Today, Saturday, Dr. Ali Al-Moslehi, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, issued a new decision regarding the prices of wheat supplied to bakeries, specifically (the prices of the cost of producing a subsidized loaf of bread), especially after the rise in the price of diesel.
A decision by the Minister of Supply regarding “fortified bread”
The decision of the new Minister of Supply included the prices of new wheat, extracting 87.5%, for municipal bakeries, as the price of a ton of ration wheat delivered to mills was sold at 10,000 and 60 pounds (ten thousand and sixty pounds / ton).
The decision of the Minister of Supply set the price of a ton of ration flour for municipal bakeries at 11,800 pounds, at 1,180 pounds for a bag weighing 100 kilograms, while the price of ration flour for flour warehouses operating under the new system came to 11,835 pounds.
Prices for the cost of producing a loaf of subsidized bread
– Soft bread produced by diesel: 101 piasters.
– Plasticized bread produced with diesel: 102 piasters.
Soft bread produced with gas: 94 piasters.
– Plasticized bread produced with gas: 95 piasters.
– Live in Hungary using diesel: 108 piasters.--
Gas-produced bread: 102 piasters.
Dr. Ali Al-Moselhi, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, issued Ministerial Directive No. (13) for the year 2023, regarding adjusting the cost of a loaf of bread, after the decision of the Automatic Pricing Committee for Petroleum Products to increase fuel prices (diesel) by one pound per liter.
The first article of the ministerial directive stipulated that the cost of manufacturing a loaf of municipal bread subsidized by catering municipal bakeries in the two sectors (public and private) be adjusted.
The directive of the Minister of Supply came in light of the issuance of the decision of the Automatic Pricing Committee for Petroleum Products, which includes determining the prices of petroleum materials, including (diesel), so that the cost of manufacturing the loaf is calculated in municipal bakeries that use (diesel) fuel in the manufacturing and production process, to become as follows, as indicated in the ministerial directive.
The second article included that the General Authority for Supply Commodities pays the net cost of manufacturing a loaf of bread produced in municipal bakeries that operate on diesel fuel in the two sectors (public and private), in addition to the deducted part of the manufacturing cost to settle the insurance value of municipal bakeries workers in the (private) sector for each loaf. And according to what is proven from the sales of subsidized baladi bread on the system according to the smart ration cards through the bread dispensing machines in every baladi bakery.
And in the third article, the concerned authorities must implement this directive and it shall come into effect from the day following the date of its issuance.