November 12, 2004



EU Issues 118,000 MT Soft Wheat Import Licenses in Week to Nov 10


The European Commission has given out 118,000 metric tons of soft wheat import licenses in the week to Nov. 10. Hence the total number, excluding flour, since the start of the 2004-05 marketing year on July 1 stands at 2,349,000 tons, according to official Commission figures on Thursday.


For durum wheat, the Commission gave licenses to cover the import of 33,000 tons, bringing the total to 762,000 tons. It issued 2,000 tons of import licenses for corn, bringing the total so far to 523,000 tons, and 1,000 tons of barley, for a total of 183,000 tons.

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