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India offers to fill gap in Egypt’s rice stocks
Business

India offers to fill gap in Egypt’s rice stocks

The charge d’affairs of India’s embassy to Cairo A. B. B. Babu said on Wednesday that his country is ready…
Cost of rice increasing due to smuggling: supply minister
Egypt

Cost of rice increasing due to smuggling: supply minister

Supply Minister Khaled Hanafy has blamed this year's rice shortage on cross-border smuggling, with Egyptian rice merchants selling abroad in…
Water shortage ruins crops on 10,000 feddans of Daqahlia farmland
Egypt

Water shortage ruins crops on 10,000 feddans of Daqahlia farmland

Farmers in Daqahlia have complained of the loss of rice crops on more 10,000 feddans of farmland due to shortages…
Egypt to import 80,000 tonnes of rice ahead of Ramadan
Business

Egypt to import 80,000 tonnes of rice ahead of Ramadan

Egypt's government has directed state grains buyer GASC to import 80,000 tonnes of rice "immediately" ahead of the Muslim fasting…
Egypt to ban rice exports from April 4 amid shortages
Business

Egypt to ban rice exports from April 4 amid shortages

Egypt will ban rice exports from April 4 in order to preserve stocks for the local market and to combat…
Egypt’s poorest struggle to find rice amid hoarding
Egypt

Egypt’s poorest struggle to find rice amid hoarding

Egypt has more rice than it needs but little available for those who need it most. The price the government pays…
Environment Ministry to investigate cause of Sunday smog
Egypt

Environment Ministry to investigate cause of Sunday smog

Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy has announced that smog in several areas of the country on Sunday was a result of…
Rice off the menu: Asia’s hunger for bread and pastries boosts wheat demand
Food

Rice off the menu: Asia’s hunger for bread and pastries boosts wheat demand

Asia is losing some of its appetite for rice in favor of wheat, a trend that is nowhere more pronounced…
Govt rice mills cry out for help against imminent collapse
Business

Govt rice mills cry out for help against imminent collapse

Stakeholders and workers unions at six government-owned rice milling companies have demanded an intervention by the Cabinet to save the…
Linking rice exports to handing over straw to govt to prevent pollution
Egypt

Linking rice exports to handing over straw to govt to prevent pollution

Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy met with Agriculture Minister Essam Fayed, the president of the General Assembly of Rice and Grain Producers…
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