Egypt purchases 240,000 tons of Russian wheat

MENA , Tuesday 23 Aug 2022

Egypt's General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) has signed a contract to purchase 240,000 tons of Russian wheat.

wheat field
File Photo: A wheat field is pictured outside the village of Karpenkovo, some 150 km from city of Voronezh, Russia taken on July 12, 2020. AFP

GASC said that the step aims at boosting Egypt's strategic stockpile of wheat.

The Ministry of Supply illustrated in a statement Tuesday that the shipping of purchased wheat would be between September 20 and November 10.

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