Tunisia tenders to buy 109,000 t wheat, 50,000 t barley

02.12.2016
Tunisia's state grains agency has issued international tenders to purchase up to 109,000 tonnes of soft milling wheat and 50,000 tonnes of feed barley, European traders said on Thursday.  
 
The origin was optional and tender deadline is Friday, Dec. 2, they said.  The wheat was sought for a range of shipment dates in 2017 from Jan. 5 to Feb. 25, depending on origin, they said.  
 
The barley was sought for a range of 2017 shipment dates from Jan. 5 to Feb. 15, also depending on origin, they said.  
 
Global benchmark Chicago wheat futures hit contract lows this week on expectations of large global supplies after large harvests.  
 
In its last reported tender on Nov. 14, the Tunisian agency purchased some 100,000 tonnes of soft milling wheat and around 75,000 tonnes of feed barley.  
 
 

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