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111 thousand tons of wheat and barley are on their way to Jordan, successively

Amman Today

publish date 2022-03-03 19:36:30

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It is expected that Jordan will reach 111,000 tons of hair and wheat, respectively, during the next eight months, loaded on board 23 ships.

Director of Aqaba Industry and Trade, Eng. Suhaila Al-Badour, said in a televised statement today, Thursday, that the contracted quantities of wheat are of Romanian origin, while the origin of barley is from Australia, noting that the ministry is trying to diversify import sources to avoid any risks.

Al-Badour added that the strategic stock of wheat is sufficient for a period ranging between 15-18 months, as the quantity stored in Aqaba silos reaches 112,000 tons until this morning.

As for barley, its strategic stockpile is sufficient for 12 months, and the quantity stored in silos is about 40,000 tons, according to Al-Bdour.

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