WHEAT

- Oct 8 - Algeria's OAIC seeks optional-origin milling wheat for Nov-Dec shipment

- Oct 8 - Israel seeks 55,000 MT of optional-origin feed wheat for Nov-Jan shipment

- Oct 6 - South Korea's CJ bought 24,650 MT of US milling wheat for Jan shipment

- Oct 6 - South Korea's Daehan bought 25,300 MT of US milling wheat for Jan shipment

- Oct 6 - South Korea's Daehan bought 50,000 MT of Australian milling wheat for March shipment

- Russia may buy up to 1.5 MMT of grain for state stocks by Jan 2016. In total government is ready to buy up to 2 MMT of grains for its stocks in 2015/16, of which it currently has 1.87 MMT. Russia's Ag Min said Russia should have no less than 3.5 MMT of grain in stocks

- Kazakhstan's Ag Min said Kazakhstan harvested 17.244 MMT (from 91.8% of area) as of Oct 7, up from 14.367 MMT a year ago. Yields were at 1.27 mt/ha, up from 1.19 mt/ha a year ago

- Vietnam has won a tender to supply nearly 1 MMT of rice to Indonesia. But Indonesia officials say deal is just a contingency plan. The deal, along with a 450,000 MT supply contract to the Philippines, will help stabilize Vietnam's rice industry through the first quarter of 2016. The supply to Indonesia included 750,000 MT of 15% broken rice and the rest was 5% broken grain, for loading until March 2016, similar to the delivery for the Philippines

- Iraq again extends offer deadline in tender for 30,000 MT of rice

CORN

- Oct 14 - Japan seeks 120,000 MT of feed wheat and 200,000 MT of feed barley via simultaneous buy and sell (SBS) auction to be loaded by Jan 31 and arrive by Feb 29

- Oct 8 - Israel seeks 80,000 MT of optional origin corn for Nov-Jan shipment

- Colombia has approved the import of additional about 2.5 MMT of corn amid drought. The country imported 3.1 MMT of corn between Jan-Jul 2015

- Safras reports Brazil first crop corn plantings near 34% done vs. 29 last year

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier estimates 2015/16 Brazilian corn crop at 84.3 MMT, unchanged from 2014/15

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier left its 2015/16 Argentine corn crop estimate at 21.6 MMT this week vs. 25.5 MMT in 2014/15

- Ukraine will allow traders to export 16 MMT of corn and 3.8 MMT of barley

SOYBEANS

- South Korea's NOFI seeks 55,000 MT of optional origin soymeal for April shipment

- South Korea's NOFI seeks 12,000 MT of optional origin rapeseed meal for Dec shipment

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier left its 2015/16 Brazilian soybean crop estimate at 99 MMT this week vs. 96.2 MMT in 2014/15. Around 2% to 3% of the crop is planted, which is about normal for this time of year

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier left its 2015/16 Argentine soybean crop estimate at 60 MMT this week, unchanged from last year's crop

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier estimates 2015/16 Paraguayan soybean crop at 8.8 MMT vs. 8.4 MMT in 2014/15

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier estimates 2015/16 Bolivian soybean crop at 3 MMT vs. 2.6 MMT in 2014/15

- Dr. Michael Cordonnier estimates 2015/16 Uruguayan soybean crop at 3.5 MMT, unchanged from 2014/15

- India's oilmeal exports in September edged up 4% from a year earlier to 113,913 MT (109,521 MT in Sep 2014) as shipments of soymeal rose. Exports of rapeseed meal fell 8.2% from a year ago to 60,211 MT, while soymeal shipments surged 693% to 6,886 MT

- India's export of oilmeals during April-September 2015 dropped 29% to 723,661 MT compared to 1,024,370 MT during the same period of last year. India's Apr-Sep soymeal exports at 42,743 MT vs. 111,027 MT a year ago