- Sep 17 - Egypt FIHC seeks 60,000 MT of soybean oil and 18,000 MT of sunflower oil for Dec-Jan shipment

- Philippines seeks up to 120,000 MT of soymeal for Jan-Feb shipment

- Sep 9 - China bought a cargo of US soybeans from the PNW for October shipment

- China to investigate illegal domestic GMO soybean crops. China is the world's top buyer of GMO soybeans, but Beijing has not given the go-ahead for domestic cultivation of GMO crops

- Soybean seed sales in Argentina are down as much as 40% from year-ago, despite plans to increase plantings, as tight finances prompt farmers to use up their seed stocks or buy on cheaper black market

- Buenos Aires Grain Exchange estimated sunflower planting 19.5% done as of Sep 10, up 2.8% on the week, and vs. 18.1% a year ago. The exchange forecasts country's sunflower planting area at 1.45 mln ha this year vs. 1.3 mln ha in 2014/15