Egypt maintains unsubsidized bread prices without increase

Mon, 25 Mar 2024 - 01:03 GMT

This decision was influenced by a drop in flour prices of 40 percent in March. The cost of flour decreased from EGP 26,000 to EGP 16,000.

Egypt' gov't denies raising price of subsidized bread as of June

Tue, 02 May 2023 - 03:03 GMT

The Supply Ministry said that such news is void of truth, the media center said in a statement on Tuesday.

To partially make up for wheat imports hit by Russia-Ukraine War: Egypt's gov. purchases 4.2M tons of local crop to produce subsidized bread

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 11:35 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhy made the statement Wednesday.

Egypt allocates LE 1 bln to subsidize food commodities, bread for 71 million citizens

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 11:16 GMT

The statement pointed to the continued support for the “100 million health" initiatives to eliminate the Hepatitis C and waiting lists, raising the efficiency of hospitals, and launching the presidential initiative to increase intensive care beds and nurseries.

Egypt denies its intention to cancel bread subsidies for ration cards

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 03:38 GMT

It added that the ministry continues to distribute subsidized loaves of bread to citizens on ration cards for five piasters without any increase.

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.

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.

Pics: Bread and Otem, a shepherd's meal in Halayeb and Shalatin

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 02:42 GMT

Bread is a staple at Egyptian tables of all backgrounds. Thus, there are dozens of types of bread in Egypt. In Halayen and Shalatin in far southeastern Egypt, tribes make bread for which their desert environment can cater.

Egypt issues decision setting selling price of unsubsidized bread

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 01:32 GMT

The decision stipulated that the sale of the bread would be 50 piasters for a 45-gram loaf, 75 piasters for a 65-gram loaf, and at LE 1 for a 90-gram, and LE 11.5 for a kilo of packaged bread.

Egypt's PM issues decision fixing unsubsidized bread price

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 11:35 GMT

Violators of this decision could face a fine of LE100,000 minimum and LE5 million maximum.

Egypt presents 'rare case' in maintaining price of bread since 1989, accounting for half price of all subsidized foods: Cabinet

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 11:51 GMT

Subsidized “baladi” bread, Egypt’s tradition bread, is a staple at Egyptian tables and the government has sustained enormous burden to keep it affordable in a “rare case” worldwide.

Egyptian president decides to set fixed price for unsubsidized bread

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 01:36 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the government Tuesday to set a fixed price for the unsubsidized loaf of bread putting an end to its random increase.

Local wheat supply expected to increase by 1.5 ton in 2022, 240 feddans of wheat added to national plot via vertical expansion

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 - 09:31 GMT

Some 240 feddans have been added to the wheat-cultivating plot in Egypt as a result of vertical expansion, head of the Service Sector at the Ministry of Agriculture said Sunday.

Bread: types of Egyptians' indispensable food

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 05:19 GMT

Egyptians consume 18 million tons of wheat per annum, producing around half the quantity and importing the rest.

Egypt sends Sudan bread production lines

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 04:58 GMT

The aid is the third shipment of the Egyptian urgent assistance to the Sudanese people, according to the statement.

Sisi directs government to enhance basic food commodities, boost strategic reserves in anticipation for any possible 2nd COVID-19 wave

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 08:30 GMT

The President also emphasized on developing the system of bakeries nationwide through automating the work cycle and modernizing logistical processes with the aim of improving product quality, reducing waste, and developing service for citizens.

Supply Ministry: Subsidized bread price unchanged

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 10:12 GMT

The Ministry will continue to cover the biggest part of the original bread price, which is 50 piasters for each loaf, it assured in a statement.

Egypt restored subsidies for 1.8 million since February: ministry

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 - 12:54 GMT

Egypt has returned 1.8 million people to its food staples subsidy program since February following earlier cuts, the supply ministry said on Tuesday.

Fuel consumer prices to be reviewed quarterly per annum

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 - 12:00 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly issued a decree on Saturday mandating the review of fuel pricing quarterly per annum based on Brent crude oil price and the exchange rate.