Tunisia’s state grains agency has issued an international tender to purchase around 117,000 tons of durum wheat, 100,000 tons of soft wheat and 75,000 tons of animal feed barley, European traders said on Thursday.
The tender closes on Friday, Jan. 17, they said.
The grains can be sourced from optional origins.
The durum was sought in four 25,000 ton consignments and one of 17,000 tons. The soft wheat was sought in four consignments of 25,000 tons and the barley in three 25,000 ton consignments.
Durum shipment was sought between Feb. 15 and May 5, depending on origin selected.
Soft wheat shipment was sought between Feb. 10 and March 25 also depending on origin.
If the soft wheat is sourced from east Europe/the Black Sea region, shipment was sought between Feb. 20-29, Feb. 25 and March 5, March 1-15 and March 15-25.
Barley shipment was between Feb. 15 and March 25, depending on origin supplied.
In its last reported tender on Dec. 13, Tunisia’s state grains agency purchased an estimated 92,000 tons of soft milling wheat, 125,000 tons of durum wheat and 50,000 tons of feed barley.