Iraq "Wants to Import Food from Azerbaijan"

By John Lee.

APA reports that Iraq is interested in importing agricultural products from Azerbaijan.

At the first meeting of Azerbaijan-Iraq Intergovernmental Commission, a representative of Iraq’s Agriculture Ministry said there is a need for citrus fruits, fish, meat and other products in Iraq.

A senior advisor at Azerbaijan's Agriculture Ministry offered to export fruit, vegetable, tinned products and fruit juice to Iraq.

Total trade between two countries is estimated at $419 million.

(Source: APA)

(Picture: Imported fruit and vegetables in a Baghdad market, February 2002, by Layth Mahdi)

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