Thursday, February 25, 2010

Control food and you control people: Egypt top 10 importer of American crops

"According to data issued by the department, Egypt imported, according to data recorded in 2008, some 2,161 metric tons of wheat from the United States. It said this puts it atop the region in terms of reliance on American crops.

Egypt was ranked seventh on the list of top ten importers of American corn, which imported 2,438 tons of corn in 2008. Egypt also was ranked seventh on the list of importers of American soybeans in the same, with a total importing amounting to 772,000 tons."

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