According to official sources, in the last tender Iraqi Grains Council (Iraqi Grain Board) has purchased 50 tonnes of wheat of Russian origin. The cost of corn was $ 265 per tonne on terms FOB, reported IA "APK-Inform".
In early June 2011, the Iraqi Grains Council announced its willingness to buy Russian wheat in their tenders. In particular, the state operator of the Middle Eastern country plans to buy before the end of 2011 about 1 million tons of high-protein grain. In this case, the total export potential of Russia in the agricultural season of 2011-2012 could reach 21 million tons of grain, including 17-17.5 million tons of wheat.