- June 16 - Egypt's FIHC bought 45,000 MT of soyoil (15 TMT from ADM at 784 $/mt for arrival Aug 1-20 and 30 TMT from Cargill at 761 $/mt for Sept 1-20) and 25,000 MT of sunflower oil (10 TMT from Glencore at 886 $/mt for Aug 1-20 and 15 TMT from ADM at 868 $/mt for Sept 1-20)

- Weekly US soybean export sales data for week ended June 11 – 664,900 MT, incl. 132,900 MT for 2014/15 vs. expected 100,000-250,000 MT and 532,000 MT for 2015/16 vs. expected 150,000-350,000 MT

- Informa Economics estimates US soybean acreage at 86.8 million vs. previous estimate of 87.2 million and the USDA at 84.6 million acres. Using a 45.0 bu per acre yield projection, the firm projects a 3.871 billion bu crop

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier raised his 2014/15 Brazilian soybean crop estimate by 1.0 MMT to 95.5 MMT, but left unchanged its estimate for Argentina – 60 MMT

- Argentine Ag Min raised its estimate of the soybean crop to 61 MMT, up 1 MMT from its previous estimate

- Indian soybean production is likely to jump just over 10% in 2015 from a year ago to more than 10 MMT, boosted by ample monsoon rains

- Tight credit in Brazil to lead to fall in soy area - Agroconsult

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 2.0 MH of soybean through June 19, or 97% of the planned total planted area vs. 1.8 MH a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 6.8 MH of sunflower through June 19, or 103.3% of the planned total planted area vs. 6.8 MH a year ago

- Oil World forecasts new crop rapeseed world production at 66 MMT, down 1.2 MMT from a month ago and down 3.2 MMT from a year ago

- AgCanada forecasts canola production at 14.9 MMT, unchanged from last month

- Germany's association of farm co-operatives lowered its 2015/16 Germany rapessed crop forecast to 4.99 MMT from 5.23 MMT a month ago, which would be a 20% reduction from the previous year

- China will scrap its rapeseed stockpiling policy this year and offer subsidies to five key growing regions instead

- CNGOIC estimated China's 2015/16 rapeseed imports at 4.8 MMT vs. 2014/15 record of 5.1 MMT

- China's JC Intelligence estimated China's 2015/16 rapeseed imports at 4.2 MMT

- Malaysia will keep July crude palm oil export tax at zero

- Surveyor Intertek Testing Services estimated Malaysia's June 1-20 palm oil exports at 1.074 MMT up 0.4% from a month ago

- Surveyor SGS estimated Malaysia's June 1-20 palm oil exports at 1.082 MMT up 3.3% from a month ago

- India's Ruchi says new crop palm oil imports should reach 9.4 MMT vs. 8.9 MMT this season