Tunisia tenders to buy soft wheat and barley, traders say

The origin was optional


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

The origin was optional. The deadline for submission of price offers in the tender is Friday, Oct. 22.

The wheat and barley are both sought in two 25,000 tonne consignments.

The wheat is required for shipment between Nov. 15 and Dec. 15 depending on origin supplied.

The barley is sought for shipment between Nov. 25 and Dec. 20, also depending on origin supplied.

(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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