WHEAT

- Jan 17 - Japan seeks 111,961 MT of food wheat for Feb-Mar shipments:

  • 11,680 MT of western white US wheat;
  • 13,446 MT of dark northern spring US wheat;
  • 27,845 MT of hard red winter US wheat;
  • 34,650 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat;
  • 24,340 MT of Australian standard white wheat

- Jan 15 - Jordan bought 60,000 MT of optional-origin hard milling wheat from Ameropa at 269.95 $/mt c&f for first half of March shipment

- A tender to sell and export 100,000 MT of wheat from a state agency in Pakistan (PASSCO), closed on Jan 11, attracted offers with high prices which could allow the wheat to be exported without subsidies

- US wheat export inspections for week, ending Jan 10, recorded 545,804 MT, topped trade expectations (250-400 TMT). Inspections for 2018/19 are running 11.3% behind of year-ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 exported 8.568 MMT of soft wheat compared to 11.614 MMT a year ago

CORN

- US corn export inspections for week, ending Jan 10, reported 1,013,682 MT, above market expectations (500-900 TMT). Inspections for 2018/19 are running 61.4% ahead of year-ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 imported 12.712 MMT of corn (maize) vs. 8.562 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 exported 1.01 MMT of corn vs. 691,371 MT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 exported 2.758 MMT of barley vs. 2.756 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 exported 1.418 MMT of malt in barley equivalent vs. 1.524 MMT a year ago

SOYBEAN

- Jan 22-23 - South Korea’s Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp seeks a total 225,000 MT of non-GM soybeans: 150,000 MT for Jan-Aug 2020 arrival and 75,000 MT for May-Aug 2021 arrival

- Jan 17-18 - South Korea’s Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp seeks a total 9,000 MT of non-GM soybeans for April 15-June 20, 2020 arrival

- US soybean export inspections for week, ending Jan 10, reported 1,085,251 MT, topped trade estimates (625-950 TMT). Inspections for the 2018/19 marketing year are running 40.4% behind of year-ago

- Surveyor AmSpec Agri Malaysia estimated Malaysia's January 1-15 palm oil exports at 607,220 MT up 15.9% from a month ago

- Surveyor Intertek Testing Services estimated Malaysia's January 1-15 palm oil exports at 615,565 MT up 17% from a month ago

- Surveyor SGS estimated Malaysia's January 1-15 palm oil exports at 647,062 MT up 7.9% from a month ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 imported 7.522 MMT of soybeans vs. 6.797 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 imported 9.352 MMT of soymeal vs. 10.717 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 imported 2.417 MMT of rapeseed vs. 2.191 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 imported 268,640 MT of sunflowerseed vs. 294,392 MT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 imported 1.531 MMT of sunflower meal vs. 1.899 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 imported 725,066 MT of sunflower oil vs. 934,680 MT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Jan 13, 2018/19 imported 3.169 MMT of palm oil vs. 3.436 MMT a year ago

- India imported 1.211 MMT of veg oils (edible & non-edible) in December vs. 1.134 MMT in November, up 11% from 1.089 MMT a year ago

- India imported 670,244 MT of crude palm oil in December vs. 568,376 MT in November and vs. 608,405 MT a year ago. India's Nov-Dec 2018/19 imports totals 1.239 MMT vs. 1.168 MMT a year ago

- India imported 130,459 MT of RBD palmolein in December vs. 108,911 MT in November and vs. 106,924 MT a year ago. India's Nov-Dec 2018/19 imports totals 239,370 MT vs. 254,286 MT a year ago

- India imported 85,404 MT of soybean oil in December vs. 203,734 MT in November and vs. 79,250 MT a year ago. India's Nov-Dec 2018/19 imports totals 289,138 MT vs. 353,178 MT a year ago

- India imported 235,824 MT of sunflower oil in December vs. 165,550 MT in November and vs. 236,655 MT a year ago. India's Nov-Dec 2018/19 imports totals 401,374 MT vs. 430,465 MT a year ago

- India's stock of edible oils at various ports and in pipelines as of January 1, 2019 decrease to 2.025 MMT from 2.191 MMT a month ago and vs. the last year's 2.176 MMT. India's monthly requirement is about 1.9 MMT