Iraq Buys 100,000 Tons of Rice
A source in the Iraqi trade ministry told Reuters on Thursday that Iraq bought 100,000 tonnes of rice from Argentina, Uruguay and Thailand following a tender that closed on 10th June:
- 30,000 tonnes will be sourced from Argentina;
- 30,000 tonnes from Uruguay; and,
- Commodity trading firm Olam International will supply Iraq with the 40,000 tonnes of rice from Thailand.