WHEAT

- March 18 - Jordan Silos & Supply General Company seeks 25,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat, 11% protein, for April 16-30 shipment

- Feb 19 - Jordan has made no purchase in an international tender for 120,000 MT of optional-origin hard milling wheat

- Feb 18 - Syria's Hoboob bought 200,000 MT of Black Sea soft wheat at 260 $/mt c&f for delivery in two months' time

- Feb 10 - Bangladesh bought 50,000 MT of optional origin milling wheat, 12.5% protein, from Agrocorp at 294.95 $/mt CIF liner out for shipping within 40 days of the signing of the contract

- Ethiopia provisionally bought 400,000 MT of wheat in tender which closed on Jan 31 at prices ranged from 299 to 312 $/mt c&f

- US wheat export inspections for week, ending Feb 14, recorded 357,131 MT, below trade expectations (425-650 TMT). Inspections for 2018/19 are running 10.4% behind of year-ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 exported 10.651 MMT of soft wheat compared to 13.214 MMT a year ago

- ABARES raised its estimate of 2018/19 Australian wheat crop to 17.298 MMT from previous estimate of 16.956 MMT in Dec, down 18.6% from 21.244 MMT in 2017/18

- Kazakh Ag Min said Kazakhstan exported 7.387 MMT of grain between July 1-Jan 31, 2018/19 vs. 6.029 MMT a year ago, incl. flour – 1.8 MMT in wheat equivalent vs. 1.952 MMT in the same period of 2017/18

CORN

- Feb 20 - Algeria's OAIC seeks at least 50,000 MT of optional-origin feed barley for March 16-31 shipment. Offers must remain valid until Feb 21

- Feb 15 - South Korea's Feed Leaders Committee (FLC) in a private deal bought 65,000 MT of worldwide-origin corn from Mitsui at 205.48 $/mt c&f + 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for June 25 arrival

- US corn export inspections for week, ending Feb 14, reported 941,811 MT, within market expectations (800-1,275 TMT). Inspections for 2018/19 are running 44.9% ahead of year-ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 imported 15.549 MMT of corn (maize) vs. 10.816 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 exported 1.248 MMT of corn vs. 762,639 MT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 exported 3.014 MMT of barley vs. 3.767 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 exported 1.731 MMT of malt in barley equivalent vs. 1.804 MMT a year ago

- Indian state-run trader MMTC Ltd plans to import corn at lower taxes for local consumers

- China has allowed imports of corn and barley from Uruguay starting this month

- ABARES raised its estimate of 2018/19 Australian barley crop to 8.31 MMT from previous estimate of 7.312 MMT in Dec, down 6.9% from 8.928 MMT in 2017/18

- ABARES cut its estimate of 2018/19 Australian sorghum crop to 1.303 MMT from previous estimate of 1.524 MMT in Dec, down 9.5% from 1.439 MMT in 2017/18

- ABARES lowered its estimate of 2018/19 Australian chickpeas crop to 281,000 MT from previous estimate of 330,000 MT in Dec, down 75.5% from 1.148 MMT in 2017/18

SOYBEAN

- Feb 21 - Egypt's GASC seeks 10,000 MT optional-origin sunoil and 30,000 MT soyoil for April 5-20 arrival

- US soybean export inspections for week, ending Feb 14, reported 1,031,294 MT, within trade estimates (0.9-1.275 MMT). Inspections for the 2018/19 marketing year are running 36.1% behind of year-ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 imported 9.038 MMT of soybeans vs. 8.241 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 imported 11.173 MMT of soymeal vs. 12.201 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 imported 2.855 MMT of rapeseed vs. 2.73 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 imported 324,284 MT of sunflowerseed vs. 346,015 MT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 imported 1.939 MMT of sunflower meal vs. 2.269 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 imported 942,989 MT of sunflower oil vs. 1.091 MMT a year ago

- EU this season in period of July 1-Feb 17, 2018/19 imported 3.976 MMT of palm oil vs. 4.148 MMT a year ago

- ABARES lowered its estimate of 2018/19 Australian canola crop to 2.18 MMT from previous estimate of 2.241 MMT in Dec, down 40.6% from 3.669 MMT in 2017/18