- Mexico seeks US corn for Aug-Sept shipment

- Taiwan Sugar Corp. seeks 23,000 MT of US corn and 12,000 MT of US soybeans for October shipment

- China is concerned about its record corn stocks, but it has not yet decided on a domestic price for corn

- Ukraine's Ag Min said Ukraine has exported 32.721 MMT of grain between July 1, 2014 – June 9, 2015 including wheat – 10.537 MMT, corn – 17.47 MMT and barley – 4.461 MMT

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 2.7 MH of corn through June 9, or 95.9% of the planned total planted area vs. 2.5 MH a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 8.1 MH of spring barley through June 9, or 98.5% of the planned total planted area vs. 8.7 MH a year ago

- ABARES forecasts Australian 2015/16 barley crop to rise 3% to 8.25 MMT (7.5 MMT previous forecast in March and 8.01 MMT in 2014/15) on higher plantings to meet China's rising demand