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Regional Updates MEDITERRANEAN/MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA/AFRICA – MEA REGION Algeria’s wheat crop, according to the recent FAO report, will be down by 500,000 MT to 2.5 MMT due to drought which will see wheat imports increase to 9 MMT. Barley production will be the same as 2022 at 1 MMT but this is 275,000 MT below the five-year average. Just under 1 MMT of barley are expected to be imported. Algeria does not produce maize so imports of about 4 MMT will be needed for animal feed. Jordan officials advise that current wheat stocks cover 10 months of consumption with enough barley on hand for 11 months. Jordan says that grain storage facilities in the country can store 1 MMT. Morocco has confirmed the wheat import subsidy for Oc...

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