Wheat

Egypt's strategic reserves of wheat sufficient for more than 5 months

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 - 04:33 GMT

He stressed that the formation of a strategic reserve of highly sensitive commodities contributed to protecting against fluctuations in world markets, noting that Egypt is the largest buyer of wheat in the world.

Egypt's cabinet approves wheat procurement price at LE 820/ardeb

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 11:09 GMT

The rate of rise in wheat prices globally will continue, and this is expected to negatively affect Egypt's general budget, which leads to an increase in the value of subsidies, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait expected, in a TV statements.

Egypt's gov't dismisses reports on wheat crisis

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 11:10 GMT

In a statement, the center said it had contacted the Supply Ministry, which described such rumors as baseless, stressing Egypt's strategic stock of the wheat is enough for six months.

Implementation of irrigation network infrastructure in Egypt's New Delta begins

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The project spans over 2.2 million feddans (one feddan equals 4,500 square meters).

Egypt purchases 180,000 tons of Romanian, Ukrainian wheat

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 05:59 GMT

The move is part of the authority's efforts to augment its stock of strategic commodities, it said in a statement on Monday.

Egyptian president inaugurates Silo Foods offering healthy products at competitive prices

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 11:30 GMT

The company is established by the National Service Products Organization (NSPO).

How did Egypt achieve self-sufficiency in basic commodities in the past 5 years?

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 - 03:09 GMT

The state seeks to fill this food gap by importing from abroad, and the competent authorities.

Minister reveals rate of Egypt's self-sufficiency of wheat, sugar

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 10:59 GMT

Egypt is expected to achieve self-sufficiency of sugar by 100 percent in 2022.

Egypt to create New Delta reclaiming 4.2B square meters

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 01:30 GMT

The area will be cultivated with strategic crops like wheat, corn, and vegetables.

Egypt benefits from increase of global wheat production: head of Farmers’ Syndicate

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 01:14 GMT

The increase of global wheat production would lead to a decline in wheat prices globally and, thus, Egypt, the largest wheat importer in the world, will benefit from the declined prices, Abu Saddam clarified.

Surface area cultivated with wheat in world's largest importer Egypt is 3.5M feddans

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 06:50 GMT

Egypt is the world's largest wheat importer.

Egypt cultivates 3.5 million feddans of wheat this season: Farmers’ Syndicate head

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 06:03 GMT

"The average production per feddan of wheat is 2.7 tons, noting that what has actually been cultivated so far is about 3 million feddans.

Egypt's BOP declines by 8.6% in June 2020 compared to same month of 2019

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 11:56 GMT

The June BOP became $3.3 billion instead of $3.61 billion.

President Sisi warns of illegal constructions, 100-year impact of delay in developmental projects

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 12:29 GMT

"Officials who aren’t able to impose order by dealing with construction violations have to resign," President Sisi.

Egypt's Cabinet denies importing spoiled wheat

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 11:43 GMT

All wheat shipments coming to Egypt are being examined by the Central Administration of Agricultural Quarantine amid very strict precautionary measures.

Supply min.: 1.25 tons of wheat supplied so far

Tue, 05 May 2020 - 01:20 GMT

The minister was briefing Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on the status of the wheat supply nationwide.

1M tons of wheat delivered since start of local supply season in Egypt

Sun, 03 May 2020 - 11:03 GMT

The local season will continue for three months as Egypt targets to procure 3.6 million tons of the grain from local farmers.

579,000 tons of local wheat harvest supplied till now: agriculture ministry

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 12:10 GMT

About 893,000 tons of wheat have been harvested so far, the ministry said.

EU wheat futures ease after small Egypt purchase, cash market firm

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 03:28 GMT

Steady crop ratings for U.S. winter wheat and forecasts of rain relief in Europe and the Black Sea region also curbed prices by easing concerns about harvest risks, traders said.

Egypt buys less wheat than anticipated at tender to boost reserves

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 03:25 GMT

The state grain buyer said on Tuesday it bought 120,000 tonnes of Russian wheat as the country looks to bolster its strategic reserves amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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