Wheat

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.

France prioritizes exporting wheat to Egypt in current harvest season: ambassador

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 01:06 GMT

French Ambassador to Cairo Marc Barety told press Monday that his country is a producer of wheat and that it prioritizes exporting the crop to Egypt in the current harvest season.

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.

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