Egypt purchased 180 thousand tons of wheat from Russia

Egypt purchased 180 thousand tons of wheat from Russia


The average price of one ton of wheat during announced Wednesday the tender amounted to 212,16 dollar. According to the results of the previous tender Cairo decided to purchase 120 thousand tons of Russian wheat.

MOSCOW, 15 Oct. Egypt in the framework announced Wednesday the tender will acquire 180 thousand tons of Russian wheat, according to the state Agency of the country procurement of food (GASC).

The country gets 60 thousand tons of Russian grain in Singapore trader Olam, the Russian company “Aston” and the Swiss-Dutch company Vitol. In addition, Egypt will purchase 60 thousand tons of wheat from Romania at the Swiss trader Glencore.

The average price of one ton of wheat in the tender amounted to 212,16 dollar.

Procurement Agency the food of Egypt has announced tender on acquisition of wheat, October 14. Under the terms of the tender, GASC had planned to buy a soft or milling wheat, the volume of one party was to be 55-60 thousand tons. Delivery of wheat from 21 to 30 November.

According to the results of the previous tender, which was announced on 9 October, Egypt decided to purchase 120 thousand tons of Russian wheat, the delivery of which is scheduled for November 11-20.