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USDA Export Sales Report (Nov 09, 2017)
 
Wheat:  Net sales of 781,700 metric tons--a marketing year high--for delivery in marketing year 2017/2018 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were for Iraq (450,000 MT), Taiwan (87,400 MT), China (60,000 MT), the Philippines (55,500 MT), Nigeria (40,000 MT), and Vietnam (39,700 MT, including 39,000 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (79,000 MT).  Exports of 298,000 MT were down 21 percent from the previous week, but up 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (55,500 MT), the Philippines (40,300 MT), South Korea (33,300 MT), Nigeria (33,000 MT), and Guatemala (32,100 MT).
 
Corn:  Net sales of 2,364,500 MT for 2017/2018 were up noticeably from the previous week and 92 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (1,166,300 MT, including decreases of 2,000 MT), South Korea (468,000 MT), Japan (337,500 MT, including 39,800 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 300 MT), unknown destinations (213,000 MT), and Colombia (132,700 MT, including 75,100 MT, switched from unknown destinations).  Reductions were reported for Brazil (60,700 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 574,200 MT reported for Mexico (577,700 MT), were partially offset by reductions for Peru (3,500 MT).  Exports of 489,800 MT were primarily to Mexico (171,900 MT), Colombia (115,200 MT), Japan (69,500 MT), Honduras (39,500 MT), and Peru (35,400 MT).
 
Optional Origin Sales:  For 2017/2018, new optional origin sales of 60,000 MT were reported for unknown destinations.  Options were exercised to export 54,000 MT to unknown destinations from other than the United States.  The current optional origin outstanding balance is 242,000 MT for unknown destinations (174,000 MT) and South Korea (68,000 MT).  
 
Barley:  No net sales were reported for the week.  Export of 2,000 MT--a marketing-year high--were unchanged from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The destination was Japan. 
 
Sorghum:  Net sales of 308,100 MT were up 9 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (251,000 MT) and China (57,100 MT, including decreases of 4,400 MT).  Exports of 104,100 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (102,000 MT) and Mexico (2,100 MT). 
 
Rice:  Net sales of 73,400 MT for 2017/2018 were down 17 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (27,100 MT), Japan (26,000 MT), Haiti (11,000 MT), Honduras (4,500 MT), and Canada (3,200 MT).  Reductions were reported for Guatemala (500 MT), Venezuela (200 MT), and El Salvador (100 MT).  Exports of 75,300 MT were up 91 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (34,100 MT), Haiti (15,000 MT), Venezuela (10,800 MT), Guatemala (5,300 MT), and Japan (3,000 MT).  
 
Exports for Own Account:  New exports for own account totaling 100 MT were reported to Canada.  The current outstanding balance of 300 MT is for Canada. 
 
Soybeans:  Net sales of 1,160,600 MT for 2017/2018 were down 39 percent from the previous week and 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (1,156,900 MT, including 716,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 23,800 MT), Mexico (196,000 MT, including decreases of 5,000 MT), the Netherlands (84,600 MT, including 74,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Saudi Arabia (71,500 MT, including 66,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Germany (65,300 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (707,500 MT), Bangladesh (11,500 MT), and Burma (500 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 400 MT were reported for Japan.  Exports of 2,520,200 MT were primarily to China (1,790,800 MT), Mexico (157,100 MT), the Netherlands (84,600 MT), Saudi Arabia (71,500 MT), and Egypt (66,400 MT).  
 
Export for Own Account: New exports for own account totaling 28,300 MT were reported to Canada.  The current outstanding balance of 85,300 MT is for Canada. 
 
Export Adjustment: Accumulated exports to the Netherlands were adjusted down 65,300 MT for week ending October 26th.  The correct destination is Germany and is included in this week’s report. 
 
Soybean Cake and Meal:   Net sales of 212,900 MT for 2017/2018 were reported for Mexico (111,300 MT, including decreases of 1,200 MT), Thailand (50,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Japan (25,900 MT), Canada (22,400 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), Peru (19,400 MT), and Guatemala (18,200 MT, including 14,100 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (44,100 MT), Bangladesh (38,000 MT), and the French West Indies (4,200 MT).  Exports of 195,500 MT were reported to Colombia (39,900 MT), Mexico (35,900 MT), Peru (31,400 MT), Guatemala (18,500 MT), Honduras (17,900 MT), Canada (17,100 MT), and Panama (8,000 MT).
 
Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 15,900 MT for 2017/2018 were reported for South Korea (5,000 MT), Colombia (4,000 MT), Jamaica (3,500 MT), Mexico (2,300 MT), and Canada (900 MT).   Exports of 7,000 MT were reported to Mexico (3,400 MT), South Korea (3,000 MT), and Canada (400 MT).
 
Cotton:  Net sales of 205,300 running bales for 2017/2018 were down 2 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were reported for Pakistan (67,500 RB), Bangladesh (28,100 RB), Turkey (27,800 RB), Vietnam (24,200 RB, including 1,800 RB switched from China, 1,300 RB switched from Taiwan, and decreases of 2,600 RB), and China (11,500 RB, including decreases of 8,800 RB).  Reductions were reported for Japan (1,400 RB) and Nicaragua (300 RB).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 31,200 RB were reported for China (24,200 RB), Pakistan (4,800 RB), and Japan (2,200 RB).  Exports of 124,300 RB were up 43 percent from the previous week and 29 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were reported to Vietnam (27,800 RB), China (21,400 RB), Mexico (20,400 RB), South Korea (11,900 RB), and Thailand (9,300 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 13,400 RB for 2017/2018 were down 30 percent from the previous week and 28 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were reported for China (9,900 RB), Pakistan (1,100 RB), India (700 RB, including decreases of 100 RB), and Taiwan (400 RB).  Exports of 4,000 RB were up 16 percent from the previous week, but down 13 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were India (2,000 RB), Thailand (400 RB), Japan (400 RB), and Peru (300 RB).
 
Optional Origin Sales:  The current optional origin outstanding balance of 16,500 RB is for Indonesia. 
 
Exports for Own Account:  New exports for own account totaling 500 RB were reported to Taiwan.  Exports to Taiwan (500 RB) and Indonesia (300 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  Decreases of 500 RB were reported for Indonesia.  The current outstanding balance of 61,500 RB is for Indonesia (41,100 RB), Taiwan (13,100 RB), India (3,800 RB), Vietnam (1,400 RB), South Korea (1,100 RB), Bangladesh (500 RB), and Pakistan (500 RB).
 
Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 670,900 pieces reported for 2017 were up 96 percent from the previous week and 61 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales totaling 659,800 pieces were primarily for China (447,800 pieces, including decreases of 15,600 pieces), South Korea (79,600 pieces, including decreases of 3,100 pieces), Mexico (48,900 pieces, including decreases of 800 pieces), Indonesia (36,400 pieces, including decreases of 1,000 pieces), and Thailand (24,000 pieces, including decreases of 1,700 pieces).  Reductions were reported for Hong Kong (1,500 pieces), Germany (300 pieces), and Slovenia (300 pieces).  Exports of 510,900 pieces reported for 2017, all whole cattle hides, were up 23 percent from the previous week and 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Exports were primarily to China (351,300 pieces), South Korea (86,500 pieces), Mexico (32,300 pieces), Thailand (13,700 pieces), and Indonesia (7,300 pieces). 
 
Net sales of 148,800 wet blues for 2017 were up 1 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (31,500 unsplit), Italy (25,600 unsplit), the Dominican Republic (24,800 unsplit), Brazil (21,100 unsplit), and Vietnam (8,700 unsplit and 6,900 grain splits).  For 2018, net sales of 77,900 wet blues were reported for Hong Kong (43,700 grain splits), Italy (19,100 unsplit), Vietnam (8,400 grain splits)and China (6,700 unsplit).  Exports of 107,500 wet blues for 2017 were down 29 percent from the previous week and 25 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Italy (36,700 unsplit and 1,500 grain splits), China (14,500 unsplit and 4,800 grain splits), Vietnam (10,000 unsplit and 1,500 grain splits), and Brazil (9,100 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 494,200 pounds for 2017 were reported for Vietnam (476,200 pounds) and South Korea (18,000 pounds).  Exports of 238,600 pounds for 2017 were down 78 percent from the previous week and 58 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were Vietnam (120,600 pounds), China (93,000 pounds), and South Korea (25,000 pounds). 
 
Beef: Net sales of 16,800 MT reported for 2017 were up 1 percent from the previous week and 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (8,400 MT, including decreases of 1,100 MT), South Korea (2,700 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), Hong Kong (1,600 MT, including decreases of 200 MT), Mexico (1,300 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and Taiwan (1,000 MT, including decreases of 200 MT).  For 2018, net sales of 5,500 MT were reported for Hong Kong (3,900 MT), Japan (1,000 MT), and Taiwan (300 MT).  Exports of 14,900 MT were down 16 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (4,200 MT), South Korea (3,900 MT), Hong Kong (2,100 MT), Mexico (1,600 MT), and Canada (1,000 MT). 
 
Pork:  Net sales of 7,800 MT reported for 2017--a marketing year low--were down 70 percent from the previous week and 56 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (4,300 MT), the Philippines (700 MT), China (600 MT), Canada (600 MT), and Honduras (500 MT).  For 2018, net sales of 300 MT were primarily for South Korea (200 MT) and Colombia (100 MT).  Exports of 23,200 MT were down 2 percent from the previous week, but up 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily Mexico (8,300 MT), Japan (3,900 MT), South Korea (3,600 MT), Canada (1,600 MT), and Hong Kong (1,200 MT). 
 
 
Source : USDA

 
 
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