- Aug 27 - USDA announced export sales of 130,000 MT of US soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during the 2015/16

- Morocco bought a cargo of US soy meal for November

- Weekly US soybean export sales data for week ended August 20 – 1,325,800 MT, incl. net sales cancellations of 131,600 MT for 2014/15 vs. expected sales between 0,000-150,000 MT and 1,457,400 MT for 2015/16, well above market forecasts of 600,000-900,000 MT

- Indonesia's Ag Min proposes 10% tax on soybean imports

- Shipments of corn and soybeans from Brazil port of Paranagua are expected to rise 71% from year-ago over the August to October period this year

- IGC raised its global 2015/16 soybean production forecast by 1.6 MMT to 317.6 MMT (322.1 in 2014/15), on improved prospects in the US, but it trimmed carryover by 3.6 MMT from last month to 44.1 MMT (43.3 MMT in 2014/15) due to a boost in usage

- Ukraine's Ag Min said Ukraine exported 330,000 MT of sunflower oil to China between Jan-June 2015 up 6.8% from a year ago

- Buenos Aires Grain Exchange estimated sunflower planting 10.4% done as of Aug 27, up 1.7% on the week, and vs. 15.2% a year ago. The exchange forecasts country's sunflower planting area at 1.45 mln ha this year

- Viterra Inc, the agriculture segment of Glencore, buys Eastern Canada's largest oilseed processing plant (TRT-ETGO plant at Bécanour, Quebec) from Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd for C$190 million ($143.43 million). The plant can crush 1.05 MMT of canola and soybeans annually