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Labour Shortage and Bad Weather Cause Price Hikes in Saudi Produce

Weeks of stormy and wet weather in various agro-producing regions of the Kingdom has affected the yield from farms, which are already suffering due to a shortage of labor. This has resulted in vegetable prices increasing by up to 40 percent.Floods in neighboring Jordan, a major exporter of vegetables to the Kingdom, also had an impact on supplies.Jeddah’s central vegetables market, which is the largest wholesale market in the Kingdom, is witnessing a drop in supplies, pushing up the prices of green leaves. © Copyright 2018 The Saudi Gazette. All Rights Reserved. إقرأ المزيد

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