Egypt’s GASC to allow wheat sellers to provide own shipping - document

The change will take place in GASC’s next international wheat tender, said a change to the GASC tender rule book

  
A farmer carries a sack containing wheat after harvesting it from a field in the Gharbia Governorate, as Egypt ramps up efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Egypt May 14, 2020.

A farmer carries a sack containing wheat after harvesting it from a field in the Gharbia Governorate, as Egypt ramps up efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Egypt May 14, 2020.

REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

CAIRO - Egypt's state grain buyer GASC is to permit trading houses offering to sell wheat in its international tenders to also offer prices to provide their own ocean transport for the grain, a document seen by Reuters shows on Wednesday.

The change will take place in GASC’s next international wheat tender, said a change to the GASC tender rule book.

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


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