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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 Receives 31,000 Tons of Uruguayan Rice

AKnews reports that Iraq has received 31,000 tons of Uruguayan rice. Three Canadian ships “loaded with wheat” (sic) arrived at Iraqi ports as part of the country’s efforts to strengthen the food supply program on which 60 percent of Iraqis rely. The ministry started transferring the cargo that arrived through the port of Umm Qasr […]