- May 19 - USDA announced export sales of 132,000 MT of US soybeans to China for 2014/15 delivery

- US soybean export inspections for week, ending May 14, reported 341,097 MT, topping expectations

- Malaysia seeks Argentine soymeal for July-August shipment

- Saudi Arabia bought cargo of Argentine soymeal for August late last week

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier raised his estimate of Brazilian 2014/15 soybean crop by 1 MMT to 94.5 MMT and vs. 86.7 MMT in 2013/14

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier estimates Argentine 2014/15 soybean crop at 59.0 MMT, unchanged from previous estimate and vs. 54.0 MMT in 2013/14

- Argentine crusher strikes move to northern area of Rosario, although exports appear to be unaffected at this time

- Argentina's Agriculture Ministry is creating a registry that will track the amount of genetically modified soybean seeds reaped from farmers' crops in order to crack down on the illegal resale of seeds developed by Monsanto Co

- Surveyor Intertek Testing Services estimated Malaysia's May 1-20 palm oil exports at 1.07 MMT up 52.6% from a month ago

- Germany's association of farm cooperatives (DRV) forecasts Germany's 2015 winter rapeseed crop will fall 16.2% on the year to 5.23 MMT

- German Statistical office says winter rapeseed area was down 6.4% from a year ago