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Egypt Approves India As Wheat Supplier; Exports To Face Quality Checks And High Freight Cost

CNBC TV18 | 20/04/2022 07:42 PM | Click to read full article

Indian wheat could offer a cheaper option for top importer Egypt but will have to overcome quality controls set by the country's agriculture ministry and higher freight costs.

Egypt has also placed several conditions, including inspection for pests before export and the use of only a specific pesticide for the imported crops.