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Australia Medium Grain Rice #1 $ N/A    Egypt 101 #2 $760    Egypt 178 #2 Rice $730    EU Prices Baldo €660    EU Prices LG-A Ariete 5% €550    EU Prices MG Lotto 5% €500    EU Prices RG Balilla 5% €500    Russia Rapan $ 700    USA Jupiter Paddy $375    USA Calrose #1 Paddy $480    USA Jupiter Rice $630    USA Calrose #1 $830   

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Egypt - gov wheat purchases mostly from USA, private sector from ex Russian Rep
From the beginning of Marketing Year 2004/2005 (July, 2004) through December 31, 2004, Egypt imported a total of 4,874,059 MT of wheat as follows:

Importer From All Sources From< US
General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC): 3,347,500 1,285,000
Private Sector 1,526,559 72,460
Total: 4,874,059 1,357,460

Private sector wheat imports are based on local industry estimates. Egypt’s total wheat imports by country of origin are as follows.

Origin Quantity (000 MT)
US 1,357,460
France 883,500
Russia 1,202,300
Australia 220,000
Argentina 715,000
Syria 40,700
Canada 15,000
Others 440,099
Total 4,874,059

During the month of December 2004, GASC purchased 60,000 MT of American SRW wheat at a reported price of $138.25 and 120,000 MT of wheat from France at a reported price $144.14 per MT (FOB) for delivery during the last quarter of January 2005.

According to wheat traders, private sector importers continue to import more from Russia and Ukraine as a result of their lower prices.
It is reported that during the months of November and December, the private sector imported 145,000 MT and 318,800 MT of Russian wheat at reported prices $162 and $159 per MT C&F, respectively. In addition, the private sector imported 26,400 MT from Ukraine at a reported price of $158 per MT C&F in November. They also imported 53,834 MT in December from Ukraine at a reported price of $ 155 per MT C&F.
MGR Archive 23.1.2005
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Russia Rapan $ 700
USA Jupiter Rice $630
USA Calrose #1 $830
USA Calrose #1 Paddy $480
EU Prices Baldo €660
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