- Ethiopia (EGTE) issued a tender for 400 TMT of milling wheat

- India said to have bought 2 more cargos of Australian wheat this week

- Egypt expects to buy 5.3 MMT of wheat (record) from local farmers by the end of the season in mid-July vs. 3.7 MMT last year

- EU in week ended May 29 awarded licences to import 325,254 MT of Ukrainian wheat, the largest volume granted so far this year under an annual duty-free quota. The award meant that the EU had now awarded above 777,516 MT out of a total volume of 950,000 MT available in 2015

- EU in week ended June 2 granted licences to export 481 TMT of soft wheat, bringing the total this season to 29.795 MMT vs. 26.729 MMT a year ago

- FranceAgriMer, in a weekly update, rated 89% of soft wheat good or excellent as of June 1, down from 91% a week earlier but above 75% a year ago

- Weekly US wheat export sales data for week ended May 28 – 343,700 MT, incl. net cancellations of 20,400 MT for 2014/15 (expected -75,000-+100,000 MT) and 364,100 MT for 2015/16 (expected 200,000-400,000 MT)

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 12.8 MH of spring wheat through June 5, or 96.8% of the planned total planted area vs. 12.8 MH a year ago

- Kazakh Ag Min said farmers planted 12.354 MH of spring cereal grains through June 5, or 84.3% of the planned total planted area vs. 14.337 MH (97.5%) a year ago

- Buenos Aires Grains Exchange left its estimate of Argentine 2015/16 wheat sowing area at 4.1 MH, unchanged from previous estimate; 9.8% of the area had been planted as of June 4 vs. 11.9% a year ago

- Annual monsoon rains have started on India's southern Kerala coast today, five days later than usual

- Philippines purchased 150 TMT of rice from Vietnam