The Four Turandot vessel chartered by the United States is scheduled to arrive on Wednesday at the port of Barcarena in the north of Brazil, and is expected to sail on May 9, the Cargonave ship line-up data shows.
Brazil, the world's largest soy producer and exporter, very seldom sells to the United States. China is the main buyer of its soy.
Two 4,000 tonnes consignments were both purchased at $724 a tonne c& from trading house CJ International, traders said. A further 4,000 tonnes were purchased from another trading house at $733.60 a tonne c&f.
Wheat heads lower on improving crop weather in the US Plains winter wheat belt and a lack of supportive news.
CBOT May soft red winter wheat last traded down 3-3/4 cents at $6.36-1/4 per bushel. K.C. May hard red winter wheat was last down 6 cents at $5.95 a bushel and MGEX May spring wheat was down 2-3/4 cents at $6.30-1/2.