Egypt. Strategic stocks of basic commodities will last more than 6 months.

Egypt’s Ministry of Supply has confirmed that the country’s strategic stocks of basic commodities will last more than 6 months.

The ministry indicated that it has “adequate stocks of food commodities,” especially supply chain commodities, which are spent as part of food support solutions for ration card holders, and to which 64 million citizens are entitled. limited per month.

She explained that “Strategic commodities stockpiles will last more than 6 months”, noting that “the sufficiency of sugar and rice is close to being reached” which is currently being supplied by rice farmers. in growing governorates as the ministry intends to stock up on 1.5 million tons of rice and barley during this season’s harvest.

The Al-Watan newspaper reported that the strategic stockpile of staple foodstuffs included:

Strategic stocks of rice: reaching self-sufficiency.

Strategic oil reserve: more than 6 months.

Strategic supply of sugar: reaching self-sufficiency.

Strategic meat supply: 6 months.

– Strategic stocks of wheat: for the first time more than 7 months.

Source: “Dom”

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