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Egypt says strategic wheat reserves enough to cover its needs until February

Reuters , Friday 18 Oct 2019
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File Photo: A bird flies over a wheat field, in Qalubiyah, North Cairo, Egypt (Photo: AP)
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Egypt, the world’s largest wheat buyer, has enough strategic reserves of the grain to cover its consumption needs until February, the Supply Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

The state’s grains buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), bought 405,000 tonnes of wheat at its last purchase tender on 16 October. 

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