Egypt's GASC seeks wheat for August 11-20 shipment


Egypt's General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC) set a tender on Monday to buy an unspecified amount of wheat from global suppliers for shipment Aug. 11-20.

GASC Vice Chairman Ahmed Youssef said the authority was seeking to buy cargoes of soft and/or milling wheat from the United States, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Poland, Argentina, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Paraguay.

Tenders should reach GASC by noon local time (1000 GMT) on Tuesday. The results should come out after 3:30 p.m. local time on the same day. Wheat bids should be free-on-board, with a separate freight offer.

At its last tender on June 19, GASC bought 240,000 tonnes of Romanian wheat for shipment Aug 1-10.

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