- Aug 14 - Tunisia seeks 175,000 MT of barley from optional origins

- Aug 13 - Jordan passed on its tender for 100,000 MT of optional origin feed barley for Dec-Jan shipment

- EU in week ended August 7 awarded licences to import 475 MT of Ukrainian barley under an annual duty-free quota. The award meant that the EU had now awarded 162,276 MT (64.9%) out of a total volume of 250,000 MT available in 2015

- EU in week ended August 11 granted licences to export 161 TMT of barley, bringing the total this season to 1.961 MMT vs. 1.038 TMT a year ago

- FranceAgriMer said 66% of France's spring barley crops were in good to excellent condition as of August 10 up 1% from previous week and vs. 63% a year ago. Harvesting of spring barley was 98% complete vs. 92% a week ago and 93% a year ago

- FranceAgriMer estimated 2015 French winter barley crop at 9.6 MMT vs. 8.4 MMT in 2014; expects spring barley crop at 2.9 MMT vs. 3.2 MMT in 2014

- Strategie Grains raised its 2015 EU barley crop estimate by 1 MMT to 58.8 MMT, but it is still 3% down from last year