USDA Announces Export Bonus Wheat to Algeria

The U.S. Agriculture Department announced it accepted three bids from two exporters for export bonuses to cover sales of 54,000 tonnes of durum wheat to Algeria.

USDA said the bonuses awarded were 42.45 dlrs per tonne, to be paid in the form of commodities from CCC inventory.

The bonus awards were made to Cam USA Inc (36,000 tonnes) and Corprostate Inc (18,000 tonnes).

Shipment is scheduled for June 1-30, 1987.

An additional 64,000 tonnes of durum wheat are still available to Algeria under the export enhancement program.