- Apr 7 - USDA announced 165,000 tons of US soybeans sold to China for 2015/16 shipment

- Cordonnier raised his Brazilian 2014/15 soybean crop estimate by 500,000 tons to 93.5 MMT and Argentine soybean estimate up 1 MMT to 58.0 MMT

- Safras e Mercado said Brazilian 2014/15 soybean harvest is 75% complete vs. 80% a year ago and vs. 75% average

- Safras e Mercado said Brazilian soybean crop is 50% sold vs. 62% a year ago and vs. 64% average

- Brazil's soy exports will likely slow because a six-day fire at a nearby fuel-storage facility has restricted access to Brazil's largest port, Santos

- India's oilmeal exports plunged 44% to 2.444 MMT in 2014/15, falling for a third straight year

- India's 2014/15 soyameal exports slumped three-quarters to a record low 659,593 tons vs. 2.781 MMT in 2013/14

- Currently, India is offering soyameal at 530 $/t, fob, while supplies from Brazil and Argentina are 40-50 $/t cheaper

- India's 2014/15 rapemeal exports climbed to 1.067 MMT vs. 916,050 tons in 2013/14

- France's farm ministry estimated the 2015 total rapeseed area at 1.5 MH, down 1.2% on 2014