WHEAT

- Aug 9 - Jordan seeks 100,000 MT of optional origin hard milling wheat, min 11% protein, for Feb 15-Mar 15 shipment

- Aug 4 - Japan bought 123,136 MT of food wheat for September 21-October 20 shipment:

  • 34,822 MT of hard red winter US wheat;
  • 28,130 MT of dark northern spring US wheat;
  • 35,864 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat;
  • 24,320 MT of Australian standard white wheat for December shipment

- Aug 3 - Japan bought 60,020 MT of feed grain (55,480 MT of wheat and 4,540 MT of barley) for January 31 arrival via SBS-tender. New SBS tender for 120,000 MT of feed wheat and 200,000 MT of feed barley will be held on August 10

- Argentina in July granted export licenses for 293,794 MT of low protein wheat and milling wheat; and 45,811 MT of wheat flour

- Kazakh farmers harvested 1.298 MMT of all grains as of August 4, up from 1.052 MMT a year ago. Yields totalled 2.21 mt/ha up from 1.73 mt/ha a year ago

- Thailand sold 347,500 MT of rice from state stockpiles in two July auctions

CORN

- Aug 10 - Jordan seeks 100,000 MT of optional origin feed barley for January shipment

- Aug 9 - Brazil's Conab will auction 50,000 MT of corn from its strategic stocks to poultry and pork producers

- Aug 4 - China sold 143,503 MT of 2013 corn at average price of 1,538 RMB/mt (232 $/mt) out of the 3,200,378 MT of reserve corn offered at auction

- Aug 3 - USDA announced export sales of 290,000 MT of US corn to unknown destinations for delivery during 2016/17

- Aug 3 - Argentina grants export licenses for 20,956 MT of barley and 15,000 MT of malt

- Aug 3 - Argentina grants export licenses for 19,477 MT of corn

- Jul 29 - India's PEC received three bids in non-GMO corn import tender for 200,000 MT, ranging from 216 to 229.20 $/mt c&f. The offers must remain valid up to August 5

- Argentina issued 816,783 MT of corn export licenses in July

- Argentina in July granted export licenses for 64,600 MT of barley and 26,137 MT of malt

- Argentina issued 71,724 MT of sorghum export licenses in July

- Linn&Associates projected US 2016 corn production at a record 14.775 billion bushels with an average yield of 171.4 bpa

- US Ethanol production for the week ended July 29 increased by 6,000 barrels to 1,004,000 barrels per day, up 4.5% from last year's level of 961,000 bpd. Stocks climbed by 213,000 barrels from the week prior to 20.603 million barrels, up 7.1% vs. 19.239 million barrels a year ago

SOYBEAN

- Aug 3 - USDA announced export sales of 697,200 MT of US soybeans:

  • 256,200 MT to unknown destinations for delivery during 2015/16 (66,000 MT) and 2016/17 (190,200 MT);
  • 441,000 MT to China for delivery during 2016/17

- Linn&Associates projected US 2016 soybean production at a record 4.073 billion bushels with an average yield of 48.6 bpa

- Argentina in July issued a total of 188,400 MT of soybean export licenses; 1.879 MMT of soymeal licenses and 487,547 MT of soybean oil licenses

- Argentina in July granted export licenses for 30,894 MT of sunflower oil and 99,420 MT of sunflower meal