Cabinet fixes bread prices amid hike in global prices of grain

5. Bread
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AMMAN  — The Cabinet fixed the prices of different kinds of bread until the end of 2023, amid the global rise in prices of grain, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

Under the decision, the price of a kilogram of large-size white pita bread will remain 320 fils, and of small-size white pita bread will remain 400 fils. Taboon, saj, and other types of bread will remain at 350 fils per kilo.

According to the decision, the JD4 cash support to non-mechanical bakeries, such as stone and semi-automated, specifically those that use 1 tonne or less of flour daily, will continue.

Figures by the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Supply show that the government wheat subsidy stood at JD254 per tonne.

Meanwhile, the Cabinet approved an executive plan for the 2019–2025 National Youth Strategy, its programs, the general framework for follow-up, evaluation and quality assurance, and finance planning.

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