Big players weather Egypt wheat crisis but many small firms may perish

Workers unload wheat at the Banha grain silos, in Qalyubia Governorate, Egypt, the 25th May 2022.
Workers unload wheat at the Banha grain silos, in Qalyubia Governorate, Egypt, the 25th May 2022. © Khaled Elfiqi/EPA/MaxPPP
Major disruption in Egypt's wheat processing sector continues as the country awaits an IMF loan due next month. Only a handful of major players are managing to get supplies, while many smaller flour mills may not survive. [...] (586 words)
Issue dated 28/11/2022 Reading time 3 minutes Martin Roux
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