Algeria believed to have bought about 30,000 tonnes corn -trade

It was believed to have been purchased at about $239 a tonne

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Corn Growing On Farm Against Sky.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Corn Growing On Farm Against Sky.

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HAMBURG - Algerian state agency ONAB is believed to have bought about 30,000 tonnes of animal feed corn in an international tender which closed on Thursday, European traders said in assessments of the purchase on Tuesday.

It was believed to have been purchased at about $239 a tonne. European Union or Black Sea region corn was thought likely to be supplied.

The corn was sought for shipment by Nov. 20.

(Reporting by Michael Hogan) ((michael.j.hogan@thomsonreuters.com; +49 172 671 36 54; Reuters Messaging: michael.hogan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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