Economics of regulation
Rasim Ljajic says the state will have to "at some point" annul a government regulation protecting the price of bread made with type-500 flour.
The minister of trade, tourism and telecommunications told Tanjug that such a recommendation has arrived from the European Commission "on several occasions."
Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova is predicting a possible decrease in the prices of electricity due to the falling prices of natural gas.
In an interview for the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) on Friday, Petkova said that the expected decrease in the price of natural gas is slightly above 20 %.
Vulnerable energy consumers amount to 30 percent - or nearly a third - of the Bulgarian population, the country's Energy Minister has said.
Attending a workgroup in Brussels dedicated to energy poverty, Temenuzhka Petkova has explained changes will be brought to the model determining which consumers are vulnerable.