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Tunisia gets offers in wheat, durum and barley tender

The lowest offer in the international tender from Tunisia’s state grains agency on Tuesday to purchase up to 92,000 tons of soft milling wheat was believed to be $$227.72 a ton c&f for optional-origin supplies, European traders said.

No purchase has yet been made and results are expected later on Tuesday, they said.

The lowest offer was made for 25,000 tons and was believed to have been submitted by trading house Cargill, they said.

This was followed by offers for soft wheat in other shipment positions including $228.22, $231.70 and $230.22 all per ton c&f.

Lowest offer for 92,000 tons of durum wheat also sought was $324.89 a ton c&f followed by offers in other shipment positions of $326.29 a ton c&f and $326.50 a ton c&f which was offered for two shipping positions.

Lowest offer for 50,000 tons of barley was $209.50 a ton c&f followed by $211.45 a ton c&f for the other shipment position sought.

The durum and soft wheat are both sought in three 25,000 ton consignments and one of 17,000 tons. The barley is sought in two 25,000 ton consignments.

Durum shipment is sought between Dec. 10, 2019, and Jan. 25, 2020, depending on origin supplied.

Soft wheat and barley shipment are both between Dec. 15, 2019, and Jan. 25, 2020, also depending on origin.

In its last reported wheat tender on Oct. 23, Tunisia bought about 75,000 tons to be sourced from optional origins.


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