WHEAT

- Feb 5 - Jordan Silos & Supply General Company seeks up to 50,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat

- Jan 18 - Japan seeks 91,733 MT of food wheat for Feb-Mar shipments:

  • 16,140 MT of western white US wheat;
  • 8,020 MT of dark northern spring US wheat;
  • 37,383 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat
  • 30,190 MT of Australian standard white wheat

- Jan 17 - Algeria’s OAIC seeks at least 50,000 MT of soft wheat for Feb 16-Mar 15 shipment

- Jan 17 - Tunisia's state grains agency seeks 75,000 MT of optional-origin durum wheat for Mar 15-Apr 15 and 92,000 MT of soft wheat for Mar 25-Apr 25 shipment

- Jan 16 - Egypt's GASC bought 295,000 MT of Russian wheat for February 18-28 shipment:

  • 55,000 MT of Russian wheat from GTCS at 212.15 $/mt c&f (197.00 fob Tuapse+15.15 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from AOS/Union at 211.99 $/mt c&f (197.45 fob Novorossiysk+14.54 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Garant Logistic at 211.99 $/mt c&f (197.45 fob Novorossiysk+14.54 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Daewoo at 211.75 $/mt c&f (198 fob Novorossiysk+13.75 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Aston at 211.75 $/mt c&f (198 fob Novorossiysk+13.75 freight)

- Jan 17 - China auctioned 69,754 MT of imported wheat from state reserves, or 7% of the offered amount (992,534 MT) at average price of 2,301 RMB/mt (358 $/mt)

- Jan 16 - China sold 439,698 MT of wheat from state reserves or 21.1% of the offered amount (2,079,778 MT) at auction at average price of 2,447 RMB/mt (380 $/mt)

- Jan 16 - Argentina registered 45,775 MT of wheat for export

- Jan 15 - Argentina registered 225,280 MT of wheat for export

- US wheat export inspections for week, ending Jan 11, recorded 368,651 MT, near the upper end of trade expectations (200-400 TMT). Inspections for 2017/18 are running 6.5% behind of year-ago

- UK exported 35,136 MT of wheat in November, down from 47,193 MT in October and down 79.3% from a year-ago. Cumulative exports for the season, which started on July 1, 2017, totalled 229,509 MT vs. 976,845 MT during the same period prior season

- UK imported 157,935 MT of wheat in November, up from 146,728 MT in October and up 7.9% from a year-ago. Britain’s Jul-Nov wheat imports totalled 737,782 MT vs. 666,636 MT a year ago

CORN

- Jan 17 -Tunisia's state grains agency seeks 50,000 MT of optional-origin feed barley for Mar 25-Apr 15 shipment

- Jan 17 - Japan received no offers for 120,000 MT of feed wheat and 200,000 MT of feed barley in a simultaneous buy and sell (SBS) auction. New SBS tender for the same amounts for each grain will be held on Jan 24

- Jan 16 - Argentina registered for export 51,754 MT of corn and 45,000 MT of sorghum

- Jan 15 - Argentina registered for export 100,450 MT of corn and 65,000 MT of feed barley

- US corn export inspections for week, ending Jan 11, reported 584,389 MT, below market expectations (700-1,000 TMT). Inspections for 2017/18 are running 36.2% behind of year-ago

- A reduction of China's corn stock is likely to accelerate in 2018

- UK corn imports fell in November to 181,985 MT from 284,722 MT in October but up 2.4% from a year-ago. Britain’s Jul-Nov corn imports totalled 882,637 MT vs. 691,495 MT a year ago

- UK exported 113,982 MT of barley in November, up from 72,590 MT in October but 20.1% below last year’s level. Cumulative barley exports for 2017/18 totalled 528,589 MT compared to 571,793 MT in Jul-Nov 2016/17

SOYBEAN

- Jan 15 - Egypt’s GASC bought only 13,200 MT soybean oil at 14,250 EGP/mt (805 $/mt) from Alex Co for Mar 1-15 shipment

- Jan 15 - Argentina registered 20,250 MT of sunflower meal for export

- US soybean export inspections for week, ending Jan 11, reported 1,231,037 MT, within trade estimates (1-1.3 MMT). Inspections for the 2017/18 marketing year are running 14.1% behind of year-ago

- NOPA said its members crushed 166.382 million bushels of soybeans during December, a new record high for December and above average of trade expectations (165.385 million bu – avg., 161.5-168.1 mln bu – range). NOPA processors crashed 163.546 mln bu in November and 160.176 mln bu a year ago. Soyoil stocks climbed to the highest since last July of 1.538 billion lbs as of Dec 31 from 1.326 a month earlier and vs. last year’s level of 1.434 billion lbs, above the average expectations of 1.381 billion lbs. Soymeal exports rose to 926,174 tons from 896,145 tons in November and vs. 949,615 tons a year-ago