Algeria's state grains agency OAIC bought around 500,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat in an international tender, that closed on Tuesday, October 11.

The wheat was bought at 380-385 $/mt c&f for shipment in two periods from the main supply regions including Europe: November 1-15 and November 16-30.

Much of the purchase is expected to be sourced from russia, around 60,000 MT from France, and possibly some from Romania and Bulgaria