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Japan Purchases 70,865 Tons of Milling Wheat in Tender

August 16, 2012

Japan bought 70,865 metric tons of milling wheat in a regular tender today, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said.

The ministry controls overseas purchases and domestic sales of wheat to stabilize supply. Details of this week’s tender are listed below:

Exporter        Grade                  Tons     Shipments
U.S.            Western White          10,190   Nov. 30
                Hard Red Winter        14,560   Nov. 30
                Dark Northern Spring   46,115   Nov. 30

To contact the reporter responsible for this story: Yasumasa Song in Tokyo at

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