Egypt is the top country by wheat imports quantity in the world. As of 2013, wheat imports quantity in Egypt was 10.3 million tonnes that accounts for 6.38 % of the world's wheat imports quantity. The top 5 countries (others are Brazil, China, Indonesia, and Algeria) account for 23.20 % of it. The world's total wheat imports quantity was estimated at 161 million tonnes in 2013.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Triticum spp.: common (T. aestivum) durum (T. durum) spelt (T. spelta). Common and durum wheat are the main types. Among common wheat, the main varieties are spring and winter, hard and soft, and red and white. At the national level, different varieties should be reported separately, reflecting their different uses. Used mainly for human food.