25% decline of wheat harvest expected this year

09.07.2020 Source: Dnevnik.bg; FFBH

Total decline in wheat harvest is expected to stand at 25% this year and not to affect the prices of bread, the Minister of Agriculture stated. This year’s crop in a lot of regions is less than a year ago. She gave examples with Dobrich region, where the harvest drop is 71% YoY, and Silistra, Varna, Yambol and others, where the decrease varies in the 45-53% range. Despite the decline, Bulgaria is to remain a major exporter of wheat.