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Wheat:  Net sales of 552,100 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up noticeably from the previous week and 51 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Algeria (110,000 MT, including 20,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (89,700 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 6,500 MT), Nigeria (73,500 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Sri Lanka (64,100 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,700 MT), Taiwan (45,200 MT), and Guatemala (43,000 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Mexico (41,100 MT), Uruguay (25,000 MT), and unknown destinations (15,700 MT).  Net sales of 1,122,600 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for China (840,000 MT), Mexico (84,800 MT), Guatemala (41,000 MT), and Taiwan (37,600 MT).  Exports of 704,000 MT were down 8 percent from the previous, but up 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Nigeria (109,700 MT), Brazil (74,700 MT), Sri Lanka (64,100 MT), Yemen (58,600 MT), China (55,700 MT), and Mexico (51,600 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2012/2013, options were exercised to export 90,000 MT to Algeria from the United States.

Corn:  Net sales of 400,300 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up noticeably from the previous week and 73 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Japan (179,700 MT, including 74,200 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 29,400 MT), unknown destinations (89,700 MT), Mexico (51,800 MT), Venezuela (45,100 MT, including 6,700 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,500 MT), Colombia (24,000 MT), and Canada (8,100 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Honduras (3,400 MT) and Taiwan (2,600 MT).  Net sales of 16,900 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year were for Mexico (10,900 MT) and unknown destinations (6,000 MT).  Exports of 301,600 MT were up 8 percent from the previous week, but down 27 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (99,600 MT), Venezuela (92,600 MT), Mexico (86,800 MT), Jamaica (9,400 MT), and Taiwan (6,100 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2012/2013, outstanding optional origin sales total 260,000 MT, all South Korea.  For MY 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 100,000 MT, all Mexico.

Barley: Net sales of 2,400 MT were reported for South Korea.   There were no exports reported during the week.   

Sorghum:  Net sales of 30,500 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year resulted as increases for Japan (36,100 MT, including 6,600 MT switched from unknown destinations) and Mexico (1,000 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (6,600 MT).  Exports of 19,700 MT were reported for Mexico (13,100 MT) and Japan (6,600 MT).

Rice:  Net sales of 73,200 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 12 percent from the previous week, but up 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Venezuela (33,000 MT), Haiti (13,800 MT), Mexico (11,400 MT), Ghana (7,500 MT), and Canada (2,200 MT).  Decreases were reported for Saudi Arabia (500 MT).  Exports of 113,700 MT were up 21 percent from the previous week and 54 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Iran (31,300 MT), Japan (26,400 MT), Mexico (25,600 MT), Haiti (15,400 MT), and Canada (2,500 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 339,400 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 6 percent from the previous week and up 53 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for the Netherlands (91,700 MT), China (64,000 MT), Japan (40,000 MT), Mexico (32,900 MT), France (31,700 MT), and South Korea (25,100 MT, including 25,000 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (4,000 MT).  Net sales of 227,400 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for unknown destinations (154,500 MT) and China (60,000 MT).  Exports of 181,100 MT--a marketing-year low--were down 72 percent from the previous week and 62 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Netherlands (31,700 MT), France (31,700 MT), Mexico (31,500 MT), South Korea (27,600 MT), Taiwan (14,800 MT), Vietnam (13,000 MT), and Morocco (12,900 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 266,000 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 17 percent from the previous week and 77 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Egypt (38,000 MT), Venezuela (36,000 MT, including 9,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Dominican Republic (29,700 MT), Ireland (20,000 MT), Mexico (19,500 MT), and El Salvador (15,600 MT, including 2,400 MT switched from unknown destinations).   Decreases were reported for Panama (1,500 MT).  Net sales of 49,200 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were reported for the Philippines (40,000 MT), Saudi Arabia (7,000 MT), and Canada (2,200 MT).  Exports of 159,700 MT were up 29 percent from the previous week, but down 24 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (26,600 MT), Cuba (22,000 MT), Venezuela (20,300 MT), Morocco (19,600 MT), Canada (14,900 MT), Guatemala (13,700 MT), and Japan (10,100 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 8,200 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year resulted as increases for Mexico (7,800 MT), Jamaica (500 MT), and China (500 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Canada (1,000 MT).  Exports of 39,400 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (32,500 MT), Mexico (6,000 MT), and Canada (700 MT).  

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 211,200 running bales for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 44 percent from the previous week and 53 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (115,200 RB), Vietnam (20,600 RB, including 1,300 RB switched from South Korea), Hong Kong (16,500 RB), Indonesia (13,400 RB), and Turkey (12,800 RB).  Decreases were reported for Mexico (10,300 RB).  Net sales of 36,000 RB for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for South Korea (18,700 RB) and Mexico (18,000 RB).  Decreases were reported for Turkey (3,900 RB).  Exports of 396,100 RB were up 46 percent from the previous week and 27 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (210,700 RB), Turkey (60,500 RB), Vietnam (30,200 RB), Mexico (16,100 RB), Indonesia (15,100 RB), and South Korea (14,200 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 15,000 RB for 2012/2013 marketing year were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (9,900 RB), India (4,000 RB), Indonesia (500 RB), and Pakistan (500 RB).  Exports of 26,900 RB--a marketing-year high--were up 12 percent from the previous week and 41 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were primarily to China (16,500 RB), India (4,700 RB), Indonesia (2,800 RB), and Pakistan (900 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For MY 2012/2013, optional origin sales totaling 600 RB were reported for South Korea.  Options were exercised to export 1,300 RB to China from the United States.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 217,200 RB, and are for China (195,800 RB), South Korea (18,000 RB), Thailand (3,100 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account to China (3,600 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 87,000 RB, and is for China (85,900 RB) and Vietnam (1,100 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 536,600 pieces reported for delivery in 2013 were up 98 percent from the previous week and 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 530,400 pieces were primarily for China (313,200 pieces), South Korea (121,100 pieces), Taiwan (33,100 pieces), Mexico (13,500 pieces), and Mexico (10,800 pieces).  Exports of 487,400 pieces were up 23 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle exports of 480,400 pieces were primarily to China (318,200 pieces), South Korea (114,700 pieces), Taiwan (17,000 pieces), Thailand (10,000 pieces), and Mexico (6,800 pieces).    

Net sales of 126,200 wet blues for delivery in 2013 were primarily for Italy (35,200 unsplit), China (21,500 unsplit), Japan (18,200 grain splits), and Mexico (14,100 grain splits).  Exports of 135,600 hides were primarily to Vietnam (30,300 unsplit), Italy (27,300 unsplit), Mexico (20,300 unsplit and 1,100 grain splits), and China (20,700 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 120,200 pounds were for Hong Kong (100,000 pounds), South Korea (21,000 pounds), Italy (2,000 pounds), and India (900 pounds).  Decreases were reported for Taiwan (3,800 pounds).  Exports of 554,600 pounds were to Taiwan (202,100 pounds), Hong Kong (200,000 pounds), South Korea (111,700 pounds), and Italy (10,800 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 16,800 MT were up 65 percent from the previous week and 26 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (11,200 MT), Mexico (2,000 MT), Canada (1,400 MT), South Korea (1,200 MT), and Hong Kong (400 MT).  Exports of 12,100 MT were primarily to Japan (3,700 MT), Mexico (2,200 MT), South Korea (1,600 MT), Canada (1,500 MT), and Hong Kong (800 MT).

Pork: Net sales of 8,300 MT for delivery in 2013 were primarily for Mexico (2,500 MT), Hong Kong (1,900 MT), Japan (900 MT), Canada (800 MT), and South Korea (700 MT).  Exports of 7,700 MT were primarily to Mexico (2,900 MT), Canada (1,400 MT), Japan (1,100 MT), South Korea (500 MT), and Hong Kong (300 MT).

Source: USDA


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