WHEAT

- Oct 15 - Ethiopia seeks 200,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat

- Oct 13 - Ethiopia seeks 400,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat

- Oct 8 - Turkey's TMO seeks 135,000 MT of milling wheat for Oct 16-Nov 2 shipment

- Oct 8 - Japan seeks 118,428 MT of food wheat:

  • 13,160 MT of western white US wheat for Nov 21- Dec 20 shipment;
  • 29,550 MT of hard red winter US wheat for Nov 21- Dec 20 shipment;
  • 19,275 MT of dark northern spring US wheat for Nov 21- Dec 20 shipment;
  • 25,790 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat for Jan 31 arrival;
  • 30,653 MT of Australian standard white wheat for Dec 1-31 shipment

- Oct 7 - Jordan seeks 120,000 MT of optional-origin hard milling wheat for Jan-Feb shipment

- Oct 6 - Tunisia's state grains agency bought 92,000 MT of optional-origin soft wheat:

  • 25,000 MT from Soufflet at 263.42 $/mt c&f for Nov 1-15 shipment;
  • 17,000 MT from Casillo at 266.39 $/mt c&f for Nov 5-20 shipment;
  • 25,000 MT from GrainCorp at 263.27 $/mt c&f for Nov 10-25 shipment;
  • 25,000 MT from Dreyfus at 263.50 $/mt c&f for Nov 10-25 shipment

- Oct 5 - The lowest offer in Pakistan tender for 300,000 MT of optional-origin wheat came in from Aston at 278.5 $/mt c&f. Other offers were: Promising International $283.65; Agrocorp $286.95; Dreyfus $284.94; Ameropa $290.00; CHS $283.00; Swiss Singapore $289.95; Grain Export $280.00

- Sept 30 - An importer in Thailand bought about 72,000 MT of Argentine or Australian feed wheat from Olam at 252.5 $/mt c&f for November-January shipment

- Sept 30 - Japan bought 5,375 MT of feed wheat for February 25 arrival via SBS-tender

- Sept 28 - Jordan bought 120,000 MT of optional-origin hard milling wheat from Al Dahra at 257.9 $/mt c&f for December shipment            

- Sept 24 - Japan bought 86,027 MT of food wheat for Oct 21-Nov 20 shipment:

  • 13,359 MT of western white US wheat;
  • 29,360 MT of hard red winter US wheat;
  • 15,666 MT of dark northern spring US wheat;
  • 27,642 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat

- Sept 23 - Taiwan Flour Millers' Association bought 91,300 MT of US milling wheat in two consignments:

  • The first consignment has an additional charge of 32.7 $/mt for ocean shipping from the US Pacific North West coast to Taiwan for shipment between Nov 14-28:
    • 23,540 MT of dark northern spring wheat (14.5% protein) from CHS at 279.25 $/mt fob;
    • 15,590 MT of hard red winter wheat (12.5% protein) from United Grain Corp at 278.84 $/mt fob;
    • 4,700 MT of soft white wheat (9% protein) from CHS at 239.56 $/mt fob.
  • The second consignment was bought from United Grain Corporation and has an additional charge of 30.65 $/mt for ocean shipping from the US Pacific North West coast to Taiwan for shipment between Nov 30-Dec 14:
    • 25,790 MT of dark northern spring wheat (14.5% protein) at 280.95 $/mt fob;
    • 16,180 MT of hard red winter wheat (12.5% protein) at 268.86 $/mt fob;
    • 5,500 MT of soft white wheat (9% protein) at 238.80 $/mt fob

- Sept 23 - The lowest offer in Pakistan tender for 300,000 MT of optional-origin wheat came in from Aston at 280.90 $/mt c&f. Offers were: Aston 100,000 MT at $280.9; Agrocorp 100,000 MT at $285.38; and CHS 100,000 MT at $288

- Sept 23 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) in a private deal purchased 65,000 MT of US feed wheat from Posco at 254.98 $/mt c&f for January 1-20 shipment

- Sept 22 - Egypt's GASC bought 405,000 MT of wheat from Russia for November 21-30 shipment:

  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Hakan at 255.90 $/mt c&f (243 fob+12.9 freight)
  • 55,000 MT of Russian wheat from Glencore at 256.45 $/mt c&f (243.03 fob+13.42 freight)
  • 55,000 MT of Russian wheat from GTCS at 256.55 $/mt c&f (242 fob+14.55 freight)
  • 120,000 MT of Russian wheat from Grain Export at 256.55 $/mt c&f (242.80 fob+13.75 freight)
  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Agro AST at 256.55 $/mt c&f (242.80 fob+13.75 freight)
  • 55,000 MT of Russian wheat from Cargill at 256.55 $/mt c&f (243 fob+13.55 freight)

- Sept 22 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) rejected all offers and made no purchase in a tender for about 70,000 MT of feed wheat for January 30 arrival. The lowest offer was 255 $/mt c&f

- Sept 21 - An importer in Thailand bought about 180,000 MT of feed wheat:

  • 60,000 MT of Argentina or Black Sea wheat from Bunge at 258.75 $/mt c&f for December 20-January 20 shipment
  • 120,000 MT of Australian wheat from Grain Corp at 257.5 $/mt c&f for February shipment and for March 15-April 15 shipment

- Sept 18 - Tunisia's state grains agency bought 50,000 MT of optional-origin durum wheat for Nov 15-Dec 15 shipment:

  • 25,000 MT of durum wheat from Glencore at 324.09 $/mt c&f
  • 25,000 MT of durum wheat from Amber at 325.09 $/mt c&f

- Sept 17 - Japan bought 104,870 MT of food wheat:

  • 16,405 MT of western white US wheat for Oct 21-Nov 20 shipment;
  • 13,330 MT of hard red winter US wheat for Oct 21-Nov 20 shipment;
  • 27,030 MT of dark northern spring US wheat for Dec 31 arrival;
  • 25,420 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat for Dec 31 arrival;
  • 22,685 MT of Australian standard white wheat for Nov 1-30 shipment

- Sept 16 - Egypt's GASC bought 235,000 MT of wheat from Poland (60,000 MT) and Russia (175,000 MT) for November 10-20 shipment:

  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Posco at 248.24 $/mt c&f (234.99 fob+13.25 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Polish wheat from Casillo at 249.23 $/mt c&f (228.43 fob+20.80 freight);
  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Solaris at 249.23 $/mt c&f (235.98 fob+13.25 freight);
  • 55,000 MT of Russian wheat from Dreyfus at 250.82 $/mt c&f (235.98 fob+14.84 freight)

- Sept 16 - Jordan bought 120,000 MT of optional-origin hard milling wheat for shipment in the first half of November: 60,000 MT from Ameropa at 254.5 $/mt c&f and 60,000 MT from Aston at 254.9 $/mt c&f  

- Algeria has decided to change the terms of its wheat import tender in order to allow Black Sea origins like Russian wheat to be offered

- Sept 15 - Turkey's TMO bought 440,000 MT of red milling wheat (min 12.5% protein) for Sept 23-Oct 16 shipment:

  • 60,000 MT from Glencore at 240.49 $/mt c&f Derince
  • 30,000 MT, 13.5%, from Aston at 248.29 $/mt c&f Derince
  • 60,000 MT from Glencore at 243.35 $/mt c&f Iskenderun
  • 30,000 MT from Aston at 248.14 $/mt c&f Iskenderun
  • 30,000 MT from Glencore at 247.15 $/mt c&f Mersin
  • 30,000 MT from Bunge at 244.35 $/mt c&f Mersin
  • 30,000 MT from Aston at 247.15 $/mt c&f Mersin
  • 30,000 MT from Sierentz at 247.75 $/mt c&f Izmir
  • 30,000 MT from Aston at 246.9 $/mt c&f Izmir
  • 25,000 MT from Cargill at 245.79 $/mt c&f Bandirma
  • 25,000 MT from Glencore at 246.65 $/mt c&f Bandirma
  • 60,000 MT from Aston at 243.95 $/mt c&f Tekirdag

- Sept 15 - South Korea’s SPC group bought about 38,300 MT of milling wheat from Posco International for arrival in South Korea in the first half of December: 27,800 MT from the US (incl. 13,000 MT of dark northern spring wheat (14% protein) at 302.45 $/mt c&f, 7,200 MT of hard red winter (11.5% protein) at 300.70 $/mt c&f, 5,100 MT of soft white wheat (10.5% protein) at 265.62 $/mt c&f and 2,500 MT of soft white wheat (max. 9% protein) at 268.56 $/mt c&f); and 10,500 MT from Canada (Canadian western red spring wheat (2CWRS, 13.5% protein) at 288.95 $/mt c&f)

- Sept 15 - The lowest offer in Pakistan tender for 170,000 MT of optional-origin wheat came in from CHS at 274 $/mt c&f. Offers were: CHS 50,000 MT at $274; Graincorp 55,000 MT at $274.36; Agrocorp 50,000 MT at $275; and Aston 50,000 MT at $277

- Sept 11 - Saudi Arabia’s SAGO bought 745,000 MT of wheat (685 TMT with 12.5% protein at an average price of 251.13 $/mt c&f, and 60 TMT with 11% protein at 245.37 $/mt c&f) of EU, North and South American (excl. Canadian), Australian and Black Sea origin in 12 consignments for Nov-Jan shipment to the ports of Jeddah (375 TMT), Dammam (315 TMT) and Jizan (55 TMT):

  • Jeddah:
    • 60,000 MT of soft wheat from Holbud Limited at 245.37 $/mt c&f (Nov 10-20)
    • 65,000 MT of hard wheat from ADM Hellas at 245.31 $/mt c&f (Nov 20-30)
    • 60,000 MT of hard wheat from Holbud Limited at 247.89 $/mt c&f (Nov 20-30)
    • 60,000 MT of hard wheat from Grain Corp at 247.95 $/mt c&f (Dec 1-10)
    • 65,000 MT of hard wheat from ADM Hellas at 248.36 $/mt c&f (Dec 1-10)
    • 65,000 MT of hard wheat from Cargill at 247.83 $/mt c&f (Dec 20-30)
  • Dammam:
    • 65,000 MT of hard wheat from Cargill at 251.29 $/mt c&f (Nov 10 20)
    • 60,000 MT of hard wheat from Louis Dreyfus at 254.92 $/mt c&f (Nov 20-30)
    • 60,000 MT of hard wheat from Grain Corp at 256.15 $/mt c&f (Dec 1-10)
    • 65,000 MT of hard wheat from Cargill at 255.53 $/mt c&f (Dec 20-30)
    • 65,000 MT of hard wheat from Cargill at 255.56 $/mt c&f (Jan 10-20)
  • Jizan:
    • 55,000 MT of hard wheat from Holbud Limited at 251.98 $/mt c&f (Dec 10-20)

- Russia provided 25,000 MT of wheat in humanitarian assistance to North Korea, which was hit by back-to-back typhoons

CORN

- Oct 26 - Syria's General Foreign Trade Organisation seeks 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

- Oct 13 - Jordan seeks 120,000 MT of optional-origin feed barley for Jan-Feb shipment           

- Sept 30 - Iran's SLAL bought about 140,000-300,000 MT of corn from Brazil and/or Ukraine for shipment in October, November and December

- Sept 25 - South Korea Feed Association (KFA) rejected all offers in tender to buy 68,000 MT of corn for Feb 5 arrival, citing on too high prices. The lowest offer in the tender was at 224 $/mt c&f from Olam for 66,000 MT of Brazilian corn

- Sept 23 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) bought 69,000 MT of South American corn from Olam at 227.47 $/mt c&f for Dec 25 arrival

- Sept 22 - South Korea's Nonghyup Feed Inc. (Nofi) bought 202,000 MT of South American corn:

  • 65,000 MT from CHS at 228.49 $/mt c&f for January 5 arrival
  • 68,000 MT from Pan Ocean at 228.45 $/mt c&f for January 25 arrival     
  • 69,000 MT from Bunge at 228.9 $/mt c&f for February 5 arrival 

- Sept 22 - South Korea Feed Association (KFA) in a private deal bought 65,000 MT of Brazil corn from Midstar at 229 $/mt c&f for October 15-November 15 shipment

- Sept 22 - South Korea Feed Association (KFA) bought 63,000 MT of South American corn from Pan Ocean at 229.87 $/mt c&f+1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for December 20 arrival

- Sept 18 - Saudi Arabia’s SAGO bought 540,000 MT of feed barley of Australia, South and North America (excl. Canada), EU and Black Sea origin at an average price of 225.34 $/mt c&f in 9 consignments for Nov-Dec shipment to the Red Sea ports (420 TMT) and the Gulf ports (120 TMT):

  • Red Sea Ports:
    • 60,000 MT from Holbud Limited at 228.40 $/mt c&f (Nov 15-30)
    • 60,000 MT from Holbud Limited at 229.40 $/mt c&f (Nov 15-30)
    • 60,000 MT from LLC Trade House RIF at 220.00 $/mt c&f (Dec 1-15)
    • 60,000 MT from Aston at 226.00 $/mt c&f (Dec 1-15)
    • 60,000 MT from Lecureur at 224.00 $/mt c&f (Dec 15-31)
    • 60,000 MT from Glencore at 227.79 $/mt c&f (Dec 15-31)
    • 60,000 MT from Glencore at 228.79 $/mt c&f (Dec 15-31)
  • Gulf Ports:
    • 60,000 MT from CBH Grain at 223.90 $/mt c&f (Nov 15-30)
    • 60,000 MT from CBH Grain at 219.75 $/mt c&f (Nov 15-31)

- Sept 18 - Tunisia's state grains agency bought 75,000 MT of optional-origin feed barley for Oct 15-Nov 25 shipment:

  • 25,000 MT from Dreyfus at 225.47 $/mt c&f
  • 25,000 MT from Glencore at 226.75 $/mt c&f
  • 25,000 MT from Aston at 223 $/mt c&f

- Sept 16 - Taiwan's MFIG bought 65,000 MT of Brazilian corn from Cargill at a premium of 189.63 USc/bushel c&f over the Chicago March corn contract (224 $/mt, c&f) for November-December shipment

- Sept 16 - South Korea's KOCOPIA rejected all offers in tender to buy 60,000 MT of corn for Dec 25 arrival, citing on too high prices

SOYBEAN

- Oct 26 - 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

- Oct 6 - Egypt's GASC bought 26,000 MT of sunflower oil and 60,000 MT of soybean oil for Nov 25-Dec 15 arrival:

  • 30,000 MT of soybean oil from Posco at 860 $/mt c&f
  • 30,000 MT of soybean oil from ADM at 860 $/mt c&f
  • 10,000 MT of sunflower oil from ADM at 953 $/mt c&f
  • 16,000 MT of sunflower oil from Aston at 953 $/mt c&f

- Sept 30 - Iran's SLAL bought about 100,000-140,000 MT of soymeal from Argentina and Brazil for shipment in October, November and December