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Egypt purchases 350,000 tons of Russian, Romanian wheat

MENA , Tuesday 28 Aug 2018
A man walks through a field of wheat in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate (Reuters)
A man walks through a field of wheat in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate (Reuters)
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 Egypt's General Authority for Supply and Commodities (GASC) signed contracts on Tuesday to import 350,000 tons of wheat from Russia and Romania.

Upon an international bid held earlier in the day, Egypt will import 290,000 tons of wheat from Russia and 60,000 tons from Romania, GASC deputy head Ahmed Youssef said in a statement.

It will be shipped to Egypt from October 11 to 20, he added.

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