- South Korea's KFA seeks 55,000 tons of soymeal from South America for October arrival

- China's monthly imports of soybeans in May, June and July are expected to rise to between 6.5 and 7. 5 MMT, marking an increase of at least 45% from March

- China imported 4.49 MMT of soybeans in March up 5.4% from February, but down 3% compared to last year

- China imported 15.63 MMT of soybeans in the first quarter of 2015 up 1.9% from a year ago

- China's Jan-March average soybean import price down 18.6%

- US soybean export inspections for week, ending Apr 9, reported 450,317 tons, within trade expectations of 350,000-500,000 tons

- AgRural said Brazilian soybeans harvest is 84% complete vs. 77% a week ago and unchanged from a year ago

- AgRural estimated Brazilian soybeans crop at 93.8 MMT (record) unchanged from previous estimate

- Safras e Mercado said Brazilian soybeans harvest is 83% complete vs. 86% a year ago and vs. 81% average

- Access to Brazil's largest port, Santos, was fully restored

- Rains in Argentina seen slowing soy harvest while improving soil