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SAGO issues wheat tender

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Saudi Grains Organization (SAGO) has announced that it has issued the third tender for this year to import 720 000 t of wheat to be supplied during the period of July - September 2021.

His Excellency Eng. Ahmad A. Al-Fares, Governor of SAGO, stated that the quantity specified in the tender is distributed to 12 shipments; four shipments to be delivered to Jeddah Islamic Port, four shipments to be delivered to Yanbu Commercial Port, and four shipments to King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam.

H.E. said that this batch of imported wheat comes within SAGO’s plan to meet the local demand from the milling companies and maintain the strategic reserve of wheat. Noting that the Organization has completed procedures to import 650 000 t since the beginning of the year. SAGO is currently receiving quantities of local wheat from farmers as part of the local wheat season, which started on 4 April 2021, to further maintain the local stocks of wheat.

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