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Ration cards for rice in Egypt sufficient for 6.6 months

Moselhy added that the strategic stock of ration wheat is enough for five months and the ration sugar is enough for 3.8 months.
07.12.22 | Source: Egypt Independent

The Egyptian Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, Aly al-Moselhy, announced Monday that the strategic stock of rice for ration cards in Egypt is sufficient for 6.6 months, oil for 5.7 months, and pasta for 7.6 months.


Moselhy added that the strategic stock of ration wheat is enough for five months and the ration sugar is enough for 3.8 months, while the new sugar season will start on 15 January.


The reserve of live meat is enough for 12 months, and frozen poultry is enough for 4.7 months, he said, adding that the ministry pumps approximately 31 commodities per month to citizens via the ration cards – benefiting up to 64 million citizens.

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