Commodities - Middle East & Africa

Egypt’s GASC buys 120,000 tonnes of Russian wheat

Egypt’s GASC buys 120,000 tonnes of Russian wheat

Of the total, GASC bought 60,000 tonnes for shipment May 15-25 and 60,000 tonnes for shipment May 26-June 5, it said. DUBAI: Egypt's state grain...

Jordan cancels tender to buy 120,000 tonnes of wheat

Jordan cancels tender to buy 120,000 tonnes of wheat

Jordan had received offers from only two suppliers, CHS and Ameropa. The tender will be re-issued for next Tuesday with shipping periods for October...

Ivory Coast 2019/20 Q2 cocoa grind up 4.4pc by end March

Ivory Coast 2019/20 Q2 cocoa grind up 4.4pc by end March

Grinders processed 47,000 tonnes of beans in March, up from 44,000 tonnes in the same period the previous year. The country is the world's...

Saudi Arabia asks private sector to import 355,000 T of wheat

Saudi Arabia asks private sector to import 355,000 T of wheat

Saudi, the world's top oil exporter, has long encouraged its private investors to pour money into agricultural investments abroad in order to enhance the...

Iraq says expects up to 6 million tonnes of local wheat this season

Iraq says expects up to 6 million tonnes of local wheat this season

The local harvest season is expected to begin on April 10, ministry official Mahdi-al-Kaisy said. BAGHDAD: Iraq's agriculture ministry expects to market 5 to 6...

Ivory Coast 2019/20 cocoa port arrivals seen at 1.645mn T by March 29- exporters

Ivory Coast 2019/20 cocoa port arrivals seen at 1.645mn T by March 29- exporters

About 10,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to Abidjan port and 12,000 tonnes to San Pedro between March 23 to March 29 for a...

Iraq needs 1mn tonnes of wheat, 250,000 T rice

Iraq needs 1mn tonnes of wheat, 250,000 T rice

The wheat import figure is higher than the country had originally planned to purchase from abroad throughout 2020. Iraq's grain board, which falls under...

Egypt has strategic wheat reserves for 4.7 months

Egypt has strategic wheat reserves for 4.7 months

Egypt also aims for domestic wheat production of 4 million tonnes in the next season starting April 15, the agency quoted Ali Moselhy as...

Jordan draws 13 participants in 120,000 T barley tender

Jordan draws 13 participants in 120,000 T barley tender

Jordan on Tuesday bought 60,000 tonnes of wheat in a separate tender. The barley in Wednesday's tender is sought in a range of possible...

Thailand sugar production to range between 8-9mn T in 2019-20

Thailand sugar production to range between 8-9mn T in 2019-20

Thailand's Baanrai Sugar Industry Company said it saw production at just above 8 million tonnes. The TCSC, which groups government officials, millers and farmers'...

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