Egypt offers international tender to purchase 815K tons of wheat

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 - 10:21 GMT

Four days ago, Egyptian Minister of Supply, Ali Moselhi, said that Egypt had contracted to buy 180,000 tons of wheat from India, which is less than what was previously agreed upon (500,000 tons).

Egypt mulls mixing sweet potato with wheat to produce subsidized bread

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 03:00 GMT

The Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhy stated Sunday that the government mulls mixing mashed dried white sweet potato with wheat flour.

Supply minister: 3.920M tons of local wheat delivered so far

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 03:36 GMT

At a press conference, the minister said wheat delivery will continue till the end of August.

Italy helps Egypt build 6 field silos worth LE367M, more are under-progress

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 05:41 GMT

The capacity of each silo is 5,000 tons.

G7 ambassadors affirm support to Egypt in face of grain crisis incurred by Russia-Ukraine War

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 08:09 GMT

The G7 ambassadors to Cairo issued Tuesday a joint statement affirming their countries' support to Egypt to overcome the grain crisis incurred by the Russia-Ukraine War.

Egyptian ministry announces construction of 22 logistic zones at 11 governorates

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 03:05 GMT

Those would create 250,000 direct and indirect jobs, and hopefully, improve the flow of supply chains in Egypt.

Egypt contracts to purchase 465K tons of wheat from Russia, Romania and Bulgaria

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 03:12 GMT

The authority said in a statement on Wednesday these quantities were divided as follows: 115,000 tons of Russian wheat to be shipped in the period from July 20-31, 2022; and 240,000 tons of Romanian wheat to be shipped from August 1-10, 2022.

Egyptian president discusses regional, global crises with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

Egypt awaits arrival of 5 cargo ships carrying wheat from 4 countries

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 02:31 GMT

Those are coming from four countries.

Supply minister: 3.3 million tons of local wheat has been delivered so far

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 05:51 GMT

The ministry has secured 450 points to receive local wheat this year, Moselhi said, affirming that there are enough strategic capacities to receive the targeted quantity of local wheat, it noted.

Wheat stock enough for nearly 4 months: Egypt's supply minister

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 04:42 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi said that the country’s strategic stock of wheat is sufficient for nearly four months.

Maait to FT: Egypt had enough wheat to last until end of year

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 03:03 GMT

In an interview with the Financial Times during a visit to London, Mohamed Maait warned of “food insecurity” around the world. However, he insisted Egypt had enough wheat to last until the end of the year.

Egypt implements plan to introduce 60 new silos, expand existing ones

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 11:41 GMT

The company underscored that the new silos will be close to the production sites in order to reduce the costs of transport and fuel.

Egypt has reserves of wheat enough for 4.1 months: Supply min.

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 01:39 GMT

Moselhi made the statements at the inauguration of 'Future Project for Agricultural Production' at Dabaa-Rod El-Farag road on Saturday, which comprises more than a million feddans.

Sisi: Egyptian army fought backwardness, regression besides fighting terrorism

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 01:15 GMT

Sisi’s remarks during the inauguration of 'Future Project for Agricultural Production' at Dabaa-Rod El-Farag road on Saturday, which comprises more than a million feddans.

Sisi inaugurates Egypt's 'Future Project for Agricultural Production' implemented over 1 M feddans

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 09:56 GMT

Egypt's 'Future Project for Agricultural Production' comprises more than a million feddans, which represents around 50 percent of the New Delta agricultural project, Bahaa El-Ghannam, the director of the project said during the ceremony.

Ukraine offers to send wheat shipments to Egypt via Poland: Minister

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 01:42 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhi affirmed that the four shipments that were contracted with Ukraine are stranded in the black Sea due to the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict, Al Shorouk newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Over 2.1 million tons of wheat collected from farmers so far in Egypt: PM

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 12:49 GMT

During a meeting for the Cabinet in the New Administrative Capital, Madbouli said the wheat supply system is operating with high efficiency.

Egypt reviews impact of Ukrainian-Russian crisis, reveals economic indicators and future plans

Sun, 15 May 2022 - 03:45 GMT

This conference came as a result of implementing President Sisi's directives, especially since the crisis is expected to last longer than expected, according to Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli.

Egypt raises estimates of average price of ton of wheat to $330 in 2022/23 budget

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 01:02 GMT

The finance ministry raised estimates of the average price of a ton of wheat, on which the budget was built, to $330 per ton, compared to estimates of $255 per ton in the current fiscal year’s budget.