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Iraq Extends Ban on Export of Agricultural Feeds

By John Lee. The Iraqi cabinet has voted to delay the issuing of export licenses for a variety of agricultural feed produce until October 1, 2022. The ban on exports applies to fodder barley, hay, and bran from corn residues, and was recommended by the Ministerial Council for the Economy. The decision is to enable […]

Checkpoints Prevent Kurdish Traders from Exporting Produce

From Rudaw. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi checkpoints bar Kurdish traders from exporting vegetables, fruits Checkpoints between the Kurdistan Region and southern Iraq prohibit regular exports for Kurdish produce farmers. Several domestic produce items are in season but do not […]

Iraq plans Self-Sufficiency in Dairy Products

By John Lee. The Minister of Industry and Minerals, Dr. Saleh Abdullah Al-Jubouri, has said Iraq is determined to achieve self-sufficiency in "various dairy products". He made the comments during a visit to the Abu Ghraib Dairy Factory, which is operated by the Ministry's General Company for Food Products. The plant has recently been expanded, […]

Kurdistan to Export Potatoes to Russia

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Region of Iraq is to export potatoes to Russia. According to a report from Basnews, production has exceeded demand, allowing 500 tons of the product will be exported to Russia this year. Speaking at the opening of a factory to produce fried potato chips, the KRG's Minister for Agriculture, Abdulsattar […]