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Sunflower seeds: producers dread high energy costs

January 13, 2022 at 11:50 AM, Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA. Hopes that the sunflower seed market will experience a short period of stability after last year’s surge in prices are currently being shattered in Bulgaria as electricity prices are about to skyrocket. Local traders state that this will dwell producers a heavy blow. Energy prices have surged in Europe in recent months leaving several small and medium-sized businesses to struggle.

March spells disaster in Bulgaria

Private households and businesses are struggling with high gas and electricity prices throughout Europe. Although locally produced electricity prices are still relatively cheap in Bulgaria, local media report that several companies buy electricity in the international market, where prices have soared in recent months. The hike in energy prices has not hit private household in Bulgaria as yet since the National Assembly imposed a moratorium on the prices for electricity and central heating in December which will last until March. Pro

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