Egypt’s wheat imports declined to 12.685 mln tonnes in 2019/20: Report


Egypt is currently biggest wheat importer globally, according to the FAS’ Grain: World Markets and Trade report for September Doaa A.Moneim , Sunday 13 Sep 2020 An Egyptian farmer, harvests wheat on his farm, in Qalubiyah, North Cairo, Egypt. AP Egypt’s wheat imports declined to 12.685 million metric tonnes in 2019/2020, down from 13.3 million tonnes the year before, a decline of 615,000 tonnes, according to a report by the US’ Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS). However, Egypt’s wheat, flour and products imports saw an increase to reach 13 million tonnes by August of the current 2020/2021 marketing year -- which runs from July to June -- up from 12.685 million tonnes in 2019/2020, according to more...