaria, alongside another four European countries – Poland, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia – are seeking an extension of the ban on imports of Ukrainian products until the end of the year. The five countries want flexibility of the list of..
Bulgaria, Poland, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia want an extension of the ban on Ukrainian grain imports until the end of the year. EU extends ban on Ukrainian grain imports in five member states The five countries want flexibility of..
NATO condemned Russia's "dangerous" moves to block Ukrainian grain exports in the Black Sea. Allies noted that Russia’s new warning area in the Black Sea, within Bulgaria’s exclusive economic zone, has created new risks for miscalculation and..