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Iraq Seeks to Purchase Wheat, White Sugar, Powdered Milk

May 02, 2012

Iraq plans to buy 50,000 metric tons of wheat from all origins, with a bid deadline for May 13, according to Fawziyeh Hameed, Trade Ministry spokeswoman.

The Middle East country is also seeking to buy 25,000 tons of white sugar from Brazil, Europe and the United Arab Emirates, she said by phone in Baghdad today. The deadline to submit bids for the white sugar tender is May 14, she said.

Iraq plans to buy 1,000 tons of baby powdered milk from France, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Vietnam, she said. The deadline to submit bids is May 15, she said.

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