ALGIERS- The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development voiced, today, Saturday, April 03rd, 2021, on the import operation of the chilled red meats in anticipation of the month of Ramadan.
In an exclusive declaration to Ennahar TV, the Ministry of Agriculture indicated that, in coordination with the Ministry of Trade, 2,500 tons of chilled red meat would be imported from Spain for the month of Ramadan.
In this vein, the same services unveiled that 17 exceptional import licenses will be granted to economic importers, to be sent to them via the online portal created for this purpose.
As long as the first batch of the chilled red meat is concerned, it will arrive, in Algeria, during the first week of the holy month.
As a reminder, chilled red meat imports have been frozen by the public authorities since the 4th quarter of 2020. A decision which falls within the framework of the rationalization of imports as well as the encouragement of local products.