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Wheat:  Net sales of 219,200 MT for delivery in the 2012/2013 marketing year were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 14 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Spain (70,000 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Egypt (64,700 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Sudan (58,800 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Nigeria (46,100 MT, including 14,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (45,300 MT), and Italy (41,400 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (225,700 MT), Trinidad (13,900 MT), and Honduras (2,000 MT).  Net sales of 497,300 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for Guatemala (184,000 MT), unknown destinations (100,800 MT), Thailand (55,000 MT), and Mexico (53,000 MT).  Exports of 845,200 MT--a marketing-year high--were up 56 percent from the previous and 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (90,600 MT), Brazil (83,400 MT), Nigeria (76,100 MT), Spain (70,000 MT), Egypt (64,700 MT), and Sudan (58,800 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 329,300 MT for 2012/2013 were up 5 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Japan (107,800 MT, including 50,300 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 23,800 MT), Mexico (93,800 MT, including 34,100 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 3,900 MT), unknown destinations (87,600 MT), Colombia (21,000 MT), Venezuela (20,000 MT), and El Salvador (6,400 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Trinidad (14,200 MT) and Honduras (3,700 MT).  Net sales of 656,000 MT for 2013/2014 were for China (300,000 MT), unknown destinations (295,000 MT), Japan (46,800 MT), and Trinidad (14,200 MT).  Exports of 403,800 MT were up 25 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (218,900 MT), Mexico (138,800 MT), Jamaica (15,700 MT), Honduras (14,300 MT), and Taiwan (10,900 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2012/2013, outstanding optional origin sales total 264,000 MT, all South Korea.  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 100,000 MT, all Mexico.

Barley:  Net sales reductions of 2,000 MT for 2012/2013 resulted as increases for Japan (200 MT), were more than offset by decreases for South Korea (2,200 MT).  Net sales of 1,100 MT for 2013/2014 were for Taiwan (1,000 MT) and the Philippines (100 MT).  Exports of 100 MT were reported to South Korea. 

Sorghum:  Net sales of 1,100 MT for 2012/2013 were reported for Japan.  Exports of 8,500 MT were reported to Mexico.

Rice:  Net sales of 80,600 MT for 2012/2013 were up noticeably from the previous week and 66 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Libya (30,600 MT), unknown destinations (18,500 MT), Jordan (8,400 MT), Colombia (7,000 MT), and Honduras (5,500 MT).  Net sales of 4,200 MT for 2013/2014 were for Jordan.  Exports of 110,100 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and 74 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were to Venezuela (33,000 MT), Libya (30,600 MT), Japan (14,900 MT), Haiti (8,500 MT), and Taiwan (6,000 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales reductions of 109,800 MT for 2012/2013 resulted as increases for Mexico (90,900 MT), Indonesia (84,200 MT, including 74,600 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (19,300 MT), Israel (18,900 MT), and Taiwan (6,900 MT), were more than offset by decreases for China (276,300 MT) and unknown destinations (56,800 MT).  Net sales of 1,341,100 MT for 2013/2014 were primarily for China (1,150,000 MT) and unknown destinations (171,000 MT).  Exports of 356,800 MT were up 86 percent from the previous week, but down 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (132,700 MT), Indonesia (102,400 MT), Mexico (75,600 MT), Taiwan (20,100 MT), Cuba (8,800 MT), and Vietnam (8,400 MT).  NOTE:  Accumulated exports were adjusted down for the Netherlands (31,700 MT).

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

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 93,200 MT for 2012/2013 were down 52 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (40,900 MT), Guatemala (11,000 MT), Canada (9,300 MT), Israel (6,500 MT), El Salvador (5,700 MT), and Sri Lanka (5,600 MT).   Decreases were reported for Trinidad (4,500 MT), the Dominican Republic (700 MT), and Morocco (700 MT).  Net sales of 55,700 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for unknown destinations (51,000 MT), Trinidad (4,500 MT), and Canada (200 MT).  Exports of 117,800 MT were down 34 percent from the previous week and 30 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Morocco (21,300 MT), Ireland (20,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (16,900 MT), Canada (14,100 MT), Mexico (13,900 MT), Jamaica (7,000 MT), and Venezuela (6,000 MT).

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 1,100 MT for 2012/2013 resulted as increases for Mexico (1,800 MT) and Belgium (100 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Canada (800 MT).  Exports of 3,600 MT were up 37 percent from the previous week, but down 75 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (2,600 MT), Canada (700 MT), Panama (100 MT), and Australia (100 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 314,400 running bales for 2012/2013 were up 32 percent from the previous week and 69 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (254,700 RB), Vietnam (25,400 RB), Mexico (9,800 RB), Taiwan (9,300 RB), and Indonesia (7,600 RB).  Decreases were reported for Turkey (2,600 RB), South Korea (1,700 RB), and Peru (1,500 RB).  Net sales of 87,500 RB for 2013/2014 were primarily for China (47,500 RB) and South Korea (22,400 RB).   Exports of 364,800 RB were up 9 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (146,300 RB), Turkey (89,700 RB), Indonesia (15,500 RB), Thailand (12,700 RB), Brazil (11,500 RB), and Mexico (11,500 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 9,600 RB for 2012/2013 were up 31 percent from the previous week, but down 20 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for India (4,300 RB), China (3,900 RB), Indonesia (500 RB), and Egypt (400 RB).  Exports of 14,900 RB were up 1 percent from the previous week, but down 32 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were primarily to China (6,100 RB), Pakistan (3,100 RB), India (2,400 RB), and Bangladesh (900 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2012/2013, options were exercised to export 138,000 RB to China from the United States.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 36,800 RB, and are for South Korea (18,000 RB), China (15,400 RB), Thailand (3,100 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account totaling 10,700 RB to China were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 76,000 RB, and is for China (74,900 RB) and Vietnam (1,100 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 369,300 pieces, all whole cattle hides, reported for 2013 were down 17 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (224,000 pieces, including 2,400 pieces switched from South Korea and decreases of 3,500 pieces), South Korea (60,300 pieces), Taiwan (42,600 pieces), Vietnam (20,300 pieces), and Thailand (9,600 pieces).  Exports of 483,100 pieces were up 7 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle exports of 481,700 pieces were primarily to China (307,600 pieces), South Korea (94,400 pieces), Taiwan (29,300 pieces), Thailand (15,300 pieces), and Vietnam (13,800 pieces).

Net sales of 126,300 wet blues for 2013 were primarily for Italy (41,600 unsplit), Mexico (19,000 grain splits and 18,000 unsplit), South Korea (19,000 grain splits and 3,200 unsplit), and Vietnam (5,800 grain splits and 5,600 unsplit).  Exports of 147,300 hides were primarily to Italy (40,700 unsplit), China (36,300 unsplit), Mexico (23,900 grain splits and 3,200 unsplit), and Vietnam (15,600 unsplit).  Net sales reductions of splits totaling 33,100 pounds resulted as increases for Italy (45,300 pounds) and India (300 pounds) were more than offset by decreases for Taiwan (58,400 pounds), South Korea (12,500 pounds), China (6,000 pounds), and Hong Kong (1,800 pounds).  Exports of 1,452,800 pounds --a marketing-year high--were to Taiwan (1,240,600 pounds), China (170,000 pounds), and India (42,200 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 14,300 MT for 2013 were down 10 percent from the previous week, but up 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (8,300 MT), Mexico (1,700 MT), South Korea (1,300 MT), Hong Kong (1,100 MT), and Canada (800 MT).  Exports of 12,400 MT were primarily to Japan (4,500 MT), Mexico (2,500 MT), South Korea (1,400 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), and Hong Kong (900 MT).

Pork: Net sales of 8,000 MT for 2013 were primarily for Mexico (3,200 MT), Japan (1,100 MT), Hong Kong (1,000 MT), Canada (900 MT), and Ukraine (600 MT).  Exports of 7,300 MT were primarily to Mexico (3,100 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), Japan (1,000 MT), South Korea (400 MT), and Hong Kong (400 MT).

Source: USDA


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