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Thursday, June 23, 2022
Egypt to buy 5 million tonnes of wheat
Ali Moselhi, Egypt's Minister of Supply, said the country needs to import 5 million tons of wheat for the fiscal year 2022/23, Al-Ahram reported.
Thursday, June 2, 2022
Egypt's General Authority for Supply Commodities to buy wheat in international tender
Egypt's General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), the state grains buyer, is looking to buy an indeterminate amount of wheat in an international purchasing tender, Reuters reported.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
About 300,000 tonnes of wheat booked by Egypt stuck in Ukraine
Four traders said about 300,000 tonnes of wheat booked by Egypt's state grains buyer General Authority For Supply Commodities (GASC) for shipment in February and March have not been exported, with one cargo stuck at port and four other carg ...
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Egypt considers importing wheat from India
The Supply Ministry of Egypt is considering to add wheat from India to 16 other countries accepted by the state grains buyer, to supplement grain imports which have been disrupted by Russia's invasion into Ukraine, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Egypt denies report on spoiled wheat imports
The cabinet media centre of Egypt rejected on Friday reports about importing spoiled wheat, Egypt Today reported.
Sunday, July 19, 2020
Egypt buys 3.5 million tonnes wheat on local buying season
Egypt's local wheat buying season had ended with a total of 3.5 million tonnes bought from farmers who were largely unaffected by COVID-19 disruptions, the government said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Egypt's state tender sees lowest offer for Russian wheat
GTCS has presented the lowest offer for Russian wheat on Tuesday at an Egyptian state tender at US$205 per tonne, free-on-board (FOB), for 55,000 tonnes of the grain, according to traders, Reuters reported.
Friday, June 1, 2018
Egypt turns away Russian wheat shipment
Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, has rejected a 63,000-tonne shipment of Russian wheat, claiming it contained excessive levels of the common grain fungus ergot, Reuters reported on Thursday, May 31.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Egypt faces potential legal action from Bunge for rejecting wheat shipment
February 11, 2016 Egypt faces potential legal action from Bunge for rejecting wheat shipment Egypt's General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) is now facing possible legal actions from Bunge Ltd for denying a cargo of French wheat fro ...
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Europe's wheat futures hit lows despite Egyptian import restriction lifted
European wheat futures declined to fresh contract lows on February 3 after Egypt decides to permit wheat imports with up to 0.05% of grain fungus ergot, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Wheat shipments delayed from entering Egypt
January 26, 2016 Wheat shipments delayed from entering Egypt Four wheat shipments had been withheld from unloading on Egyptian shores, with the latest - a 63,000 tonne French cargo - stranded for more than a month after it was rejected by l ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Egypt favours local wheat over imports
Egypt bought about 50% of its wheat supply domestically, a trend that rose from around 36% in the last fiscal year, and a sign that the country's efforts to cut down its dependence on foreign purchases are bearing fruits.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Modernisation of wheat storages to save Egypt US$200 million
In December last year, Egypt's supplies ministry signed a US$28 million contract with Blumberg Grain, a company which specialises in food storage systems in emerging markets. The deal paved the way for the modernisation of 93 local wheat st ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Egypt buys 110,000 tonnes of wheat from Russia and Ukraine
Egypt's state grains buyer General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), has purchased 110,000 tonnes of wheat from Russia and Ukraine. According to the GASC, it bought Russian wheat at US$258 per tonne and Ukrainian wheat at US$254.5/to ...
Monday, December 29, 2014
Egypt wheat supply from Russia imperiled by grain exports suspension
Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, may fail to get its supply of wheat from Russia, which has reportedly stopped grain exports to protect domestic supply. The head of the influential Russian farm lobby group Grain Union, Arkady Zloc ...

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