Russia accounts for 70% of wheat supplies to Egypt

Maria Novoselova/"Vestnik Kavkaza"

According to UN Comtrade data, Russian wheat exports to Egypt increased in 2023, with Russia accounting for over 70% of all imported wheat in Egypt.

For January-November 2023, supplies of Russian wheat to Egypt reached $2.3 billion, which is a third more than a year earlier. Russia is the main grain supplier to Egypt; at the end of 2023, Russia accounted for more than 70%, while in 2022 its share was less than 50%.

In total, Egypt purchased imported wheat for $3.25 billion. In addition to the Russian Federation, the grain came from the following countries: Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, France.

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