Egypt Buys 3.7 Million Tons of Wheat From Local Farmers

Egypt, the world’s biggest wheat importer, bought 3.7 million metric tons of the grain from local farmers since the start of the harvest season in March, Planning and International Cooperation Minister Fayza Aboulnaga told reporters today.

Egypt now has enough wheat to meet local demand until January, she said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Abdel Latif Wahba in Cairo at alatifwahba@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden in Dubai at barden@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.