Jordan buys 120,000 tonnes of wheat in tender -trade

Participants were believed to be Aston, CHS, Al Dahra, Nibulon and Cerealcom Dolj

  
Workers unload sacks of wheat flour in a warehouse in Jordan March 12, 2003 .

Workers unload sacks of wheat flour in a warehouse in Jordan March 12, 2003 .

REUTERS/Ali JarekjiCH/CRB

HAMBURG- Jordan's state grains buyer purchased 120,000 tonnes of hard milling wheat to be sourced from optional origins in a tender that closed on Wednesday, traders said.

Some 60,000 tonnes was bought from trading house CHS at an estimated $279.90 a tonne c&f and 60,000 tonnes from Aston at $279.00 a tonne c&f.

The wheat is for for shipment in the second half of February and the first half of March 2021.

Traders said three other trading houses participated. Nibulon offered $291 a tonne c&f, Cerealcom Dolj offered $295 a tonne c&f and Al Dahra $309 a tonne c&f.

Jordan on Tuesday bought 60,000 tonnes of animal feed barley in a separate tender. 

(Reporting by Michael Hogan, Nadine Awadalla and Maha El Dahan Editing by David Goodman ) ((michael.j.hogan@thomsonreuters.com; +49 172 671 36 54; Reuters Messaging: michael.hogan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

More From Commodities