Egypt’s wheat reserves sufficient for 2.6 months – minister

Egypt’s strategic reserve of basic commodities is sufficient for several months, with wheat reserves to last around 2.6 months up until July 5, Minister of Supply and Internal, Ali Moselhi announced on Monday.

Moselhi added that the total area cultivated with wheat reached 3.2 million acres during the current year, pointing out that the average productivity of an acre is 18 Irdabb, which represents about 2.7 tons.

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