- Yesterday, 15:35
Baghdad - conscious
Today, Tuesday, Trade Minister Atheer Al-Ghurairy affirmed keenness to deal with American companies to supply wheat to Iraq.
The Ministry of Commerce said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "The Minister of Commerce, Atheer Daoud Al-Ghurairy, met in his office with a delegation of experts from the American Wheat Council to discuss the possibility of importing wheat for the purposes of producing commercial zero flour within the ministry's project that he adopted with the private sector." Noting that "the meeting took place in the presence of the Director General of the General Company for Grain Trade, Haider Nuri Al-Karawi, and the Director General of the Department of Foreign Economic Relations, Riyad Fakher Al-Hashemi."
She added, "The visit of the delegation of experts of the American Wheat Council came as a continuation of the invitation that the Council had previously extended to the Ministry of Commerce to visit Washington and conduct discussions of cooperation in this field, which resulted in the agreement on the experts' visit to Iraq to see the need of the Iraqi market for the purpose of studying it and supporting Iraq in the place of supplying wheat for the purpose of Producing the best types of zero flour.
During the meeting, Al-Ghurairy reviewed "the work of the Iraqi private mills sector and the ministry's project to produce zero flour and the possibility of developing those mills."
Al-Ghurairy stressed during the meeting, "The Ministry of Commerce's keenness to deal with discreet American companies to supply American wheat to Iraq with the best quality and prices, and the possibility of international and American companies entering and cooperating in this field to reach suitable prices that serve both parties."
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