Jordan buys 100,000 tonnes wheat in tender
Abu Dhabi, July 18, 2013
Jordan's Ministry of Trade and Industry said on Wednesday it had bought 100,000 tonnes of wheat in a tender.
Of the total, 50,000 tonnes were purchased at the price of $279 a tonne, cost and freight, for shipment during the first half of December and 50,000 tonnes were bought at $280, cost and freight, for shipment during the second half of December, a source at the ministry said.
The wheat is of optional origin, from the Black Sea or Europe, with a possibility of French wheat being purchased.
The seller was South Korean trading house Daewoo, traders said.
Other offers in the tender, in dollars a tonne, were Inerco $284.69, Glencore $285, Toepfer $294.75, Nibulon $297.50 and Dreyfus $296.44, traders said. - Reuters
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