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SAGO issues tender for wheat

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Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) announced today that it has issued the second tender for this year to import 295 000 t of wheat to be supplied during the period of May - June 2021.

His Excellency Eng. Ahmad A. Al-Fares, Governor of SAGO, stated that the quantity specified in the tender is distributed to five shipments; two shipments to be delivered to Jeddah Islamic Port, two shipments to be delivered to Yanbu Commercial Port and one shipment to Jazan Port.

H.E. said that this batch of imported wheat comes within the organisation’s plan to meet the local demand from the milling companies and maintain the strategic reserve of wheat. Noting that SAGO has purchased 355 000 t from Saudi investors abroad at the beginning of this year. SAGO has also announced earlier this week the start date of the local wheat reception sea-son, which is Sunday 4 April 2021, to further maintain the local stocks of wheat.

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