Baghdad/ Iraq TradeLink: The Iraqi government disclosed the increase its strategic grains (wheat,barley and corn) reached to 20 million tons during the last three years.
Iraqi Premier's spokesman Saad al-Hadithi pointed that the governmental support led to the achievement of this production, pointing that about 12 billion dollars were spent
in this regard.
Iraq provided good local prices for these products to compete with imported ones, he added.
The production of wheat during the past three years reached to 10 million tons for wheat, 4.4 million tons for barley, 2.3 million tons for wheat seeds and 2.9 million tons for
corn, the spokesman elaborated.
Source: Iraq TradeLink