- May 20 - Japan bought 81,700 MT of feed grains (67,000 MT of barley and 14,700 MT of wheat) for Oct arrive via SBS-tender. New SBS tender for 120,000 tons of feed wheat and 200,000 tons of feed barley will be held on May 27

- German Statistical office says winter barley area was up 3.2% from a year ago to 1.27 MH

- Germany's association of farm cooperatives (DRV) forecasts Germany's 2015 winter barley crop at 8.9 MMT

- Syria's barley production is estimated to be at least 1.3 MMT this year