ANNOUNCEMENT 16 Apr 2020

On 16 April 2020, the Serbian government announced a new set of support measures to the agricultural holdings. 

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SOURCE

Government of Serbia, REGULATION on financial assistance to agricultural holdings in order to mitigate the effects of SARS-COV-2 caused by COVID-19, No. 57 of April 16, 2020 (УРЕДБУ о новчаној помоћи пољопривредним газдинствима у циљу ублажавања последица насталих услед болести COVID-19 изазване вирусом SARS-COV-2), http://www.pravno-informacioni-sistem.rs/SlGlasnikPortal/eli/rep/sgrs/vlada/uredba/2020/57/2/reg

Inception date: 16 Apr 2020 | Removal date: open ended

Financial grant

On 16 April 2020, the Serbian government announced a program of one-off payments to vegetable growers and cattle and bee farmers. 

The amounts per farmer are:

  • 25 dinars per square meter of the planted area, up to a maximum of 90,000 dinars;
  • 3000 dinars per head of cow, up to a maximum of 30,000;
  • 500 dinars per head of sheep or goat, max. 20,000 dinars;
  • 800 dinars per bee hive, max. 20,000 dinars. 

The overall budget of the program is 1.15 billion dinar (USD 10.6 million). 

The payments are announced and budgeted under a special emergency framework to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. 

 

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