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Subject: DOMESTIC CONDITIONS IN IRAQ  
Not Finally Evaluated Intelligence 
 
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AUG 91                                                        
 
PAGE 02 RUEALGX4019  
 
CITE CIA 324819 
 
 
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 
 
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 NOT FINALLY EVALUATED INTELLIGENCE. 
 
AUGUST 1991 
 
 
COUNTRY: IRAQ 
 
SUBJ: DOMESTIC CONDITIONS IN IRAQ 
 
 
                   31 JULY 1991 
 
PAGE 3 RUEAIIA 4089 SE  
 
                                                          
CONDITIONS INSIDE IRAQ ARE SLOWLY RETURNING  TO NORMAL THE 
FOLLOWING IS A SURVEY OF CONDITIONS AND CURRENT AVAILABILITY 
OF GOODS AND SERVICES: 
 
 
                1.  FOOD IS GENERALLY AVAILABLE BUT ONLY AT 
VERY HIGH PRICES.  SHOPS ARE OPEN, BUT BOTH TEA AND 
CIGARETTES, ARE VERY EXPENSIVE AND OUT OF THE PRICE RANGE OF 
THE AVERAGE CITIZEN.  THIS IS CONSIDERED A SEVERE HARDSHIP. 
REPRESENTATIVE PRICES INCLUDE. 
 
 
                -RICE - 4 DINARS/KILOGRAM (KG) 
 
                MEAT USUALLY LAMB) - 16 DINARS/KG 
 
                POULTRY - 15 DINARS/KG 
 
                FLOUR -       4 DINARS/KG 
 
                SUGAR   4 DINARS/KG 
 
                TEA - 3A DINARS/KG 
 
                BREAD - 250 FILS/LOAF 
 
 
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                MARLBORO CIGARETTES -- 70 DINARS/PACK 
 
                "SUMER" (LOCAL) CIGARETTES -; 20 DINARS/PACK 
 
                'ARAMIS' COLOGNE - 130 DINARS/BOTTLE 
 
                SCOTCH - 60 DIHARS/QUART 


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