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USDA: Export Sales Report

Wheat:  Net sales of 888,500 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 44 percent from the previous week and 52 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Egypt (103,400 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Haiti (97,000 MT, including 21,700 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (96,600 MT), Nigeria (95,000 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Taiwan (93,400 MT), and Italy (89,000 MT, including 35,000 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for Thailand (44,900 MT), South Korea (2,700 MT), Nicaragua (2,300 MT), and Turkey (1,900 MT).  Net sales of 198,500 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year were reported primarily for unknown destinations (82,500 MT), China (57,000 MT), and Thailand (45,000 MT).  Exports of 787,100 MT--a marketing-year high--were up 3 percent from the previous week and 29 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Egypt (190,400 MT), Nigeria (117,100 MT), Japan (93,300 MT), Mexico (91,300 MT), Italy (89,000 MT), South Korea (48,500 MT), and Taiwan (34,900 MT).

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

Corn:  Net sales of 282,300 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down noticeably from the previous week, but up 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Japan (114,400 MT, including 123,500 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 9,100 MT), China (111,000 MT, including 120,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 11,000 MT), Mexico (52,500 MT), Jamaica (17,200 MT), and Taiwan (15,700 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (21,500 MT), Colombia (8,100 MT), Guatemala (7,100 MT), the French West Indies (4,400 MT), and El Salvador (3,700 MT).  Net sales of 371,000 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year were for China (191,000 MT) and unknown destinations (180,000 MT).  Exports of 408,200 MT were up 11 percent from the previous week and 24 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (143,200 MT), China (109,000 MT), Mexico (76,800 MT), Cuba (25,500 MT), and Guatemala (20,600 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2012/2013, optional origin sales totaling 72,000 MT were reported for South Korea.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 135,000 MT, all South Korea.  For MY 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 30,000 MT, all Mexico.

Barley:   Net sales of 9,000 MT were reported for Japan.  Exports of 9,000 MT were reported to Japan.

Sorghum:  Net sales of 31,000 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year resulted as increases for Mexico (29,400 MT) and Japan (7,400 MT, switched from unknown destinations), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (5,700 MT).  Exports of 24,500 MT were reported to Mexico (17,100 MT) and Japan (7,400 MT).

Rice:  Net sales of 60,900 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 43 percent from the previous week and 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (21,800 MT), Japan (10,200 MT), Colombia (8,500 MT), Haiti (7,100 MT), and Canada (2,900 MT).  Exports of 102,000 MT were up 57 percent from the previous week and 62 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (43,400 MT), Costa Rica (20,900 MT), Honduras (6,700 MT), South Korea (6,200 MT), and Guatemala (5,500 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 657,700 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (220,200 MT), China (183,500 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Germany (151,600 MT), Indonesia (21,000 MT), Japan (20,400 MT, including 10,800 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Taiwan (17,500 MT).  Net sales of 126,000 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were for China.  Exports of 765,000 MT were down 25 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (186,300 MT), Germany (151,600 MT), Indonesia (121,700 MT), Egypt (76,400 MT), Japan (63,900 MT), Mexico (62,500 MT), and the Netherlands (31,700 MT).  NOTE:  Accumulated exports were adjusted down for the Netherlands (151,600 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 130,000 MT, all China.  

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 51,700 MT--a marketing-year low--for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 57 percent from the previous week and 72 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Poland (28,600 MT, including 26,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Egypt (25,700 MT, including 18,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Canada (20,400 MT), Ecuador (12,200 MT, including 12,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Jamaica (8,200 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (59,400 MT), and Guatemala (4,800 MT).  Exports of 269,400 MT were up 4 percent from the previous week, but down 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Egypt (45,300 MT), Poland (28,600 MT), Mexico (26,500 MT), Venezuela (25,000 MT), Morocco (19,800 MT), and Turkey (19,100 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 6,000 MT for the 2012/2013 were down noticeably from the previous week and 21 percent from the previous 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Venezuela (2,000 MT), Mexico (2,000 MT), and El Salvador (900 MT).  Exports of 9,600 MT were down 73 percent from the previous week and 74 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Colombia (5,400 MT), Mexico (3,000 MT), and Canada (1,000 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 187,600 running bales for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 25 percent from the previous week and 14 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Turkey (79,100 RB), Indonesia (30,800 RB), China (26,200 RB), Vietnam (16,800 RB), and Brazil (16,100 RB).  Decreases were reported for South Korea (16,500 RB) and Thailand (3,100 RB).  Net sales of 40,500 RB for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for Turkey (37,400 RB).  Decreases were reported for South Korea (9,900 RB).  Exports of 352,800 RB were down 31 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (157,100 RB), Turkey (55,000 RB), Vietnam (29,400 RB), Indonesia (25,500 RB), Mexico (18,900 RB), and Taiwan (11,200 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 44,900 RB for 2012/2013--a marketing-year high--were up 86 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (32,900 RB), India (5,900 RB), and Pakistan (5,200 RB).  Net sales of 9,800 RB for delivery in the 2013/2104 marketing year were for Pakistan (7,300 RB), China (1,300 RB), and India (1,200 RB).  Exports of 20,800 RB were up 45 percent from the previous week and 30 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were primarily to China (11,900 RB), Turkey (2,600 RB), India (2,500 RB), and Thailand (600 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For MY 2012/2013, options were exercised to export 1,900 RB to South Korea from the United States.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 257,600 RB, and are for China (236,800 RB), South Korea (17,400 RB), Thailand (3,100 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account were reported for China (900 RB) and Vietnam (200 RB).  The current exports for own account balance is 93,800 RB, and is for China (92,900 RB) and Vietnam (900 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 444,800 pieces reported for delivery in 2013 were up 6 percent from the previous week and 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 440,700 pieces were primarily for China (278,200 pieces), South Korea (86,400 pieces), Mexico (25,500 pieces), Taiwan (24,700 pieces), and Thailand (13,600 pieces).  Exports of 391,800 pieces were down 4 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle exports of 386,300 pieces were primarily to China (249,000 pieces), South Korea (83,700 pieces), Thailand (15,100 pieces), Mexico (13,900 pieces), and Taiwan (12,900 pieces).   

Net sales of 154,800 wet blues for delivery in 2013 were primarily for China (47,500 unsplit and 1,800 grain splits), Mexico (48,200 grain splits and 100 unsplit), Italy (37,800 unsplit), and Vietnam (12,900 unsplit).  Exports of 111,400 hides were primarily to China (32,500 unsplit and 1,800 grain splits), Vietnam (20,500 unsplit), Mexico (18,200 grain splits and 2,100 unsplit), and Italy (12,500 unsplit).  Net sales reductions of splits totaling 227,900 pounds resulted as increases for Italy (6,500 pounds) and Hong Kong (1,100 pounds), were more than offset by decreases for Taiwan (146,200 pounds), South Korea (88,800 pounds), and India (500 pounds).  Exports of 617,500 pounds were to South Korea (411,800 pounds) and Italy (205,700 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 31,500 MT--a marketing-year high--were for Japan (16,700 MT), Hong Kong (4,200 MT), Mexico (3,200 MT), South Korea (2,800 MT), and Canada (1,200 MT).  Exports of 13,500 MT were primarily to Mexico (3,100 MT), Japan (2,800 MT), South Korea (1,800 MT), Canada (1,700 MT), and Vietnam (1,000 MT).

Source: USDA


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