Economy 8-07-2023, 21:13
Baghdad - Conscious - Falih Al-Obaidi
Today, Saturday, Minister of Commerce Atheer Al-Ghurairy confirmed that the
ministry has a strategic stockpile of wheat that has reached 5 million tons, which is enough for more than a year.
Al-Ghurairy told the Iraqi News Agency (INA) during his visit to Salah al-Din Governorate:
"The ministry left the critical period in which it possessed strategic storage sufficient for only one month," pointing out,
"The current storage is sufficient for more than a full year, estimated at 5 million tons, and is still The marketing of wheat continues until now, and
we also have enough storage for 4 months of foodstuffs.” He added,
"There is also no rise in food prices in the markets, because the ministry has dealt with that and follows up the prices accurately," noting,
"The ministry has procedures that the citizen will touch with regard to the ration card, opening marketing outlets, and distributing goods and foodstuffs regularly and studied dates."
There will be larger and more modern shopping centers across the country.” He pointed out,
"The prices of flour now in the market do not exceed 12 thousand dinars per bag, and "zero" flour 28 thousand dinars.
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