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Wheat:  Net sales of 35,200 metric tons for delivery in marketing year 2017/2018 were down 85 percent from the previous week and 76 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for Malaysia (31,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Italy (19,500 MT, including 9,500 MT late reporting), Indonesia (11,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), the Philippines (9,600 MT, including decreases of 800 MT), and Colombia (8,800 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (56,700 MT), Nigeria (600 MT), and Jamaica (600 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 48,200 MT for the Philippines (25,000 MT), unknown destinations (22,000 MT), Trinidad (21,000 MT), and Nigeria (20,000 MT), were partially offset by reductions for Mexico (34,900 MT), Peru (5,000 MT), and Canada (1,400 MT).  Exports of 321,900 MT were up 14 percent from the previous week, but down 27 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were to Japan (89,500 MT), the Philippines (61,900 MT), Taiwan (40,300 MT), Mexico (38,400 MT), and Honduras (21,300 MT). 
 
Corn:  Net sales of 695,600 MT for 2017/2018 were down 32 percent from the previous week and 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Vietnam (266,500 MT, including 195,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,200 MT), Japan (186,200 MT, including 77,700 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 700 MT), Colombia (124,400 MT, including 42,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Israel (114,600 MT, including 64,600 MT switched from unknown destinations), and the Netherlands (89,600 MT, including 85,300 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Reductions were primarily for unknown destinations (489,700 MT).   For 2018/2019, net sales of 90,000 MT were reported for Mexico.  Exports of 1,784,700 MT were up 21 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Mexico (337,800 MT), Vietnam (266,500 MT), Japan (187,300 MT), South Korea (137,300 MT), and Taiwan (109,200 MT). 
 
Optional Origin Sales:  For 2017/2018, the current optional origin outstanding balance of 708,000 MT is for South Korea (414,000 MT), unknown destinations (179,000 MT), Vietnam (65,000 MT), and Egypt (50,000 MT). 
 
Barley:  No net sales were reported for the week.  Exports of 100 MT were to Taiwan. 
 
Sorghum:  Net sales of 212,600 MT for 2017/2018 were reported for Spain (133,000 MT), Mexico (76,200 MT), China (3,000 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and Taiwan (400 MT).  Exports of 191,800 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and up 65 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were Spain (133,000 MT) and China (58,700 MT).
 
Export Adjustments: Accumulated exports to China were adjusted down 66,625 MT for week ending March 22nd and adjusted down 66,424 MT for week ending April 19th.  The correct destination is Spain and is included in this week’s report. 
 
Rice:  Net sales of 50,400 MT for 2017/2018 were up noticeably from the previous week and up 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Haiti (29,600 MT), Honduras (10,000 MT), Mexico (6,100 MT), Canada (1,500 MT), and Saudi Arabia (1,100 MT).  Reductions were reported for Costa Rica (200 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 2,500 MT were reported for Honduras.  Exports of 70,700 MT were up 5 percent from the previous week and 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were Colombia (28,100 MT), South Korea (21,200 MT), Costa Rica (4,500 MT), Mexico (4,200 MT), and Guatemala (4,100 MT).
 
Soybeans:  Net sales of 354,300 MT for 2017/2018 were down 15 percent from the previous week and 57 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Egypt (90,000 MT), the Netherlands (85,100 MT, including 80,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Taiwan (69,900 MT, including decreases of 1,400 MT), Pakistan (65,900 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Japan (41,300 MT, including 27,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,000 MT).  Reductions were primarily for unknown destinations (90,000 MT) and Tunisia (9,300 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 278,300 MT reported for unknown destinations (183,000 MT), Argentina (83,000 MT), and Malaysia (20,000 MT), were partially offset by reductions for Thailand (4,500 MT), Indonesia (2,500 MT), and Canada (700 MT).  Exports of 471,900 MT were down 32 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to the Netherlands (85,100 MT), China (75,400 MT), Tunisia (66,700 MT), Pakistan (65,900 MT), and Mexico (50,700 MT). 
 
Export for Own Account:  The current outstanding balance of 12,200 MT is for Canada.
 
Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 90,900 MT for 2017/201--marketing-year low--were down 63 percent from the previous week and 62 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Denmark (40,000 MT), Indonesia (9,500 MT), Colombia (7,800 MT), the Dominican Republic (6,800 MT, including decreases of 200 MT), and Honduras (5,900 MT, including 4,000 MT switched from Guatemala).  Reductions were primarily for unknown destinations (13,100 MT), Panama (400 MT), and Burma (200 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales reductions of 600 MT resulted as increases for Honduras (6,600 MT), were more than offset by reductions for Guatemala (6,600 MT) and Malaysia (600 MT).  Exports of 301,000 MT were down 2 percent from the previous week, but up 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Poland (54,000 MT), the Philippines (48,000 MT), and Ecuador (32,100 MT). 
 
Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 45,400 MT were up 2 percent from the previous week and 72 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Peru (30,000 MT), South Korea (10,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (9,800 MT, including decreases of 2,900 MT), Jamaica (3,500 MT), and Mexico (2,100 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (10,000 MT) and Guatemala (500 MT).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 1,000 MT were reported for Mexico.  Exports of 72,300 MT--a marketing-year high--were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were South Korea (28,000 MT), Peru (18,500 MT), Guatemala (9,500 MT), and Venezuela (6,500 MT).  
 
Cotton:  Net sales of 193,100 running bales for 2017/2018 were up 2 percent from the previous week, but down 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Vietnam (89,800 RB, including decreases of 6,400 RB), China (21,600 RB, including 5,800 RB switched from Hong Kong and decreases of 4,500 RB), Indonesia (21,000 RB, including 4,000 RB switched from China, 400 RB switched from Japan, and decreases of 2,200 RB), Turkey (16,300 RB, including decreases of 3,200 RB), and South Korea (13,300 RB, including decreases of 600 RB).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 228,600 RB were primarily for China (88,800 RB), El Salvador (56,300 RB), Honduras (24,800 RB), and Mexico (23,500 RB).  Exports of 510,500 RB were up 18 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Vietnam (78,600 RB), Turkey (78,300 RB), China (64,900 RB), Pakistan (64,300 RB), and Indonesia (41,200 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 3,300 RB for 2017/2018 were down 70 percent from the previous week and 42 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily reported for India (2,100 RB) and China (900 RB).  Reductions were reported for Japan (100 RB).  For 2018/2019, net sales of 300 RB were for India.  Exports of 10,300 RB were down 16 percent from the previous week, but up 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were India (3,700 RB), China (3,600 RB), and Turkey (1,300 RB). 
 
Optional Origin Sales:  For 2017/2018, options were exercised to export 1,300 RB to Indonesia from the United Sates.  The current optional origin outstanding balance is 12,200 RB, all Indonesia. 
 
Exports for Own Account:  New exports for own account totaling 900 RB were reported to Indonesia.  Exports to Indonesia (400 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current outstanding balance of 15,700 RB is for Vietnam (6,200 RB), Indonesia (5,100 RB), China (3,900 RB), and Bangladesh (500 RB).
 
Hides and Skins: Net sales of 383,600 pieces reported for 2018, all whole cattle hides were up 7 percent from the previous week, but down 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were for China (135,900 pieces, including decreases of 2,000 pieces), Thailand (132,400 pieces, including decreases of 300 pieces), South Korea (87,500 pieces, including decreases of 1,700 pieces), Mexico (24,400 pieces, including decreases of 5,100 pieces), and Spain (2,600 pieces).  Reductions were reported for Turkey (2,700 pieces) and Taiwan (1,600 pieces).  Exports of 357,500 pieces, all whole cattle hides, were down 16 percent from the previous week and 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Exports were primarily to China (216,700 pieces), South Korea (55,900 pieces), Mexico (34,100 pieces), Thailand (26,500 pieces), and Taiwan (14,700 pieces).
 
Net sales of 236,900 wet blues for 2018 were down 4 percent from the previous week, but up 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Italy (55,700 unsplit), Thailand (41,200 grain splits and 9,600 unsplit), Vietnam (50,700 unsplit), and Mexico (39,600 grain splits and 200 unsplit).  Reductions were reported for Vietnam (3,600 grain splits), Italy (200 grain splits), the Dominican Republic (100 unsplit and 100 grain splits), and Hong Kong (100 grain splits).  Exports of 170,900 wet blues for 2018 were up 38 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Italy (42,800 unsplit and 8,000 grain splits), China (29,400 unsplit), Thailand (15,400 unsplit and 9,000 grain splits), and Mexico (15,900 grain splits and 8,400 unsplit).  Net sales splits totaling of 343,700 pounds for 2018 were reported for Vietnam (263,700 pounds) and South Korea (80,000 pounds).  Exports of 820,100 pounds--a marketing-year high--were up 10 percent from the previous week and 28 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were Vietnam (686,500 pounds), South Korea (80,000 pounds), and China (53,600 pounds).
 
Beef: Net sales of 11,300 MT for 2018 were down 30 percent from the previous week and 41 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for Japan (2,800 MT, including decreases of 1,700 MT), Hong Kong (2,000 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), South Korea (1,800 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), Mexico (1,600 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and Canada (1,500 MT, including decreases of 100 MT).  Exports of 16,600 MT were up 6 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were South Korea (4,900 MT), Japan (4,800 MT), Mexico (1,800 MT), Hong Kong (1,400 MT), and Canada (1,400 MT).
 
Pork: Net sales of 16,500 MT for 2018 were down 5 percent from the previous week and 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (6,800 MT), Japan (3,700 MT), Canada (1,800 MT), Hong Kong (1,600 MT), and Colombia (900 MT).  Reductions were reported for Albania (100 MT).  Exports of 22,000 MT were down 16 percent from the previous week and 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (8,600 MT), South Korea (3,300 MT), Japan (3,200 MT), Canada (1,700 MT), and Australia (1,100 MT).
 
Source : USDA