CAIRO- The lowest offer for wheat presented at Egyptian state grain buyer GASC's international purchase tender on Wednesday was $239 a tonne for US soft red wheat for Feb. 20-28 shipment free on board (FOB), traders said.
The lowest offer for wheat for a second shipping period of Mar. 1-10 at the same purchase tender was $249 a tonne for 55,000 tonnes of US hard red wheat, traders said.
GASC is seeking an unspecified amount of wheat for shipping Feb. 20-28 and Mar. 1-10 and results are expected later on Wednesday.
(Reporting by Michael Hogan in Hamburg, Valerie Parent in Paris and Maha El Dahan in Dubai, Writing by Nadine Awadalla, editing by Louise Heavens) ((Nadine.Awadalla@thomsonreuters.com;))