23 March 2020 – Ban on export of protective equipment and disinfectants

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health, Supply Chains
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change; International relations; International trade and travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Bulgarian Government, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov

Overview: Bulgaria’s government has banned the export of protective equipment and disinfectants and their derivatives, without an export permit issued under the terms and conditions of the regulations decreed by the Minister of Health.
Full details here: https://www.gov.bg/bg/prestsentar/novini/pravitelstvoto-prie-zabrana-za-iznos-na-predpazni-sredstva-kakto-i-dezinfektanti-i-tehni-proizvodni-bez-razreshenie-izdadeno-ot-ministara-na-zdraveopazvaneto

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat