- Weekly US soybean export sales data for week ended August 13 – 830,800 MT, incl. 46,400 MT for 2014/15 vs. expected sales between 0,000-250,000 MT and 784,400 MT for 2015/16, within market forecasts of 500,000-800,000 MT

- China's soy imports from Brazil rose 22.1% in July from the year-ago period to 6.37 MMT, from Argentina rose 43.9% on year to 2.28 MMT. China's total soy imports in July rose 27% on year to a record 9.5 MMT

- Argentina's Ag Min raised its estimate of country's soybean crop 2014/15 to 61.4 MMT from a previous estimate of 60.8 MMT

- Statistics Canada estimated Canada's 2015 canola crop at 13.343 MMT, below average market expectation of 13.6 MMT, and will be the lowest in five years

- Malaysia will keep the crude palm oil export tax at 0% for September