Reuters | Feb 12, 2019 20:40
TOKYO, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Agriculture is seeking to buy a total of 113,138 tonnes of food-quality wheat from the United States, Canada and Australia in a regular tender that will close late on Thursday.
Japan, the world's sixth-biggest wheat importer, keeps a tight grip on imports of the country's second-most important staple after rice and buys the majority of the grain for milling via tenders typically issued three times a month.
Details are as follows (in tonnes): COUNTRY
Hard Red Winter(Semi Hard)
Dark Northern Spring(protein minimum 14.0 pct) 24,103
Western Red Spring(protein minimum 13.5 pct)
* Australia Standard White(West Australia)
Shipments: *Loading between March 21 and April 30, 2019
Source: Ministry of Agriculture
Written By: Reuters
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