Algeria allows import of fresh red meat to prevent price '\'explosion'\' ahead of Ramadan
The Algerian authorities are to allow the import of fresh red meat as of this week, in a bid to curb the expected price "explosion," announced the country's Agriculture and Rural Development Minister, Said Barkat. "The Algerian citizen will consume healthy meat (halal) imported from the Mediterranean basin," the minister said, according to APS. This decision was taken following the expected prices hike of red meat.
This move comes shortly before the start of the holy Ramadan month.
It is worth mentioning that a kilo of red meat, two weeks before Ramadhan, costs between AD800 and 1,000. (menareport.com)
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