- Sep 24 - Chinese trade delegation in Iowa signed deals to buy a total of 13.18 MMT of US soybeans valued at about $5.3 billion for 2015/16 and 2016/17 shipment, topping analyst expectations

- Sep 24 - USDA announced export sales of 313,000 MT of US soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during 2015/16

- Weekly US soybean export sales data for week ended September 17 – 1,316 MMT for 2015/16, topping the high end of a range of analysts' forecasts (1-1.2 MMT)

- Malaysia bought cargo of Argentine soy meal for Dec shipment

- Active Brazilian farmer sales are ongoing due to weak currency (BRL); talk that Brazilian farmers have already sold over 35 MMT of soybeans for the new crop. Brazil's Cerealpar said that the nation's growers had sold 45-50% of their 2015/16 soybean crop

- IGC trimmed its global 2015/16 soybean production forecast by 0.4 MMT to 317.2 MMT (322.2 in 2014/15), on lower prospects for Argentine crop, but it upped carryover by 5.2 MMT from last month to 49.3 MMT, now above vs. 47.1 MMT in 2014/15

- Argentina's August soybean crush was 4.250 MMT vs. 4.746 MMT in July, but up 763,000 MT from a year ago

- Surveyor Intertek Testing Services estimated Malaysia's September 1-25 palm oil exports at 1,322,256 MT up 3.6% from a month ago

- Surveyor SGS estimated Malaysia's September 1-25 palm oil exports at 1,339,354 MT up 4.2% from a month ago

- Buenos Aires Grain Exchange estimated sunflower planting 23.1% done as of Sep 24, up 1.6% on the week, and vs. 20.7% 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