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|12 February, 2019

Tunisia tenders to buy durum, soft wheat and barley

The tender closes on February 13

Workers harvest wheat in a field at the outskirts of Beja governorate, about 115 km (71 miles) north of the capital Tunis June 14, 2013.

Workers harvest wheat in a field at the outskirts of Beja governorate, about 115 km (71 miles) north of the capital Tunis June 14, 2013.

REUTERS/Anis Mili

HAMBURG- Tunisia's state grains agency has issued an international tender to purchase 92,000 tonnes of durum wheat, 100,000 tonnes of soft wheat and 75,000 tonnes of feed barley, European traders said on Tuesday.

The tender closes on Feb. 13, they said.

The grains can be sourced from optional origins.

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The durum was sought in three 25,000 tonne consignments and one of 17,000 tonnes, the soft wheat in four 25,000 tonne consignments and the barley in three 25,000 tonne consignments.

All were sought for shipment between March 15 and April 25 depending on origin supplied.

In its last reported tender on Jan. 23, Tunisia's grains agency purchased around 100,000 tonnes of soft milling wheat and 50,000 tonnes of feed barley. 

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

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