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Sunday, 12 April 2020

Egypt to import 800k tonnes of wheat to increase reserves

Egypt is planning to import 800k tonnes of wheat during the upcoming season as part of government efforts to boost reserves of strategic commodities, Supply Minister Ali Moselhy said, according to a statement. Egypt also expects to harvest 3.6 mn tonnes locally, potentially giving the country enough wheat to cover 7-8 months — more than the amount being targeted by the government.

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