Qatar increases its imports of Jordanian foodstuffs during 2022 World Cup

A picture taken on October 15, 2022 shows people gathering near the World Cup countdown clock in the Qatari capital Doha ahead of the FIFA 2022 football World Cup. (Photo: AFP)
AMMAN— Qatari merchants and importers said that they have made agreements to import quantities of Jordanian olive oil and olives, and other agreements to enhance the Qatari market’s imports of Jordanian food and agricultural commodities and products during the 2022 World Cup, which starts next Sunday evening, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان


The merchants and importers said thy focused during the past period on importing vegetable and fruit products, to meet the estimated high demand due to Qatar’s hosting of the World Cup, where approximately 1.5 million visitors and fans are expected to attend matches and accompanying events.


During the past few days, merchants increased their imports of the Jordanian materials, food products, vegetables, and fruits to the Qatari market to increase their supply, in addition to importing quantities of olive oil, which is a basic material used in the manufacture of many food commodities, and in the preparation of various food items, especially for restaurants.


Jordan is expected to produce 28,000 tonnes of olive oil this season, and large quantities of the produce will go for local consumption, while other quantities will be allocated for export abroad, especially to the Gulf markets.


The Qatari markets and many other Gulf countries markets are keen to import Jordanian olive oil in particular, due to its attributes, which mostly meet the requirements and standards of the approved Gulf standards of olive oil.

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