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Japan offers to buy 106,100 tonnes of food wheat via tender

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture is seeking to buy a total of 106,100 tonnes of food-quality wheat from the United States and Canada in a regular tender that will close late on Thursday.

Japan, the world’s sixth-biggest wheat importer, keeps a tight grip on imports of the country’s second-most important staple after rice and buys the majority of the grain for milling via tenders typically issued three times a month.

Details are as follows (in tonnes):

 COUNTRY     TYPE                                             QUANTITY         
 U.S.        Western White                                    26,330       *
 U.S.        Dark Northern Spring(protein minimum 14.0 pct)   10,520       *
 U.S.        Hard Red Winter(Semi Hard)                       34,190       *
 Canada      Western Red Spring(protein minimum 13.5 pct)     35,060       *

Shipments: *Loading between Jan. 16, 2019 and Feb. 15, 2019
Source: Ministry of Agriculture

Source: Reuters (Reporting by Fumika Inoue)

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