WHEAT

- Jan 21 - Jordan seeks 120,000 MT of optional-origin hard milling wheat

- Jan 16 - Japan seeks 117,831 MT of food wheat for Feb-Mar shipments:

  • 16,400 MT of western white US wheat;
  • 18,815 MT of hard red winter US wheat;
  • 24,646 MT of dark northern spring US wheat;
  • 35,320 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat;
  • 22,650 MT of Australian standard white wheat

- Jan 14 - Turkey's TMO bought 550,000 MT of red milling wheat for Jan 21-March 8 shipment and 100,000 MT of durum wheat for Jan 25-Feb 25 shipment:

  • 275,000 MT of red milling wheat for Jan 21-Feb 15 shipment:
    • 50,000 MT from LDC at 238.77 $/mt c&f Derince;
    • 50,000 MT from Cargill at 244.66 $/mt c&f Iskenderun;
    • 50,000 MT from Glencore at 245.39 $/mt c&f Mersin;
    • 30,000 MT from Hakan Agro at 247.89 $/mt c&f Izmir;
    • 25,000 MT from Hakan Agro at 247.6 $/mt c&f Bandirma;
    • 25,000 MT from Solaris at 240 $/mt c&f Tekirdag;
    • 25,000 MT from Glencore at 251.39 $/mt c&f Samsun;
    • 10,000 MT from GTCS at 236.7 $/mt c&f Trabzon;
    • 10,000 MT from Ulusoy at 236 $/mt c&f Trabzon.
  • 275,000 MT of red milling wheat for Feb 16-March 8 shipment:
    • 25,000 MT from Aston at 244.9 $/mt c&f Derince;
    • 25,000 MT from Solaris at 243.2 $/mt c&f Iskenderun;
    • 25,000 MT from Glencore at 248.24 $/mt c&f Iskenderun;
    • 50,000 MT from Bunge at 248.15 $/mt c&f Mersin;
    • 30,000 MT from GTCS at 244.89 $/mt c&f Izmir;
    • 25,000 MT from Aston at 246.89 $/mt c&f Bandirma;
    • 25,000 MT from Aston at 244.89 $/mt c&f Tekirdag;
    • 25,000 MT from Ulusoy at 248.65 $/mt c&f Samsun;
    • 10,000 MT from GTCS at 239.9 $/mt c&f Trabzon;
    • 10,000 MT from Cargill at 239.8 $/mt c&f Trabzon.
  • 100,000 MT of durum wheat for Jan 25-Feb 25 shipment:
    • 25,000 MT from Casillo at 308.98 $/mt c&f Mersin;
    • 25,000 MT from Glencore at 309.7 $/mt c&f Iskenderun;
    • 25,000 MT from Glencore at 316.9 $/mt c&f Derince;
    • 25,000 MT from Glencore at 322.75 $/mt c&f Izmir

- Jan 14 - Egypt's GASC bought 240,000 MT of wheat from Russia (180 TMT) and Romania (60 TMT) for March 1-10 shipment:

  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Posco at 248.85 $/mt c&f (235.30 fob+13.55 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Solaris at 249.37 $/mt c&f (235.82 fob+13.55 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Romanian wheat from Ameropa at 249.87 $/mt c&f (236.97 fob+12.9 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Grain Export at 249.90 $/mt c&f (237.00 fob+12.9 freight)

- Jan 14 - Jordan bought 60,000 MT of optional-origin hard milling wheat from Ameropa at 232.5 $/mt c&f for the second half of July shipment

- Russia's agriculture ministry is looking to set a non-tariff quota for grain exports of 20 MMT in January-June 2020

CORN

- Jan 15 - Algeria's ONAB seeks 15,000 MT of optional-origin corn for February 1-15 shipment

- Jan 15 - Algeria's ONAB seeks 15,000 MT of optional-origin feed barley for February 1-15 shipment. The lowest offer was 219.90 $/mt c&f for Ukrainian barley

- Jan 15 - Japan bought 160 MT of feed barley for March 19 arrival via SBS-tender

- Jan 13 - USDA announced export sales of 137,000 MT of optional-origin corn for delivery to South Korea during 2019/20

SOYBEAN

- Jan 16 - Egypt's GASC seeks local soyoil and sunflower oil in tender for arrival Feb 25- March 10

- Jan 15 - Algeria's ONAB seeks 20,000 MT of optional-origin soymeal for February 1-15 shipment

- Jan 15 - USDA announced export sales of 126,000 MT of US soybeans for delivery to China during 2019/20

- US President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a deal on Wednesday, Jan 15, in the White House that cut some US tariffs on Chinese goods in exchange for Chinese pledges to purchase more of American farm, energy and manufactured goods and address some US complaints about intellectual property practices

- Jan 14 - USDA announced export sales of 120,000 MT of US soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during 2020/21

- NOPA said its members crushed a bigger-than-expected 174.812 million bushels of soybeans during December (171.644 million bu – average expectations, 168.215-174.034 – range). NOPA processors crashed 164.909 mln bu in November and 171.759 mln bu a year ago. Soyoil stocks rose to 1.757 billion lbs as of Dec 31 from 1.448 a month earlier, well above average expectations of 1.507 billion lbs and the last year’s level of 1.498 billion lbs. Soymeal exports jumped in December to 902,534 tons from 868,769 tons in November and vs. 826,404 tons a year-ago

- China imported 9.543 MMT of soybeans in December, up 66.8% from the year before. For the all of 2019 year imports rose to 88.511 MMT, up 0.5% from a year ago

- China's imports of all vegetable oils in December was 904,000 MT up 21.8% on year. China's Jan-Dec 2019 vegetable oil imports climbed 51.5% on year to 9.533 MMT