Deciduous fruit production is foreseen to recover in 2016, despite episodes of high temperature variations. Demand for fresh products will remain solid, encouraged by local regulations imposed on retailers. Imports are expected to fill in the gap between local production and consumer demand.
Several different Government agencies and ministries in Romania have responsibilities related to agri-food production and foodstuff imports. The most relevant legal provisions governing agricultural production, food processing and agri-food products, applicable to both domestic and imported products, are outlined below: