Saturday, June 15, 2019

Wheat, rice suffice Iraq till end of 2019


Baghdad/ Iraq TradeLink: Iraqi Grains Company disclosed that Iraq has wheat and rice that suffices
its consumption till the end of this year, 2019.

The sources pointed that Iraq will continue imports of these two items.

On the other hand, it announced that local purchases of wheat reached to four million tons, pointing that Iraq imported 400.000 tons of rice since the beginning of this year.

Iraq needs about 4.5 million tons of wheat annually and imports about two millions every year,
In  addition, Iraq imported 700.000 tons of rice since the beginning of this year.