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Iraq Buys Grain from Glencore and Dreyfus

Iraq has bought a total of 350,000 tonnes of wheat from Australia and the United States in its latest tender, a spokesman for the Iraqi Grain Board said this week. “With this quantity, we’ll be able to meet the ration requirements for March, April and May,” Amer Abdul-Aziz said. Iraq is one of the world’s […]

Iraqi Trade Ministry Introduces Income-based Rationing

The Iraqi trade Ministry has announced that the ration card, known as the Public Distribution System, will now operate on a sliding-scale dependent on a citizen’s income. Walid al-Helo told AKnews that the ministry is trying to combat poverty in Iraq by expanding the scope of the system despite international pressure on the country to […]