Egypt to get wheat aid from US and Europe

CAIRO - Egypt will receive payment facilities from American and European suppliers of wheat, an Egyptian newspaper on Saturday quoted minister of supplies Bassem Ouda as saying, as the world’s biggest wheat importer struggles to pay for imports.



“American and European exporters of wheat will provide payment facilities to Egypt to import wheat during a period of up to nine months,” Ouda told the Al Shorouk newspaper.

He did not say whether Egypt would be given a full nine-month window to pay or whether payments would be divided.


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