Egypt wheat reserves sufficient for 4.4months not including local harvest- supply ministry

08.05.2018

Egypt, the world's largest importer of wheat, aims to collect about 4 million tonnes of the grain from its farmers this harvest.

Egypt has wheat reserves sufficient for 4.4 months, not including about 2 million tonnes of wheat so far collected in the ongoing local harvest, Mohamed Sweed, an adviser to the Supply Ministry, said on Monday.

Egypt, the world's largest importer of wheat, aims to collect about 4 million tonnes of the grain from its farmers this harvest, which runs from April to July.


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