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One of World’s Major Wheat Buyers to Trim Imports as Prices Rise

A worker arranges freshly baked bread for sale at the Al-Monira market in Cairo, Egypt. 

A worker arranges freshly baked bread for sale at the Al-Monira market in Cairo, Egypt. 

Photographer: Islam Safwat/Bloomberg

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Egypt plans to cut wheat imports by 500,000 tons per year, or about 10%, by eking out more subsidized bread from its grain, Supply Minister Aly El-Moselhy said.