|22 August, 2019

Saudi Arabia seeking 780,000 T feed barley in tender

SAGO is seeking the barley for delivery period from October to December

Image used for illustrative purpose. A view shows ears of barley during sunset in a field of the Solgonskoye private farm outside the Siberian village of Talniki in Krasnoyarsk Region, Russia August 25, 2018.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A view shows ears of barley during sunset in a field of the Solgonskoye private farm outside the Siberian village of Talniki in Krasnoyarsk Region, Russia August 25, 2018.

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DUBAI - Saudi Arabia’s main state grain buying agency, the Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO), said on Thursday it has issued an international tender to purchase 780,000 tonnes of animal feed barley.

SAGO is seeking the barley for delivery period from October to December, it said in a statement.

The tender deadline is Friday.

SAGO governor Ahmad Al Fares said in the statement that the agency is seeking 13 individual consignments of 60,000 tonnes.

Eight of the 13 shipments are for delivery to Red Sea ports while five are for Gulf Sea ports, the statement said.

SAGO usually announces results for its purchasing tenders on a Monday.

(Reporting by Maha El Dahan; editing by Jason Neely and Emelia Sithole-Matarise) ((Maha.Dahan@thomsonreuters.com; + 9712 4082101; Reuters Messaging: maha.dahan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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