WHEAT

- Pakistan has imposed a 20% import duty on wheat to prop up domestic producers

- Nov 6 - Israel seeks 25,000 tons of optional origin feed wheat for Jan-Feb shipment

- Nov 6 - South Korea's Daehan Flour Mill seeks 28,900 tons of U.S. wheat for March-April shipment

- Nov 5 - Egypt GASC bought 180 KMT of French and 55 KMT of Ukrainian wheat for shipment December 11-20:

  • 55 KMT of Ukrainian wheat from Venus at 257.38 $/t c&f
  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Granit at 261.04 $/t c&f
  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Soufflet at 261.04 $/t c&f
  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Glencore at 258.79 $/t c&f

- Nov 5 - Jordan canceled tender for 100,000 tons of hard milling wheat for April-May shipment

- Nov 6 - Japan bought 133,521 tons of US, Canadian food wheat for Dec-Jan shipment via regular tender

- Thai feed millers this week bought 167,400 tons of Brazilian and Ukrainian feed wheat, 13,000 tons of Indian rapeseed meal for Dec-Jun shipment

- Nov 5 - Japan bought 9,820 tons of feed wheat and 28,800 tons of feed barley via SBS tender for Jan-Feb shipment

- Nov 1 - Egypt GASC bought 60 KMT of French wheat from Soufflet at 260 $/t c&f for shipment Dec 1-10

- Oct 31 - Tunisia bought 150 KMT of optional-origin durum wheat at 540-581.94 $/t c&f for March-May shipment

- Oct 31 - South Korea Daehan Flour Mills bought 26,100 tons of U.S. milling wheat for Mar-Apr shipment

- India imports 12,000 tons of Australian wheat (APW) at 310-315 $/t

- FranceAgriMer estimated French farmers had sown 77% of the soft wheat area for next year's harvest by October 27 vs. 67% year ago

- Kazakhstan's Ag Min said Kazakhstan exported 2.18 MMT of grain between July 1st – October 31stvs. 2.58 MMT a year ago

- Kazakhstan Ag Min said as of Nov 4rd Kazakhstan had harvested 91% of their grain crop

- IGC raised its forecast for the 2014/15 global wheat crop by 1 ММТ to a record 718 ММТ

- More than 40% of China's arable land is suffering from degradation

- Informa Economics estimated EU 2014/15 wheat crop at 154.7 MMT up 724,000 tons from previous estimate

- Informa Economics estimated Australia's 2014/15 wheat crop at 22.0 MMT down 1.9 MMT from previous estimate

CORN

- Nov 4 - EU lowers import taxes for corn, sorghum, and rye as of Nov 4 to 4.49 euros per ton from 10.44 euros per ton

- Nov 6 - Israel seeks 145,000 tons of optional origin corn for Jan-March shipment

- Indonesia bought 110,000 tons of Brazilian corn for Jan – Feb shipment

- Israel canceled tender to buy 90,000 tons of optional origin corn for Jan-March shipment

- FranceAgriMer estimated French farmers harvested 57% of corn area by October 27 vs. 30% year ago

- ADM Germany estimated EU corn crop at 73.6 MMT in 2014, up from 64.3 MMT in 2013

- Informa Economics estimated Brazilian 2014/15 corn crop at 69.7 MMT down 900,000 tons from previous estimate

- Informa Economics estimated EU 2014 corn production at 72.5 MMT vs. previous estimate of 71.0 MMT

- Informa Economics estimated US 2014 corn production at 14.493 BB vs. previous estimate of 14.395 BB

- Linn Group estimated US 2014 corn production at 14.842 BB vs. previous estimate of 14.881 BB

- FC Stone estimated US 2014 corn production at 14.783 BB vs. previous estimate of 14.958 BB

- IGC projected world corn production at 980 MMT, up 6 MMT from last month's forecast, but still below the prior season's record 983 MMT harvest

SOYBEAN

- Oct 30 - USDA announced 132 KMT of US soybeans to China for 2014/15 shipment

- Thailand for the last week of October bought 340 KMT of soymeal and 20 KMT of soybeans for shipment in the first half of 2015:

  • 60,000 tons of US soymeal for March shipment
  • 60,000 tons of Argentine soymeal for January shipment
  • 60,000 tons of Argentine soymeal for April shipment
  • 60,000 tons of Argentine soymeal for May shipment
  • 100,000 tons of Argentine soymeal for June shipment
  • 20,000 tons of Argentine soybeans for June shipment

- Indonesia eyeing South American soymeal for Jan-June shipment

- Informa Economics estimated 2014/15 Brazilian soybean crop at 93.0 MMT up 500,00 tons from previous estimate

- Informa Economics estimated 2014/15 Argentine bean crop at 56.0 MMT up 500,000 tons from previous estimate

- Informa Economics estimated US 2014 soybeans production at 3.991 BB vs. previous estimate of 4.017 BB

- Linn Group estimated US 2014 soybeans production at 4.064 BB vs. previous estimate of 4.091 BB

- FC Stone estimated US 2014 soybeans production at 4.033 BB vs. previous estimate of 4.066 BB

OTHERS

- Nov 6 - Israel seeks 20,000 tons of optional origin sorghum for Feb shipment

- Oct 30 - USDA announced 113 KMT of US sorghum to unknown destinations for 2014/15 shipment

- Oct 29 - South Korea bought 9,742 tonnes of non-glutinous rice from China for January arrival

- India's (MMTC, STC) seeks rice for Dec-Feb shipment

- Surveyor SGS estimated Malaysia's October palm oil exports at 1,463,982 tons down 2.0% from September

- Indonesia set its crude palm oil export tax for November at zero, unchanged from the previous month

- Indonesia Palm Oil Board estimated 2015 palm oil output at 31.5 MMT vs. 2014 output of 29.5 MMT

- Strategie Grains estimated EU 2014 rapeseed crop at 24.0 MMT (record) vs. previous estimate of 23.8 MMT

- CNGOIC estimated China's 2014 canola imports at a record 5.0 MMT up 64% from 2013

- India's Oct oilmeal exports more than double on month to 218,307 tons

- Strategie Grains estimated EU 2014 sunseed crop at 8.8 MMT vs. previous estimate of 8.7 MMT