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Prices of fruit, vegetables expected to drop as of next week

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(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — President of Jordan Farmers Union Ibrahim Sharif said the prices of vegetables and fruits are expected to drop as of next week, as the rise in temperatures contributed to an abundance of produce and supplies to the central market, according to Jo24. اضافة اعلان

Sharif said that it is not the farmers that set the produce prices; rather, auction at the central market determines those prices. He also said that while low temperature pushed produce prices up, retailers took advantage of the situation and crossed the line in rising the prices.

According to Sharif, there have been no exports recently, demand for Jordanian produce is low and the land road to Qatar is still closed.


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