Egypt has strategic wheat reserves for more than 5 months - statement

CAIRO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Egypt's strategic reserves of wheat are sufficient for more than five months, a government statement said on Sunday.

The country's strategic reserves for rice are sufficient for six months and those for sugar for 7 months and vegetable oils for five months of consumption, the statement added. (Reporting by Nadine Awadalla and Momen Saaed Attala; Writing by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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