Lebanese millers warn of production halt due to fuel shortages



Laila Bassam | Reuters

The Lebanese flour millers’ association said on Tuesday fuel shortages were threatening bread production and mills would gradually stop working after supplies ran out.

Lebanon’s financial meltdown has translated into crippling fuel shortages that have paralysed many aspects of daily life.

The state power generator has barely supplied any electricity, leaving Lebanese households and businesses increasingly reliant on private generators powered by fuel oil, which in turn is in short supply.

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