Promotion in Bulgaria


Updated: 05.10.2017

Author: Ivana Naydenova

Summary of support schemes

Biofuels quota: Persons introducing liquid fuels of crude oil origin for transportation shall be obliged to offer market fuels for diesel and petrol engines blended with biofuels.

Tax regulation mechanism (Tax Reduction for Biofuels): A reduced rate of excise duty is applied to unleaded petrol or gas oil if a share of more than 4 % of bioethanol or biodiesel has been added


The tax regulation mechanism and the biofuels quota apply to biofuels only.

Statutory provisions

• ERSA (Закон за енергията от възобновяеми източници – Act on Renewable Energy Sources)

• ZADS (Закон за акцизите и данъчните складове – Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act)

• ZChAV (Закон за чистотата на атмосферния въздух – Clean Ambient Air Act)


Further information

  • Държавната агенция за метрологичен и технически надзор (ДАМТН) – State Agency for Metrological and Technical Surveillance (SAMTS)
  • +359 2 980 89 20
  • SAMTS website
  • damtn(at)