- Morocco (ONICL) bought 172,000 tons of soft wheat in the local market

- FranceAgriMer said 90% of France's soft wheat crops were in good to excellent condition as of Mar 23 vs. 76% a year ago

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 916,400 hectares of spring crops through March 27, or 1.8% of the planned total planted area vs. 616,500 hectares a year ago

- Russia Ag Min said Russia exported about 25.943 MMT of grain between July 1 – Mar 25, 2014/15 vs. 20.345 MMT a year ago, including wheat – 19.351 MMT, barley – 4.27 MMT, corn – 1.914 MMT

- Canada drops rail shipment requirements for grain harvest

- Pakistan has a cumulative stock of 5.013 MMT of wheat at present vs. 2.236 MMT last year around this time. The import of 700,000 tons of wheat, primarily from Black Sea region, during July-December 2014 was the one of reason for the stock pile-up

- Syria has more than 1 MMT of grain in its storage silos

- Coceral forecasts EU's 2015 wheat crop at 146.2 MMT vs. 155.85 MMT in 2014

- Coceral forecasts French 2015 wheat crop at 39.62 MMT vs. 38.94 MMT in 2014

- Coceral forecasts German's 2015 wheat crop at 25.4 MMT vs. 27.8 MMT in 2014

- Coceral forecasts UK's 2015 wheat crop at 14.4 MMT vs. 16.5 MMT in 2014