- US corn export inspections for week, ending May 14, reported 1.108 MMT, topping expectations

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier estimates Brazilian 2014/15 corn crop at 79.0 MMT, unchanged from previous estimate and vs. 79.3 MMT in 2013/14

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier estimates Argentine 2014/15 corn crop at 24.0 MMT, unchanged from previous estimate and vs. 25.0 MMT in 2013/14

- World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said more than 35 countries have been hit in a surge in bird flu outbreaks since early last year, killing tens of millions of poultry