- Safras e Mercado said Brazilian summer corn crop is 59% harvested vs. 70% a year ago

- Cordonnier left unchanged his Brazilian 2014/15 corn crop estimate at 75.0 MMT and Argentine corn estimate at 23.0 MMT

- FAS USDA estimated South Korea's 2015/16 corn imports at 9.8 MMT vs. 9.6 MMT in 2014/15

- Chinese imports of corn substitutes, such as distillers' grains (DDGs), barley and sorghum, are expected to remain robust this year with buyers looking for cheaper alternatives to expensive domestic corn

- CNGOIC estimated China's 2014/15 (Oct-Sept) barley imports at 7 MMT

- CNGOIC estimated China's 2014/15 sorghum imports at 8.1 MMT

- Ukraine's Ag Min said Ukraine has exported 27.282 MMT of grain between July 1, 2014 – Apr 7, 2015 including wheat – 9.711 MMT, corn – 13.115 MMT and barley – 4.252 MMT