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Shakeel & Company—Pakistani based commodity supplier, finally won the supply of 400,000 tons of wheat at a total price of 96.4 million dollars (2.6 billion birr), The Reporter has learnt.
Public Procurement & Property Disposal Service has awarded the wheat supply contract after the winning company managed to give the lowest price in comparison to companies who are bidding.
The tender which was floated in four lots, each having 100,000 tons of wheat, was conducted by the Agency on behalf of the Ministry of Trade.
The purchase is mainly intended for the local market as part of the effort to stabilize food prices.
This particular supply has attracted companies well-known in the Ethiopian wheat market. Companies such as Promising International, Hakan Agro, ADM International and Amropa AG, gave their respective offers; however, Shakeel, a newcomer to the Ethiopian market has managed to prevail over the rest.