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Japan Resumes US Wheat Imports
Tue Jul 30, 2013 07:30 AM CDT

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones) -- Japan is seeking 178,212 metric tons of milling wheat in four grades for bulk shipment, including three cargoes totaling 89,579 tons of U.S. Western White, an official with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said.

The tender closes Thursday, the official said.

Japan is resuming the imports of U.S. Western White wheat after a gap of two months. Japan had suspended U.S. Western White wheat imports for seven straight tenders since May 30 due to the discovery of an unapproved genetically modified strain at a farm in Oregon, a major producer of soft white wheat ...

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