- Apr 23 - UAE seeks 130,000 tons of corn

- FranceAgriMer said 27% of France's expected area under corn was sown as of Apr 13 vs. 2% a week ago and vs. 35% a year ago

- Strategie Grains forecasts EU's 2015 grain maize harvest at 68.0 MMT, down from the record 75.6 MMT last year

- Germany's farm co-operatives association predicts Germany's 2015 corn harvest will drop to 4.7 MMT from 5.1 MMT last year

- Japan's corn use was down to 44.4% in February as end user are shifting to alternative feed stuffs like wheat, barley and sorghum