|12 June, 2019

Egypt has eight months worth of strategic sugar reserves - ministry

Egypt's monthly sugar consumption ranges from 230,000-240,000 tonnes monthly

Image used for illustrative purpose. Spoon with nine lumps of sugar equivalent to the content in sugar of a refreshing drink.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Spoon with nine lumps of sugar equivalent to the content in sugar of a refreshing drink.

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CAIRO - Egypt has enough strategic reserves of sugar to cover eight months, the supply ministry said on Wednesday.

Egypt's monthly sugar consumption ranges from 230,000-240,000 tonnes monthly, the ministry said in a statement.

(Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah, editing by Louise Heavens Writing by Aidan Lewis) ((Aidan.Lewis@tr.com; +20-1001174410;))

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