AGRICULTURE

Saudi Arabia’s Grain Organization will Privatize Four Mills as Reforms Reach More Sectors

grain and agriculture
Saudi Arabia’s state grain buyer, the Saudi Arabian Grains Organization (SAGO), said on Thursday it would start accepting applications for qualification of potential investors interested in the sale of its four mills on Aug. 26 as the push toward privatization continues.

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