Baghdad/ Iraq TradeLink: Iraqi Statistics Department announced the increase in rice and sunflower
production for 2016.
In a report, the rice production for 2016 reached 181.3 thousand tons, while the sunflower production reached to 0.9 thousand tons.
In 2008, Iraq initiated the Agricultural initiative to develop agriculture in the country with a time limit of 10 years to reach self-sufficiency in the strategic products.
Source: Iraq TradeLink