Iraq Scraps Wheat Tender, Plans to Buy Rice

Bloomberg reports that Iraq has cancelled a tender for 50,000 metric tons of wheat. and is now inviting bids to buy 30,000 tons of rice from South America.

Amer Abdel Aziz, spokesman for the country’s Grain Board, did not give a reason for the cancellation of the wheat tender when he spoke by phone to Bloomberg.

Details of the new tender are not yet on the Grain Board’s website.

(Source: Bloomberg)

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