Saudi Grain Organization completes bids for first batch of imported wheat this year

Saudi Grain Organization completes bids for first batch of imported wheat this year

الاثنين 1437/5/20 هـ الموافق 2016/02/29 م واس

Riyadh,20 Jumada I,1437 AH, 29 February,2016 , SPA — Saudi Grain Organization has completed bid procedures for the first batch of imported wheat for the year 1437/1438 AH amounting to 870,000 tons of wheat from European, American (North and South) and Australian origins.
The Director General of the Organization, Ahmed Bin Abdulaziz Al-Faris explained in a statement today that the contract for this batch comes within the framework of covering local needs and maintaining the strategic reserve of wheat, indicating that the arrival of the first batch will be during the period (April-June).
— SPA
12:08 LOCAL TIME 09:08 GMT