Food Security

Egyptians count rising bread costs as Ukraine war disrupts wheat exports

A worker carries loaves of bread at a bakery in Cairo, Egypt, 16 March 2022.

Bread prices in Egypt are rising because Russia's invasion of Ukraine is impacting global wheat supplies. Image: Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Sarah El Saffy
Writer, Reuters
Aidan Lewis
Writer, Reuters
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An Egyptian worker puts dough of bread inside oven at a bakery in Cairo's southeastern Mokattam district, as the prices of basic goods in Egypt have risen since Russia?s invasion of Ukraine, in Egypt, March 16, 2022.
Flour prices have risen by up to 15%, said Attia Hamad of the Cairo Chamber of Commerce. Image: Reuters/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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