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Egypt may add Indian wheat to list of acceptable import origins

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is studying the addition of Indian wheat as an acceptable origin for its international import tenders, the head of the country's agriculture quarantine said on Wednesday.

Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, would not be affected if any country's wheat was scarce in the market due to its diverse list of acceptable origins, Ahmed al-Attar said.


(Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah; Writing by Maha El Dahan; Editing by Louise Heavens)