The interministerial committee has been monitoring the situation of national markets since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Morocco.
Rabat – The Interministerial Commission in Charge of Monitoring Supply, Prices, and Quality and Price Control Operations confirmed that vegetable prices in Morocco continue their downward trend to meet the needs of citizens during the holy month of Ramadan.
The commission convened on Tuesday, April 21 to review the market situation and the supply of products consumed during the holy month of Ramadan.
Following the meeting, the department of General Affairs and Governance under the Ministry of Economy stated that all markets are normally supplied with “all goods and products and that the supply largely covers the estimated needs for the coming months.”
he statement underlined the price stability of the majority of commodities in Moroccan markets, adding that average vegetable prices “continued their downward trend compared to last week.”
While the green onion rate reached +6%, tomato prices declined by 4% and potato prices dropped by more than 3%.
The statement added that the current supply of cereals and legumes corresponds to four months of consumption, “without taking account of the quantities being imported after suspension of customs duties.”
The department also forecasts an increase in fish landings “following the gradual resumption of fishing activity that has been halted due to the state of health emergency, which will coincide with the improvement in climatic conditions.”
The measure is in line with the high instructions from the Moroccan government to ensure the availability and accessibility of consumer goods.