- May 12 - Maldives tenders for 6,000 tons of wheat flour

- Apr 30 - South Korea's CJ Cheiljedang Corp canceled tender to buy a total of 50,000 tons of US wheat for September shipment, saying it expected cheaper prices

- Thailand bought 30,000 tons of Russian feed wheat for August

- Apr 29 - South Korea's Samyang Corporation bought a total of 30,000 tons of US No.1 wheat at prices ranged between 218$/t to 307 $/t fob for September-October shipment

- Iraq canceled the recent tender to buy at least 50,000 tons milling wheat. The tender offers were valid up to Monday, April 27

- Cheaper supplies shipped out of Europe, Ukraine and Russia continued to dominate international markets while buyers of US wheat also switched some of their canceled purchases to the next marketing season that begins on June 1

- USDA said weekly exports of all wheat varieties were a net cancellation of 449,167 tons for the current marketing season, the largest such cancellation in USDA records going back to 1990

- Weekly US wheat export sales data for week ended Apr 23 – 403,700 tons, incl. a net cancellation of 449,200 tons for 2014/15, the largest such cancellation in USDA records going back to 1990, (expected 0-100,000 tons) and 852,900 tons for 2015/16 (expected 100,000-300,000 tons)

- Russia Ag Min said Russia exported about 27.685 MMT of grain between July 1 – Apr 29, 2014/15 vs. 22.917 MMT a year ago, including wheat – 19.95 MMT, barley – 4.9 MMT, corn – 2.392 MMT

- Russia may begin new crop intervention grain purchases in late July vs. Sept-Oct in recent years

- SovEcon says short term effect of lifting export tax in Russia will be to raise domestic wheat prices, says government considering a floating export tax for the new crop

- SovEcon keeps estimate for new crop grain production unchanged at 93 MMT

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 643,900 H of spring wheat through April 30, or 4.9% of the planned total planted area vs. 720,500 H a year ago

- Morocco hikes import duty on soft wheat to 75% from 17.5% through Oct 1. Morocco expects record cereal harvest of 11 MMT vs. 6.7 MMT in 2014, incl. 5.5 MMT of soft wheat, 2.2 MMT of hard wheat, 3.2 MMT of barley

- EU in week ended Apr 24 awarded licences to import 24,825 tons of Ukrainian wheat under an annual duty-free quota. The award meant that the EU had now awarded almost 402,580 tons out of a total volume of 950,000 tons available in 2015

- EU in week ended Apr 28 granted licences to export 587,000 tons of soft wheat, bringing the total this season to 27.689 MMT vs. 25.111 MMT a year ago

- FranceAgriMer said 91% of France's soft wheat crops were in good to excellent condition as of Apr 27 unchanged from a week ago and vs. 74% a year ago

- A large volume of shipments from German ports is expected to continue in May to customers including Iran, Algeria and Saudi Arabia

- ADM Germany estimated German wheat crop at 25.6 MMT vs. 27.7MMT last year

- ADM Germany estimated EU soft wheat crop at 139.1 MMT vs. 148.5 MMT in 2014

- Egypt's GASC had procured around 700,000 tons of local wheat since the current season began in mid-April. Egypt is targeting 3.7 MMT of local purchases this year, around 100,000 tons more than last season. Local wheat purchases are expected to continue until June 30

- Bangladesh's wheat production is estimated at 25.03 MMT this year that is below the government's target of 26.3 MMT

- India's government's wheat procurement this year may fall short of the initial target of 30 MMT due to crop damage. Wheat procurement is underway and about 5.93 MMT has been procured so far in the ongoing 2015/16 (April-March). Last year, the government had procured 28 MMT of wheat from farmers

- French silo operator Senalia says it is halting wheat deliveries due to lack of loading demand

- InVivo and CHS create grain storage, export joint venture ICGrain in Hungary