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Attaché Report (GAIN)

Iraq: Grain and Feed Annual

Since December 2022, rainfall across most of Iraq has been positive, expected to result in favorable yields and increased production for winter crops wheat and barley, with rice expected to rebound this summer for marketing year (MY) 2023/24.
On May 17, the Government of Iraq (GOI) announced higher purchase prices for locally-produced wheat in an effort to incentivize farmers to market their crop to the Ministry of Trade. On June 8, the GOI also passed a food security bill that allows the government to use public funds to meet urgent food needs, including issuing tenders to import wheat.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Iraq: Grain and Feed Annual

Continued drought and water shortages is affecting economic activities in Iraq, especially grain production in 2022. The Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture cut agricultural cropping in irrigated areas to 50 percent less than the previous year due to shortages in surface water.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Iraq: Planned Planted Area for Summer Crops

The Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture recently released its 2021 plans for total planted area of summer crops – corn and rice – following approval by the Ministry of Water Resources.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Iraq: Restrictions on Movement of Wheat and Barley

Effective April 15, Iraq’s Ministry of Agriculture issued a number of decisions to restrict the transshipment of wheat and barley inside Iraq to limit the entry of crops from unknown sources.
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International Agricultural Trade Report

U.S. Facing Competition from Turkey in Middle East Broiler Meat Markets

Economic growth and rising incomes are propelling demand for broiler meat in the Middle East and Turkey is stepping up to fill demand.