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25 August 2014
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt Seeks Wheat Self-sufficiency by 2017, Says Ag Minister
EGYPT - Egypt is targeting self-sufficiency in wheat production by 75 per cent by the end of 2017, Agriculture Minister Adel al-Beltagy said Saturday....
12 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egyptian Wheat Imports Forecast to Rise Slightly in MY 2014/15
EGYPT - Egyptian wheat imports are forecast to be around 10.3 MMT in 2014/15 compared to 10.0 MMT in MY 2013/14, with the Ministry of Supply and Internal trade’s (MoSIT) General Authority for...
06 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Egypt Favourable Egypt Weather Results in Above Average Cereal Crop
EGYPT - Final 2013 wheat production figures are not available yet although owing to favourable weather conditions, preliminary forecasts pointed to an above average cereal harvest....
27 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Egypt Good Weather Results in Above Average Winter Wheat Crop
EGYPT - The 2013 winter grain harvest was concluded in May/June. Owing to favourable weather conditions, preliminary forecasts point to an above average cereal harvest....
04 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt Lifts Rice Export Ban
EGYPT - Egypt lifted the rice export ban as of October 1, 2012, but there will be a $162/MT export tax and export permits will be allocated by tender....
28 June 2012
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt Cotton Area and Exports Revised Down
EGYPT - The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation has updated their estimate of the area cultivated with cotton for the 2012/2013 season....
16 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Egypt Wheat, Corn Production on the Rise
EGYPT - Egyptian wheat imports are forecast to be around 10 MMT in 2012/13 compared to 10.3 MMT in MY 2011/12, with General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) projected to import nearly...
27 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt: Cotton Import Ban Lifted
EGYPT - The Government of Egypt lifted the ban on cotton imports from all origins. The import ban was originally imposed in October 2011 due to threatened mass protests by farmers concerned with...
16 March 2012
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egyptian DDGS Market Makes Room for More Suppliers
EGYPT - An influx of suppliers, including Council members Cargill and ADM, are helping to redefine Egypt’s current DDGS market. ...
27 February 2012
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt Buys More CGM and DDGS
EGYPT - Egypt’s October-to-January imports of corn gluten meal (CGM) reached 50 million metric tons, up 19 per cent compared to last year, a development Dr Hussein Soliman, US Grains Council...
18 July 2011
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt Buys More Russian Wheat
EGYPT - Egypt's state wheat buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), announced on Friday that in its latest tender bought 180,000 tonnes of Russian wheat for shipment between...
18 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt Expands Imports of US DDGS
EGYPT - Egyptian purchases of U.S. distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) reached 21,879 metric tons in the first quarter of calendar year 2011 - a major increase over the 12,348 tons...
04 March 2011
Crop Industry News from Egypt US Corn Sales to Egypt Nearly Double Over Year Ago
EGYPT - Sales of US corn to Egypt have been strong in recent weeks as, the country recovers from downtime and shipping delays resulting from the demonstrations and political unrest in the nation...
22 February 2011
Crop Industry News from Egypt Grains Council Egypt Office Open
EGYPT - The US Grains Council's office in Cairo has re-opened and programmes continue following the dramatic demonstrations over the last month. ...
07 January 2011
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egyptian Wheat Imports to Increase
EGYPT - Egyptian wheat imports are forecast to increase further in the marketing year 2010/11 to 10.2 million metric tonnes as the General Authority for Supply of Commodities (GASC) builds reserves...
12 November 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Non-Tannin Sorghum Tested for Egyptian Market
EGYPT - The US Grains Council (USGC) has introduced non-tannin sorghum to the Egyptian broiler market by carrying out feeding trials there....
04 October 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Physical Wheat Market Prices Drop
EGYPT – The decline in wheat futures has been reflected in the physical wheat market, as the Egyptian government has secured French grain for $10 (£6.33) per tonne less than last month's selling...
16 September 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt to Remain Dependent on Imports
EGYPT - Egypt remains dependent on imports to meet demand in almost all agricultural sectors, particularly wheat....
23 August 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt USGC Sees Potential Sorghum Market in Egypt
EGYPT - As part of the US Grains Council’s effort to open the Egyptian market to non-tannin grain sorghum, last week the Council tendered 60 metric tons (2,400 bushels) of the grain for commercial...
08 June 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Russian Wheat Seized Over Insect Concerns
EGYPT – Authorities in Egypt have seized a shipment of Russian wheat over its failure to meet the country's quality standards, an industry website has reported....
26 February 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Worldwide Attendance Expected for Grain Trading Conference
EGYPT - More than 150 representatives from grain businesses in 23 countries worldwide are expected to attend the International Grain Trading Conference in Egypt....
25 February 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Crop Import Levels Make Egypt Important Market
EGYPT - Egypt is one of the top ten most important markets for US agricultural crops, it has been reported....
16 February 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Wheat Farms Could Be Set Up in Nile Basin Countries
EGYPT - Egypt is considering options for growing wheat in Uganda in a move to safeguard supply of the staple crop, it has been suggested....
04 February 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Nile Delta Becoming Salty Wasteland
EGYPT - Rising sea waters are turning the Nile Delta into a salty wasteland and forcing farmers away....
29 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Agriculture Threatened by Rising Water Levels
EGYPT - As many as 70,000 agricultural jobs could be lost as a result of rising water levels along Egypt's Alexandria coast, it has been claimed....
19 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt French Wheat Pricing and Quality Must be More Competitive
EGYPT - French wheat prices must be more competitive, according to Egypt's state wheat buyer....
05 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt commits to Nile Basin crop investment
EGYPT - Egypt is set to invest in a number of strategic wheat and corn crops across Nile Basin countries, it has been revealed....
30 September 2009
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt’s First Solar Energy Unit to Operate in 2010
EGYPT - Egypt's first solar power station will operate at full capacity in 2010, it was reported on Monday....
14 August 2009
Crop Industry News from Egypt Egypt to Cultivate Jatropha Plant for Biofuels
EGYPT - Egypt plans to expand the cultivation of the jatropha plant to produce biofuels, the state news agency said on Thursday....
08 December 2008
Crop Industry News from Egypt Toyota to Back Egypt Wind Farm Projects
EGYPT - Japanese motor company Toyota is expected to invest in wind farm projects in Egypt. ...
 
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