Saudi Arabia issues tender to buy about 655,000 tonnes wheat, traders say

Tender deadline is believed to be Friday, Oct, 29, traders said

  
Ears of wheat are seen on sunset in a field of Triticum farm in Omsk Region, Russia September 16, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Ears of wheat are seen on sunset in a field of Triticum farm in Omsk Region, Russia September 16, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose.

REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko

HAMBURG  - Saudi Arabia’s main state wheat buying agency, the Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) on Thursday issued an international tender to purchase about 655,000 tonnes of wheat, European traders said.

Tender deadline is believed to be Friday, Oct, 29, traders said.

The tender seeks hard wheat, with 12.5 percent protein content, from global suppliers for arrival in 2022 during January, February, March and April, they said.

(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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