Egypt gets 2,9m tonnes wheat from local producers


Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, has procured 2,9 million tonnes of wheat from local farmers since the harvest began in mid-April, the supply ministry spokesman said yesterday.

The local procurement season runs until July, and the ministry says it is targeting between 3,5 million and 4 million tonnes of wheat from farmers this year.


Readers choice: TOP-5 articles of the month by UkrAgroConsult