Egypt's supply minister says wheat stocks are enough for 5.3 months

Moselhy added that sugar stocks were enough for 2.3 months

  
A farmer harvests wheat crop on a field in the El-Menoufia governorate, north of Cairo, Egypt May 1, 2019.Image used for illustrative purpose.

A farmer harvests wheat crop on a field in the El-Menoufia governorate, north of Cairo, Egypt May 1, 2019.Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

CAIRO- Egypt's strategic wheat reserves are sufficient to cover 5.3 months of consumption, state news agency MENA cited supply minister Ali Moselhy as saying on Tuesday.

Moselhy added that sugar stocks were enough for 2.3 months and vegetable oil reserves covered 5.4 months.

(Reporting by Omar Fahmy Writing by Ahmad Elhamy; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)


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