May 21, 2019 / 10:05 PM / a month ago

UPDATE 1-Egypt’s GASC receives offers for rice in tender -traders

 (Adds conditions of tender)
    CAIRO, May 21 (Reuters) - Egypt's state grains buyer, the
General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), received four
offers on Tuesday for Indian, Chinese and Vietnamese rice in an
international purchase tender for the grain, traders said. 
    GASC said on May 6 it was seeking white rice with 10% to 12%
broken parts for arrival from July 25 to Aug. 20. 
    Bidders have to present samples for testing by the
Agriculture Ministry.
    
    Traders gave the following breakdown of the offers:
•    Tan Long: 30,000 tonnes of Vietnamese rice +/- 10%
•    Wakalex: 85,000 tonnes of Chinese rice +/- 10%
•    Multitrade: 60,000 tonnes of Indian rice +/- 10%
•    Al Amal: 20,000 tonnes of Chinese rice +/- 10%

 (Reporting by Nadine Awadalla)
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