Journalist Ahmed Moussa asked the Minister of Trade and Industry a question about the prices of iron and cement, saying: “Please don’t be upset with me, but why does the price of iron reach 30 thousand pounds per ton … and cement is priced from 1700 pounds to 2000 pounds … here there is something wrong and I don’t mean A certain thing, but I mean the unjustified increase.. This is an increase of at least 25% in iron prices in Egypt
Responsibility” program on Sada Al-Balad channel, that he had received many calls that the price of iron in the governorates of Lower Egypt differs from that of the governorates of Upper Egypt, saying: “I asked why … the response was that it is close to the factories other than the transportation costs.”
And he continued, “The price of steel is different from one governorate to another. It is possible to provide a thousand pounds, but it is not reasonable to supply 5 thousand pounds at once. There must be a role for officials in the Ministry of Trade and Industry, and the iron and cement market must be controlled.
He pointed out that he had received calls from citizens, which read, “Catch us.” Explaining that the question posed to officials is why the large jumps in iron and cement prices. Is this related to the dollar price? And cement.”
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