|26 May, 2019

Iraq buys 120,000 tonnes of U.S. rice in closed tender -traders

Iraq purchased 90,000 tonnes from ADM and 30,000 tonnes from Supreme, the traders said.

DUBAI- Iraq has bought 120,000 tonnes of rice from the United States in a closed tender, traders said on Sunday.

Iraq purchased 90,000 tonnes from ADM and 30,000 tonnes from Supreme, the traders said.

Iraq's trade ministry had issued a tender to purchase at least 30,000 tonnes of rice supplied from the United States only.

(Reporting by Maha El Dahan Writing by Ahmed Aboulenein Editing by David Goodman) ((ahmed.aboulenein@tr.com; +964 790 191 7021; Reuters Messaging: ahmed.aboulenein.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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