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Finance Minister Pleased with Compromise on Farm Subsidies

Ljubljana, 6 March - The government's decision to grant farmers farm subsidies at 75 percent of EU direct payments this year is a good compromise between the budget capacities and the Agriculture Ministry's wishes, Finance Minister Dusan Mramor told a radio interview on Thursday, after the government took the decision on the direct payments that ended several days of intensive negotiations between Mramor and Agriculture Minister Franci But. In the interview for Radio Slovenija, he also talked about ways of curbing inflation and boosting GDP growth.

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