The Minister for Planning / agency Minister of Trade, Dr. Salman Al-Jameeli, said that all the contracts concluded by the Ministry of Commerce with foreign and private companies processing of wheat, rice, and must be in accordance with the specifications, which cannot be exceeded in any case, in addition to the purchase price subject to the world's stock price structure for wheat and rice.
This came during a meeting between minister, Dr. Al-jameeli, and the minister for economic affairs at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, Mr. Larry Memonut.
Dr. Al-jameeli and Mr. Memonut searched the mechanisms and procedures for the signing of two memoranda of understanding between the American and Iraqi sides regions to import wheat and rice from the United States of America for the ration card.
Dr. Al-jameeli confirmed that the Iraqi government welcomes the deal with American companies, but in the framework of the regulations and instructions for the implementation of government contracts within the offers made by those companies which qualify them to compete with other global companies, expressing his desire to be the signing of memoranda of understanding with the US side that will enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries, especially in the economic and trade cooperation.
The official of the economic file in the US embassy in Baghdad, Mr. Larry Memonut, showed his country's desire to develop bilateral relations with Iraq in the economic and trade aspects, stressing the need to expedite the signing of memoranda of understanding between the two countries.
The meeting was attended by a number of managers in the ministries of planning and trade.