HAMBURG, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Egypt’s state grains buyer GASC bought an estimated total of 175,000 tonnes of wheat in private deals with trading houses late on Thursday, traders said on Friday.
Traders had estimated the total at 175,000 tonnes on Thursday night but had been uncertain whether more could be bought. They later said no more had been purchased.
The deals were made without issuing an international tender, a introduced by GASC recently.
(Reporting by Michael Hogan and Sarah El Safty, editing by Kim Coghill)
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