World News: Yugoslavia
The Organized Crime Prosecution has indicted former Agriculture Minister Saša Dragin for his involvement in the Azotara case, B92 has learned. The Organized Crime Prosecution told B92 that Organize...
Serbia has got the permission from the European Commission to export potatoes to the EU market, after 12 years of prohibition.
Farmers, who are not satisfied with the government’s agricultural policy, stepped up their protest last night.
Serbia will expand irrigation to about a quarter of its 4.2 million hectares of arable land from 100,000 hectares at present, Politika newspaper reported, citing Agriculture Minister Dusan Petrovic.
The Serbian government won’t extend a three-month ban on wheat and flour exports that expires today, an Agriculture Ministry official said today.
All roads leading from the town of Pančevo to Belgrade have been blocked this morning by farmers protesting in their tractors.
Farmers in northern Serbia blocked several roads Monday to protest government plans to cut the agriculture budget.
Deputy Prime Minister Bozidar Djelic said that the candidate status for the EU will increase financial support that Serbia receives by 30% or approximately €70 million per year.
The share of agricultural product exports in Serbia’s total export amounted to 22.4 percent.