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Egypt extends ban on beans exports for three months in bid to supply national market

The Egyptian ministry of Trade and industry has extended for additional three months the ban on all kinds of beans export, in an effort to meet domestic demand amid the pandemic, Arab Finance reports.
The decision however according to the ministry excludes beans surplus and the amount will be determined the supply ministry and subject to approval from the trade ministry.
The directive according to trade minister Nevin Gamea comes as part of the government’s plan to supply the local market with basic commodities, in line with the COVID-19 crisis, the online media notes.
The Arab country imposed in October a three-month ban on all kinds of beans as the government decided to supply the local market with basic commodities, in line with the outbreak of COVID-19.
It said then stock of beans was sufficient for five months and a half, Arab Finance notes.

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