Cucumbers, eggplant, honey, garlic, dates, tomatoes and more

Iraq bans import of 29 products

On Tuesday, the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture banned the import of 29 agricultural crops and animal products due to their abundance in the local markets. Among the banned products are cucumbers, eggplant, honey, garlic, dates, tomatoes (as well as eggs, chicken and frozen and chilled fish).

The ministry explained that the order is based on the Economic Affairs Committee’s decision to ban the import of the aforementioned products from all border crossings, regardless of the import permit’s date.

Source: middleeastmonitor.com


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