Egypt's strategic wheat reserves sufficient for 4.3 months: Supply minister

Reuters , Sunday 11 Nov 2018

File Photo: An Egyptian farmer harvests wheat on his farm, in Qalubiyah, North Cairo, Egypt. (Photo: AP)

Egypt’s strategic reserves of wheat are enough to cover the country’s needs for 4.3 months, the supply minister was quoted as saying on Sunday by state news agency MENA.

The country has enough sugar to cover its needs for 5.3 months and enough vegetable oil for 3.3 months, Ali Moselhy said in an address in parliament.

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