Russia and Ukraine are both big wheat exporters to the rest of the globe. Lebanon imports around 600,000 tons of wheat each year from Russia, Ukraine, and Romania. With the eruption of the conflict in these regions, how is Lebanon ready to provide the necessary stock of this essential resource, especially given the absence of wheat stocks as a result of the August 4 explosion?
In reality, the stock that is now accessible is mill stock, which will meet the market’s needs for at least one and a half to two months. How is the Ministry of Economy intending to deal with this issue?
Will Lebanon always confront crises as a result of the global consequences, a new difficulty to add to its daily collection of difficulties that have yet to find effective solutions?