- Informa Economics estimated 2015 world soybean production at 316.5 MMT

- Informa Economics estimated 2014/15 soybean crop in Brazil at 94.5 MMT and Argentina at 59.0 MMT

- Brazil's April 2015 soybean exports are estimated at 6.55 MMT down from 8.25 MMT a year ago

- May 12 - Egypt FIHC seeks for 25,000 MT of soyoil and 15,000 MT of sunoil for July shipment

- A wage strike that impacts around 20% of Argentina's crushing workers started overnight and is expected to disrupt the nation's soyoil shipments. Meanwhile, the dockworkers with the powerful CGT union are also mulling a strike

- Argentine CGT port workers' union postpones strike vote until May 14 as work stoppage would involve govt sanctions; port activity at Rosario said to be normal

- StatsCan estimated March 31 Canadian soybean stocks at 2.06 MMT vs. 1.42 MMT a year ago

- StatsCan estimated March 31 Canadian canola stocks at 7.0 MMT, lower than average guess of 7.4 MMT and vs. 8.7 MMT a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 319,500 H of soybean through May 6, or 15.6% of the planned total planted area vs. 460,500 H a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 2.2 MH of sunflower through May 6, or 33.3% of the planned total planted area vs. 2.4 MH a year ago