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23.6% increase in Egyptian wheat stocks in 2016/2017

Egyptian wheat stocks reached 332,000 tonnes in 2016/2017 compared to 268,700 tonnes in 2015/2016, marking an increase of 23.5%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS)’s annual bulletin on storage statistics for 2016/2017. The CAPMAS report stated that the total number of silos in the public and private sectors reached 18 …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt’s self-sufficiency of wheat at 49.1% in 2015: CAPMAS

According to a recent report issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), on production movement, foreign trade, and availability of agriculture commodities for consumption in 2015, the average consumption per capita of wheat reached 141.1 kg in 2015 versus 133.6 kg in 2014, an increase of 5.6% with a self-sufficiency rate …

Hossam Mounir

Wheat silo owners intend to submit memorandum to General Prosecutor

Sayed Atallah, legal adviser to a number of wheat silo owners, said that he intends to submit a memorandum to the General Prosecutor about the announced exaggerated estimates by parliament’s Fact-Finding Committee on the value of the falsely reported supplies, estimated at EGP 7bn. He pointed out that the reason behind attacking the domestic wheat …

Abdel Razek Al-Shuwekhi

Supply Ministry purchases 300,000 tonnes of Russian, Romanian wheat

The Ministry of Supply has announced the purchase of 300,000 tonnes of Russian and Romanian wheat in the second global tender in the new fiscal year budget. The tender, in which several local and international companies participated, was held by the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC). The purchase was completed at an average price …

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