CHICAGO, Oct 3 (Reuters
) - The following is a snapshot of global export markets for grains, oilseeds and edible oils as reported by government and private sources as of the close of business on Tuesday:
WHEAT PURCHASE: Egypt
's state grain buyer GASC
said it bought 180,000 tonnes of Russian wheat in a tender. Traders said prices ranged from $197.95 to $200.00 per tonne free on board (FOB). GASC received offers from 11 suppliers, a jump from its previous tender when suppliers stayed away amid a simmering trade row over tough inspections.
BARLEY PURCHASE: Jordan
's state grain buyer purchased 50,000 tonnes of barley in a tender, a government source and traders said. The barley was purchased from GTCS
at the price of $218 a tonne cost and freight, the sources said. The arrival date is the second half of December.
DURUM WHEAT AND BARLEY PURCHASE: Tunisia
bought 100,000 tonnes of durum wheat and 25,000 tonnes of feed barley in a tender on Tuesday, European traders said. It paid for the durum wheat between $286.29 to $289.69 per tonne, cost and freight included, and the feed barley at $209.55 a tonne C&F, they said. The grains were of optional origin and for shipment between November and December depending on the origin accepted.
WHEAT TENDER: Japan
's Ministry of Agriculture
is seeking to buy a total of 109,906 tonnes of food-quality wheat from the United States
in a regular tender that will close late on Oct. 5.
SOYMEAL: Iranian state-owned animal feed importer SLAL
issued an international tender to purchase about 200,000 tonnes of soymeal, European traders said. Offers in the tender were to be submitted on Oct. 2. The soymeal can be sourced from Argentina
only and prices must be submitted in euros.
WHEAT TENDER: Iraq's state grain buyer is seeking 50,000 tonnes of wheat in a tender, Baghdad-based traders said. The deadline for offers is Oct. 16 and offers must remain valid until Oct. 22, the sources said. Iraq
is seeking wheat of U.S., Canadian and Australian origins, at the seller's option.
RICE TENDER: Iraq's state grain buyer is seeking 30,000 tonnes of rice of any origin, traders said. The deadline for the offers is Oct. 16 and offers should remain valid until Oct. 22, they said.