- Apr 9 - Japan bought 122,429 tons of food wheat for May-June shipment:

  • 16,135 tons of western white US wheat
  • 18,330 tons of hard red winter US wheat
  • 59,574 tons of Canadian western red spring wheat
  • 28,390 tons of Australian standard white

- Apr 8 - Jordan bought 100,000 tons of optional origin hard wheat at 231 $/t for Oct-Nov shipment

- Apr 8 - Lowest offers in Bangladesh wheat tenders from Agrocorp – 238.28 $/t CIF liner out for 50,000 tons of wheat, 10% protein, and from Phoenix Commodities – 247.09 $/t CIF liner out for 50,000 tons of wheat, 12% protein

- Saudi Arabia's purchase of 780,000 tons of hard wheat during the Easter holiday should benefit German and Baltic origins

- In the calendar year 2014 Poland exported 882,000 tons of milling wheat to Saudi Arabia and another vessel arrived in Poland recently to load about 60,000 tons of milling wheat for Saudi Arabia

- Russia's Ag Minister says export duty decision won't be made until end May/early June

- Russia's Ag Min said farmers planted 1.1 MH of spring grains through April 8, or 3.7% of the planned total planted area vs. 1.3 MH a year ago

- FranceAgriMer upped its estimate of 2014/15 French soft wheat exports outside the EU from 10.4 MMT to 10.6 MMT but down 13.3% from year ago (12.22 MMT in 2013/14). They left ending stocks unchanged at 3.58 MMT up 52.7% from last year's 2.35 MMT

- ABARES estimates Australian wheat output at 24.39 MMT for 2015/16