CAIRO - Egypt's state grains buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), on Tuesday said that it bought 180,000 tonnes of wheat in an international tender for shipment over Sept. 20-30.
The purchase comprised 120,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat and 60,000 tonnes of Romanian wheat, GASC said.
Traders gave the following breakdown of the purchase in dollars per tonne:
* Nibulon: 60,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat at $244.50 plus $34.50 freight, equating to $279.00.
* Inerco: 60,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat at $244.80 plus $34.50 freight, equating to $279.30
* Viterra: 60,000 tonnes of Romanian wheat at $246.86 plus $33.05 freight, equating to $279.91
For a full list of offers presented at the tender, click on urn:newsml:reuters.com:*:nL1N2P30VJ.
(Reporting by Nadine Awadalla and Michael Hogan Editing by David Goodman) ((Nadine.Awadalla@thomsonreuters.com;))