Jordan did not import wheat when its price increased

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AMMAN— Minister of Finance Mohammad Al-Ississ said that Jordan did not buy any quantities of wheat during the Russian-Ukraine crisis, pointing that wheat prices have increased recently, according to Khaberni News.اضافة اعلان


He added that Jordan dealt with the COVID-19 crisis and its economic repercussions, through THE Pre-set measures before the pandemic by implementing directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II in the spring of 2020, which helped Jordan reach a safety point.


He continued: "Based on the King's directives, the government started building its reserves of wheat at a time when the curfew was announced, and caused a decline in revenues, so that the reserves of wheat were raised from 12 months to 18 months of coverage, when the price of wheat was at $285.


On the water crisis and climate change, Ississ confirmed that Jordan has started to confront the global warming, pointing that Jordan is among the poorest countries in water and resources in the world on the basis of the individual’s share of it.


He also contended that the decline in rainwater and the refugees’ crisis which increased the demand on water are definitely main reasons that the underground water began to decline.

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