WHEAT

- May 6 - Bangladesh seeks 50,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat 

- May 4 - Philippines importers are seeking up to 185,000 MT of milling or feed wheat for June-July-August shipment

- April 28 - Algeria's OAIC bought about 200,000-360,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat at around 316.50 $/mt c&f for May-June shipment

- April 27 - Egypt's GASC cancelled an international tender to buy wheat for Aug 11-20 shipment with no purchase made

- April 22 - Japan bought 85,110 MT of food wheat June 1-30 shipment:

  • 13,500 MT of western white US wheat;
  • 33,380 MT of hard red winter US wheat;
  • 12,630 MT of dark northern spring US wheat;
  • 25,600 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat

- April 20 - Ethiopia tendered for around 400,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat. Offers must be valid for 30 days. Only one trading house offered the full 400,000 MT at around 313 $/mt c&f. Two trading houses were believed to have submitted offers in a separate tender for 30,000 MT of milling wheat which closed on April 15

- Indonesian flour millers bought 120,000 MT of old-crop Black Sea wheat at 285-290 $/mt c&f for June shipment in deals signed in second decade of April

- April 15 - Algeria's OAIC bought around 200,000-270,000 MT of optional-origin durum wheat at around 350-358 $/mt c&f for May shipment        

- April 15 - Japan bought 90,169 MT of food wheat June 1-30 shipment:

  • 16,990 MT of western white US wheat;
  • 16,250 MT of hard red winter US wheat;
  • 29,930 MT of dark northern spring US wheat;
  • 26,999 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat

- April 13 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) purchased 66,000 MT of optional-origin feed wheat from Cofco at 269.3 $/mt c&f + 1.5 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for October 25 arrival

- April 8 - Tunisia's state grains agency bought 75,000 MT of optional-origin soft wheat:

  • 25,000 MT from Soufflet at 259.82 $/mt c&f for May 15-June 5 shipment;
  • 25,000 MT from Soufflet at 262.42 $/mt c&f for May 25-June 15 shipment;
  • 25,000 MT from Casillo at 259.89 $/mt c&f for June 5-25 shipment

- April 8 - Japan bought 90,815 MT of food wheat June 1-30 shipment:

  • 16,640 MT of western white US wheat;
  • 17,615 MT of hard red winter US wheat;
  • 31,940 MT of dark northern spring US wheat;
  • 24,620 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat

- April 8 - Taiwan Flour Millers' Association bought 96,645 MT of US milling wheat from CHS in two consignments:

  • The first consignment has an additional charge of 47.44 $/mt for ocean shipping from the US Pacific Northwest coast to Taiwan for May 29-June 12 shipment:
    • 25,270 MT of dark northern spring wheat (14.5% protein) at 285.04 $/mt fob;
    • 15,390 MT of hard red winter wheat (12.5% protein) at 262.81 $/mt fob;
    • 5,005 MT of soft white wheat (9% protein) at 260.79 $/mt fob.
  • The second consignment has an additional charge of 42.70 $/mt for ocean shipping from the US Pacific Northwest coast to Taiwan for June 15-29 shipment:
    • 27,990 MT of dark northern spring wheat (14.5% protein) at 285.04 $/mt fob;
    • 16,500 MT of hard red winter wheat (12.5% protein) at 262.81 $/mt fob;
    • 6,490 MT of soft white wheat (9% protein) at 260.79 $/mt fob

- April 7 - Thai Feed Mill Association (TFMA) in Thailand purchased about 58,000 MT of optional-origin feed wheat at 275 $/mt c&f for June shipment

- April 7 - Algeria's OAIC bought about 30,000-48,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat at around 280 $/mt c&f for April-May shipment

- April 6 -  Egypt's (GASC) bought 345,000 MT of wheat from Russia (290,000 MT) and Ukraine (55,000 MT) for August 1-10 shipment:

  • 60,000 MT of Russian wheat from Grain Export at 251.00 $/mt c&f (233 fob+18.00 freight);
  • 120,000 MT of Russian wheat from Agro AST at 252.00 $/mt c&f (234 fob+18.00 freight);
  • 55,000 MT of Ukrainian wheat from Olam at 252.15 $/mt c&f (232.90 fob+19.25 freight);
  • 110,000 MT of Russian wheat from GTCS at 252.75 $/mt c&f (234 fob+18.75 freight)

- April 2 - Saudi Arabia’s SAGO bought 295,000 MT of wheat (12.5% protein) of EU, North and South American, Australian and Black Sea origin at an average price of 271.05 $/mt c&f in 5 consignments for May-June shipment to the ports of Jeddah (120 TMT), Yanbu (120 TMT) and Jizan (55 TMT):

  • Jeddah:
    • 60,000 MT from Casillo at 269.49 $/mt c&f (June 10-20)
    • 60,000 MT from Casillo at 269.69 $/mt c&f (June 20-30)
  • Yanbu:
    • 60,000 MT from Casillo at 271.68 $/mt c&f (June 1-10)
    • 60,000 MT from Casillo at 268.89 $/mt c&f (June 20-30)
  • Jizan:
    • 55,000 MT wheat from Casillo at 275.89 $/mt c&f (May 20-30)

- Apr 1 - Flour millers in South Korea bought 65,000 MT of US milling wheat for July-August shipment

- Mar 31 - Algeria's OAIC bought about 500,000-550,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat at around 279 $/mt c&f for April-May shipment

- Mar 31 - Flour millers in South Korea bought 80,000 MT of milling wheat for July 1-31 shipment:

  • 50,000 MT of US wheat from:
  • 21,900 MT of soft white wheat (9.5-10.5% protein) at 245.71 $/mt fob;
  • 2,200 MT of soft white wheat (8.5% protein) at 249.39 $/mt fob;
  • 10,530 MT of hard red winter wheat (11.5% protein) at 251.59 $/mt fob;
  • 15,370 MT of northern spring wheat (14% protein) at 267.30 $/mt fob.
  • 30,000 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat (13.5% protein) from Viterra at 272-273 $/mt fob

- Mar 25 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) in a private deal purchased 66,000 MT of optional-origin feed wheat from Cofco at 268 $/mt c&f for Oct 20 arrival

- Mar 25 - South Korea's Nonghyup Feed Inc. (Nofi) bought 131,000 MT of optional-origin feed wheat:

  • 66,000 MT from Pan Ocean at 287.00 $/mt c&f plus a 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Aug 5 arrival;
  • 65,000 MT from Viterra at 268.49 $/mt c&f plus a 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Sept 25 arrival

- Mar 24 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) in a private deal purchased 66,000 MT of optional-origin feed wheat from Cargill at 269.65 $/mt c&f + 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Aug 12-Sept 10 shipment

- Mar 23 - Flour millers in South Korea (SPC) bought about 35,000 MT of US and Canadian milling wheat from Bunge for July arrival

- Mar 23 - South Korea's Feed Leaders Committee (FLC) in a private deal purchased about 65,000 MT of optional-origin feed wheat from Cargill at 271.99 $/mt c&f + 1.5 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Oct 15 arrival

- Mar 23 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) in a private deal purchased 66,000 MT of optional-origin feed wheat from Cofco at 274.99 $/mt c&f + 1.5 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Oct 5 arrival

- Mar 19 - South Korean four mills purchased about 50,000 MT of Australian milling wheat, largely Australian standard wheat (46,000 MT) at around 277 $/mt FOB for July arrival

- Mar 19 - Flour millers in South Korea bought 38,000 MT of US milling wheat from Marubeni for June 1-30 shipment:

  • 11,400 MT of soft white wheat (9.5-10.5% protein) at 268.05 $/mt fob;
  • 800 MT of soft white wheat (8.5% protein) at 277.61 $/mt fob;
  • 10,300 MT of hard red winter wheat (11.5% protein) at 259.80 $/mt fob;
  • 15,500 MT of northern spring wheat (14% protein) at 273.87 $/mt fob

- Mar 18 - Tunisia's state grains agency bought 42,000 MT of optional-origin durum wheat for April 15-May 5 shipment and 117,000 MT of soft wheat for April 10-May 25 shipment:

  • 100,000 MT of soft milling wheat from Casillo at 298.49 $/mt c&f;
  • 17,000 MT of soft milling from Casillo at 302.19 $/mt c&f;
  • 42,000 MT of durum wheat from Casillo at 374.68 $/mt c&f

- Mar 18 - Japan bought 135,603 MT of food wheat:

  • 15,770 MT of hard red winter US wheat for April 21-May 20 shipment;
  • 41,595 MT of dark northern spring US wheat for April 21-May 20 shipment;
  • 25,820 MT of Canadian western red spring wheat for April 21-May 20 shipment;
  • 52,418 MT of Australian standard white wheat for June 1-30 shipment

- Mar 18 - Flour millers in South Korea bought 50,000 MT of US milling wheat from ADM for June 1-30 shipment:

  • 25,385 MT of soft white wheat (10.5% protein) at 269.74 $/mt fob;
  • 1,520 MT of soft white wheat (8.5% protein) at 280.76 $/mt fob;
  • 8,810 MT of hard red winter wheat (11.5% protein) at 266.83 $/mt fob;
  • 14,285 MT of northern spring wheat (14% protein) at 277.76 $/mt fob

- Mar 16 - The Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) bought 300,000 MT of wheat (11.5%) from Dreyfus at 285.97 $/mt c&f for August shipment

- Mar 11 - Egypt's GASC bought 360,000 MT of wheat from Romania for April 15-25 shipment:

  • 60,000 MT of Romanian wheat from Cofco at 297.40 $/mt c&f (281.49 fob+15.91 freight);
  • 180,000 MT of Romanian wheat from Ameropa at 297.40 $/mt c&f (281.49 fob+15.91 freight);
  • 120,000 MT of Romanian wheat from Grain Export at 297.40 $/mt c&f (281.49 fob+15.91 freight).

- Mar 11 - Importers in the Philippines rejected all offers and made no purchase in a tender for up to 385,000 MT of feed wheat due to too high prices

- Mar 9 - Algeria's OAIC bought about 450,000-510,000 MT of optional-origin milling wheat at around 323 $/mt c&f for April shipment

- Mar 5 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) bought 130,000 MT of optional-origin feed wheat from Viterra:

  • 65,000 MT at 282.86 $/mt c&f + 1.50 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Aug 24 arrival;
  • 65,000 MT at 275.14 $/mt c&f + 1.50 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Sept 24 arrival

- Mar 4 - Algeria's OAIC bought around 250,000 MT of optional-origin durum wheat at around 370-374 $/mt c&f for April shipment   

- Mar 4 - Taiwan Flour Millers' Association bought 100,410 MT of US milling wheat from CHS and Columbia Grain in two consignments:

  • The first consignment has an additional charge of 41.68 $/mt for ocean shipping from the US Pacific North West coast to Taiwan for shipment between April 25-May 9:
    • 26,370 MT of dark northern spring wheat (14.5% protein) at 290.64 $/mt fob;
    • 16,025 MT of hard red winter wheat (12.5% protein) at 285.22 $/mt fob;
    • 7,270 MT of soft white wheat (9% protein) at 287.79 $/mt fob.
  • The second consignment has an additional charge of 41.95 $/mt for ocean shipping from the US Pacific North West coast to Taiwan for shipment between May 12-26:
    • 27,825 MT of dark northern spring wheat (14.5% protein) at 292.11 $/mt fob;
    • 15,725 MT of hard red winter wheat (12.5% protein) at 284.12 $/mt fob;
    • 7,195 MT of soft white wheat (9% protein) at 285.96 $/mt fob

- Mar 4 - Philippines importers bought about 55,000 MT of feed wheat, probably ASW, at below 310 $/mt c&f for April-May shipment   

CORN

- May 24 - Qatar seeks 105,000 MT of optional-origin barley for July-Sept shipment            

- May 19 - Jordan seeks 120,000 MT of optional-origin feed barley for Oct-Nov shipment           

- May 5 - Tunisia's state grains agency seeks 50,000 MT of optional-origin feed barley for May-25-June 20 shipment

- May 3 - South Korea Feed Association (KFA Incheon) bought 65,000 MT of optional-origin corn from CJ International at 319.35 $/mt c&f for Nov 20 arrival

- April 29 - South Korea Feed Association (KFA Incheon) bought 133,000 MT of optional-origin corn in two consignments:

  • 68,000 MT from Cofco at 305.73 $/mt c&f for arrival around Oct 20;
  • 65,000 MT from CHS at 302.93 $/mt c&f for arrival around Oct 30

- April 29 - South Korea Feed Association (KFA Busan) bought 63,000 MT of optional-origin corn from CHS at 318.48 $/mt c&f + 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Aug 10 arrival        

- Apr 28 - South Korea Feed Association (KFA) in a private deal bought 68,000 MT of corn at around 319 $/mt c&f for July arrival

- April 28 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) bought 203,000 MT of corn:

  • 66,000 MT from Olam for Aug 15 arrival;
  • 68,000 MT from Cofco (16,000 MT at 311.13 $/mt c&f + 1.00 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading and 52,000 MT at a premium over Chicago corn futures) for Aug 25 arrival:
  • 69,000 MT from Pan Ocean for Sept 5 arrival

- April 28 - South Korea's Nonghyup Feed Inc. (NOFI) bought 69,000 MT of South American corn from Cargill at 317.24 $/mt c&f + 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Aug 5 arrival

- April 28 - Taiwan's MFIG bought 65,000 MT of Argentina corn from Cargill at a premium of 214.95 USc/bushel c&f over the Chicago September contract (about 309.6 $/mt, c&f) for July 9-28 shipment

- April 26 - South Korea's KOCOPIA in a private deal bought 50,000 MT of Ukrainian corn from Posco at 339.88 $/mt c&f for July 20 arrival

- April 23 - South Korea's Feed Leaders Committee (FLC) in a private deal purchased 65,000 MT of corn from Al Ghurair at 305.99 $/mt c&f + 1.5 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Aug 25 arrival            

- April 23 - South Korea's KFA bought 201,000 MT of corn:

  • 68,000 MT from Cofco at 305.31 $/mt c&f for arrival around Aug 25;
  • 65,000 MT from Olam at 304.66 $/mt c&f for arrival around Sept 20;
  • 68,000 MT from Cofco at 305.31 $/mt c&f for arrival around Sept 20

- April 23 - South Korea's Nonghyup Feed Inc. (NOFI) bought 137,000 MT of corn:

  • 69,000 MT from Bunge at 312.30 $/mt c&f + 1.5 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Aug 15 arrival;
  • 68,000 MT from Cofco at 304.29 $/mt c&f + 1.5 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for Aug 25 arrival

- Apr 15 - South Korea Feed Association (KFA) in a private deal bought 65,000 MT of US corn from Viterra at 293.79 $/mt c&f for June 5 arrival

- Apr 13 - South Korea's Feed Leaders Committee (FLC) in a private deal purchased 65,000 MT of optional-origin corn from Viterra at 296.79 $/mt c&f + 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for July 25 arrival

- Mar 30 -  Jordan bought 60,000 MT of optional-origin feed barley from Cofco at 253 $/mt c&f for shipment in the second half of October

- Mar 18 - Turkey's TMO bought 115,000 MT of corn for March 25-April 20 shipment:

  • 30,000 MT from GTCS at 278.10 $/mt c&f Derince;
  • 30,000 MT from Erser at 278.10 $/mt c&f Derince;
  • 30,000 MT from Rolweg/Ulusoy at 278.70 $/mt c&f Izmir;
  • 25,000 MT from Kibar at 280.70 $/mt c&f Bandirma

- Mar 18 - Tunisia's state grains agency bought 75,000 MT of optional-origin feed barley for April 15-May 25 shipment:

  • 25,000 MT from Cargill at 280.48 $/mt c&f;
  • 25,000 MT from Casillo at 276.09 $/mt c&f;
  • 25,000 MT from Casillo at 275.68 $/mt c&f

- Mar 17 - Taiwan's MFIG bought 65,000 MT of Argentina corn from Cargill at a premium of 264.12 USc/bushel c&f over the Chicago September 2021 corn contract (about 299.6 $/mt, c&f) for May 27-June 15 shipment

- Mar 11 - South Korea's KOCOPIA bought 60,000 MT of US corn from Posco at 300 $/mt c&f including a surcharge for additional port unloading for June 20 arrival

- Mar 11 - South Korea's Nonghyup Feed Inc. (NOFI) bought around 197,000 MT of optional-origin corn:

  • Two consignments from Olam at 288.85 $/mt c&f + 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for July 5 arrival and 288.70 $/mt c&f + 1.25 $/mt for July 15;
  • Third consignment from CHS at 287.40 $/mt c&f + 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for July 25 arrival

- Mar 11 - South Korea Feed Association (KFA) bought 64,000 MT of optional-origin corn from Pan Ocean at 290.99 $/mt c&f + 1.25 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for July 10 arrival

- Mar 10 - Iran's SLAL bought 60,000 MT of Indian feed barley at around 267.50 $/mt c&f for April shipment

- Mar 5 - Saudi Arabia’s SAGO bought 660,000 MT of feed barley of Australia, South and North America, EU and Black Sea origin at an average price of 279.77 $/mt c&f in 11 consignments for April-May shipment to the Red Sea ports (480 TMT) and the Gulf ports (180 TMT):

  • Red Sea Ports:
    • 60,000 MT from Aston at 279.00 $/mt c&f (April 15-30)
    • 60,000 MT from Viterra at 279.27 $/mt c&f (April 15-30)
    • 60,000 MT from Viterra at 281.17 $/mt c&f (April 15-30)
    • 60,000 MT from Solaris at 276.95 $/mt c&f (May 1-15)
    • 60,000 MT from LLC Trade at 277.00 $/mt c&f (May 1-15)
    • 60,000 MT from Viterra at 280.24 $/mt c&f (May 1-15)
    • 60,000 MT from Viterra at 279.12 $/mt c&f (May 15-31)
    • 60,000 MT from Holbud at 279.50 $/mt c&f (May 15-31)
  • Gulf Ports:
    • 60,000 MT from CBH Grain at 285.70 $/mt c&f (April 15-30)
    • 60,000 MT from Holbud at 279.00 $/mt c&f (May 15-31)
    • 60,000 MT from CBH Grain at 280.50 $/mt c&f (May 15-31)

- Mar 4 - Algeria's ONAB bought 30,000 MT of Argentine corn at around 289 $/mt c&f for April 15 shipment

- Mar 4 - South Korea's Major Feedmill Group (MFG) bought 68,000 MT of South American or South African corn from Viterra at 285.79 $/mt c&f+1.50 $/mt surcharge for additional port unloading for July 30 arrival

- Mar 3 - Iran's SLAL bought only around 40,000 MT of Indian feed barley at around 268 $/mt c&f for March 10-April 10 shipment in an international tender for up to 400,000 MT of barley

SOYBEAN

- April 28 - Egypt’s GASC bought 64,000 MT of soybean oil: 34,000 MT of local oil at 19,725 EGP/mt (1,255.6 $/mt) from Alex. Co for Seeds (15,000 MT); Safa (10,000 MT); El Magd Co. (5,000 MT); UCMMA (4,000 MT) for June 26-July 15 arrival; and 30,000 MT of imported soyoil from ADM at 1,263 $/mt c&f for June 21-July 10 arrival, but made no purchase of sunflower oil

- April 15 - Egypt’s GASC bought 81,000 MT of soybean oil: 51,000 MT of local oil at 19,265 EGP/mt (1,223.2 $/mt) from Alex. Co for Seeds (16,000 MT); El Magd Co. (15,000 MT); Sovyen/Cargill&ADM (15,000 MT); Evergreen Co (5,000 MT); and 30,000 MT of imported soyoil from Aston at 1,250 $/mt c&f for June 1-20 arrival, but made no purchase of sunflower oil

- April 2 - South Korea’s Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corp bought a total 12,000 MT of non-GM soybeans for June 15-Sept 20 arrival from CJ International (8,000 MT at 724 $/mt c&f) and BSK (4,000 MT at 733.6 $/mt c&f)

- Mar 31 - South Korea’s Nonghyup Feed Inc. (NOFI) bought 60,000 MT of South American soymeal from Cofco at 479.35 $/mt c&f including a surcharge for additional port unloading for September 25 arrival

- Mar 30 - South Korea’s KFA (Korea Feed Association) bought around 57,000 MT of soymeal from Bunge at 479.29 $/mt c&f including a surcharge for additional port unloading for September arrival

- Mar 11 - South Korea's Nonghyup Feed Inc. (NOFI) has purchased about 12,000 MT of Chinese soymeal from Wilmar at 522 $/mt c&f for April 15 arrival

- Mar 4 - Egypt’s GASC bought 78,000 MT of soybean oil: 18,000 MT of local oil at 17,925 EGP/mt (1,143 $/mt) from Alex. Co for Seeds for Apr 10-30 arrival; and 60,000 MT of imported soyoil for May 1-15 arrival at 1,180 $/mt c&f from Posco (30,000 MT) and ADM (30,000 MT), but made no purchase of sunflower oil

- Pakistan has bought about 600,000 MT of soybeans in the end of February-early March, optionally from the U.S. or Brazil for Feb-March-April 2022 shipment; the country is said to be buying 200,000-250,000 MT of soybeans each month currently due to strong demand for meal for poultry