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Ukraine, Russia account for 32% of exportable wheat globally - Egypt

The Jerusalem Post logo The Jerusalem Post 09/03/2022 By REUTERS

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Egypt's supply minister Ali Moselhy said on Wednesday that production from Russia and Ukraine represented 32% of exportable wheat quantities globally.

Egypt, often the world's largest wheat buyer, had relied on Russian and Ukrainian grain for the majority of its wheat imports and has canceled two international purchasing tenders since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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