- Malaysia keeps June crude palm oil export tax at zero

- Surveyor Intertek Testing Services estimated Malaysia's May 1-15 palm oil exports at 737,308 MT up 54.5% from a month ago

- Surveyor SGS estimated Malaysia's May 1-15 palm oil exports at 733,613 MT up 56.1% from a month ago

- India imported 530,557 MT of crude palm oil in April vs. 616,402 MT in March and vs. 438,122 MT a year ago

- India imported 187,534 MT of RBD palmolein in April vs. 51,576 MT in March and vs. 81,100 MT a year ago

- India imported 186,849 MT of soybean oil in April vs. 191,150 MT in March and vs. 113,000 MT a year ago

- India imported 152,196 MT of sunflower oil in April vs. 161,346 MT in March and vs. 170,260 MT a year ago

- India imported 33,546 MT of rapeseed oil in April vs. 18,264 MT in March and zero a year ago

- India's current stock of edible oils as on 1st May, 2015 at various ports is estimated at 690,000 tons (CPO 300,000 MT, RBD Palmolein 130,000 MT, Degummed Soybean Oil 135,000 MT, Crude Sunflower Oil 110,000 MT and 15,000 MT of Rapeseed (Canola) Oil and about 1.41 MMT in pipelines. Total stock at ports and in pipelines increased to 2.1 MMT from 2.01 MMT a month ago and vs. 1.165 MMT a year ago. India's monthly requirement is about 1.6 MMT

- Ukraine's Ag Min said farmers planted 3.9 MH of sunflower through May 15, or 84% of the planned area vs. 4.1 MH a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 4.0 MH of sunflower through May 15, or 60.1% of the planned total planted area vs. 4.5 MH a year ago