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Jordan buys 100,000 tonnes milling wheat; Russians absent

Jordan's state grain buyer has bought 100,000 tonnes of wheat in an international tender for the same volume that closed on Wednesday, a trade ministry official said, while a trader said the grain appeared to be from Ukraine.

September 13, 2012 10:21

Egypt’s GASC buys 235,000 Tukrainian, Russian, French wheat

Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, has bought 235,000 tonnes of Ukrainian, Russian and French wheat for Nov 11-20 shipment on a free on board bases, the main government wheat buyer said on Tuesday.

September 12, 2012 10:24

Saudi Arabia launches tender to buy 550,000 tonnes of wheat

The wheat will be delivered in two shipments, 275,000 tonnes to the Jeddah port and an equal amount to Dammam, the GSFMO said in an emailed statement.

August 29, 2012 6:00
Iran buys Wheat supply

Saudi Arabia’s grain storage capacity to rise 27 percent in 3 yrs

Saudi Arabia plans to raise the storage capacity of its grain silos by 27 percent over the next three years from the current 2.52 million tonnes, the director general of the state-run Grain Silos and Flour Mills Organisation (GSFMO) said on Monday.

August 28, 2012 9:59

Egypt’s GASC in no rush to enter overseas markets

Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, said on Sunday it was in no rush to tap international grain markets due to its large stockpile of local wheat and the surge in prices following the worst U.S. Midwest drought in nearly a quarter of a century.

July 9, 2012 12:00
egypt wheat fraud

Jordan defers wheat tender until July 17

Jordan has postponed a tender to buy wheat for a second time as it waits to see how grain markets react to the worst U.S. Midwest drought in nearly a quarter of a century.

July 8, 2012 4:28
Kazakhstan seeks to boost grain, beef exports

Kazakhstan seeks to boost grain, beef exports

Iran and Arab states are expected to switch from buying exports from Russia to Kazakhstan despite droughts last year. Foreign minister declined to give estimates on growth.

May 19, 2011 2:48

After a three year halt, Iran to resume wheat exports

: Iran will resume its status as wheat exporter, following an extended period of inclement weather that saw severe declines in domestic production.

April 19, 2010 11:15