S.Korea seeks 100,000 T of rice for May-June arrival


South Korea is seeking to buy via tenders a total of 100,000 tonnes of non-glutinous rice for arrival between May and June, state-run Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp said on its website (http://www.at.or.kr). Registration for the tenders will close at 4 p.m. (0700 GMT) on March 7 and electronic bidding will be held from 10 a.m. (0100 MT) to 11 a.m. (0200 GMT) on March 8.

Details are as follows: TONNES(M/T) GRAIN TYPE ARRIVAL/PORT 10,000 Brown Short May 31, 2017/Masan 20,000 Brown Short May 31, 2017/Incheon 10,000 Brown Long May 31, 2017/Donghae 22,222 Brown Medium June 30, 2017/Gunsan 15,556 Brown Medium June 30, 2017/Mokpo 11,111 Brown Medium June 30, 2017/Busan 11,111 Brown Medium June 30, 2017/Gwangyang *Note: The agency is seeking U.S. No.3-standard for all rice products.


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