|16 January, 2020

Algeria passes in tender for 15,000 tonnes barley - trade

No offers were reported for a combined shipment of 15,000 tonnes of corn (maize) and 20,000 tonnes of soymeal also sought

Wheat is seen in a field on the outskirts of Berouaguia, southwest of capital Algiers July 15, 2013.

Wheat is seen in a field on the outskirts of Berouaguia, southwest of capital Algiers July 15, 2013.

REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina

HAMBURG- Algerian state agency ONAB rejected all offers and made no purchase in a tender for 15,000 tonnes of animal feed barley that closed on Wednesday, European traders said on Thursday.

No offers were reported for a combined shipment of 15,000 tonnes of corn (maize) and 20,000 tonnes of soymeal also sought.

Lowest barley offer was said to be $219.90 a tonne c&f for Ukrainian-origin supplies, closely followed by $219.95 a tonne c&f offered for French origin.

EU/Black Sea origin barley was also offered at $222.47 a tonne c&f. EU origin including British barley was offered at $227.70 a tonne c&f.

In its last reported barley tender on Oct. 2, ONAB was also believed to have rejected all offers which ranged between $187.75 to $195 a tonne c&f. 

(Reporting by Michael Hogan, additional reporting by Gus Trompiz; Editing by Alex Richardson) ((michael.j.hogan@thomsonreuters.com; +49 172 671 36 54; Reuters Messaging: michael.hogan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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