Egypt's GASC buys 165,000 T of Russian wheat for December shipment

The purchase comprised 55,000 tonnes of wheat for shipment December 1-10

  
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 grains buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC,) has bought 165,000 tonnes of Russian wheat in an international purchase tender, it said on Friday.

The purchase comprised 55,000 tonnes of wheat for shipment Dec. 1-10 and 110,000 tonnes of wheat for shipment Dec. 11-20.

(Reporting by Nadine Awadalla in Cairo and Michael Hogan in Hamburg Editing by David Goodman ) ((Nadine.Awadalla@thomsonreuters.com;))

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