Egypt Offers 100,000 Tons of Rice for Export, Mena Says
The ministry will allow each supplier to export no more than 15,000 tons and shipment offers will be accepted at the ministry between Oct. 10 and Oct. 18, Mena reported, citing Saleh. Rice shipments were allowed to resume on Oct. 1 following a ban set in March 2008.
Egypt’s rice production in 2012 is expected to increase by 4 percent to 5.9 million tons compared with 5.67 million tons last year, according to data on the United Nation’s Food & Agriculture Organization’s website.
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