August 29, 2017 / 3:10 PM / in 3 months

UPDATE 1-Egypt purchases 295,000 tonnes of wheat in tender

(Adds purchase breakdown)

CAIRO, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Egypt’s state grain buyer GASC said on Tuesday it had bought 295,000 tonnes of wheat in an international tender.

Of the total, it bought 235,000 tonnes of Russian wheat and 60,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat, GASC said.

GASC did not give a further breakdown of the purchase.

Traders said it involved:

- 60,000 tonnes of Russian wheat from Daewoo at $186.00 a tonne FOB and $14.40 a tonne freight, equating to $200.40 a tonne C&F

- 60,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat from Louis Dreyfus at $187.00 a tonne FOB and $14.96 a tonne freight, equating to $201.96 a tonne C&F

- 55,000 tonnes of Russian wheat from GTCS at $187.00 a tonne FOB and $15.26 a tonne freight, equating to $202.26 a tonne C&F

- 120,000 tonnes of Russian wheat from GTCS at $187.50 a tonne FOB and $14.63 a tonne freight, equating to $202.13 a tonne C&F

For a full list of offers presented at the tender click on (Reporting by Maha El Dahan; Additional reporting by Eric Knecht and Michael Hogan; Editing by Edmund Blair and Mark Potter)

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