- Indonesia bought nearly 50,000 MT of South American corn at 190 $/mt c&f for Aug-Oct shipment

- June 16 - USDA announced export sales of 100,000 MT of US corn to unknown destinations for 2014/15 delivery

- Weekly US corn export sales data for week ended June 11 – 827,600 MT, incl. 627,200 MT for 2014/15 vs. expected 400,000-600,000 MT and 200,400 MT for 2015/16 vs. expected 50,000-200,000 MT

- Informa Economics estimates US corn acres at 88.777 million vs. their previous estimate of 88.737 and the USDA at 89.2 million acres. Using an average yield projection of 166.4 bu per acre, the firm projects a 13.564 billion bu crop

- US Ethanol production was down 12,000 barrels per day to 980,000 barrels per day for the week ended June 12. Stocks rose 472,000 barrels to 20.7 million barrels

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier raised his 2014/15 Brazilian corn crop estimate by 2.5 MMT to 81.5 MMT, but left unchanged its estimate for Argentina – 24.5 MMT

- EU in week ended June 16 granted licences to export 96 TMT of corn, bringing the total this season to 3.482 MMT vs. 2.578 MMT a year ago

- EU in week ended June 16 awarded 148 TMT of corn (maize) import certificates, taking the volume so far this season to 8.912 MMT vs. 13.957 MMT a year ago

- Strategie Grains left unchanged its forecast of the new crop EU corn production at 67.5 MMT, down 11% from the previous year

- FranceAgriMer lowered its 2014/15 corn ending stocks estimate by 400,000 MT from last month to 3.4 MMT

- FranceAgriMer said 85% of France's corn crops were in good to excellent condition as of June 15 vs. 84% a week ago and 86% a year ago

- Germany's association of farm co-operatives forecasts 2015/16 Germany corn crop at 4.66 MMT, down 9.2% from the previous year

- Ukraine's Ag Min said Ukraine has exported 33.732 MMT of grain between July 1, 2014 – June 19, 2015 including wheat – 10.751 MMT, corn – 18.266 MMT and barley – 4.461 MMT

- Ukraine grain stocks at 10.026 MMT as of June 1, up 49.1% from a year earlier, incl. 3.969 MMT of wheat, 794,700 MT of barley and 4.814 MMT of corn. The data does not include grain stored at small farms

- Ukrainian Ag Ministry forecasted new corn crop at 26.4 MMT and estimated corn exports for the new crop at 18.2 MMT, with 2 MMT to go to China

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 2.7 MH of corn through June 19, or 97.2% of the planned total planted area vs. 2.7 MH a year ago

- China sells just nearly 0.3 MMT of reserve corn of the 5.3 MMT offered last week

- Japanese use of corn in animal feed stood at 45.1% in April, an increase from 44.5% the previous month but down from 46.8% a year-ago. The use of sorghum had an increase