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.

(Source: Reuters)