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CBOT Trends - Wheat up 2-8, corn steady-down 1, soy 2-5 lower
CHICAGO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Following are U.S. trade expectations for the resumption of grain and soy complex trading at the Chicago Board of Trade at 8:30 a.m. CDT (1330 GMT) on Wednesday.
* The U.S. Department of Agriculture is scheduled to update its monthly supply and demand projections on at 11:00 a.m. CDT (1600 GMT) on Wednesday.
* CBOT September futures contracts will expire on Friday.
WHEAT - Up 2 to 8 cents per bushel
* Futures rebound ahead of USDA report on expectations that the USDA will cut global wheat production forecasts following adverse weather in key production areas around the world.
* FranceAgriMer forecast end-season soft wheat stocks in France next June at 2.5 million tonnes, down from an estimated 2.95 million in 2017/18 and the lowest volume in five years following a weather-hit harvest.
* Market awaiting results of a wheat tender by Egypt's GASC. Russian wheat was the cheapest offered.
* The CBOT reported no deliveries against the CBOT September soft red winter wheat contract and 7 K.C. September hard red winter wheat deliveries. There were also no MGEX September spring wheat deliveries.
* CBOT December wheat last traded 8 cents higher at $5.26-3/4 per bushel. K.C. December hard red winter wheat was last up 6-1/4 cents at $5.29 and MGEX December spring wheat was up 6-1/2 cents at $5.81-3/4 per bushel.
CORN - Steady to down 1 cent per bushel
* Traders squaring positions ahead of Wednesday's USDA report. Weak cash market and forecasts for a near-record U.S. harvest pressure futures.
* There were no CBOT September corn deliveries reported.
* CBOT December corn last traded down 1-1/4 cents at $3.65-1/2 per bushel.
SOYBEANS - Down 2 to 5 cents per bushel
* Futures ease ahead of Wednesday's USDA report as the agency is expected to increase its U.S. soy crop forecast and raise its stocks estimate.
* China on Wednesday slashed its forecast for 2018/19 soybean imports as farmers reduce their use of the bean in animal feed because of the trade war with the United States.
* CBOT September soybean deliveries totaled 301 contracts. CBOT September soyoil deliveries totaled 280 contracts and September soymeal deliveries totaled 119 contracts.
* CBOT new-crop November soybeans last traded 5-1/4 cents lower at $8.26-1/2 a bushel. (Reporting by Karl Plume Editing by Susan Thomas)
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