Commodities - Middle East & Africa

Ivory Coast cocoa arrivals reached 1.378mn T by Jan. 31

Ivory Coast cocoa arrivals reached 1.378mn T by Jan. 31

Previously exporters had estimated that arrivals from Oct. 1 to Feb. 2 would reach 1.419 million tonnes, compared with 1.416 million tonnes in the...

French wheat offered lowest offer at Egypt’s GASC tender

French wheat offered lowest offer at Egypt’s GASC tender

GASC is seeking an unspecified quantity of wheat for shipment March 11-25. At its last purchase tender on Jan. 14, GASC bought 240,000 tonnes...

Saudi Arabia’s SAGO buys 900,000 tonnes of barley in tender

Saudi Arabia’s SAGO buys 900,000 tonnes of barley in tender

The barley was purchased at an average price of $224.45 per tonne. DUBAI: Saudi Arabia's state grain buyer SAGO said on Monday it had bought

Uganda’s coffee exports up 5pc in December from a year earlier

Uganda’s coffee exports up 5pc in December from a year earlier

Uganda exported 330,248 60-kilogram bags of coffee last month compared to 314,439 bags that the country shipped in December 2018. Coffee is Uganda's single...

Uganda coffee exports up 7pc year-on-year in November

Uganda coffee exports up 7pc year-on-year in November

The east African country shipped 438,815 60-KG bags of the beans, up from 409,940 bags exported in same month a year ago. Ugandan is...

Ivory Coast 2019/20 cocoa grind up 5.5pc by end November

Ivory Coast 2019/20 cocoa grind up 5.5pc by end November

The country is the world's top cocoa producer and vies with the Netherlands for the spot of leading grinder. Grinders processed 49,000 tonnes of...

Egypt GASC buys 355,000 tonnes of wheat in tender

Egypt GASC buys 355,000 tonnes of wheat in tender

Nibulon: 60,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat at $222.50 free-on-board (FOB) and $14.97 freight equating to $237.47 cost and freight (C&F). Ameropa: 60,000 tonnes of...

Cargill invests over $113mn in Ivory Coast, Ghana cocoa sector

Cargill invests over $113mn in Ivory Coast, Ghana cocoa sector

Ivory Coast and Ghana produce some two-thirds of the world's cocoa, but their industry is blighted by poverty, child labour and deforestation. We aim...

Iraq plans to import 750,000 T wheat next year – grain board

Iraq plans to import 750,000 T wheat next year – grain board

The country had 1.2 million tonnes of wheat as strategic reserves, enough to last for three months. Iraq replaced the head of its state...

Saudi Arabia tender seeks 595,000 tonnes of wheat

Saudi Arabia tender seeks 595,000 tonnes of wheat

The wheat is for delivery periods between February and March 2020. SAGO is seeking 360,000 tonnes for delivery to Jeddah port, 180,000 for Dammam...

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