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First post-Revolution Libyan Tractor Produced

The pithily-named Libyan Tractor and Agricultural Tools Company has reportedly produced its first new tractor since the revolution. The company, part of the Ministry of Industry, held a ceremony to mark the event at its factory in the Tajura Industrial Zone. Made to international standards, the model MF 240 tractor was described as “one of the […]

North Darfur to Export 10,000 Heads of Cattle to Libya

The government of North Darfur will launch on Thursday the first operation to export cattle from El-Fashir Airport to Kufra Airport, Libya.  The North Darfur minister of finance Dr. Abu Daoud Suleiman said in statements that the state would see the beginning of sheep exporting operations to Libya an estimated 10,000 heads to be exported […]

Hunt for under-24 month cattle for Libya begins

Ireland will begin shipping live cattle to Libya in the coming weeks as one of the country’s largest cattle exporters has already commenced buying stock for the North African market. While the first loads will be trucked down through France and out to Libya from Marseilles, other exporters are hoping to cut transport costs by chartering specialised […]

Suppliers to Default on Libyan Grain Deal?

Reuters reports that the rising price of wheat on world markets could jeopardise a recent Libyan grain deal. The contract, agreed on 4th July, was for the supply of 50,000 tonnes of milling wheat. “A lot of people will be surprised if that deal goes through as it looks like a loss-maker,” one dealer told […]

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