- Pakistan bought 40,000 MT of Argentine soybeans for August shipment

- USDA said 45% of the US soybean crop was planted as of May 17, behind of market expectations of 47%, but above last year's (31%) and five-year average pace (36%)

- Terminals in Rosario, Argentina, are still on strike

- CNGOIC forecasts China's soybean imports in 2015/16 (Oct-Sept) at 77 MMT, up 5.5% from a year ago, but it is slightly lower than USDA's estimate of 77.5 MMT

- CNGOIC forecasts China's 2015 soybean crop at 11 MMT, down 9.5% from a year ago

- CNGOIC forecasts China's canola imports during 2015/16 (June-May) at 4.5 MMT vs. 4.8 MMT in 2014/15

- CNGOIC forecasts China's 2015/16 (Oct-Sept) palm oil imports at 5.6 MMT, including 4 MMT for food use, a rise of 5.7% from the previous year

- Canola seeding in Canada is 30% complete which is the fastest pace since 2006