Egypt wheat reserves enough for 6 months after buying spree

27.07.2017

Egypt's strategic wheat reserves are sufficient to last for six months, a supply ministry official told Reuters on Wednesday following a string of large purchase tenders intended to boost stocks after a smaller local harvest than in the past few years.

The world's largest wheat importer's strategic reserves stand at 4.6 million tonnes, supply ministry spokesman Mamdouh Ramadan said.


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