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Egypt's wheat reserves sufficient for 5.5M

Egypt's wheat reserves sufficient for 5.5M
Reserves of sugar are enough for 6.5 months

Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt’s strategic reserves of wheat are sufficient for 5.5 months, the Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported on Thursday, citing the minister of supply Ali El-Moselhy as saying.

In addition, the most populous Arab nation’s reserves of sugar and vegetable oils are enough for 6.5 months and 4.3 months, respectively.

The Egyptian government has provided $1.7 billion to increase the country’s strategic reserves of basic commodities since April 2017, the minister added.