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USDA: Export Sales Report

Wheat:  Net sales of 699,300 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 7 percent from the previous week and 55 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (117,200 MT), China (86,000 MT), Turkey (81,600 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 3,400 MT), the Philippines (54,500 MT), Thailand (44,000 MT), and Nigeria (44,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Peru (4,400 MT).  Net sales of 56,600 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year were reported for China (55,000 MT) and Colombia (1,600 MT).  Exports of 516,200 MT were down 10 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Egypt (120,700 MT), Indonesia (66,100 MT), Japan (56,700 MT), Turkey (56,600 MT), and Mexico (45,900 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2012/2013, outstanding optional origin sales total 90,000 MT, all Algeria.

Corn:  Net sales of 361,800 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 61 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (104,800 MT), Mexico (67,800 MT), Japan (55,200 MT), China (54,500 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 5,500 MT), and Guatemala (30,200 MT).  Net sales of 20,100 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year were for China (20,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for Japan (200 MT).  Exports of 256,800 MT were down 35 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (99,500 MT), Japan (58,800 MT), China (54,500 MT), Cuba (27,400 MT), and Taiwan (11,100 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2012/2013, outstanding optional origin sales total 117,900 MT, all South Korea.  For MY 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 30,000 MT, all Mexico.

Barley:   Net sales of 100 MT were reported for Taiwan.  Exports of 500 MT were reported to South Korea (300 MT) and Taiwan (200 MT).

Sorghum:  Net sales of 4,200 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were reported for Mexico.  Exports of 57,900 MT were reported to Mexico.

Rice:  Net sales of 64,000 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 31 percent from the previous week and 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Iran (31,400 MT), Mexico (13,500 MT), Canada (6,200 MT), unknown destinations (5,000 MT), and Saudi Arabia (3,200 MT).  Exports of 109,600 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and 72 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were to Mexico (32,600 MT), Iran (31,400 MT), Libya (22,000 MT), Haiti (7,400 MT), and Saudi Arabia (4,300 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales reductions of 119,500 MT for 2012/2013--a marketing-year low-- resulted as increases for Germany (152,300 MT, including 140,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), China (114,300 MT, including 108,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 75,800 MT), Japan (64,200 MT, including 54,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Netherlands (30,000 MT), Mexico (25,200 MT), and Indonesia (6,800 MT), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (521,700 MT).  Net sales of 62,000 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were for China.  Exports of 956,100 MT were down 4 percent from the previous week and 20 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (535,600 MT), Germany (152,300 MT), Mexico (74,900 MT), Japan (62,500 MT), and Bangladesh (54,500 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2013/2014, optional origin sales totaling 4,000 MT were reported for China.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 130,000 MT, all China.

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 236,100 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 78 percent from the previous week and 37 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Italy (41,700 MT, including 40,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Morocco (35,500 MT), Canada (24,200 MT), Cuba (20,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (17,400 MT), and the Philippines (14,600 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (4,700 MT) and Jamaica (1,000 MT).  Net sales of 25,000 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were reported for Poland.  Exports of 252,400 MT were down 35 percent from the previous week and 25 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (54,100 MT), Italy (41,700 MT), Turkey (32,200 MT), Colombia (28,400 MT), Venezuela (25,000 MT), and the Dominican Republic (18,000 MT).

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 28,900 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 74 percent from the previous week and 31 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (28,500 MT), India (25,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Guatemala (1,000 MT), and Mexico (500 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (25,000 MT) and Canada (900 MT).  Exports of 42,000 MT were up 27 percent from the previous week and 24 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (36,500 MT), Hong Kong (3,500 MT), Mexico (1,400 MT), and Canada (500 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 171,600 running bales for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 8 percent from the previous week, but up 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Turkey (79,900 RB), South Korea (23,600 RB, including 900 RB switched from China), Vietnam (10,900 RB), Bangladesh (10,700 RB), and Thailand (8,100 RB, including 400 RB switched from Japan).  Net sales of 38,200 RB for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for Morocco (24,300 RB) and Mexico (6,300 RB).  Exports of 389,900 RB were up 9 percent from the previous week and 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (203,900 RB), Turkey (54,500 RB), Vietnam (42,400 RB), Mexico (17,500 RB), Indonesia (12,900 RB), and Pakistan (10,800 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 14,800 RB for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 37 percent from the previous week and 39 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for India (4,500 RB), Germany (3,000 RB), China (2,100 RB), Bangladesh (1,300 RB), and South Korea (1,300 RB).  Net sales of 14,900 RB for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were for India.  Exports of 17,400 RB were up 14 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were primarily to China (6,500 RB), India (4,800 RB)Egypt (2,200 RB), and Turkey (900 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For MY 2012/2013, outstanding optional origin sales total 259,500 RB, and are for China (236,800 RB), South Korea (19,300 RB), Thailand (3,100 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account totaling 2,500 RB were reported for China.  The current exports for own account balance is 83,800 RB, and is for China (83,400 RB) and Vietnam (400 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 398,100 pieces, all whole cattle hides, were reported for delivery in 2013 up 30 percent from the previous week, but down 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales were primarily for China (236,500 pieces), South Korea (61,500 pieces), Mexico (38,000 pieces), Taiwan (31,200 pieces), and Thailand (17,300 pieces).  Exports of 507,400 pieces were up 1 percent from the previous week, but down 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle exports of 503,300 pieces were primarily to China (308,800 pieces), South Korea (123,200 pieces), Taiwan (33,700 pieces), Mexico (14,200 pieces), and Thailand (9,700 pieces).

Net sales of 59,800 wet blues for delivery in 2013 were primarily for China (20,100 unsplit), Mexico (14,400 grain splits and 2,200 unsplit), Vietnam (10,800 unsplit), and Italy (8,100 unsplit).  Decreases were reported for Thailand (1,600 unsplit) and South Korea (600 grain splits and 200 unsplit).  Exports of 131,700 hides were primarily for China (55,900 unsplit and 100 grain splits), Mexico (27,500 grain splits and 3,200 unsplit), Taiwan (11,000 unsplit), and South Korea (10,600 grain splits and 3,300 unsplit).  Net sales of 85,700 pounds resulted as increases for Taiwan (71,600 pounds), South Korea (15,200 pounds), and Italy (11,700 pounds), were partially offset by decreases for Hong Kong (11,300 pounds) and India (1,500 pounds).  Exports of 447,300 pounds were for South Korea.

Beef:  Net sales of 22,200 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (10,900 MT), Vietnam (2,600 MT), Mexico (2,300 MT), Canada (2,100 MT), and South Korea (1,300 MT).  Exports of 15,900 MT were primarily to Mexico (3,300 MT), South Korea (2,400 MT), Canada (2,300 MT), Vietnam (2,000 MT), and Japan (1,700 MT).

Source: USDA


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