Egypt contracts to purchase 465K tons of wheat from Russia, Romania and Bulgaria

Egypt contracts to purchase 465K tons of wheat from Russia, Romania and Bulgaria

6/2/2022

The Egyptian General Authority for Supply Commodities had contracted to purchase 465,000 tons of wheat from Russia, Romania and Bulgaria.

The authority said in a statement on Wednesday these quantities were divided as follows: 115,000 tons of Russian wheat to be shipped in the period from July 20-31, 2022; and 240,000 tons of Romanian wheat to be shipped from August 1-10, 2022.

Head of the Procurement and Storage Sector at the Holding Company for Silos affiliated with the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade Yasser Tawfik stated in a phone-in Tuesday that Egypt is awaiting the arrival of five cargo ships carrying wheat imported from four countries.

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