Gov’t allocates emergency funds to stabilize Ramadan commodity prices

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AMMAN— On Sunday, Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh announced that the government has allocated funds from emergency expenses to stabilize commodity prices in consumer markets until the end of Ramadan, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

During the inauguration of sessions on economic performance and the challenges of the current phase, focusing on the executive program of the Economic Modernization Vision (EMV), Khasawneh emphasized that the government has enhanced regulatory tools in the markets, particularly ahead of Ramadan, to regulate prices and maintain their natural levels.

Furthermore, Khasawneh affirmed that Jordan’s inventory of strategic commodities is sufficient, adding that the government, in collaboration with the private sector, has taken additional precautions in the inventory of strategic and basic commodities. He also mentioned that efforts to increase the storage capacity of strategic commodities will continue.

The Prime Minister also clarified that the government has established price caps for containers to estimate and calculate customs duties, maintaining them at pre-October 6, 2023 levels until the end of Ramadan.

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