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Egypt to buy wheat from local farmers at average global price CAIRO: Egypt will start buying wheat from local farmers at the average global price starting next season, the cabinet said in a statement on Thursday. The government will also begin directly subsidising wheat farmers by granting each of them 1,300 Egyptian pounds ($161.89) per feddan, the statement said. Egypt will continue to subsidise sugar farmers at 400 Egyptian pounds per tonne. ($1 = 8.0300 Egyptian pounds)Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

Iraq's Etihad sugar refinery says raw sugar imports at 850,000 tonnes ABU DHABI: Iraq's Etihad sugar refinery said on Thursday it had imported 850,000 tonnes of raw sugar since the start of operations earlier this year, of which 700,000 tonnes had already arrived at the plant.Mustafa Jaber, executive assistant for Etihad Food Industries, said the refinery in Babylon, south of Baghdad, would start expansion work in 2017 to double capacity, which currently stands at around 3,000 tonnes a day. "This will be to cater for increasing ...
Iran to raise price for local wheat purchases by 10pc for 2016 DUBAI: Iran said on Wednesday it would raise the price it pays to its local farmers for wheat and barley for the next fiscal year by almost 10 percent, the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) reported."Durum wheat will be purchased at a guaranteed price of 12,705 Iranian rials per kilo, and milling wheat at 13,068 rials per kilo," both up 10 percent compared to this year, ISNA quoted Deputy Agriculture Minister Abdolmehdi Bakhshandeh as saying.The ...
Ghana cocoa purchases jump in early weeks of 2015/16 season ACCRA: Ghana cocoa purchases stood at 192,128 tonnes on Oct. 22 at the end of the third week of the 2015/16 season, up 118 percent on the same period last season, data from industry regulator Cocobod showed on Wednesday.Purchases fluctuate throughout the main crop season, which runs from October to around July, and a strong start does not necessarily point to a strong season, according to experts.Ghana is the world's second-largest producer of cocoa and ...
Ivory Coast cocoa arrivals seen around 73,000 T by Oct 11 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 73,000 tonnes by Oct. 11 since the start of the season on October 1, exporters estimated on Monday, up from 70,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Exporters estimated around 70,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to the West African state's two ports of Abidjan and San Pedro between October 6 and October 11, up from 55,000 tonnes during the ...
Ivorian cocoa arrivals seen at 3,000 T by Oct. 5 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 3,000 tonnes by Oct. 5 since the start of the new season, down from 15,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Ivory Coast harvested a record 1,794,332 tonnes of beans in the 2014/15 season, which ended last week.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...
GASC says wheat moisture at 13.5pc for Saturday tender ABU DHABI: Egypt's state-owned grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Saturday it would accept wheat with a moisture limit of up to 13.5 percent in its Saturday tender. "The rest of the conditions are unchanged," Mamdouh Abdelfattah, vice chairman of GASC, said. GASC had said on Friday the wheat moisture limit would be 13 percent.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...


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