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Price of agricultural land in Bulgaria up 4%

Staff Writer |
The average price per one decar agricultural land in Bulgaria reached BGN 761 ($423) in 2016, which was 4% higher than in 2015.

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In comparison with previous year in 2016 an increase was reported in the price of all land use categories. In permanent grassland the price increased by 19.4%, in orchards - by11.3%, in vineyards - by 9.1% and in arable land - by 1.2%.

The highest price of agricultural land in 2016 was in Severoiztochen region - BGN 1 157 per one decar, where the highest increase in the land price per one decar was registered as well, by 11.3%.

The average rent price per one decar hired/leased agricultural land in 2016 reached BGN 44, which was by 4.8% higher than in 2015.

In comparison to the previous year, the highest increase was in the price of orchards - by 28.1%.

Amongst the observed land use categories a decrease was observed in the price of permanent grassland - by 16.7% and in vineyards - by 13.9%.


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