SAGO Issues Tender to Import 600,000 Tons of Wheat

Riyadh, Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) announced today that it has issued the fifth tender for this year to import (600,000 MT) of wheat to be supplied during the period of (February-March 2021).
Eng. Ahmad A. Al-Fares, Governor of Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO), stated that the quantity specified in the tender is distributed to (10) shipments; (6) shipments to be delivered to Jeddah Islamic Port, and (4) shipments to be delivered to King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam.
Eng. Al-Fares said that this batch of imported wheat comes within the Organization’s plan to maintain the strategic reserve of wheat and meet the local demand from the milling companies. Noting that the Organization has contracted to import (2.2) million tons this year; (64,000) tons of which are produced by Saudi investments abroad, and purchased nearly (386,000) tons from the local farmers’ production.

 

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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