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Sunday, 22 March 2020

Egypt wheat imports hold steady in 2020-2021

Egypt is expected to import 12.85 mn tonnes of wheat in marketing year (MY) 2020-2021, up a marginal 0.4% from 12.8 mn this MY, according to a report from the US Foreign Agricultural Service (pdf). Wheat grown at home is expected to record 8.9 mn tonnes in MY2020-2021, up 1.5% from MY2019-2020. Corn imports are expected to rise 1% to 10 mn tonnes and rice imports to come in at 200k tonnes. The MY in Egypt runs between July-June.

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