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WHEAT

- Jan 5 - Argentina registered 65,850 MT of wheat for export

- Jan 4 - Algeria's OAIC bought at least 390,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat for March shipment:

  • 90,000 MT from Dreyfus at 209.25 $/mt c&f;
  • 150,000 MT from Casillo at 211 $/mt c&f;
  • 90,000 MT from Cargill at 211.5 $/mt c&f;
  • 60,000 MT from Cofco at 211.5 $/mt c&f

- Weekly US wheat export sales data for week ended Dec 28 totalled 131,000 MT for 2017/18 (below trade expectations of 225-500 TMT). Export commitments for 2017/18 are running 7% behind of year-ago

- According to TAXUD, the EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 exported 10.59 MMT of soft wheat compared to 13.264 MMT a year ago

- Ukraine's Ag Min said that around 99.8% winter wheat for 2018 crop were emerged and about 85.5% of emerged crops were in good and satisfactory condition

- Buenos Aires Grain Exchange forecasts Argentine 2017/18 wheat crop at 17 MMT, up 1.2% from 2016/17 crop (16.8 MMT). Harvesting of Argentine wheat crop was 91.6% completed as of Jan 3, behind of last year’s pace of 94.9%

CORN

- Weekly US corn export sales data for week ended Dec 28 of 101,200 MT for 2017/18 (well below trade expectations of 600-900 TMT). Export commitments for 2017/18 are running 25% behind of year-ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 7.516 MMT of corn (maize) vs. 5.13 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 exported 521,820 MT of corn vs. 1.333 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 exported 2.607 MMT of barley vs. 2.279 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 exported 1.434 MMT of malt in barley equivalent vs. 1.477 MMT a year ago

- Ukraine's Ag Min said that around 98% winter barley for 2018 crop were emerged and about 85% of emerged crops were in good and satisfactory condition

- Buenos Aires Grain Exchange expects Argentina’s 2017/18 corn acreage at 5.4 mln ha (5.1 mln ha in 2016/17). Exchange estimates 77.9% of the crop has been planted as of Jan 3, behind of last year’s pace (82,9%)

- Buenos Aires Grain Exchange upped its forecast of Argentine 2017/18 barley crop to 3.1 MMT, up 3% from 2016/17 crop (3 MMT). Harvesting of Argentine barley crop was 89.8% completed as of Jan 3, ahead of last year’s pace of 88.2%

SOYBEAN

- Jan 5 - Argentina registered 50,180 MT of soymeal for export

- Weekly US soybeans export sales data for week ended Dec 28 of 560,800 MT, incl. 554,000 MT for 2017/18 (below the expectations of 600-900 TMT). Export commitments for 2017/18 are running 14% behind of year-ago

- Jan 5 - China sold 53,126 MT of rapeseed oil from state reserves or 91.9% of the offered amount (57,814 MT) at auction at an average price of 6,254 RMB/mt (964 $/mt)

- Malaysia will suspend export taxes on crude palm oil for a three-month period starting on Jan 8 to boost prices and reduce high stockpiles. The export tax suspension will be lifted before the three-month period if crude palm oil stocks fall to 1.6 MMT

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 6.092 MMT of soybeans vs. 6.855 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 9.992 MMT of soymeal vs. 9.319 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 147,197 MT of soybean oil vs. 154,518 MT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 1.95 MMT of rapeseed vs. 1.544 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 102,045 MT of rapeseed meal vs. 127,842 MT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 99,851 MT of rapeseed oil vs. 106,352 MT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 273,609 MT of sunflowerseed vs. 554,991 MT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 1.717 MMT of sunflower meal vs. 1.498 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 890,341 MT of sunflower oil vs. 617,214 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of Jul 1-Jan 2, 2017/18 imported 3.161 MMT of palm oil vs. 3.006 MMT a year ago

- Indian December oilmeal exports were 236,000 MT, down 22% from the year ago period. Indian export of oilmeals during April-December 2017/18 rose 79% to over 2.09 MMT compared to 1.17 MMT during the same period of last season. Indian soymeal exports in December were 168,865 MT, down 30% from the year-earlier month. Indian Apr-Dec 2017/18 soymeal exports are estimated at 937,846 MT vs. 446,110 MT during the same period of last season

- Indian Apr-Dec 2017/18 rapeseed meal exports are estimated at 425,295 MT vs. 175,868 MT during the same period of last season. Indian rapeseed meal exports in December were 32,832 MT, a 14-fold increase from the year-earlier month

- Ukraine's Ag Min said that around 97% winter rapeseed for 2018 crop were emerged and about 89% of emerged crops were in good and satisfactory condition

- Buenos Aires Grain Exchange expects Argentina’s 2017/18 soybean acreage at 18.1 mln ha, down 5.7% from the previous crop year. About 87.5% of the crop has been planted as of Jan 3 vs. 92.9% this time last year

PARIS GRAIN DAY 2018

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