India's STC floats tender for 5,000 T soyoil

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 12:20 hrs

NEW DELHI, Feb 11 (Reuters) - India's State Trading Corp. has issued a global import tender to buy 5,000 tonnes of crude soyoil for delivery by March 15 at the western port of Kandla, a company statement said on Monday.

The deadline to bid closes on Feb. 25.

The state-owned company is seeking U.S. or Argentina origin soyoil in the latest tender.

The Indian government regularly buys palm oil and soyoil through state-owned trading companies for public distribution.

(Reporting by Ratnajyoti Dutta; Editing by Jo Winterbottom)

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