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Integrity Commission Investigates Sugar Deal

A member of the Iraqi Parliament’s Integrity Commission has said that southern Iraq’s Basra Integrity Commission had opened an investigation about a government’s deal to purchase 100,000 tons of sugar at above the international market price. Aliyia Nuseif told Aswat al-Iraq news agency that “the Trade Ministry had signed a contract with Zahrat al-Jibal Company […]

Al Khaleej may sell Sugar to Iraq

Dubai-based Al Khaleej Sugar Co. is in talks to sell white, or refined, sugar to Iraq, said General Manager Cyrus Raja. “They are in dialogue with parties for buying sugar, including Al Khaleej,” Raja told Bloomberg. According to Sucden Financial, Iraq is in the process of buying 150,000 metric tons of white sugar from private […]

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Umm al-Qasr Port Receives Ship Carrying 16,000 Tons of Sugar

The Iraqi port of Umm al-Qasr on Thursday received a merchant ship carrying 16,000 tons of sugar, the public relations and media director at the State Company for Iraqi Ports said. “The port received a Liberian ship carrying 16,000 tons of sugar,” Anmar al-Safi told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “The port received also a Panamanian […]