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Iraq Buys 120,000 Tons of Rice

By John Lee. Iraq has purchased 120,000 tons of rice from the United States, Uruguay and Vietnam, according to Business Recorder. At the closing of the Iraq State Grain Board tender, 30,000 tons of the rice had been acquired from the US, 30,000 tons had come from Vietnam and a further 60,000 tons came from Uruguay, […]

Iraq Raises Grain Prices

Iraq has increased prices it pays to its wheat, barley and rice growers, reports Azzaman. Kareem Elaywi, a parliamentarian in the Water and Agriculture Commission, said farmers shipping their produce to government silos will receive 900,000 dinars for a ton of wheat, 750,000 dinars for a ton of barley and 1 million dinars for a ton […]