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Rain Boosts Iraq’s Grain Output

Iraq’s grain imports will decline after rainfall boosted crop production, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization said. Bloomberg, citing a report from the UN’s Global Information and Early Warning System, says imports will fall to 4.91 million metric tons in the year ending on June 30, down 6.1 percent from the prior 12 months. […]

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Iraq Tenders for 100,000 Tonnes of Grain

The Grain Board of Iraq (Ministry of Trade) has announced a tender for the supply of 100,000 tonnes of grain. The deadline for bids is 10:00 am Baghdad time on 2nd February, and if the English version of the documents are correctly translated, interested parties must visit the Grain Board’s offices in Baghdad. Please click […]

Iraq Buys 120,000 tons Rice and Grain

Iraq has bought 120,000 tonnes of rice from abroad, Muthanna Jabbar, director general of Iraq’s grains trading board, told Reuters on Sunday. He said Iraq bought 90,000 tonnes from the United States, and the remaining 30,000 tonnes from Argentina and Uruguay. Iraq, one of the world’s biggest importers of rice and wheat, issued a tender […]

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Iraq Tenders for Supply of Foodstuffs

The Iraqi State Foodstuffs Company has just issued new tenders for the supply of  various food products. Please click on the items below for details: Vegetable Ghee Sunflower Oil Baby Milk Powder In parallel, the Grain Board has issued tenders for the supply of 100,000 tonnes of wheat and 30,000 tonnes of rice: Wheat Rice

$300m for Grain Silos in Kurdistan

An additional 13 agricultural silos are to be build in the Kurdistan Region by the end of 2013, lifting the storage capacity up to one million tons, said an official source on Sunday, as reported by AKnews. Before Saddam Hussein’s fall in 2003, there were two silos in the region with a storage capacity of […]

Grain Production Exceptional This Season

The grain production in Iraq this season is exceptional, as a total of 1.6 million tons have been marketed, according to the general director of the state-owned seed company. “The company continues to receive wheat and barley crops throughout the provinces, which reached 350,000 tons,” the trade ministry said in a statement received by Aswat […]