Rush to sell food to Iraq reported


BAGHDAD - Companies from 29 countries have offered to sell food and medicines to Iraq under the UN oil for food accord which came into effect earlier this month, the Baghdad chamber of commerce has told the official newspaper Al Jumhuriyah.

More food has appeared in, Iraqi markets since the UN gave the green light to Baghdad on December 9th to export $2 billion of oil over six months in return for food and medicine.