[size=36]Saudi Arabia stopped importing this commodity from three countries[/size]
released FDA Saudi Arabia, a decision to stop granting special eggs Ukrainian and Turkish and Jordanian "import permit", starting from last Monday until the end of August next, against the backdrop of imposing requirements for the importation of eggs.
"The decision to suspend the granting of import permission was linked to the complaints filed by the national egg producers, following the continued flow of imported eggs during the past few days, as well as working to protect the national product and maintain market stability," the Saudi daily Okaz reported. .
"The past few days have witnessed the entry of large quantities of Ukrainian, Turkish and Jordanian eggs. The importing companies are exploiting the current period to close the market with large quantities of imported eggs. The SFDA has in the past few days granted companies permission to import, Exceptional for the introduction of some quantities as contract deals during the past period. "
Al-Hamoudi stressed that "Iraq stopped the import of eggs from the three countries, in order to protect the domestic product, as the countries relied on the Iraqi market for the disposal of production during the last period."
A member of the cooperative egg producers Ayman al-Rashid, said that "the General Authority for Food and Drug prevented the entry of imported eggs that do not meet the requirements, explaining that some brokers are trying to import quantities as an old deals, to obtain an exception to the open."
He added that "imported eggs exceed the needs of the local market, and that the surplus of the GDP exceeds 12 thousand cartons a day, while producing a daily 62 thousand cartons, stressing that" imported eggs flow daily despite the decision to prevent entry, and the price of imported eggs range between 40 - 45 riyals ($ 10.6-12) per carton, compared with the previous prices of between 50 and 55 riyals ($ 13.3 - 14.7).