MOP: Formulating a strategy to achieve self-sufficiency

  • 17-08-2020, 10:57
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    Baghdad - INA


     Today, Monday, Minister of Planning Khaled Battal Al-Najm affirmed that a real strategy is being formulated to achieve self-sufficiency and food security in the country.

     A statement by the Ministry of Planning, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), stated that “Minister Khaled Battal Terras met with the economic advisor to the Prime Minister, representatives of the ministries of commerce, agriculture, labor, social affairs, and planning, in addition to the heads of the Iraqi Federation of Industries and the Federation of Chambers of Commerce.  Al-Iraqiya, which is witnessing a clear stability in the abundance and prices of foodstuffs, indicating that "the rates of prices rose at the beginning of the outbreak of the epidemic by 6%, while expectations indicated that the rise would exceed the barrier of (40%), pointing out that" the prices of vegetables recorded a decrease in  Their prices during the month of June were (10%) compared to the month of May. "