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Japan MA Tender Results
Japan's Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday it bought 79,000 tonnes of foreign rice at an ordinary import tender. It bought 22,000 tonnes from Thailand, 39,000 tonnes from the United States and 18,000 tonnes from Vietnam, it said in a statement. The average buying price was 37,269 yen ($362.4) per tonne. Shipment of 15,000 tonnes of Thai rice is due from March 1 to May 15, while shipment of the remaining 7,000 tonnes of Thai rice is set for March 1 to March 31. Shipment for other origins is set from March 1 to April 15. It was the seventh ordinary tender for imported rice in the fiscal year to next March. In the previous six tenders, the ministry bought a total of 297,300 tonnes of rice. The ministry holds two types of rice import tenders -- ordinary and simultaneous buy and sell (SBS) -- in line with world trade agreements. In fiscal 2004/05, the ministry is obliged to buy 770,000 tonnes of foreign rice on a brown rice basis. Of that total, it plans to buy 100,000 tonnes through SBS tenders, unchanged from a year earlier, and the remaining volume through ordinary tenders. Rice imported under ordinary tenders is mainly used for processed food and alcohol, while rice imported under SBS tenders is mostly used as table rice. ($1=102.81 yen)
MGR Archive 22.1.2005
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