30 April 2020 – Ban on export of medicines for the treatment of various diseases

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health, Supply Chains
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change; International relations; International trade and travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health (decision-maker); Bulgarian Drug Agency (implementer)

Overview: Тhe export of medicines for the treatment of diseases of social significance – diabetes, schizophrenia and various malignancies is forbidden. The ban would be effective until the state of emergency in Bulgaria was lifted.
Full details here: https://www.mh.government.bg/media/filer_public/2020/04/30/zapovedrd-01-246-30-04-2020.pdf

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Type of Justification: To prevent a shortage of such medicines for patients in Bulgaria