- Apr 1 - South Korea's MFG bought 134,000 tons of optional origin corn 190.9 $/t c&f +1.25 $/t surcharge for additional port unloading for October arrival

- Apr 1 - South Korea's KFA bought 63,000 tons of optional origin corn at 190.5 $/t c&f for November arrival

- Mar 31 - South Korea's KFA bought 60,000 tons of optional origin corn at 191.9 $/t c&f for October arrival

- Mar 31 - Taiwan MFIG bought 65,000 tons of US corn from Itochu at a premium of 129.45 cents/bushel c&f over the Chicago July corn contract for May-June shipment

- USDA reported US corn stocks in all positions on March 1, 2015 totaled 7.74 billion bushels (BB), up 11% from March 1, 2014 and topping average estimates of 7.609 BB (range 7.459-7.800 BB). The large stocks indicate demand for animal feed last quarter was not as strong as expected

- USDA predicted farmers will sow 89.2 million acres (MA) of corn this spring, above analysts' average estimates of 88.7 MA (range 87.0-89.7 MA) but down 2% from last year. If realized, this will be the third consecutive year of an acreage decline and would be the lowest planted acreage in the US since 2010

- Cordonnier estimated Argentine 2014/15 corn crop at 23 MMT, unchanged from previous estimate

- Cordonnier estimated Brazilian 2014/15 corn crop at 75 MMT vs. previous estimate of 74 MMT

- Ukraine's Ag Min said Ukraine has exported 27.044 MMT of grain between July 1, 2014 – Mar 31, 2015 including wheat – 9.697 MMT, corn – 12.999 MMT and barley – 4.069 MMT

- Zambia is planning to sell about 1 MMT of maize to neighboring countries hard hit by drought and floods

- Zimbabwe is set to import around 1.4 MMT of maize this year due to poor crop which may be less than 500,000 tons