- UN's WFP bought 110,000 MT of Black Sea/EU wheat for donation to Djibouti (70 TMT for Jul-Aug shipment) and Yemen (40 TMT for June)

- Japan tendered to buy an unspecified amount of French wheat for donation to Togo

- Japan's Ministry of Agriculture skipped buying food-quality wheat via a regular tender this week

- Egypt had bought 5 MMT of local wheat so far this season which began in mid-April, surpassing its initial target of 3.7 MMT

- USDA estimated 44% of the US winter wheat crop good to excellent as of May 31, down 1 point from the prior week and vs. 30% a year ago

- USDA said the US spring wheat crop planting was completed as of May 31. Spring wheat's condition was 71% good-to-excellent, up from 69% a week ago

- US wheat export inspections for week, ending May 28, recorded 359,693 MT, in line with expectations

- Poland's June wheat exports are expected to fall to 100,000 MT, from around 200,000 MT in May, as Russia wins more business

- Tunisia says their grain harvest will fall by 40% to 1.4 MMT from 2.34 MMT last year and needs to import 2.3 MMT of grain, including 1 MMT of durum and 1.1 MMT of soft milling wheat

- Algerian Farm Union says country's cereals crop will be relatively low at 3.4 MMT unchanged from last year and vs. 4.9 MMT in 2013 due to drought

- Kazakhstan's Ag Min said Kazakhstan exported 5.856 MMT of grain between July 1,2014-May 30,2015 vs. 8.161 MMT a year ago, incl. flour – 2.197 MMT in wheat equivalent vs. 2.691 MMT in the same period of 2013/14

- Kazakh Ag Min said farmers planted 9.115 MH of spring cereal grains through June 2, or 62.2% of the planned total planted area vs. 13.443 MH (91.4%) a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 11.5 MH of spring wheat through June 1, or 87% of the planned total planted area vs. 12.2 MH a year ago

- Argentina's Ag Min said their new crop wheat planting 4% done against 6% a year ago while total acres could be down as much as 15% because of lower prices