- Strategie Grains raised its estimate of EU barley crop by 1.6 MMT from August to 60.4 MMT, which is now unchanged from 2014 crop

- EU in week ended September 11 awarded licenses to import 2,500 MT of Ukrainian barley under an annual duty-free quota. The award meant that the EU had now awarded 194.238 MT (77.7%) out of a total volume of 250,000 MT available in 2015

- EU in week ended September 15 granted licenses to export 454 TMT of barley, bringing the total this season to 3.187 MMT vs. 1.687 TMT a year ago

- Stats Canada estimates Canada's 2015 barley production at 7.0 MMT, down from August estimate of 7.3 MMT, but up 0.5% from 2014

- Stats Canada estimates Canada's 2015 oat production at 3.2 MMT, down from August estimate of 3.3 MMT, but up 10.9% from 2014