Jordan: Jordan Welcomes USDA\FAS Food for Progress 50,000 MT Wheat Shipment

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)

On August 29, 2017, Minister of Water and Irrigation Dr. Hazim El-Naser and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Eng. Imad Fakhoury, in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply, accompanied by the U.S. Embassy Amman’s Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Dr. Jim Barnhart (USAID Mission Director) and FAS Attaché Mariano J. Beillard, joined in welcoming the second and final delivery of 50,000 metric tons of hard red winter wheat under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food for Progress Program. The arrival of this second shipment at the Port of Aqaba completes the 100,000 metric tons of U.S. wheat valued at $18 million donated by the United States to Jordan in 2017.

Jordan: Jordan Welcomes USDAFAS Food for Progress 50,000 MT Wheat Shipment

Related Reports

Attaché Report (GAIN)

India: India's Poultry Market - A Snapshot of 2020-21

The past two years have been challenging for India’s poultry sector. With rumors running rampant linking poultry consumption to contagion with the COVID-19 virus, demand for poultry has been affected, dragging down prices. As consumer confidence with...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Costa Rica: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Costa Rica’s hotel, restaurant, and institutional sector continued to struggle through significantly lower tourism activity and COVID-19 measures that restricted dining opportunities through the first nine months of 2021.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: China's Hemp and Hemp Products Import Policies

While hemp has been grown in China for centuries, liberalization of production, processing, and use regulations have only come in recent years.