- Egypt's GASC says seeking wheat for Nov 1-10 shipment

- Oct 13 - Jordan seeks 100,000 MT of optional origin hard milling wheat

- Oct 1 - Oman canceled tender for 60,000 MT of Russian wheat for Nov shipment, due to high prices

- Flour mills in Asia locked in deals to buy wheat this week as a threat to supplies due to dry weather in parts of Australia, the US and the Black Sea region lifted global prices

- Indonesian millers booked 60,000 MT of Australian prime wheat at around 225-230 $/mt for shipment in Dec-Jan and engaged in discussions to take at least three to four more cargoes of 50,000 to 60,000 MT each from Australia

- Millers in the Philippines have issued a tender to purchase 50,000 MT of soft white and spring wheat for arrival in March-April

- Thailand has been snapping up cheap feed from the Black Sea region. It has largely booked cargoes right up to March, taking about 150,000 MT a month. Ukrainian feed wheat was quoted to Thailand at 200 $/mt c&f for Nov shipment, 204 $/mt c&f for Dec and 208 $/mt c&f for Jan

- India imported over 120,000 MT of wheat in August, taking its season to date imports to around 420,000 MT (mostly Australian origin), the most since 2010 following the low quality of this year's crop

- StatsCanada raised its all wheat crop from 24.6 to 26.06 MMT, well above the average market expectation of 25.1 MMT, but still down 11.4% from last year

- Weekly US wheat export sales data for week ended September 24 – 77,100 MT for 2015/16, well below of market expectations (250,000-450,000 MT)

- EU in week ended September 29 granted licenses to export 457 TMT of soft wheat, bringing the total this season to 5.175 MMT vs. 6.427 MMT a year ago

- FranceAgriMer estimated soft wheat planting 3% done as of Sept 28, behind of last year's pace of 7%

- French silo operator Senalia to resume wheat intake from Oct 5

- Saudi Arabia's Grain Silos and Flour Mills Organization (GSFMO) is going to be divided into four companies according to reports in local Saudi media. The privatization is expected to be completed by the end of next year. The Saudi government will continue to buy and provide subsidized wheat to the companies to keep flour prices the same

- Russian farmers have harvested 96.3 MMT of grain (incl. 61.6 MMT of wheat, 17.6 MMT of barley and 4.9 MMT of corn) as of Oct 2, down from 99.0 MMT (incl. 58.6 MMT of wheat, 20.5 MMT of barley and 5.4 MMT of corn) a year ago. Yields were at 2.41 mt/ha, down from 2.51 mt/ha a year ago. While 72.5% (or 12.4 mln ha) of winter crops were planted as of Oct 2 vs. 12.3 mln ha year ago

- Kazakhstan's Ag Min said Kazakhstan harvested 15.61 MMT as of Oct 2, up from 13.814 MMT a year ago. Yields were at 1.24 mt/ha, up from 1.18 mt/ha a year ago

- Ukrainian farmers have planted winter wheat on 3.7 mln ha (59% of plan) as of Oct 2 vs. 4.0 mln ha a year ago

- Glencore is in talks with a Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund and China's state-backed grain trader COFCO, along with Canadian pension funds, to sell a stake in its agricultural assets