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Wheat:  Net sales of 321,400 metric tons for delivery in marketing year 2017/2018 were up 74 percent from the previous week, but down 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were for unknown destinations (69,800 MT), Japan (63,100 MT), Taiwan (36,200 MT, including 14,700 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 200 MT), Mexico (34,400 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and Morocco (30,000 MT).  Reductions were reported for the French West Indies (10,300 MT) and Malaysia (1,000 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 1,600 MT were reported for Panama.  Exports of 396,400 MT were up 17 percent from the previous week and 41 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Taiwan (99,100 MT), South Korea (54,200 MT), Mexico (46,800 MT), Japan (36,100 MT), and Indonesia (33,000 MT).
 
Corn:  Net sales of 876,400 MT for 2017/2018 were up 46 percent from the previous week, but down 30 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Colombia (173,700 MT, including 109,400 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases 5,900 MT), Mexico (150,300 MT, including 26,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 5,100 MT), unknown destinations (127,100 MT), Peru (124,800 MT, including decreases of 14,000 MT), and Japan (117,800 MT, including 50,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 100 MT).  Exports of 592,300 MT were primarily to Mexico (203,600 MT), Colombia (170,600 MT), Japan (105,000 MT), Panama (38,900 MT), and Peru (29,800 MT).
 
Optional Origin Sales:  For 2017/2018, new optional origin sales of 172,000 MT were reported for South Korea (68,000 MT) and unknown destinations (104,000 MT).  The current optional origin outstanding balance is 429,500 MT for South Korea (206,000 MT) and unknown destinations (223,500 MT).  
 
Barley:  No net sales were reported for the week.  Exports of 400 MT were reported to Japan (300 MT) and South Korea (100 MT). 
 
Sorghum:  Net sales of 406,600 MT for 2017/2018--marketing-year high--were up 24 percent from the previous week and 49 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were reported for China (472,500 MT, including 132,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 8,300 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (66,000 MT).  Exports of 257,600 MT--a marketing-year high--were up 19 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were China (255,700 MT) and Mexico (1,900 MT). 
 
Rice:  Net sales of 84,600 MT for 2017/2018 were up 13 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for South Korea (31,700 MT), Venezuela (30,000 MT, switched from Panama), Iraq (15,000 MT), Japan (10,700 MT), and Haiti (7,000 MT).  Reductions were reported for Panama (30,000 MT).  Exports of 104,800 MT--a marketing-year high--were up noticeably from the previous week and up 81percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Colombia (30,800 MT), Honduras (25,900 MT), Costa Rica (24,300 MT), Haiti (7,000 MT), and the United Kingdom (6,200 MT). 
 
Exports for Own Account:  Exports to Canada (100 MT) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current outstanding balance of 300 MT is for Canada. 
 
Soybeans:  Net sales of 2,015,800 MT for 2017/2018 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (1,292,600 MT, including 447,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 135,600 MT), Thailand (141,800 MT, including 66,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 100 MT), Indonesia (101,500 MT, including 93,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 100 MT), Germany (69,300 MT, previously reported as the Netherlands), and the Netherlands (69,300 MT, including 66,000 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (54,600 MT), Venezuela (600 MT), and Malaysia (200 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 70,400 MT were reported for unknown destinations (66,000 MT) and Japan (4,400 MT).  Exports of 2,018,100 MT were primarily to China (1,271,400 MT), Thailand (156,500 MT), Indonesia (122,200 MT), Germany (69,300 MT, previously reported as the Netherlands), and the Netherlands (69,300 MT).  
 
Export for Own Account:  The current outstanding balance of 29,100 MT is for Canada. 
 
Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to the Netherlands were adjusted down 69,315 MT for the week ending November 16th.  The correct destination is Germany and is included in this week’s report. 
 
Soybean Cake and Meal:   Net sales of 166,400 MT for 2017/2018 were reported for Colombia (97,500 MT, including 8,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,400 MT), Mexico (28,300 MT, including decreases of 1,600 MT), the Dominican Republic (16,200 MT, including decreases of 1,000 MT), Canada (15,200 MT, including decreases of 700 MT), Panama (7,300 MT, including 7,500 MT switched from Colombia and decreases of 200 MT), and Morocco (5,000 MT).  Reductions were reported for Nicaragua (9,000 MT), Israel (8,500 MT), unknown destinations (5,300 MT), and Venezuela (2,000 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 20,000 MT were reported for unknown destinations.   Exports of 260,200 MT were reported to Mexico (61,400 MT), Thailand (56,900 MT), the Philippines (50,200 MT), Colombia (23,900 MT), and Panama (16,300 MT).
 
Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 21,000 MT for 2017/2018 were primarily for South Korea (8,000 MT), Cuba (7,600 MT), Nicaragua (4,000 MT), Mexico (700 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and the Dominican Republic (500 MT).  Exports of 2,200 MT were reported to Mexico (1,600 MT), Canada (500 MT), and Trinidad (100 MT).
 
Cotton:  Net sales of 186,600 running bales for 2017/2018 were down 33 percent from the previous week and 45 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were reported for Pakistan (50,400 RB), Vietnam (42,700 RB, including 600 RB switched from South Korea and decreases of 5,500 RB), Turkey (31,200 RB), and Japan (20,200 RB, including decreases of 800 RB).   Reductions were reported for China (39,700 RB).   For 2018/2019, net sales of 50,400 RB were reported primarily for China (24,200 RB), Indonesia (6,600 RB), Thailand (5,300 RB), Pakistan (4,400 RB), and Japan (4,200 RB).   Exports of 246,800 RB--a marketing-year high--were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Vietnam (69,000 RB), China (44,500 RB), Indonesia (26,900 RB), Thailand (22,400 RB), and South Korea (15,700 RB).  Net sales reductions of Pima totaling 12,800 RB--a marketing-year low--for 2017/2018 were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were reported for China (3,400 RB, including decreases of 100 RB), Pakistan (2,200 RB), Peru (1,900 RB), and Egypt (900 RB).  Reductions of 22,800 RB were reported for India.   For 2018/2019, net sales of 15,700 RB were reported for India.  Exports of 23,500 RB--a marketing-year high--were up 59 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (16,900 RB), India (3,100 RB), Pakistan (2,100 RB), and Vietnam (900 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 9,500 RB were reported to Vietnam (6,300 RB), Indonesia (2,200 RB), India (500 RB), and China (400 RB).  Exports to Indonesia (1,700 RB), South Korea (1,200 RB), Vietnam (900 RB), and India (500 RB), were applied to new or outstanding sales.   Decreases were reported for Indonesia (1,100 RB).  The current outstanding balance of 60,400 RB is for Indonesia (34,700 RB), Taiwan (11,600 RB), Vietnam (7,800 RB), India (3,800 RB), China (1,900 RB), Bangladesh (500 RB), and Pakistan (100 RB).
 
Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 474,300 pieces reported for 2017, all whole cattle hides, were up 59 percent from the previous week, but down 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were for China (326,800 pieces, including decreases of 10,200 pieces), South Korea (78,800 pieces, including decreases of 3,000 pieces), Thailand (28,300 pieces, including decreases of 800 pieces), Taiwan (14,200 pieces, including decreases of 400 pieces), and Mexico (11,400 pieces, including decreases of 2,300 pieces).  Reductions were reported for Indonesia (2,400 pieces) and Slovenia (100 pieces).  For 2018, net sales of 5,400 pieces were for China.  Exports of 458,600 pieces reported for 2017 were up 35 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports of 457,300 pieces were primarily to China (320,100 pieces), South Korea (75,500 pieces), Mexico (16,300 pieces), Thailand (12,600 pieces), and Taiwan (11,900 pieces).  
 
Net sales reductions of 44,400 wet blues for 2017 resulted as increases for China (17,600 unsplit and 1,500 grain splits), Italy (6,500 unsplit), Vietnam (2,100 unsplit), South Korea (1,200 grain splits), and Mexico (1,000 unsplit), were more than offset by reductions for Hong Kong (47,700 grain splits and 1,000 unsplit), Vietnam (10,500 grain splits), South Korea (8,100 unsplit), Taiwan (4,800 unsplit), India (1,800 grain splits), and Mexico (700 grain splits).  For 2018, net sales of 116,700 wet blues were reported for Hong Kong (47,600 grain splits and 1,000 unsplit), Taiwan (26,600 unsplit), China (14,400 unsplit and 2,400 grain splits), and Vietnam (10,500 grain splits).  Exports of 110,600 wet blues for 2017 were down 5 percent from the previous week, but 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Italy (33,900 unsplit), China (20,300 unsplit and 5,000 grain splits), Vietnam (14,100 unsplit), Thailand (9,200 unsplit), and Mexico (5,600 grain splits and 1,000 unsplit).  Net sales reductions of splits totaling 13,700 pounds for 2017 were for Vietnam.  Exports of 294,700 pounds for 2017 were up 78 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were Vietnam (244,200 pounds), China (44,500 pounds), and South Korea (6,000 pounds). 
 
Beef: Net sales of 2,700 MT reported for 2017 were down 81 percent from the previous week and 78 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (1,700 MT, including decreases of 1,100 MT), Canada (1,300 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), Mexico (1,100 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), Taiwan (1,000 MT, including decreases of 300 MT), and China (200 MT).  Reductions were reported for South Korea (2,700 MT) and Hong Kong (700 MT).  For 2018, net sales of 11,300 MT were reported primarily for South Korea (5,700 MT), Japan (2,200 MT), and Hong Kong (2,100 MT).  Exports of 16,400 MT were up 15 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (4,700 MT), South Korea (3,100 MT), Hong Kong (2,800 MT), Mexico (2,000 MT), and Canada (1,300 MT). 
 
Pork:  Net sales of 22,600 MT reported for 2017 were up 47 percent from the previous week and 72 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (14,400 MT), Japan (2,500 MT), Canada (2,100 MT), South Korea (1,800 MT), and Hong Kong (900 MT).  For 2018, net sales of 7,500 MT were reported primarily for Mexico (3,800 MT), South Korea (2,300 MT), and the Philippines (1,000 MT).  Exports of 24,800 MT were up 14 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily Mexico (9,600 MT), Japan (4,900 MT), South Korea (3,600 MT), Canada (1,800 MT), and Hong Kong (1,200 MT). 
 
 
Source : USDA