October 20th – Argentine wheat to China

October 20th 2023

Argentine wheat to China


ANTARES: We attach to this News a flyer with the full detail of all our staff and offices for your ready reference.


Weekend duty staff: (Friday October 20th, until Monday October 23rd, 2023 0800 hrs.)

HQ Buenos Aires:

Nicolas Fichi              +54 9 11 5578 4559



Sebastian Ferrara          +54 9 11 3156 1679

Omar Mangiaterra           +54 9 11 3156 1681

Tomas H. Noguera           +54 9 11 6434 1674

Walter Nestor Travaglini   +54 9 11 3156 1680


National Holidays: Monday, November 20th.


Grains and Markets:

South Korea (Nofi) has bought 65,000 tons maize from Cargill, December shipment. Origin undisclosed.

Nofi also purchased 60,000 tons from Agrocorp on similar dates, again origin undisclosed.

Necochea, stevedores protest:

Stevedores in Necochea are protesting new security procedures in place by the Port Administration. They claim that hey cannot enter the port with their cars and some are being banned from working.

They are making wild cat (unscheduled) strikes every day for 2 or 3 hours.

This is a purely local issue.

Argentine wheat to China:

The Argentine Government has announced that an agreement has been reached on sanitary protocols that will allow Argentine wheat to be exported to China.

China imports about 11,000,000 tons of whet per year being mainly sourced from the Australia and Canada.

This agreement will allow Argentina to join in on the trade.


Bunker deliveries at Zona Comun:


As always, the STS operation is up to the discretion of the Master’s of the vessels involved.


Will keep you posted.

Best regards,

Antares Servicios Maritimos S.A.

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