Egypt says collected 3 mln tonnes of local wheat so far - ministry of supply


Egypt has produced a total of 3 million tonnes of wheat from local farmers so far this year at a cost of 11.8 billion pounds ($661 million), the Ministry of Supply said on Tuesday.

The ministry said that 2.4 mln tonnes of wheat were collected at this time last year, adding that the faster procurement this year was due to weather conditions. ($1 = 17.8500 Egyptian pounds)


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