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Egypt has procured 803,000 tonnes of wheat since start of harvest -supply min

Egypt has procured 803,000 tonnes of wheat since start of harvest -supply min

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Egypt has procured 803,000 tonnes of wheat since the start of its harvest in mid-April, a supply ministry statement said on Sunday.

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That is down from about 874,000 tonnes purchased by this point last year, the statement said.

Supply Minister Ali Moselhy has said he expects to buy about 3.8 million tonnes of wheat from local farmers during the harvest, which runs through July.