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.

Wheat shipment en route from Ukraine to Egypt: GASC

Sun, 27 Feb 2022 - 05:57 GMT

Egypt, the largest wheat importer of the world, had contracted on this shipment with Ukrainian company Enerco on December 29, 2021 throughout an international tender at a price of $361.25 per ton.

French wheat offered lowest at Egypt's GASC tender -traders

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 02:40 GMT

The General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC,) said on Tuesday it was seeking an unspecified quantity of wheat for shipment between Oct. 26 and Nov. 5.

Supply min.: Egypt’s strategic reserves enough for months

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 - 05:10 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi said Sunday that Egypt's huge strategic reserve of commodities is sufficient for the coming months.

Egypt purchases 475K tons of Russian, Ukrainian wheat

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 09:23 GMT

About 295,000 tons of Russian wheat will be imported as per a second tender.

Egypt prosecutor orders detention of commodities officials

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 06:03 GMT

Egypt's state security prosecutor ordered four Egyptian officials detained for four days for questioning on suspicion of taking bribes from commodities trading firms.

No increase in rice prices at gov’t outlets: Supply Min.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 - 01:43 GMT

The ministry said that there was no increase in the price of rice at government outlets, saying that the price is stable at LE 6.5 per kilogram.

Finance Minister approves LE 3.7B in allocations for December

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 - 12:41 GMT

The largest allocation was LE 2.55 billion and it went for the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC).

GASC issues inter. tender to buy 42.5k tons of cooking oil

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 11:19 GMT

An official in the Ministry of Supply told Egypt Today that around 30,000 tons will be soybean oil, while more than 10,000 tons will be sunflower oil.

Finance Minister approves LE 3.9B in allocations in October

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 01:02 GMT

The allocations included LE 3.4 billion for the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) for the use of ration card and bread subsidies.

Inspection battle threatens Egypt's wheat supply

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 09:49 GMT

Those trips, funded by exporters, have been cancelled as part of Egypt’s efforts to streamline imports worth more than $1 billion a year.

GASC gets offers from 11 suppliers at wheat tender: traders

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 01:47 GMT

The lowest offer was at $197.95 a tonne free-on-board for 60,000 tonnes of Russian wheat, traders said.

Egypt's state wheat purchases surge after private sector crackdown

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 02:18 GMT

Government purchases in the world’s biggest wheat importer rose 80 percent for the first seven months of 2017.

Egypt extends 13.5% moisture limit in wheat by nine months

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 01:37 GMT

The higher moisture tolerance is likely to do little to help French wheat compete with Russia this season.

Egypt purchases 295,000 tonnes of wheat in tender

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 04:22 GMT

Egypt’s state grain buyer General Authority for Supply and Commodities (GASC) GASC said on Tuesday.

Egypt will not bring back fungus ban: GASC

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 - 11:53 GMT

Egypt will not reinstate a controversial ban on ergot, state-grain buyer GASC told Reuters on Saturday.

Egypt's GASC cancels tender for at least 50,000 tons of raw sugar

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 12:00 GMT

Egypt's General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) has cancelled a purchase tender for at least 50,000 tonnes of raw sugar, it said on Thursday.

Egypt wheat reserves at 2.6 months, to buy 3.8Mln tonnes from local harvest

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 - 03:13 GMT

Egypt has about 2.6 months worth of wheat in its strategic reserves and expects to buy about 3.8 million tonnes from local farmers, Minister of Supply Ali Moselhy told Reuters on Monday at an event to mark the beginning of the local harvest