WHEAT

- Nov 30 - Bangladesh tenders to buy 50,000 tons of optional origin wheat

- Nov 25 - Morocco ONICL seeks 171,600 tons of soft wheat in local market

- Nov 21 - Turkey tenders to buy 60,000 tons of durum wheat

- Nov 20 - Taiwan seeks 82,050 tons of US wheat for Jan-Feb shipment

- Nov 19 - Israel seeks 25,000 tons of optional origin feed wheat for Jan-Feb shipment

- Nov 13 - South Korea KFA canceled tender to import 50,000 tons of optional origin feed wheat. The lowest offer was 254.79 $/t c&f plus a 1.50 $/t surcharge for additional port unloading

- Nov 13 - Japan bought 127,355 tons of food wheat for Dec-Jan shipment:

  • 15,590 tons of US western white wheat
  • 39,910 tons of US HRW wheat
  • 36,095 tons of US dark northern spring wheat
  • 35,760 tons of Australia white wheat

- Nov 12 - South Korea NOFI bought 110,000 tons of optional origin feed wheat at 248.48 and 250.48 $/t c&f plus a 1.50 $/t surcharge for additional port unloading for arrival around Feb 1 and Mar. 1, 2015

- Nov 12 - Jordan canceled tender to buy 100,000 tons of hard milling wheat for Apr-May shipment

- Nov 12 - Japan bought 18,000 tons of feed wheat and 83,000 tons of feed barley via SBS tender for Jan-Feb shipment

- Nov 7 - South Korean mills (Daehan Flour Mill Co Ltd, Dong A One) bought 60 KMT of US wheat

- Nov 6 - Iraq bought 200,000 tons of hard wheat from Canada and Australia at 323.40 and 331.22 $/t c&f free out (ciffo)

- Kazakhstan's Ag Min said Kazakhstan exported 2.35 MMT of grain between July 1 – November 10 vs. 2.94 MMT a year ago

- Kazakhstan Ag Min said as of Nov 14 Kazakhstan had harvested 18.2 MMT of grain (bunker weight) from 96.1% of this year's total sown area

- Russia Ag Min said Russia has exported 16.242 MMT of grain between July 1 – Nov 12 up 39% from a year ago

- India's Nov 1 wheat stocks at 30.1 MMT against target of 14 MMT

- Strategie Grains estimated EU 2015 soft and durum wheat at 148.7 MMT vs. 2014 crop of 155.0 MMT

- Argentina authorized export of 1.5 MMT of 2014/15 wheat and wheat flour from Dec 15, 2014

- Iran exporting about 150,000 tons of wheat flour monthly

- FranceAgriMer estimated French farmers had sown 96% of the soft wheat area for next year's harvest as of November 10 vs. 83% year ago

- Informa Economics raised 2015 u.s. all-wheat planted acreage estimate to 56.8 million from previous 56.4 million

- Ukraine raised winter wheat sowing area to 6.4 million hectares, exceeding the initial sowing forecast by 200,000 hectares and vs. 6.1 MH last year

- Ukraine's grain exports rose to 13.98 MMT from July 1 to Nov. 17 vs. 11.06 MMT in the same period of 2013/14

CORN

- Nov 19 - Israel seeks up to 170,000 tons of optional origin corn for Jan-Apr shipment

- Nov 10 - USDA announced 130 KMT of US corn sold to Mexico for 2014/15 shipment

- Nov 6 - Israel bought 120,000 tons of Black Sea corn for Jan-March shipment

- Rosario Exchange estimated Argentina's 2014/15 commercial corn harvest at 21.5 MMT

- Argentina authorized export of 8 MMT of 2014/15 corn from March 15, 2015

- FranceAgriMer estimated French farmers harvested 90% of corn area as of Nov 10 vs. 56% year ago

- Informa Economics raised 2015 US corn planted acreage estimate to 88.3 million from previous 87.8 million

SOYBEAN

- Nov 17 - USDA announced 111,095 tons of US soybeans sold to China for 2014/15 shipment. Of the total, 50,641 tons were previously reported as unknown destinations

- Nov 14 - USDA announced 180 KMT of US soybeans sold to China for 2014/15 shipment. Note that all of these sales were previously reported as unknown destinations

- Informa Economics trimmed 2015 US soybean planted acreage estimate to 88.3 million from previous 88.5 million

- Ukrainian grain stocks totalled 29.9 MMT as of Nov. 1, up 31% from a year earlier

RICE

- Thai govt offers 2 MMT rice to be delivered by 2015 to 2016 to China

- Iraq tenders to buy minimum 30,000 tons of rice

- South Korea seeks 90 tons of rice for January shipment

- Iraq bought 170,000 tons of Thai and South American rice

- India's Nov 1 milled rice stocks at 13.7 MMT against target of 7.2 MMT

- Vietnam exporters cut 5% broken rice prices to 415-425 $/t – trade

- Sri Lanka will import 50,000 tons of rice from Bangladesh to ensure food security

VEGOILS

- India's cooking oil imports hit a record high in 2013/14 at 11.62 MMT vs. 10.38 MMT a year ago

- India's 2013/14 soybean oil imports estimated at 1.95 MMT vs. 1.09 MMT a year ago

- India's 2013/14 sunflower oil imports estimated at 1.51 MMT vs. 0.97 MMT a year ago

- India's 2013/14 palm oil imports estimated at 7.96 MMT vs. 8.29 MMT a year ago

- India's food ministry recommends raising import taxes on crude edible oils to 5% from 2.5% currently and on refined edible oils to 15% from 10% currently

- LeMine Investment Group, an Ontario real estate company, had signed a seven-year deal (C$1 billion ($880 million)) to export canola oil to China and agreed to promote it with Guizhou Fengguan Group

- German oilseeds industry association UFOP estimated German winter rapeseed sowings for 2015 crop down 5.2% on year to 1.323 MH

- Surveyor SGS estimated Malaysia's Nov 1-15 palm oil exports at 605,624 tons down 2.5% from a month ago

- Nov 6 - Egypt FIHC bought 95,000 tons of soybean oil and 24,000 tons of sunflower oil for Jan-Apr shipment:

  • 20,000 tons of soybean oil from Nobel at 799.50 $/t c&f for Jan 10-30
  • 25,000 tons of soybean oil from ADM at 808 $/t c&f for Feb 8-28
  • 25,000 tons of soybean oil from ADM at 789 $/t c&f for March 10-30
  • 25,000 tons of soybean oil from ADM at 782 $/t c&f for April 10-30
  • 12,000 tons of sunflower oil from ADM at 857 $/t c&f for April 10-30
  • 12,000 tons of sunflower oil from ADM at 855 $/t c&f for April 10-30

- Nov 14 - Euronext launched rapeseed oil and meal markets

- US importer bought about 25,000 tons of German rapeseed meal for Nov shipment