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Iraq Rejects all Rice Offers

By John Lee. Reuters reports that Iraq’s grain board has rejected all offers in an international tender to buy at least 30,000 tonnes of rice on Friday. The tender closed on Sunday and offers had to remain valid until Thursday. According to traders, the lowest offer was $725 a tonne c&f free out (ciffo) for […]

Iraq Buys 100,000 Tons of Rice

A source in the Iraqi trade ministry told Reuters on Thursday that Iraq bought 100,000 tonnes of rice from Argentina, Uruguay and Thailand following a tender that closed on 10th June: 30,000 tonnes will be sourced from Argentina; 30,000 tonnes from Uruguay; and, Commodity trading firm Olam International will supply Iraq with the 40,000 tonnes […]

Iraq to Buy 25,000 tons of Vegetable Oil from Egypt

The Iraqi Trade Ministry has reportedly signed a contract with the Egyptian company Arma for the purchase of 25,000 tons of vegetable oil. Hashem Hatam, the Foreign economic relations chief at the ministry, told AKnews that the oil will be distributed to civilians through the food rationing program. The quantity is sufficient for only three […]