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Iraq has procured 883,122 tonnes of local wheat -minister

BAGHDAD, May 16 (Reuters) - Iraq has procured 883,122 tonnes of wheat from local farmers in nine provinces during this year's harvest season, Trade Minister Mohammed Hashim al-Aani said in a statement on Thursday.

The government has paid farmers more than 63 billion Iraqi dinars ($53 million), the minister said.

($1 = 1,186.4300 Iraqi dinars) (Reporting by Moayad Kenany; writing by Ahmed Aboulenein; editing by Jason Neely)

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