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Local production constitutes 50% of the food basket items

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Local production constitutes 50% of the food basket items

Thursday, October 14, 2021 69
Baghdad: Suha Al-Sheikhly


The shares of local production of materials, in the food basket distributed by the Ministry of Trade, at a rate of 50%, and the national food industry now provides 40% of the hard currency, after it used to go to import the items of the ration, which became It is distributed by six portions annually, and the flour is distributed in ten portions, that is, every 35 days, flour alone, but its cost is one billion dollars and it consists of seven materials, three of which are local, including rice.

Basket vocabulary

Associate Director General of Oversight The Finance Ministry in the Ministry of Trade, Engineer Malik Abdullah, spoke about the number of food basket items, saying that {there are (7) materials, some of them are local production and others are imported, three of these materials are local production, and they include sugar, oil, flour and rice, two parts are imported (basmati and Indian) as well as (pure) rice. and Thai) imported}

and explained to (Al-Sabah), {As for the local, it is amber and jasmine, and their production is small, and that the local production constitutes 50% of the basket’s items, and also provides the local production. Ornament 40% of the hard currency, and the food basket costs one billion dollars annually and is distributed with six rations annually of foodstuffs and is distributed among the poorest areas according to the schedules of the Ministry of Planning.

Vegetable oils

on his part. The Director General of the Technical Department at the Ministry of Industry, which supervises public sector companies, Engineer Nasser Idris Al-Madani, said that {the contribution of a number of the ministry’s companies to supplying the food basket distributed by the Ministry of Trade is represented by vegetable oils produced by Baghdad and Maysan factories, within a short-term plan}.

Al-Madani added in a statement to (Al-Sabah), {This plan will be completed after completing the rehabilitation and operation of our laboratories, and at that time we will have contracts with the Ministry of Commerce for the continuous contribution to the food basket}.

Investment Plan

Al-Madani continued {As for sugar, the factory is presented within the investment plan, and there are specialized international and local companies willing to invest, and within a year we will organize the processing of the ration card with sugar},

noting that {Our contribution to supplying oil is small, amounting to (500) tons to the Ministry of Commerce out of (800) tons, and that the need is great and increasing for this item}.

He indicated that {this production is from the Ali Al-Hadi plant in Maysan, and in If it is fully rehabilitated, it will produce annually between 50-80 thousand tons, as a filling, and will achieve 20% of the need for the Ministry of Trade,” adding,

“Through the partnership contract with the Russian company (Quanzhou), we can cover the need for the basket of oil, the brand of the girl, besides A private sector company that also contributed to supplying the food basket.

It is noteworthy that the food basket materials recently distributed by the Ministry of Trade, were of good quality, whether imported from them or locally made, and they were approved by the citizens.

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