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Sudan .. An abundance of livestock and a price crisis


Sacrificial Between 100 to 250 dollars, which is not suitable for the low incomes of workers in the public and private sectors.

A number of dealers were considered Cattle Whom she met "Sky News Arabia", In a number of regions KhartoumThe high feed prices and transportation costs are the main reason for the significant increase in the price of the sacrificial sheep this year.

Aldaw Ahmed, a livestock keeper in the Kordofan region in western Sudan, said that higher prices are not in the interest of producers, as it affects purchasing power.

Ahmed pointed out that the profit margin is declining a lot in light of the increase in the cost of transportation from the livestock production areas to the cities by more than 1000 percent.

Another trader, Ali, refers to another factor that leads to higher prices, which is the presence of a group of brokers that control the markets and increase prices in search of greater profit margins.

And the needs of Eid al-Adha, especially the sheep of the sacrifice, add another burden to the Sudanese consumer, and it represents a real crisis in light of the high prices of many consumer goods, which raised inflation rates to more than 135 percent.

A number of buyers expressed their confusion if the current conditions of the livestock markets, where Ahmed, an employee of a government institution, said that the monthly wage does not meet the basic needs, so the high prices of sheep seem outside the control of the ordinary citizen, as he put it.

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The price of sacrificial animals ranges from $ 100 to $ 250, which are not commensurate with the low incomes of workers in the public and private sectors.

And considered a number of livestock traders whom “Sky News Arabia” met, in a number of areas of Khartoum, the high feed prices and transportation costs, the main reason for the large increase in the price of sacrificial sheep for this year.

Aldaw Ahmed, a livestock keeper in the Kordofan region in western Sudan, said that high prices are not in the interest of producers, as it affects purchasing power.

Ahmed pointed out that the profit margin is declining a lot in light of the increase in the cost of transportation from the livestock production areas to the cities by more than 1000 percent.

Another trader named Ali points to another factor that leads to higher prices, which is the presence of a group of brokers that control the markets and increase prices in search of greater profit margins.

And the needs of Eid al-Adha, especially the sheep of the sacrifice, add another burden to the Sudanese consumer, and it represents a real crisis in light of the high prices of many consumer goods, which raised inflation rates to more than 135 percent.

A number of buyers expressed their confusion if the current conditions of the livestock markets, where Ahmed, an employee of a government institution, said that the monthly wage does not meet the basic needs, so the high prices of sheep seem outside the control of the ordinary citizen, as he put it.

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Source: Skynews

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