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Tunisia: nearly 12.8 million quintals of grain collected until August 23

The quantities of grain collected until August 23 reached nearly 12.8 million quintals, against 7.7 million quintals, during the same period of the 2018 season, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture.

The ministry also expects that the remaining grain discharging operation should be completed in the first week of September 2019.

The quantities collected are distributed between 8.7 million quintals of durum wheat, 748 thousand quintals of soft wheat, 3.3 million quintals of barley and 9.3 million quintals of triticale.

Tunisia expects a production of 24 million quintals of wheat during this season, compared to 16.3 million quintals in the previous season.

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