Tunisia’s state grains agency has issued an international tender to purchase 100,000 tons of soft milling wheat and 100,000 tons of animal feed barley, European traders said on Wednesday.
The origin was optional. The deadline for submission of price offers in the tender is Thursday, Aug. 26.
The wheat and barley are both sought for shipment between Sept. 20 and Oct. 25 depending on origin supplied in four 25,000-ton consignments.
If supplied from east Europe or the Black Sea region, the wheat shipment periods for the four consignments are Oct. 1-10, Oct. 1-15, Oct. 10-20 and Oct. 15-25.
If supplied from west Europe, shipment periods for the wheat consignments are Sept. 25 to Oct 5., Oct. 1-10, Oct. 5-15 and Oct. 10-20.
In its last reported tender on Aug. 6, Tunisia bought about 75,000 tons of soft wheat at the lowest price of $312.89 a ton c&f.