Starting this week up to today, Ministry of Finance paid over Denar 150 million as subsidies for financial support to agriculture.
As the Ministry announced , over Denar 65 million as support of arable agricultural land for agricultural crops, Denar 13.3 million for support of fruit and vegetable gardening, almost Denar 17 million were paid for maintenance of the existing vine plantations and over Denar 7 million for new fruit plantations. As for subsidies for support of cattle breeding, over Denar 42 million were paid, more precisely for marked heads of cattle, sheep, goats, financial support by heads of sows and registered bee families. Almost Denar 30 million alone was paid as financial support of marked heads of sheep in all categories.
Most subsidies were paid in Prilep – over Denar 70 million, followed by Radovis – Denar 27 million, while Denar 10.6 million was paid in Strumica.
– Government of the Republic of Macedonia, by providing financial support to agriculture, strives to encourage this key sector in the economy, both in quantity and quality, Ministry of Finance press release stated. (MIA)