November 11, 2019 / 9:57 AM / a month ago

Egypt has imported rice reserves through first week of February: minister

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has enough strategic reserves of imported rice to last until the first week of February, Supply Minister Ali Moselhy said on Monday.

Egypt is holding a tender to buy rice from its local farmers.

(This story corrects to say rice, not wheat, in paragraph 2

Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah; Writing by Yousef Saba

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