Iraq seeks 30,000 tonnes of rice in tender - official

The deadline for submitting offers is Oct. 1 and bids should remain valid until Oct. 7

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. A woman carries a bundle of newly harvested wheat stalks in Albu Efan village southwest of Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad, April 30, 2008.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A woman carries a bundle of newly harvested wheat stalks in Albu Efan village southwest of Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad, April 30, 2008.

REUTERS/Mohanned Faisal

BAGHDAD  - Iraq's trade ministry is seeking 30,000 tonnes of rice, of any origin, in an international purchase tender, a ministry source said on Monday.

The deadline for submitting offers is Oct. 1 and bids should remain valid until Oct. 7 , the source said.

(Reporting By Moayed Kenany Writing By Maha El Dahan; Editing by Sunil Nair) ((Maha.Dahan@thomsonreuters.com; + 9712 4082101; Reuters Messaging: maha.dahan.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))


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