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Egypt's strategic rice reserves enough to last until end-April: Ministry

Reuters , Friday 23 Feb 2018
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Egyptian Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi (File Photo: Al-Ahram)
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Egypt’s strategic rice reserves are enough to last until the end of April, Supply Minister Ali Moselhi said in a statement on Thursday.

The minister has agreed to double the quantities of rice the government purchases from local suppliers and offer them 6,100 Egyptian pounds ($345) per tonne, the statement said.

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