Egypt holds talks on grain imports from Ukraine within Black Sea Grain Initiative

Mon, 29 May 2023 - 01:03 GMT

The ambassador stipulated that Egypt backs all efforts that would guarantee the flow of grain exports from all world countries to the global market.

President Sisi launches wheat harvest season, inaugurates potato processing factory

Sun, 14 May 2023 - 02:45 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi launched Sunday the wheat harvest season, and inaugurated a potato processing factory at East Owainat in the New Valley.

1.2 M tons of wheat supplied to Egypt’s government from local farmers so far: Report

Sat, 06 May 2023 - 04:41 GMT

Hussein Abdul Rahman Abu Saddam, Head of the General Syndicate of Farmers, said in a statement that the authorities aim to purchase a total of 4 tons of wheat from the local farmers.

Egypt allocates 45 billion EGP to purchase local wheat from farmers

Fri, 21 Apr 2023 - 10:07 GMT

The government has started to buy the local wheat from the beginning of this April to the mid-August, with an additional cost to increase the price of one ardab (150 kilograms) by 74% from 865 EGP to 1,500 EGP, Maait added.

Egypt withdrew from UN grain trade agreement due to its ineffectiveness: Min

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 04:54 GMT

The organization failed to play an effective role during the global crisis in 2008 to secure its members needs.

Egypt aims to produce 70% of wheat locally by 2030

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 - 05:41 GMT

Mohamed noted that this comes within the framework of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's interest in expanding the cultivation of strategic crops, especially wheat.

Strategic wheat reserve sufficient for 4.6 months: Supply min.

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 03:42 GMT

Speaking on the fringe of his participation at the inaugural of Cairo Food Summit in its first edition, Moselhi noted that cooking oil reserves are enough for 5.1 months.

Egypt purchases 240K tons of Russian wheat

Thu, 23 Feb 2023 - 04:37 GMT

The purchase was funded by the World Bank, the authority added, noting that the price was made at $317.50 per ton, including cost and freight, Al Arabiya net reported on Thursday.

Egypt seeks alternatives to wheat for food security: Minister

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 - 11:04 GMT

The Minister affirmed Egypt’s keenness to secure wheat demands for its citizens.

Egypt to import more wheat from Germany

Mon, 23 Jan 2023 - 10:21 GMT

The contracts include the approval of “Egypt’s conditions” regarding the requirements for “moisture contents,” the statement added.

Russia studies providing Egypt with wheat in exchange for rubles

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 04:32 GMT

Abramchenko said that Turkey had paid for providing it with Russian grain in rubles, adding that Moscow is currently studying the possibility of carrying out similar supplies to Egypt.

Egyptian gov’t increases local wheat procurement price to LE 1250 per ardeb

Wed, 18 Jan 2023 - 04:15 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced on Wednesday increasing the local wheat procurement price to LE 1,250 per ardeb during the upcoming harvest season up from LE 1,000, the guide price set by the government last year.

Egypt calls for developing flexible mechanism for exchange of wheat, fertilizers between African countries

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 04:00 GMT

This came during his meeting with his African counterparts, in the presence of the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, on the sidelines of his participation in the IMF and World Bank meetings in Washington.

Supply minister denies Egypt imports 90% of wheat needs

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 07:06 GMT

Moselhi called for adopting accuracy principle, while talking about figures and statistics and volumes of exports and imports of foodstuffs, particularly wheat.

Egypt agrees to receive 63K tons of imported wheat at Russian supplier's responsibility: Supply min.

Tue, 06 Sep 2022 - 02:05 GMT

The shipment, which includes Ukrainian wheat, was purchased before the Russia-Ukraine crisis.

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 aims to increase wheat productivity by 33% thanks to atomic energy

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 11:16 GMT

Egypt’s Atomic Energy Authority succeeded recently in expanding the peaceful uses of atomic energy in different fields, which sends a clear message to the world on the country’s keenness to adhere to standards of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Thousands of tons of Romanian wheat arrive in Egypt

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 12:56 GMT

The General Authority of Red Sea Ports declared Sunday the arrival of "Wadi al-Karnak" ship.

Egypt's strategic reserve of commodities "safe", wheat sufficient for 7.3 months: Min.

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 02:47 GMT

Since the outbreak of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, about 1.8 million tons of wheat of various origins have been imported.

Serbia agrees to sell wheat to Egypt

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 02:40 GMT

This comes after Serbia recently obtained a certificate for exporting wheat, apples, and “beef as well,” according to the country’s president.