- Bangladesh tenders to import 50,000 MT of better quality wheat. The deadline to submit offers under the tender is Aug 27, with validity up to Sept 7, and the wheat has to be shipped within 40 days of signing the contract

- Aug 19 - Taiwan (Taiwan Sugar Corp) tendered to buy 23,000 MT of US corn and 12,000 MT of US soybeans for Nov-Dec shipment

- Aug 14 - Tunisia bought 117,000 MT of optional-origin soft wheat at 196.75-202.42 $/mt for Oct-Jan shipment

- Aug 14 - Tunisia bought 175,000 MT of barley for Oct-Jan shipment

- Aug 14 - Isreali group of buyers purchased 110,000 MT of optional origin corn (Black Sea, US or South America)

- Traders expect Statistics Canada to report the Canadian wheat crop at 25.6 MMT this week, its smallest level in four years

- Russia's Ag Min said Russia exported about 2.608 MMT of grain between July 1-August 9, 2015, down by 46.3% from 4.854 MMT a year ago, including wheat – 1.662 MMT (3.667 MMT a year ago), barley – 771.2 TMT, corn – 158.5 TMT, other grains – 15.7 TMT


- South Korea's Nofi bought 12,000 MT of Indian rapemeal last week

- Surveyor SGS estimated Malaysia's August 1-15 palm oil exports at 729,834 MT up 9.8% from a month ago

- Surveyor Intertek Testing Services (ITS) estimated Malaysia's August 1-15 palm oil exports at 715,892 MT up 7.47% from a month ago

- India imported 1.501 MMT of veg oils (edible & non-edible) in July vs. 1.016 MMT in June and vs. 1.110 MMT a year ago. It is the highest during any single months since import opened in 1994

- India imported 10.2 MMT of edible veg oils in Nov 2014-Jul 2015 vs. 8.05 MMT in the same period of 2013/14 and expected to reach 13.8-14.0 MMT for the year ending Oct 2015 against last year import of 11.8 MMT

- India imported 765,865 MT of crude palm oil in July vs. 571,496 MT in June and vs. 527,648 MT a year ago

- India imported 185,357 MT of RBD palmolein in July vs. 147,813 MT in June and vs. 120,855 MT a year ago

- India imported a record high of 349,436 MT of soybean oil in July vs. 154,090 MT in June and vs. 306,068 MT a year ago

- India imported 121,782 MT of sunflower oil in July vs. 105,100 MT in June and vs. 111,936 MT a year ago

- India imported 31,134 MT of rapeseed oil in July vs. 20,450 MT in June and 16,517 MT a year ago

- India's current stock of edible oils as on 1st August, 2015 at various ports is estimated at 840,000 MT (CPO 400,000 MT, RBD Palmolein 125,000 MT, Degummed Soybean Oil 170,000 MT, Crude Sunflower Oil 115,000 MT and 30,000 MT of Rapeseed (Canola) Oil) and about 1,580,000 MT in pipelines. Total stock at ports and in pipelines increased to 2.42 MMT from 2.18 MMT a month ago, due to higher import during July 2015, it is well above last year's 1.59 MMT. India's monthly requirement is about 1.6 MMT