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iraq agricultural exports

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April 23rd

  • Agricultural ministry empowered to export barley @ $125/ton
  • first time in more than a decade for Iraq to export barley
  • forecasts have climbed 4x this year to exporting 2m tons of barley
  • 1.3m tons of barely consumed a year
  • should lessen the need for foreign grain imports
  • barley production surged from 27k in 2018 to 500k in 2019
  • corn farmers produced 400k in 2019
  • corn and barley used as animal fodder

752 Tons of Wheat Missing from Najaf