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Poultry prices on the rise in Jordan

Published May 28, 2022

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The government of Jordan released a statement earlier this week on chicken prices. This came following a campaign on social media to boycott the consumption of poultry and eggs due to the high prices. Food prices have risen significantly across the world this year due to the pandemic and the Russian war.

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São Paulo – State news agency Petra reported that the Ministries of Industry, Trade and Supply and Agriculture said in a joint statement that there are no monopolist practices for poultry in the Jordanian market, and that there are many producing companies and imports available from abroad. Brazil exports poultry to Jordan. “There is sufficient local production of chickens, as about 700,000 chickens are supplied daily to the market, whether fresh or live, in addition to the frozen chicken imported,” the statement said. The ministries indicated that Jordania’s poultry production meets the market’s need and there is even a surplus of it. The ministries explained that the hike in chicken prices in the local market is due to the increase in local production costs, especially feed materials. The statement goes on to explain that the soybean and maize price jumps in Jordan, as well as other commodities, is due to increased global market prices. The two ministries say, however, that ...
Source: Anba
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