WHEAT

- Bangladesh tenders to import 50,000 tons of wheat. The tender will open on Feb 3 and will be valid until Feb 16

- Jan 28 - Jordan tenders to buy 100,000 tons of wheat for June-July shipment

- Bangladesh tenders to import 50,000 tons of wheat. The tender will open on Jan 22 and will be valid until Feb 5

- Jan 22 - Japan bought 142,546 tons of US, Canadian, Australian food wheat via tender

- Jan 20 - Turkey bought 60,000 tons of durum wheat at 479.5-482.5 $/t c&f for Feb shipment

- Jan 15 - Algeria OAIC bought about 250,000-350,000 tons of milling wheat at about 256 $/t c&f for May shipment

- Dec 30 - Algeria OAIC bought about 900,000 tons of EU milling wheat at about 277-280 $/t c&f for March-April shipment

- Jan 15 - GASC bought 240,000 tons of French wheat for shipment February 19-28:

  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Cargill at 255.25 $/t c&f
  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Granit at 256.74 $/t c&f
  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Soufflet at 258.18 $/t c&f
  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Lecureur at 259.24 $/t c&f

- Jan 8 - GASC bought 180,000 tons of French wheat for shipment February 8-18:

  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Lecureur at 264.19 $/t c&f
  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Glencore at 264.75 $/t c&f
  • 60 KMT of French wheat from Glencore at 264.75 $/t c&f

- Egypt's stock of wheat for its subsidised bread programme will last until mid-May

- Jan 9 - South Korea NOFI bought 45,000 tons of feed wheat from the Black Sea region at 249 $/t c&f plus a 1.50 $/t surcharge for additional port unloading for arrival May 1

- Jan 7 -Tunisia bought 117,000 tons of optional-origin milling wheat at 265.75-272.45 $/t c&f for Feb-Mar shipment

- Jan 6 - Glencore made the lowest offer of 279.75$/t cif to sell 50,000 tons of wheat to Bangladesh in a tender

- Kazakhstan's Ag Min said Kazakhstan exported 3.62 MMT of grain between July 1 – January 10 vs. 4.85 MMT a year ago

- Russia Ag Min said Russia has exported 21.571 MMT of grain between July 1 – Jan 14 up 31.6% from a year ago, including wheat – 16.852 MMT (80-85% consists milling wheat), corn – 1.183 MMT and barley – 3.26 MMT. Russia has 1.65 MMT of wheat still available for export. Russia's 2014/15 wheat exportable surplus seen at 18.5 MMT

- Rosstat estimated Russia's 2014 grain crop at 103.8 MMT vs 92.4 MMT in 2013. Russian 2014 wheat crop increased by 13.5% to 58.9 MMT

- Russia bought 323,035 tons of intervention grains between Sept 30, 2014 – Jan 21, 2015, including wheat – 117,855 tons, barley – 113,650 tons and rye – 91,530 tons

- Ukraine's Ag Min said Ukraine has exported 20.765 MMT of grain between July 1, 2014 – Jan 20, 2015 including wheat – 8.5 MMT, corn – 8.286 MMT and barley – 3.746 MMT

- Ukraine harvested 63.8 MMT of grain in 2014, including wheat – 24.1 MMT, corn – 28.45 MMT and barley – 9.04 MMT

- India's Jan 1 wheat stocks of 25.1 MMT, more than three times the target

- Conab lowered Brazil's 2014/15 wheat crop forecast to 5.9 MMT from December estimate of 5.95 MMT

- Strategie Grains raised 2015/16 EU-28 soft wheat crop estimate to 140.4 MMT from 140.2 MMT last month and vs 148.3 MMT in 2014/15

CORN

- Jan 22 - South Korea's KFA Busan seeks up to 125,000 tons of corn for July

- Jan 22 - Taiwan Sugar Corp. tenders to buy 23,000 tons of US yellow corn and 12,000 tons of US yellow soybeans

- Jan 16 - USDA announced 101,600 tons of US corn sold to unknown destinations for 2014/15 shipment

- Jan 15 - USDA announced 127,000 tons of US corn sold to Japan for 2014/15 shipment

- Jan 15 - Turkey bought 100,000 tons of feed corn from Nidera at 193.24- 194.94 $/t c&f for Feb-Mar shipment

- Jan 14 - South Korea's KOCOPIA bought about 50,000 tons of US corn at 214.70 $/t c&f including surcharge for unloading at a second port for arrival around May 10

- Jan 14 - USDA announced 125,000 tons of US corn sold to Taiwan for 2014/15 shipment

- Jan 13 - Israeli group bought about 100,000 tons of corn, likely from Ukraine, at 192.25 and 193.25 $/t c&f for Mar-May shipment

- Jan 13 - Taiwan's MFIG bought 50,000 tons of US corn from Cargill

- Jan 13 - USDA announced 105,000 tons of US corn sold to unknown destinations for 2014/15 shipment

- Jan 9 - South Korea NOFI bought 266,000 tons of US, South American or South African corn at 208.25-210.28$/t c&f plus a 1.50 $/t surcharge for additional port unloading for arrival May 1-30

- Jan 9 - USDA announced 136,000 tons of US corn sold to South Korea for 2014/15 shipment

- Jan 8 - South Korea FLC bought 121,000 tons of worldwide origin corn at 208.99 and 209.49 $/t c&f plus a 1.50 $/t surcharge for additional port unloading for arrival May 15-25

- Jan 8 - South Korea's MFG bought 391,000 tons of optional-origin corn at 208.5-214.59 $/t c&f plus a 1.50 $/t surcharge for additional port unloading for arrival April 15-May 22

- Jan 7 - South Korea's KOCOPIA bought about 55,000 tons of US corn at 215.80 $/t c&f including surcharge for unloading at a second port

- Jan 2 - USDA announced 210,000 tons of US corn sold to Japan for 2015/16 shipment

- Dec 30 - USDA announced 157,500 tons of US corn sold to Mexico for 2014/15 shipment

- Conab raised Brazil's 2014/15 corn crop forecast to 79.1 MMT from 78.7 MMT previously

- China to issue grain import quotas only after state sales end

- China to raise local grain reserves to improve food security

- Strategie Grains raised 2015/16 EU-28 corn crop estimate to 67.8 MMT from 67.6 MMT last month and vs 74.5 MMT in 2014/15

- Hungary's 2014 maize crop raised 35.7% y/y to 9.17 MMT

SOYBEAN

- Jan 21 - USDA announced 176,000 tons of US soybeans sold to China for 2014/15 shipment

- Jan 20 - USDA announced cancellation of export sales 174,000 tons of US soybeans to China for 2014/15 shipment

- Jan 16 - USDA announced cancellation of export sales 285,000 tons of US soybeans to China for 2014/15 shipment

- In the first half of January Pakistan bought 60,000 tons of soybeans from Brazil and 66,000 tons of US-origin soy for Mar-Apr shipment, and seeks another 60,000 tons of Brazilian soy for Apr shipment

- Jan 14 - USDA announced 202,750 tons of US soybeans sold to unknown destinations for 2014/15 (102,750 tons) and 2015/16 (100,000 tons) shipments

- Jan 9 - South Korea bought 100,000 tons non-GM soybeans for arrival in 2016 between January and September

- Jan 9 - South Korea NOFI bought 55,000 tons of South American or US-origin soymeal at 424.90 $/t c&f for arrival around July 1 and about 12,000 tons of Indian rapeseed meal at 288.98 $/t c&f for March 15 arrival

- Jan 8 - USDA announced 118,000 tons of US soybeans sold to China for 2014/15 shipment

- Jan 6 - USDA announced 243,000 tons of US soybeans sold to China for 2014/15 shipment

- Jan 5 - USDA announced 233,000 tons of US soybeans sold to China: 123,000 tons for 2014/15 shipment, 120,000 tons for 2015/16 shipment

- Conab raised Brazil's 2014/15 soybean crop forecast to 95.9 MMT from 95.8 MMT previously and vs. 86.1 MMT in 2013/14

- Conab estimated Brazil's 2014/15 soybean exports at 49.6 MMT (record) vs. 45.7 MMT (estimate) in 2013/14

BARLEY

- Jan 27 - Jordan tenders to buy 100,000 tons of feed barley for June-July shipment

- Jan 21 - Japan bought 13,800 tons of feed wheat and 88,000 tons of feed barley via SBS tender for Feb-Mar shipment

- Jan 20 - Turkey bought 50,000 tons of feed barely at 231.81-234.75 $/t c&f for Feb shipment

- Jan 7 -Tunisia bought 50,000 tons of optional-origin feed barley at 237.44 and 237.50 $/t c&f for Feb-Mar shipment

- Jan 6 -Kuwaiti buyer purchased about 80,000 tons of feed barley at around 248 $/t c&f for April-May shipment

- Strategie Grains lowered 2015/16 EU-28 barley crop estimate to 57.9 MMT from 58 MMT last month and vs 60 MMT in 2014/15

RICE

- Feb 8 - Maldives tenders to buy 9,000 tons of rice

- Jan 27-28 - South Korea seeks 40,000 tons of rice for April-June shipment

- Iraq seeks at least 30,000 tons of rice. The closing date for the tender is Jan 25, and offers should stay valid until Jan 29

- Dec 22-26 - Iraq bought about 70,000 tons of rice from Brazil and Argentina at 669 and 675 $/t c&f

- Thailand's rice exports hit record high in 2014 - 10.8 MMT vs 6.6 MMT in 2013

- Indonesia agriculture minister forecasted 2015 rice production at 73.4 MMT vs 70.61 MMT estimate for 2014

- Vietnam is projected to export 900,000 tons of rice in the first quarter of 2015, of which 500,000 tons have already been contracted

- Vietnam exports 2 mln tons of rice to China in 2014

OTHERS

- Jan 9 - USDA announced 116,000 tons of US sorghum sold to unknown destinations for 2014/15 shipment

- Surveyor SGS estimated Malaysia's Jan 1-20 palm oil exports at 709,370 tons down 21.8% from a month ago

- MPOB estimated Malaysia's December palm oil stocks at 2.01 MMT vs 2.28 MMT in Nov

- MPOB estimated Malaysia's December palm oil output down 22% m/m to 1.36 MMT, exports up by 0.4%