- Bangladesh tenders to import 100,000 tons of wheat. The tender will open on Mar 1 and will be valid until Mar 12

- Feb 20 - Morocco seeks 360,000 tons of EU soft wheat and 45,000 tons of EU durum wheat under reduced-tariff import quotas

- Feb 19 - Morocco seeks 360,000 tons of US soft wheat and 306,000 tons of US durum wheat under reduced-tariff import quotas

- Egypt's GASC tenders to buy at least 10,000 tons of wheat sourced from wheat inventories already in Egypt

- Argentina clears extra 1 MMT of 2014/15 wheat for export in addition to the 2.5 MMT already cleared for export in this season

- Philippines, Thailand, and South Korea seeking French wheat cargoes

- Feb 12 - South Korea KFA canceled tender for 30,000 tons of optional origin feed wheat for May shipment. Lowest offer was 239.86 $/t c&f plus a 1.25 $/t surcharge for additional port unloading

- Feb 12 - Japan bought 129,395 tons of food wheat for April shipment:

  • 14,080 tons of US western white wheat
  • 8,380 tons of US HRW wheat
  • 18,495 tons of US dark northern spring wheat
  • 61,400 tons of Canadian western red spring wheat
  • 27,040 tons of Australian white wheat

- Feb 11 - Jordan bought 100,000 tons of optional-origin hard milling wheat at 239 $/t c&f for Sep shipment

- Feb 11 - South Korea's MFG bought 45,000 tons of optional origin feed wheat at 234 $/t c&f plus a 1.50 $/t surcharge for extra port for June arrival

- Feb 11 - South Korea's NOFI bought 55,000 tons of feed wheat at 233.80 $/t c&f plus a 1.25 $/t surcharge for additional port unloading for June shipment

- Feb 10 - South Korea's CJ Cheiljedang Corp. bought 97,000 tons of Australian, US milling wheat (50,000 tons of Australian and 47,000 tons of US) for June- July shipment

- Feb 5 - Turkey's TMO bought 60,000 tons of optional-origin durum wheat at between 419.8-446.0 $/t c&f for Feb-Mar shipment

- Feb 5 - Philippines feed makers bought about 93,000 tons of optional-origin feed wheat at 233 $/t c&f and 227 $/t c&f for June-July shipment

- Egypt may tap into a special $100 million credit line which the United States made available to the Egyptian government a few years ago to buy US wheat in international tenders

- Jan 26 - Bahrain bought about 25,000 tons of wheat (11.5 and 14% protein) from Australia for March-April shipment

- Russia bought 352,870 tons of intervention grains between Sept 30, 2014 – Feb 11, 2015, including 147,690 tons, barley – 113,650 tons and rye – 91,530 tons

- Russia's Ag Min has decided to leave its intervention prices for grain unchanged

- Russia Ag Min said Russia has exported about 23.616 MMT of grain between July 1 – Feb 11, 2014/15, including wheat – 18.557 MMT, barley – 3.473 MMT, corn – 1.272 MMT

- Russia's Ag Min said Russia cannot exempt wheat supplies to Egypt from a recently launched export tax

- Russia's Ag Min estimated Russia's January grain exports at 2 MMT vs. expected volume of 1 MMT

- Russia's Ag Min estimated Russia's February grain exports at 1.2 MMT

- IKAR estimated 2014/15 Russian grain exports at 28.7 MMT

- IKAR estimated Russia's 2015 grain crop at 85-95 MMT vs. 104 MMT in 2014

- Ukraine's Ag Min said Ukraine has exported 22.662 MMT of grain between July 1, 2014 – Feb 11, 2015 including wheat – 8.895 MMT, corn – 9.721 MMT and barley – 3.804 MMT

- China sold 8,098 tons (21% of the 37,810 tons) of imported wheat and 34% of the 805,872 tons of domestic wheat offered in auction

- Kazakhstan's Ag Min said Kazakhstan exported 4.068 MMT of grain between July 1 – February 10 vs. 5.526 MMT a year ago

- Kazakhstan's grain stocks as of Feb 1, 2015 accounted 11.881 MMT, including 8.597 MMT of milling wheat

- Informa Economics estimated 2015/16 global wheat crop at 720.3 MMT vs. previous estimate of 718.2 MMT and vs. 2014/15 estimate of 722.5 MMT

- CME to launch EU wheat futures by end-April

- UK customs data showed the UK exported 224,881 tons of wheat in December. Cumulative exports for the 2014/15 totalled 938,155 tons vs. 225,775 tons in the same period of the previous season

- Libya wheat reserves to last two to three months without fresh supplies

- French government said grain stocks in France as of January 1 were at 22.7 MMT vs. 19.6 MMT a year ago

- France's farm ministry estimated 2015 winter soft wheat area at 5.13 MH vs. previous estimate of 5.10 MH and up 3.1% from a year ago

- ABARES estimated Australia's 2014/15 wheat crop at 23.61 MMT vs. previous estimate of 23.22 MMT

- Strategie Grains estimated EU's 2014/15 soft wheat exports at 32.5 MMT (record) vs. previous estimate of 29.3 MMT

- Strategie Grains estimated EU's 2015/16 soft wheat exports at over 29.0 MMT up 2.0 MMT from previous estimate