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LATEST NEWS FROM Egypt

20:11PM Sep 27, 2016

Egypt Hires Swiss Firm SGS to Inspect Wheat After Ergot U-Turn

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Government backed down on import rules after trader boycott.
05:53AM Aug 30, 2016

Egypt Fungus-Wheat Ban Fuels Confusion, Higher-Price Concern

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Egypt’s flip-flopping on wheat rules hampering shipments.
12:04PM Jul 14, 2016

Egypt Says Rejected U.S. Wheat Had Ergot Above Allowed Level

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Egypt, the world’s biggest wheat buyer, issued a final rejection of a cargo of U.S. grain that the government said contains ergot fungus at levels exceeding internationally acceptable standards.
16:08PM Jul 13, 2016

Black Sea Wins Egypt Wheat Tender Among French Crop Worries

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Egypt bought 180,000 tons of wheat from the Black Sea region in this season’s first tender as traders refrained from offering French grain amid concern about this year’s crop quality.
11:36AM Jun 13, 2016

Biggest Wheat Buyer Seen Sowing Confusion, Reaping Higher Costs

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Egypt looks set for another season of expensive grain.
16:28PM Mar 15, 2016

Bread Scare Entangles Egypt's Effort to End Wheat Spat

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While Egypt’s quality and standards organization uses one rule for the common ergot fungus -- a globally accepted 0.05 percent set out in 2010 legislation -- the agriculture ministry in
20:36PM Feb 17, 2016

Egypt Said to Reject 8,000 Tons of Canadian Wheat a Second Time

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Egypt rejected a cargo of Canadian wheat for a second time due to a dispute over the level of ergot fungus, deepening a standoff with traders now reluctant to sell