- May 5 - Egypt's GASC is tendering for optional origin wheat for shipment June 16-25

- Egypt had procured about 750,000 MT of local wheat since the current season began in mid-April. Egypt is targeting 3.7 MMT of local purchases this year

- Iranian private importers bought about 25,000 MT of Ukrainian milling wheat for shipment from Odessa or Nikolayev in the second half of May

- USDA estimated 43% of the US winter wheat crop good to excellent (G/E) as of May 3, below market expectations for 44-45% G/E but up from 42% a week ago and vs. 31% a year ago

- USDA said the US spring wheat crop 75% planted as of May 3, within trade expectations, vs. 55% a week ago, and vs. 25% a year ago and vs. a five year average of 40%

- US wheat export inspections for week, ending Apr 30, recorded 325,930 MT, below market expectations

- Kazakhstan's Ag Min said Kazakhstan exported 5.367 MMT of grain between July 1-Apr 30 vs. 7.554 MMT a year ago, incl. flour – 2.023 MMT in wheat equivalent vs. 2.493 MMT in the same period of 2013/14

- ADM Germany estimates UK's 2015 wheat crop at 14.4 MMT vs. 16.4 MMT last year

- ADM Germany estimates Romania's 2015 wheat crop at 6.5 MMT vs. 7.6 MMT in 2014