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Denmark has highest meat prices in EU

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Denmark has the highest prices of meat in the European Union, while Poland has the lowest, with Bulgaria at the second-lowest, according to Eurostat.

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The price of meat in Bulgaria was 44 percent lower than the EU average, while in Poland, prices were 44 percent lower than the average for the bloc.

In Denmark, prices were 40 percent higher than the average, followed by Austria, 37 percent higher, Eurostat said.

In all of Bulgaria’s immediate neighbours, whether members of the EU or not, prices were below the average – but with some considerable differences.

Among Bulgaria's neighbours, prices of meat were highest in Greece, at just 10.4 percent below the EU average.

In Turkey, meat prices were 22.4 percent below the average for the EU, in Serbia, prices were 39.1 percent below the average, in the Republic of Macedonia, 43.3 percent below the average, and in Romania, 41.1 percent below the average, according to Eurostat.

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