Egypt aims to enhance self-sufficiency in wheat and corn crops by 2025/2026

Sat, 30 Mar 2024 - 02:52 GMT

This goal is outlined in the economic development plan document for the current fiscal year 2023/2024, as presented by the Minister of Planning, Hala Al-Saeed.

Egypt aims to enhance self-sufficiency in wheat and corn crops by 2025/2026

Sat, 30 Mar 2024 - 02:51 GMT

This goal is outlined in the economic development plan document for the current fiscal year 2023/2024, as presented by the Minister of Planning, Hala Al-Saeed.

Wheat trading on mercantile exchange suspended amid price speculations

Sun, 28 Jan 2024 - 05:50 GMT

Minister Moselhi emphasized that Egypt’s strategic reserves of wheat can sufficiently cover Egyptians’ needs for 4 and a half months

Egypt plants 3M wheat feddans since November 2023: Agriculture Minister

Mon, 08 Jan 2024 - 02:44 GMT

During the meeting, El-Quseir also discussed the status of a variety of agricultural crops, stressing that they are available in the markets in appropriate quantities and prices

Egypt raises local wheat procurement price to support Egyptian farmers

Sun, 05 Nov 2023 - 12:44 GMT

Egypt raises the local wheat procurement price from LE 1500 to LE 1600 per wheat ardeb

Surface area to be cultivated with wheat in Egypt in 2023 to be 4M feddans

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 - 01:56 GMT

Abou Saddam pointed out that Egypt currently grows only 50 percent of its consumption of wheat.

Egypt in Talks with UAE bank for wheat purchase loan from Kazakhstan

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 - 02:11 GMT

This move could potentially provide Egypt with a cost-effective alternative to Russian grain imports. Russia has been supplying an increasing share of Egypt's wheat since last year, but they recently refused a purchase deal below the unofficial minimum price for wheat procurement.

Egypt, France FMs agree on necessity to solve Sudanese crisis peacefully

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 - 04:28 GMT

Egypt and France have the same visions in the importance of a ceasefire, sending aid, and launching a national dialogue between all components of the Sudanese people. He called for developing a road map in the future to address the crisis.

Egypt ready to re-export Russian wheat if Moscow establishes Suez Canal logistics hub

Mon, 21 Aug 2023 - 04:57 GMT

Egypt might increase its purchases of Russian wheat and subsequently re-export wheat and other grains to neighboring countries if a logistics distribution center is established in the Suez Canal Economic Zone.

Egypt to plant about 4 million acres of wheat next season: Head of Farmers’ Syndicate

Sat, 19 Aug 2023 - 04:40 GMT

Farmers are working with the government to cultivate all the area to be planted with 100% certified seeds to increase our production of wheat, he added in a statement on Saturday.

All you need to know about Egypt, UAE's Al-Dahra's $500M wheat supply agreement

Tue, 15 Aug 2023 - 11:58 GMT

The International Cooperation Ministry released Q&As reviewing the efforts to enhance food security and the international partnerships concluded by the Ministry of International Cooperation over the past period.

Egypt to import 360,000 tons of wheat from Russia, Romania

Thu, 03 Aug 2023 - 05:01 GMT

The General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) said it had reached an agreement to purchase 360,000 tons of Russian and Romanian wheat through an international tender.

Egypt, India moving forward to boost trade exchange to $12 billion in 5 years: PM Modi

Sun, 25 Jun 2023 - 12:04 GMT

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Egypt and India are moving forward quickly to achieve the goal of boosting their trade exchange to $12 billion within five years, the Egyptian Cabinet said in a statement.

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.

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.