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Wheat:  Net sales of 391,500 metric tons for delivery in marketing year 2017/2018 were up noticeably from the previous week and up 28 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were for unknown destinations (113,500 MT), South Korea (71,500 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (66,100 MT), the Philippines (52,000 MT), and Colombia (34,400 MT, switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 19,000 MT).  Reductions were reported for Mexico (10,200 MT), Canada (1,400 MT), and Nicaragua (1,200 MT).   For 2018/2019, net sales of 36,900 MT were primarily reported for Mexico (30,500 MT).   Exports of 361,400 MT were up 9 percent from the previous week, but down 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were to South Korea (72,400 MT), Mexico (70,900 MT), Colombia (59,400 MT), Iraq (52,500 MT), and Japan (32,400 MT). 
 
Corn:  Net sales of 1,857,600 MT for 2017/2018 were up 8 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (385,900 MT), Japan (376,800 MT, including 36,300 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 60,200 MT), Mexico (366,200 MT, including decreases of 1,300 MT), Taiwan (165,400 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and Vietnam (134,000 MT).  Reductions were reported for Portugal (35,500 MT) and Guatemala (6,700 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 70,300 MT were primarily reported for Japan (67,900 MT).   Exports of 1,076,800 MT were down 13 percent from the previous week, but up 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Mexico (294,300 MT), Japan (230,800 MT), South Korea (134,200 MT), Colombia (77,600 MT), and the Netherlands (71,400 MT).
 
Optional Origin Sales:  For 2017/2018, the current optional origin outstanding balance of 706,000 MT is for South Korea (274,000 MT), unknown destinations (246,000 MT), and Vietnam (186,000 MT).
 
Barley:  Net sales of 15,000 MT were reported for Canada.  Exports of 300 MT were reported to Japan (200 MT) and Taiwan (100 MT).
 
Sorghum:  Net sales reductions of 1,700 MT for 2017/2018 resulted as increases for China (115,300 MT), were more than offset by reductions for unknown destinations (117,000 MT).  Exports of 421,700 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The destination was primarily to China.
 
Rice:  Net sales of 63,100 MT for 2017/2018 were down 34 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Colombia (19,300 MT), Haiti (14,700 MT, including decreases of 300 MT), Mexico (8,800 MT), Jordan (8,500 MT), and Saudi Arabia (3,600 MT).  Reductions were reported for Venezuela (300 MT) and Guatemala (100 MT).  Exports of 106,900 MT were up 60 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Iraq (31,500 MT), Libya (29,800 MT), Venezuela (15,700 MT), Haiti (15,200 MT), and Mexico (2,800 MT).
 
Exports for Own Account: The current outstanding balance of 100 MT is for Canada.
 
Soybeans:  Net sales of 2,509,500 MT for 2017/2018 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (1,275,900 MT, including decreases of 74,600 MT), Mexico (307,100 MT, including decreases of 10,700 MT), unknown destinations (272,000 MT), Egypt (221,000 MT, including 50,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Bangladesh (115,100 MT, including 112,000 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Reductions were reported for Pakistan (500 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 143,900 MT were primarily reported for unknown destinations (83,000 MT) and China (60,000 MT).  Exports of 997,600 MT were up 11 percent from the previous week, but down 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (256,700 MT), Egypt (121,000 MT), Bangladesh (116,600 MT), Mexico (107,600 MT), and the Netherlands (85,100 MT).   
 
Export for Own Account:  The current outstanding balance of 12,200 MT is for Canada. 
 
Export Adjustments: Accumulated exports to the Netherlands were adjusted down 75,595 MT for week ending February 1st.  The correct destination is Germany and is included in this week’s report.  Accumulated exports to Portugal were adjusted down 35,452 MT for week ending February 22nd.  The correct destination is Spain and is included in this week’s report.  Accumulated exports to Malaysia were adjusted down 161 MT for week ending February 8th.   
 
Soybean Cake and Meal:   Net sales of 200,600 MT for 2017/2018 were up 44 percent from the previous week and 25 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Vietnam (51,800 MT), Colombia (47,300 MT, including decreases of 4,900 MT), the Philippines (29,600 MT, including decreases of 1,400 MT), Canada (15,800 MT, including decreases of 300 MT), and Jamaica (11,700 MT).  Reductions were reported for the United Kingdom (6,700 MT), Guatemala (1,900 MT), and Costa Rica (1,700 MT).  Exports of 312,700 MT were up 18 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Venezuela (55,000 MT), Vietnam (54,500 MT), Colombia (49,000 MT), Morocco (29,800 MT), and the Dominican Republic (26,900 MT). 
 
Soybean Oil:  Next sales of 34,000 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and up 48 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (12,500 MT), Guatemala (10,100 MT), Jamaica (3,500 MT), Mexico (3,200 MT), and South Korea (2,000 MT).  Exports of 16,600 MT were down 9 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were the Dominican Republic (12,000 MT), Mexico (3,600 MT), and Canada (600 MT).     
 
Cotton:  Net sales of 383,900 running bales for 2017/2018 were up 31 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (85,100 RB, including decreases of 200 RB), Turkey (73,200 RB, including decreases of 8,800 RB), Indonesia (66,300 RB, including 700 RB switched from China, 700 RB switched from Japan, 100 RB switched from unknown destinations, and decreases of 100 RB), Vietnam (65,900 RB, including 5,100 RB switched from China, 2,400 RB switched from South Korea and decreases of 500 RB), and Bangladesh (34,300 RB, including decreases of 100 RB).  Reductions were reported for India (500 RB), unknown destinations (100 RB), and El Salvador (100 RB).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 252,100 RB were primarily for Indonesia (107,400 RB), China (81,400 RB), and Bangladesh (49,300 RB).  Exports of 524,200 RB--a marketing-year high--were up 88 percent from the previous week and 53 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Vietnam (93,600 RB), Pakistan (86,400 RB), China (79,200 RB), Turkey (78,800 RB), and Indonesia (53,800 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 9,000 RB for 2017/2018 were up 66 percent from the previous week and 84 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were primarily reported for China (8,800 RB, including 3,000 RB switched from Hong Kong and decreases of 100 RB), India (1,700 RB), and Pakistan (1,300 RB).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 3,300 RB were for Germany (2,600 RB) and India (700 RB).  Exports of 27,100 RB--a marketing-year high--were up noticeably from the previous week and up 50 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (10,400 RB), India (7,400 RB), Germany (2,700 RB), and Peru (2,000 RB). 
 
Optional Origin Sales:  For 2017/2018, the current optional origin outstanding balance is 16,500 RB, all Indonesia. 
 
Exports for Own Account:  New exports for own account totaling 6,600 RB were reported to Vietnam (4,200 RB), Indonesia (2,200 RB), and China (200 RB).  Exports to Indonesia (2,100 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current outstanding balance of 16,000 RB is for Vietnam (7,000 RB), China (3,900 RB), Indonesia (4,600 RB), and Bangladesh (500 RB).  
 
Hides and Skins: Net sales of 364,800 pieces reported for 2018 were up 11 percent from the previous week and 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales totaling 363,600 pieces were primarily for China (207,100 pieces, including decreases of 16,000 pieces), Mexico (69,600 pieces, including decreases of 3,100 pieces), South Korea (62,300 pieces, including decreases of 3,000 pieces), Taiwan (10,400 pieces, including decreases of 1,500 pieces), and Slovenia (6,900 pieces, including decreases of 300 pieces).  Reductions were reported for Indonesia (400 pieces).  Exports of 381,900 pieces reported for 2018 were unchanged from the previous week, but down 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports of 368,900 pieces were primarily to China (237,100 pieces), South Korea (56,400 pieces), Mexico (27,400 pieces), Thailand (19,400 pieces), and Taiwan (13,100 pieces). 
 
Net sales of 152,100 wet blues for 2018 were down 1 percent from the previous week, but up 60 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Italy (53,000 unsplit and 10,000 grain splits), Mexico (33,500 grain splits and 100 unsplit), Thailand (13,600 grain splits and 8,000 unsplit), and China (11,700 unsplit and 3,800 grain splits).  Reductions were reported for South Korea (200 unsplit), the Dominican Republic (100 grain splits), and Hong Kong (100 grain splits).  Exports of 138,300 wet blues for 2018 were up 16 percent from the previous week and 31 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (36,900 unsplit and 3,800 grain splits), Italy (31,200 unsplit and 3,600 grain splits), Vietnam (18,200 unsplit), Mexico (12,300 grain splits and 1,700 unsplit), and Thailand (8,000 unsplit and 4,800 grain splits).  Net sales splits totaling of 516,200 pounds for 2018 were primarily for Vietnam (386,200 pounds) and China (100,000 pounds) .  Exports of 329,400 pounds were down 41 percent from the previous week and 44 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were China (200,000 pounds), Vietnam (121,400 pounds), and South Korea (8,000 pounds).
 
Beef: Net sales of 19,700 MT for 2018 were down 10 percent from the previous week, but up 31 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for South Korea (6,300 MT, including decreases of 600 MT), Japan (6,200 MT, including decreases of 1,500 MT), Hong Kong (1,800 MT, including decreases of 200 MT), Mexico (1,800 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and Taiwan (900 MT, including decreases of 100 MT).  Exports of 15,800 MT were up 1 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (4,500 MT), South Korea (3,700 MT), Hong Kong (2,300 MT), Mexico (1,500 MT), and Taiwan (1,200 MT). 
 
Pork: Net sales of 19,900 MT for 2018 were down 10 percent from the previous week and 17 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (6,000 MT), Hong Kong (4,800 MT), South Korea (2,500 MT), Japan (2,100 MT), and Colombia (1,400 MT).  Exports of 23,600 MT were up 3 percent from the previous week, but down 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (8,100 MT), South Korea (5,200 MT), Japan (3,800 MT), Canada (1,700 MT), and Hong Kong (1,100 MT).
 
Source : USDA