- Aug 7 - Saudi Arabia's GSFMO seeks 495,000 MT of optional origin hard wheat for Sept-Nov shipment

- South Korea's Daehan passed on tender for 23,900 MT of US wheat for November, due too high prices

- South Korea's CJ passed on tender for 27,100 MT of US wheat for November, due too high prices

- Bangladesh rejected a cargo of 52,500 MT of French wheat because it didn't meet specifications of the tender

- Thailand bought a cargo of Black Sea feed wheat for Oct

- India has imposed a 10% duty on wheat imports until March 31 of next year

- Weekly US wheat export sales data for week ended July 30 – 840,800 MT, incl. 838,500 MT for 2015/16, a marketing year high that topped trade expectations of 400,000-600,000 MT

- EU in week ended August 4 granted licences to export 372 TMT of soft wheat, bringing the total this season to 1.958 MMT vs. 1.303 MMT a year ago

- FranceAgriMer, in a weekly update, rated 77% of soft wheat good or excellent as of August 3, unchanged from week earlier and vs. 71% a year ago. Harvesting of soft wheat was under way with 86% of the national area cut by August 3 vs. 71% a week ago and 85% last year

- Informa Economics estimated Russia's 2015/16 wheat crop at 57.5 MMT vs. previous estimate of 57.0 MMT

- Algeria estimated 2015 grain harvest at 3-3.5 MMT (vs. 3.4 MMT in 2014 and 4.9 MMT in 2013) with imports to rise

- Russian farmers have harvested 46.7 MMT of grain (incl. 37.2 MMT of wheat and 6.5 MMT of barley) as of August 6, down from 54.9 MMT (incl. 41.1 MMT of wheat and 8.4 MMT of barley) a year ago. Yields were at 3.13 mt/ha, down from 3.32 mt/ha a year ago

- Ukrainian farmers harvested 24.3 MMT (92% of area) of wheat as of August 6, up from 22.1 MMT a year ago. Yields were at 3.85 mt/ha vs. 3.92 mt/ha a year ago

- Kazakhstan's Ag Min said Kazakhstan harvested 1.148 MMT of grain as of August 7, up from 781,900 MT a year ago. Yields were at 1.67 mt/ha, up from 1.2 mt/ha a year ago