Egypt gets 2,9m tonnes wheat from local producers

29.05.2017

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.


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