Private Iranian importers have bought about 20,000 tonnes of barley from India, European traders said on Monday.
The grain was for shipment in July from the Indian port of Kandla, the traders said.
Iran has been ste
Saudi Arabian private interests have purchased about 600,000 tonnes of feed barley in the past two weeks which is likely to be sourced from the Black Sea region, European traders said on Thursday.
It was priced
Saudi Arabia, one of the world's largest barley importers, has a strategic reserve of four million tonnes to last the kingdom for around eight months, a Gulf-based industry source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
A cargo of 50,000 tonnes of British barley has been loaded at Portbury Grain Terminal in south-west England for shipment to the world's top buyer of the grain, Saudi Arabia, farmers co-operative Openfield said.
The first cargo of French barley bound for the UAE in at least four years was loading on Friday in a new sign of brisk French exports fueled by attractive prices.
The Endless bulk carrier was loading around 40,000 tonnes of barley
Saudi Arabia may increase imports of Ukrainian barley to 5-7 million tonnes next season according to an agreement between the two countries, Interfax Ukraine news agency quoted Ukraine's Agriculture Minister as saying on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia is set to import 7 million-7.5 million metric tonnes of barley this year and is looking at long term deals with major grain exporter Ukraine, the finance minister of the world's biggest barley buyer said on Wednesday.
Jordan bought 50,000 tonnes of Australian barley at $279 per tonne cost and freight, a spokesman from the ministry of industry and trade said on Thursday.
The barley was bought from Australian grain company Agracorp for shipment in the sec
Tunisia is planning a gradual liberalisation of wheat and barley imports, which are now subject to a state monopoly, an official with the state grains agency told Reuters.
"There is a move towards the liberalisation of the supply of grain,
A group of leading Saudi importers has purchased 360,000 tonnes of optional origin barley for October shipment and another 265,000 tonnes of Ukrainian origin for September shipment, trade sources said.
They said 360,000 tonnes of optional