[size=36]Commerce: The 2021 marketing season achieves great success after the stabilization of marketing operations[/size]
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The Ministry of Trade announced, on Thursday, that the Director General of the Iraqi Exhibitions Company and the Supervisor of the Marketing Campaign in Diyala Province, Sarmad Taha Saeed, in general, inspected the marketing and storage sites in Silo Baquba, Al-Banaker Center and Baladruz Center in Diyala Governorate, accompanied by the Director of Relations and Media Department, Mr. Muhammad Rajab Nazhan.
The director of the Iraqi Exhibitions Company, during his inspection tour that included storage sites and Silo Baquba, confirmed in a statement that Mawazine News received a copy of it, "the streamlining of the entry of wheat quantities, laboratory examination procedures, and sample withdrawal, in addition to the process of storing wheat in pans and sites designated for storage."
He added, "The quantities received up to 5/26/2021 of wheat marketed from farmers amounted to (101,544,280) tons in Silo Baquba, Al-Banakir Center and Baladruz Center, where these quantities were distributed (90,532,760) first-class wheat and (10,673,010) tons of second-class wheat."
He explained that his visit "also included meeting with a number of farmers and marketers and listening to their opinions and problems regarding the marketing campaign in Diyala governorate, and stressing the need for concerted efforts for the success of the 2021 marketing season plan to ensure food security for the Iraqi citizen."
He stated, "The marketing season for 2021 is achieving great success after the stability of marketing operations and the absence of violations compared to previous years, and this is an indication that the steps taken by the Ministry of Commerce were important steps to achieve success and overcome the problems of previous seasons."
The Director General stressed, "the necessity to solve all the problems and obstacles that the farmer suffers during marketing and to take urgent and rapid measures to reduce these obstacles in a way that secures the achievement of the public interest."