By the end of December 2019, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić and Prime Minister Ana Brnabić presented the Serbia 2025 program, which contains a plan of investment projects for the development of the country over the next five years.
The revenues of the apricot market in Central and Southeast Europe (CSE) amounted to USD318m in 2018, down 5.8 per cent against the previous year, according to IndexBox’s report: “Eastern Europe – Apricots – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights”.
82 per cent of EU subsidies goes to 20 per cent of the largest agricultural farms. The Common Agricultural Policy in its present form is pushing European agricultural to a dead end: it causes the sector to be dominated by big, industrialized farms.
The authorities in Kiev have had high hopes associated with China's economic presence in Ukraine for many years. However, the official declarations are rarely followed by real actions. For China, Ukraine is still primarily a large market for Chinese goods.
The Ukrainian chernozem (“black soil”) resources, which are among the largest in the world, have long attracted the attention of various domestic and foreign entities. Chernozem is the most fertile soil.
There is an increasingly clear clash between the optimistic assurances of the Russian government that the economic situation is good and the feelings of analysts and ordinary Russians who believe that the situation is bad and could get even worse.
“Many villages in Poland, not only in the eastern part of the country, are depopulating at an alarming rate,” says Professor Monika Stanny from the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Statistical data show that in recent years there has been no change in the degree to which Poland lags behind the United States in terms of economic development, measured as the share of employment in agriculture.