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JORDAN RECEIVES $20 MILLION P.L. 480 PURCHASE AUTHORIZATION FOR U.S. WHEAT

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2003 – An authorization to purchase $20 million of U.S. wheat under Public Law 480, Title I, was issued to Jordan today.

Purchase authorization JO-5029 provides for approximately 135,700 metric tons of wheat, grade U.S. No. 2 or better (except that durum shall grade U.S. No. 3 or better), in bulk, of any of the classes or subclasses specified in paragraph 810.2202 (a) of The Official United States Standards for Grain. Unclassed wheat and mixed wheat are excluded.

The contracting period is Aug. 19 through Sept. 30, 2003, and the delivery period is Aug. 19 through Dec. 31, 2003. Delivery will be to importer, free on board vessel (f.o.b.), U.S. port(s) and/or Canadian transshipment points. F.o.b. vessel shall mean delivery at discharge end of loading spout.

The purchase authorization was granted under the Title I credit sales agreement signed on July 16, 2003.

For information on purchasing, contact the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 3504 International Drive NW, Washington, D.C. 20008, telephone (202) 966-2664. Further information on the purchase authorization is available from the Operations Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA, Washington, D.C. 20250-1035, telephone (202) 720-3224.

FAS news releases are available on the Internet at . For more information about Web access, contact FAS Public Affairs Division at (202) 720-7115.

In the event of any discrepancy between the FAS Online home page version of this release and the standard FAS release (available in hard copy from FAS), the standard release shall prevail as establishing terms and conditions under this purchase authorization.

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PR 0136-03

 



 
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