Vladimir Ivanov

Head of Commodity Exchanges and Markets: We will have to Get Used to High Prices of Vegetables

We will have to get used to the high prices of vegetables. Currently, Bulgarian cucumbers are in the range of BGN 4.80(EUR 2.45) - BGN 5.20 wholesale and the price will jump even more because of the more expensive gas and electricity, as well as the requirements for higher insurance of agricultural manufacturers.

Forecast: Basic Food Prices in Bulgaria will Rise by Another 7% by the End of the Year

Basic food is expected to rise by another 7% by the end of the year. This is predicted by the chairman of the State Commission on Commodity Exchanges and Markets Vladimir Ivanov. However, despite the high prices of electricity and natural gas, there will be no sharp jump. The reasons are the competitive market and shrinking consumption.

The ASF Increased the Price of Pork by BGN 3 per Kilogram

About 3 BGN is the difference in the price of pork compared to last year. The main reason for this is the swine fever. This was stated by the Chairman of the State Agency of Goods Exchange and Market-Places Vladimir Ivanov for BNT.

He explained that the appreciation started on August 5. In his words, previously, the levels were from BGN 9, now the cost of a boneless neck is BGN 12.

The Prices of Basic Food Products Are the Same as Last Year

"We see a stable, balanced market in the main products and the price levels are currently identical to those of last year," Vladimir Ivanov, chairman of the State Commission for Commodity Exchanges and Markets, said in the studio of the morning block. The only altered product price is for pork meat.

Consumer Basket of Bulgarians for the Holidays is BGN 2 Cheaper Compared to Last Year

Consumer basket prices for the holidays show a decrease of BGN 2 compared to last year, State Commission on Commodity Markets Chairman Vladimir Ivanov told Focus Radio. The basket includes 28 basic food products, the combined price of which is BGN 68.

Record Number of International Participants Registered for Fourth Edition of Burgas Skate Open

Burgas. A record number of international participants have registered for the fourth edition of the Burgas Skate Open, said the Municipality of Burgas. Skaters from Romania, Serbia, Argentina, Cuba, Hungary, Israel and Belarus will attend the event on 17 August.