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Cabinet extends measures to enhance strategic food stockpile

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(File Photo: Ameer Khalifeh/ Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Council of Ministers decided on Sunday to extend the measures taken at the end of last year, with the aim of enhancing the strategic food stockpile and providing support to the private sector, which contributes to reducing costs that would reflect on the stability of prices of basic commodities and foodstuffs, and facilitating the flow of its arrival.اضافة اعلان

The measures include reducing inspection fees on imported foodstuffs by 30 percent for a period of six months, starting from 1 April, and extending the exemption period for storing containers from six days to 14 days for a period of six months as well.

The procedures also include reducing inspection fees in yard (4) for containers by JD15 per container for basic materials for a period of six months, starting from April 1 and inspection fees for a container with a capacity of 40 feet to become JD60 instead of JD75, and for a container with a capacity of 20 feet to JD50 instead of JD65.

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