WHEAT

- June 17 - Jordan seeks 120,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat for November-December shipment

- June 3 - Jordan bought 60,000 MT of optional-origin hard milling wheat from Grain Export at 233.5 $/mt c&f for shipment in the second half of October

- June 2 - Egypt's GASC bought 120,000 MT of wheat from Ukraine for July 10-25 shipment:

  • 60,000 MT of Ukrainian wheat from Nibulon at 220.4 $/mt c&f (210.0 fob+10.4 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Ukrainian wheat from Louis Dreyfus at 220.9 $/mt c&f (210.0 fob+10.9 freight)

- June 4 - Importers in the Philippines are believed to have rejected price offers and made no purchase in a tender to buy about 55,000 MT of feed wheat due to too high prices. Last week they purchased 60,000 MT of feed wheat at around 215 $/mt c&f for Sept shipment

- Flour millers in Indonesia bought 35,000 MT of Black Sea wheat at 225 $/mt c&f for August shipment in a recent deal

- May 27 - Thailand (TFMA) has made no purchase in an international tender for 227,500 MT of optional-origin feed wheat due to too high prices. The offers were above 215 $/mt c&f, while buyers were seeking about 205-210 $/mt c&f

- EU during May 22-29 awarded licenses to import 56,564 MT of Ukrainian wheat under an annual duty-free quota.  So the EU had now awarded about 27% or 289,000 MT out of a total volume of 1,055,000 MT available in 2020

- Ukraine's Ag Min said Ukraine exported about 54.832 MMT of grain between July 1-May 5, 2019/20 vs. 47.256 MMT for the same period of last year, including 20.187 MMT of wheat (15.136 MMT a year ago), 29.028 MMT of corn (27.85 MMT) and 4.925 MMT of barley (3.526 MMT)

- Kazakhstan expects to harvest 18.0-18.5 MMT of grain this year and export 7.0-7.5 MMT in the upcoming season

- Bulgaria expects to harvest about 5 MMT of wheat this year (6.1 MMT in 2019). The country would be able to meet domestic demand for wheat, which is about 1.8 MMT, and keep exports strong

- Moldova's wheat harvest is likely to fall to about 600,000 MT this year from 1.1 MMT in 2019. Moldova consumes about 350,000 MT of wheat each season, exporting the rest

CORN

- June 24 - Syria's General Foreign Trade Organisation was seeking 50,000 MT of yellow corn with delivery within four months of the supply contract being confirmed or following the opening of a letter of credit on the purchase. Offers must be submitted in euros. Is believed that no purchases were made on previous tenders on May 12 and 24

- June 3 - Taiwan's MFIG bought 65,000 MT of Brazil or US corn from Glencore at a premium of 124.6 USc/bushel c&f over the Chicago December corn contract (182 $/mt, c&f) for Sept-Oct shipment

- May 29 - USDA announced export sales of 101,600 MT of US corn for delivery to unknown destinations during 2019/20

SOYBEAN

- June 24 - Syria's General Foreign Trade Organisation seeks 50,000 MT of soymeal with delivery within four months of the supply contract being confirmed or following the opening of a letter of credit on the purchase. Offers must be submitted in euros. Is believed that no purchases were made on previous tenders on May 12 and 24

- June 5 - USDA announced export sales of 258,000 MT of US soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during 2019/20 (60,000 MT) and 2020/21 (198,000 MT)

- June 4 - USDA announced export sales of 120,000 MT of US soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during 2019/20 (60,000 MT) and 2020/21 (60,000 MT)

- June 3 - USDA announced export sales of 186,000 MT of US soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations during 2019/20 (66,000 MT) and 2020/21 (120,000 MT)

- June 2 - USDA announced export sales of 132,000 MT of US soybeans for delivery to China during 2020/21

- May 29 - USDA announced export sales of 132,000 MT of US soybeans for delivery to China during 2019/20 (66,000 MT) and 2020/21 (66,000 MT)

- Brazilian soybean exports in May reached 15.5 MMT, down from 16.3 MMT in April but up vs. 10 MMT in same month last year

- China imported 9.377 MMT of soybeans in May, up 27.4% from the year before. For the first five months of 2020, imports rose to 33.883 MMT, up 6.8% from the same time a year ago

- China's imports of all vegetable oils in May was 664,000 MT down 6.2% on year. China's Jan-May vegetable oil imports fell 5.4% on year to 3.016 MMT