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WFP - New rice tender for Iraq
USDA, March 5, 2004
In a positive development for the US rice industry, the WFP has issued a tender for 152`500 mt of rice, April and May shipment. While we are somewhat disappointed that the tender was issued by WFP and not the Iraqi Grain Board, it is clear that there are modifications to the specifications in respons to the issues raised by the US rice delegation in Amman last week. Trade sources are hopeful the Iraqi Grain Board will issue another large tender as early as next week. Additional changes to the specification that are favorable to US exporters are expected in this tender.

"This is a step to the right direction to re-establishing rice trade with Iraq", said Lee Adams, President of American Rice, Inc. and leader of the US rice team that met with Iraq Grain Board in Amman, Jordan last week.
MGR Archive 5.3.2004
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