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Tunisia Asks Europe to Increase Duty-Free Imports

Tunisia Asks Europe to Increase Duty-Free Imports | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The chief exec­u­tive offi­cer of Tunisia’s National Olive Oil Board (ONH) has asked the Euro­pean Union to increase its duty-free olive oil import quota from the North African coun­try to 100,000 tons.
Cur­rently, E.U. importers can bring up to 56,700 tons into the 27-mem­ber trad­ing bloc with­out pay­ing tar­iffs, but Chokri Bay­oudh argues that this is not enough and said it is time to update the 20-year-old agree­ment.

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Egypt imported 10 million tonnes of wheat from nine countries since January 2018

Egypt imported 10 million tonnes of wheat from nine countries since January 2018 | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

By Ahram online, 08/11/2018

A report by Egypt's Ministry of Agriculture says that Egypt has imported 10.1 million tonnes of wheat from nine countries in Eastern Europe and Asia since January.

One of the world's largest wheat importers, Egypt imported nearly 7.1 million tonnes from Russia, the report said. In second place came Ukraine at 100,000 tonnes. Cairo spends around $1.5 billion annually on wheat imports

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