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Ivorian cocoa arrivals at 1,673,000 T by Aug 2 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 1,673,000 tonnes by August 2 since the start of the season on October 1, exporters estimated on Monday, compared with 1,668,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Exporters estimated that around 21,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to the West African state's two ports of Abidjan and San Pedro between July 28 to August 2 versus 14,000 tonnes during the same period last year. Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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Jordan issues tender to buy 100,000 tonnes feed barley HAMBURG: Jordan's state grain buyer has issued an international tender to purchase 100,000 tonnes of animal feed barley to be sourced from optional origins, European traders said on Monday.The tender deadline is Aug. 4, traders said.The barley is sought in a range of shipment combinations in 50,000 tonne consignments between Nov. 1 and Dec. 15, they said. Barley was sought from the 2014 or 2015 harvests, they said. In its last reported barley tender on ...

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Uganda coffee exports fall 8pc in May y/y KAMPALA: Uganda's coffee exports fell 8 percent year-on-year in May to 263,330 60-kg bags, while earnings also dropped, industry regulator Uganda Coffee Development Authority said on Friday. UCDA said the exports fetched $30.58 million, compared with $35.91 million in May 2014.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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Iraq issues tender to buy at least 50,000 tonnes of wheat HAMBURG: Iraq's state grains board has issued an international tender to buy at least 50,000 tonnes of wheat, European traders said on Tuesday.The tender closes on June 7 and offers must remain valid up to June 11, they said.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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Ivorian cocoa arrivals seen at 1,379,000 T by May 10 ABIDJAN: Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast reached around 1,379,000 tonnes by May 10 since the start of the season on Oct. 1, exporters estimated on Monday, up from 1,366,000 tonnes in the same period of the previous season. Exporters estimated around 26,000 tonnes of beans were delivered to the West African state's two ports of Abidjan and San Pedro between May 5 and May 10, down from 30,000 tonnes during the ...

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Israeli group tenders to buy corn, feed wheat, barley HAMBURG: A group of Israeli private buyers has issued international tenders to purchase up to 85,000 tonnes of corn, 65,000 tonnes of feed wheat and 15,000 tonnes of feed barley all of optional origins, European traders said on Monday.The tenders close on Wednesday, May 13, traders said.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

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Washington gives Jordan 100,000 tonnes of wheat worth $25mn AMMAN: The United States has given Jordan 100,000 tonnes of wheat as part of broader aid to help its Middle Eastern ally cushion the impact of Syrian refugees on its economy, U.S. officials said on Sunday.U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who signed the deal, valued at around $25 million, said the kingdom would be able to sell some of the wheat in the domestic market and use part of the proceeds to implement projects to ...