MMTC invites bids to import 6,000 tn edible oil
New Delhi, June 25 (PTI) State-owned trading firm MMTC has floated a tender inviting bids to import 6,000 tonnes of RBD palmolein (edible grade).
The tender dated June 22, will close on June 30 and will be awarded the same day, MMTC said in a notice on its website.
The consignment should be sourced from Indonesia and/or Malaysia and has to be delivered to the Kandla and Mundra ports between July 1 and August 15, it added.
India’s annual edible oil demand is around 14.5 million tonnes of which over 8 million tonnes is imported by state-owned agencies like STC, PEC, MMTC and agricultural cooperative Nafed on behalf of the government, besides private firms.