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|21 October, 2018

Egypt's GASC seeking soyoil, sunflower oil in tender

The vegetable oils are for arrival Dec. 1-15

Image used for illustrative purpose. A field of sunflowers in Mariovo villages near Biota southern Macedonia, [some 170km from the capital Skopje], August 2, 2004.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A field of sunflowers in Mariovo villages near Biota southern Macedonia, [some 170km from the capital Skopje], August 2, 2004.

REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

DUBAI: Egypt's state buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Sunday it was seeking cargoes of soyoil and sunflower oil in an international purchasing tender.

GASC is seeking at least 30,000 tonnes of soyoil and 10,000 tonnes of sunflower oil. The agency will also accept offers of at least 10,000 tonnes of soyoil and 5,000 tonnes of sunflower oil in Egyptian pounds.

The vegetable oils are for arrival Dec. 1-15, according to GASC vice chairman Ahmed Youssef. The deadline for offers is Wednesday.

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(Reporting By Maha El Dahan; Editing by Dale Hudson) ((Maha.Dahan@thomsonreuters.com; + 9712 4082101; Reuters Messaging: maha.dahan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))