- South Korea's Nofi bought 45,000 MT of Argentine soymeal for Nov-Dec shipment

- Pakistani importers bought 66,000 MT of soybeans from Brazil for May 2016 shipment

- China bought five cargos of Argentine soyoil for Sep-Oct shipment this week

- Weekly US soybean export sales data for week ended August 6 – 756,800 MT, incl. 96,300 MT for 2014/15 vs. expected sales between -150,000-+250,000 MT and 660,500 MT for 2015/16, within market forecasts of 450,000-750,000 MT

- Safras e Mercado estimated Brazil's 2015/16 soybean crop at a record 99.8 MMT and exports at 52.25 MMT (50.2 MMT in 2014/15)

- Safras e Mercado estimated Brazil's 2015/16 soybean ending stocks at 6.27 MMT up 54% from 2014/15

- Argentine farmers announced 5-day strike (suspension of grain sales) to start August 24

- Germany's association of farm cooperatives estimates 2015 German rapeseed crop at 4.91 MMT down 21% from a year ago

- FranceAgriMer estimated 2015 French rapeseed crop at 5.1 MMT vs. 5.5 MMT in 2014

- Indonesian July palm and palmkernel oil exports were estimated at 2.1 MMT vs. 2.27 MMT a month ago

- India's July vegoil imports jumped to 1.5 MMT, up 36% on the year, and largest monthly rise since 1994

- India's Nov 2014-July 2015 vegoil imports hit a record 10 MMT vs. 8 MMT for the same period the prior year