Syria issues tender to buy 39,400 tonnes of white rice - trade

The tender from Syria's General Foreign Trade Organisation closes on November 23

  
A farmer harvests paddy in Cikarang on the outskirts of Jakarta February 2, 2012. Image used for illustrative purpose.

A farmer harvests paddy in Cikarang on the outskirts of Jakarta February 2, 2012. Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/Enny Nuraheni

HAMBURG  - A Syrian state purchasing agency has issued an international tender to purchase 39,400 tonnes of white rice, European traders said on Tuesday.

The tender from Syria's General Foreign Trade Organisation closes on Nov. 23, they said.

White Chinese/Egyptian short grain white rice of third or fourth class was sought. Shipment is sought within three months of order confirmation.

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

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