COUNTRY PROFILE

Italian milling industry

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“Italy is one of the largest agricultural producers and food processors in the European Union. Italy produces over 50 percent of the EU’s rice and 45 percent of its soybeans. For other commodities, it is typically the EU’s fourth-largest corn producer and the fifth- largest wheat producer, including a significant amount of durum wheat for pasta. Italy is proud of …

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Milling Industry in The United Kingdom

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“Flour remains at the heart of UK food consumption. The UK is self-sufficient in flour. Most of the wheat used by UK millers is grown in the UK. The UK flour milling industry is the largest single processor of British wheat. There are 32 Nabim member companies operating 53 mills. Approximately 5 million tons of wheat is milled annually. There …

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FOCUS ON EGYPT GRAIN AND WHEAT POLICY

Mahmoud RİYAD

“Egypt is not only the largest importer of wheat but also the largest wheat consumer and bread eater per capita in the world. A key component of government policy in this regard is the provision of low-priced bread to the population. This is achieved through a number of government subsidies at the various stages of the value chain. The reform …

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MOROCCO: HUB OF AFRICA

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Located in strategically between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, Morocco is a bridge in the trade with West African countries. The Maghreb country is a regional hub for North, West and Sub Saharan Africa for shipping, logistics, assembly, production, and sales. It has duty-free access to 55 countries where more than 1 billion consumers live. The country, which …

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MILLING POTENTIAL IN AFGHANISTAN

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“Afghanistan has the world’s highest annual per capita wheat consumption. Approximately 60 percent of the nation’s daily caloric intake comes from wheat. Afghanistan ranks among the world’s largest importers of flour. Afghan millers are suffering from inadequate local wheat production and cheap imported flour. However, if security problems are overcome, milling is one of the promising industries in Afghanistan.” Located …

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KAZAKHSTAN: GLOBAL GRAIN PLAYER

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Kazakhstan, one of the most important grain producers and exporters in the world, has trouble reaching to international markets due to the lack of direct access to ports. Astana who wants to overcome this hurdle with investments in transportation infrastructure is planning to install new facilities and upgrade old equipment to increase its grain processing capacity. Kazakhstan, the last republic …

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Mozambique: The Gateway to Africa

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Although being one of Africa’s poorest countries, Mozambique is a promising country. The country, with its enormous potential for agriculture, is also the gateway to access to sub-Saharan African countries. It is expected that Mozambique will be able to carry out major developmental reforms thanks to the resources of the newly discovered massive natural gas.  Mozambique with a population of …

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Angola is Ambitious to Increase Wheat Production Capacity

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West African country Angola has been trying to rebuild its agricultural infrastructure that has been destroyed in the civil war. Angolan government focuses on to increase grain production and food processing capacity, especially wheat. Angola’s goal of strengthening the milling industry makes this country an important market for wheat exporters. Angola, located in a strategic part of West Africa, is …

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Grain and Flour Market in Congo and Central Africa

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Grain production in Democratic Republic of Congo is primarily corn and millet. According to the data of US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA FAS), the country which produced 1,2 million tons of corn in 2015/16 season, is estimated to product same amount in 2016/17 season. The leading products in Central African Republic’s grain production are corn and sorghum. …

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Grain and Flour Market in Tunisia & Libya

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Grain production in Tunisia is primarily wheat and barley. According to the data of US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA FAS) it is estimated that wheat production of Tunisia, which produced 912 thousand tons of wheat in the 2015/16 season, rose to 1 million tons in the 2016/17 season. It is predicted that Tunisia will produce 1,2 million …

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