A farmer tends to a wheat farm in the north of Cairo, Egypt. Reuters
Argentina’s wheat farmers hit hard by drought in some of the key farming areas. Wheat yields nationwide had been expected at 3.2 tonnes per hectare.
Farming agency FranceAgriMer raised its estimate of French soft wheat stocks at the end of the 2018-19 season last month but the volume was still a five-year low for the European Union’s biggest wheat producer.
Fawzi Al-Saiti, 65, is, one of the oldest farmers and most famous farmers of the Beheira Governorate in Egypt.
Standard Chartered on Friday rewarded shareholders with dividends and a fresh $1 billion buyback as profit rose 18 per cent, but set out underwhelming growth forecasts
Pakistan plans to seek a new loan of at least $6 billion from the International Monetary Fund to help the incoming government repay billions in debt due this year, citing a Pakistani official.
The economies of the UAE and Gulf countries will outpace the global forecast for 2024, helped by the domestic multi-year investment cycle in the region,