07 April 2020 – BGN 30 million provided for short-term loans in the fruits and vegetables sector

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Supply Chains, Agriculture
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry

Overview: In support of Bulgarian production, the State Agriculture Fund grants BGN 30 million (just over EUR 15 million) for short-term loans to producers of fruit and vegetables with field and greenhouse produce for the 2020 harvest. The loans will be provide at 2% interest and will have to be repaid by the end of June 2021.
Full details here: https://www.dfz.bg/bg/prescentar/novini/-30-Predostaviat_krediti_sektor_plodove_zelenchuci

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat