basic commodities

Egypt’s wheat stock is enough for 6 months, says Minister ahead of Al Adha Feast

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 - 05:19 GMT

During laying the foundation stone for two new logistical and commercial areas in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate, on an area of 22 acres with investments of approximately EGP 6 billion, he added that the domestic wheat supply from the local farmers has reached 3.630 million tons since the beginning of the season in mid-April 2023.

New fees under Egypt’s resource development law do not apply to commodities: Minister

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 02:09 GMT

New fees to develop state resources approved by the Egyptian House of Representative’s Budget and Plan Committee do not apply to basic and essential goods for citizens, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait has said.

Egypt's wheat reserves sufficient for 5.2 months, rice for 6.5 months

Sun, 11 Dec 2022 - 02:16 GMT

He added that the reserve of frozen poultry is sufficient for 7 months, while the reserve of pasta is sufficient for 7 months.

No shortage in ‘strategic goods’ in the Egyptian markets: official

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 05:56 GMT

Director of the Supply Directorate in Alexandria, Mohamed Saadallah, said that Egypt is not suffering of any shortage in the ‘strategic goods’ in the markets, noting that the stock of goods exceeds up to 6 months.

For 1st time, Egypt’s wheat stock sufficient for 7 months: Minister

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 - 07:51 GMT

The Minister added that sugar stock is sufficient for the need for domestic consumption for 7.8 months, noting that this will be followed by the harvest season of the beet and sugarcane crops.

Egypt’s supply min. affirms availability of basic commodities nationwide amid global crisis

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 - 02:03 GMT

Egyptian Supply Minister Ali El-Moselhi affirmed the availability of the basic commodities across governorates as he took part in the meeting of the high committee to face the impacts of the Ukraine crisis.

Cabinet follows up on measures to secure strategic products across Egypt amid Ukraine crisis

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 01:27 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli chaired the Cabinet meeting on Thursday with the participation of Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt Tarek Amer, Minister of Planning Hala El-Saeed, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait, and Minister of Trade Nevin Gamea.

Egypt to import 180K tons of Romanian wheat

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 - 09:26 GMT

The cargo would be shipped in the period between the 1st and the 10th of April, 2022, the GASC added.

Egypt reserves of basic commodities safe, above int'l standards: Official

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 03:23 GMT

The strategic reserve of oils is enough for four months, Ahmed Hassanein said in statements to MENA.

Egypt studies establishment of giant stores of commodities amid COVID-19 crisis

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 01:39 GMT

The establishment of the stores will enhance the state’s basic commodities of wheat and meat to be sufficient for nine months instead of six.

Sisi orders meeting Egyptians’ needs of basic commodities

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 07:12 GMT

The President affirmed the necessity of controlling the local markets to prevent monopoly practices, especially ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

Sisi reviews gov't measures to provide basic commodities

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 05:17 GMT

Sisi held a meeting with PM Sherif Ismail and CBE Governor Tareq Amer along with the ministers of interior, justice, finance, supply and internal trade.