Japan buys 179,000 tonnes of wheat from the US and Australia

Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture bought a total of 179,343 tonnes of food-quality wheat from the US and Australia in a regular tender that closed late yesterday.
Japan buys 179,000 tonnes of wheat  from the US and Australia

Japan, the world’s sixth largest wheat importer, keeps a tight grip on imports of the country’s second most important staple after rice, and buys the majority of the grain for milling via tenders typically issued three times a month.

— Reuters

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