Majlis member Hamed Ghadermazi said, “Wheat farmers have been forced to sell their harvest to livestock farmers in order to cover their expenses. The government is offering farmers 420 tomans a kilo, which is much lower than their costs.” He added that each kilo costs wheat farmers 500 tomans, so they are opting for the relatively generous offer from livestock farmers of 470 tomans a kilo. Wheat production inIranhas fallen due to consecutive droughts. Ghadermazi said that while the wheat farmers’ costs have risen 15%, the price for wheat has remained constant. He warned that the lack of rain coupled with the current situation may lead to a shortage of wheat for bakeries.
Shortage of wheat for bakeries expected
- Published: 299 days ago on Monday, 30 July 2012
- By: Iran Daily Brief
- Last Modified: July 30, 2012 @ 2:23 pm
- Filed Under: Economy
- Tagged with:
- http://iranonlin.com/%DB%8C%DA%A9-%D9%86%D9%85%D8%A7%DB%8C%D9%86%D8%AF%D9%87-%D9%85%D8%AC%D9%84%D8%B3-%D8%AF%D8%B1-%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%87-%D8%A7%D8%AD%D8%AA%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%84-%DA%A9%D9%85%D8%A8%D9%88%D8%AF-%DA%AF%D9%86; htmlhttp://tinyurl.com/NoWheat4u