June 12, 2018 / 7:12 AM / 11 days ago

Japan offers to buy 131,070 tonnes of food wheat via tender

    TOKYO, June 12 (Reuters) - Japan's Ministry of Agriculture is seeking to buy
131,070 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 thrice a month.

 Details are as follows (in tonnes):
   
 COUNTRY       TYPE                                               QUANTITY     
 U.S.          Western White                                         16,785  *
 U.S.          Hard Red Winter(semi hard)                            27,545  *
 U.S.          Hard Red Winter(semi hard)                            35,300  *
 Canada        Western Red Spring(protein minimum 13.5%)             23,430  *
 Australia     Standard White(West Australia)                        28,010  *
 Shipments: *Loading between Aug. 1 and 31, 2018
    
Source: Ministry of Agriculture 

 (Reporting by Fumika Inoue; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)
  
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