|12 December, 2019

Tunisia tenders to buy durum wheat, soft wheat, barley -trade

The tender closes on Friday, Dec. 13, they said.

HAMBURG- Tunisia's state grains agency has issued an international tender to purchase around 100,000 tonnes of durum wheat, 92,000 tonnes of soft wheat and 50,000 tonnes of animal feed barley, European traders said on Thursday.

The tender closes on Dec. 13, they said. The grains can be sourced from optional origins for 2020 shipment.

The durum was sought in four consignments of 25,000 tonnes and the soft wheat in three of 25,000 tonnes and one of 17,000 tonnes. The barley was sought in two 25,000 tonne consignments.

The durum shipment was sought between Jan. 15 and March 25, depending on origin selected.

The soft wheat shipment was sought between Jan. 10 and Feb. 25 and the barley shipment between Jan. 15 and Feb. 15. Both periods also depend on origin selected.

Tunisia's state grains agency, in a tender reported on Nov. 19, purchased about 75,000 tonnes of soft milling wheat, 92,000 tonnes of durum wheat and 50,000 tonnes of feed barley. 

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

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