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USDA Export Sales Report

Wheat:  Net sales of 239,400 MT for delivery in the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 91 percent from the previous week and 55 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Nigeria (105,400 MT, including 81,600 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,200 MT), Brazil (72,000 MT), Mexico (46,400 MT), Venezuela (28,500 MT), Algeria (26,300 MT, including 25,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Israel (24,600 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (98,600 MT), the Dominican Republic (3,500 MT), and Panama (1,400 MT).  Net sales of 713,600 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for unknown destinations (162,900 MT), the Dominican Republic (68,100 MT), Venezuela (66,500 MT), Malaysia (65,000 MT), and Peru (58,000 MT).  Exports of 441,700 MT were down 39 percent from the previous week and 33 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Nigeria (140,300 MT), Brazil (60,000 MT), Algeria (45,700 MT), Taiwan (37,500 MT), Japan (31,100 MT), and Mexico (28,600 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 104,600 MT for 2012/2013 were down 52 percent from the previous week and 57 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Mexico (40,300 MT), unknown destinations (32,000 MT), Jamaica (13,300 MT), Venezuela (8,800 MT), and Trinidad (7,000 MT), were partially offset by decreases for the Dominican Republic (6,500 MT) and Costa Rica (2,900 MT).  Net sales of 341,600 MT for 2013/2014 were for unknown destinations (205,400 MT), Japan (64,200 MT), China (60,000 MT), and Mexico (19,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Trinidad (7,000 MT).  Exports of 270,000 MT were down 10 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (142,200 MT), Japan (35,600 MT), Taiwan (33,300 MT), Cuba (27,000 MT), and Panama (13,200 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2012/2013, optional origin sales totaling 3,200 MT were reported for South Korea.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 267,100 MT, all South Korea.  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 100,000 MT, all Mexico.

Barley: Net sales of 1,500 MT were reported for Taiwan.  There were no exports reported during the week.

Sorghum:  There were no sales reported during the week.  Exports of 100 MT were reported to Mexico.

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, optional origin sales totaling 60,000 MT were reported for China.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 60,000 MT, all China.

Rice:  Net sales of 58,400 MT for the 2012/2013 were down 18 percent from the previous week, but up 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (29,900 MT), Honduras (7,900 MT), Ghana (7,000 MT), Colombia (7,000 MT), and Canada (1,700 MT).  Net sales of 14,000 MT for 2013/2014 were for Ghana.  Exports of 49,000 MT were down 9 percent from the previous week and 35 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were to Colombia (12,600 MT), Honduras (7,800 MT), Haiti (6,900 MT), Taiwan (5,400 MT), and Mexico (3,000 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 183,500 MT for 2012/2013 were reported for unknown destinations (82,800 MT), Japan (35,200 MT), Indonesia (30,900 MT, including 25,200 MT switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (22,700 MT), and Vietnam (4,100 MT).  Net sales of 838,900 MT for 2013/2014 were primarily for China (531,000 MT), unknown destinations (180,000 MT), the United Kingdom (60,000 MT), and Egypt (60,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Indonesia (5,000 MT).  Exports of 100,800 MT--a marketing-year low--were down 40 percent from the previous week and 55 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Indonesia (45,100 MT), Taiwan (18,300 MT), Mexico (16,400 MT), Japan (8,000 MT), and Vietnam (6,100 MT).

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

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 131,200 MT for 2012/2013 were up 58 percent from the previous week and 30 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Ecuador (62,200 MT, including 33,600 MT switched from Colombia), unknown destinations (27,300 MT), Venezuela (23,000 MT), Morocco (15,000 MT), Canada (8,200 MT), and Jamaica (8,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Colombia (25,300 MT) and Portugal (8,700 MT).  Net sales of 125,400 MT for delivery in 2013/2014 were primarily for unknown destinations (75,000 MT) and Vietnam (47,000 MT).  Exports of 138,600 MT were up 10 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Egypt (39,900 MT), Ecuador (28,600 MT), Colombia (15,800 MT), Canada (11,600 MT), Guatemala (7,900 MT), and Panama (7,300 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 9,600 MT for 2012/2013 resulted as increases for South Korea (8,000 MT), Mexico (1,600 MT), and Guatemala (500 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Canada (600 MT).  Exports of 11,500 MT were up 24 percent from the previous week and 85 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were South Korea (8,000 MT), Mexico (2,100 MT), and Canada (1,200 MT).  

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 101,700 running bales for 2012/2013 were up 37 percent from the previous week, but down 45 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (29,900 RB), Turkey (17,200 RB), Vietnam (16,000 RB), South Korea (10,700 RB, including 3,500 RB switched from China), and Thailand (10,200 RB).  Decreases were reported for Pakistan (2,100 RB) and Mexico (1,100 RB).  Net sales of 36,400 RB for 2013/2014 primarily reported for South Korea (20,100 RB), Mexico (11,400 RB), and Thailand (7,000 RB), were partially offset by decreases for Turkey (7,900 RB).   Exports of 232,900 RB were down 24 percent from the previous week and 28 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (59,100 RB), Turkey (46,300 RB), Vietnam (30,100 RB), Mexico (17,200 RB), South Korea (13,700 RB), and Taiwan (12,400 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 5,400 RB for 2012/2013 were down 40 percent from the previous week and 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported primarily for China (3,200 RB), Thailand (1,300 RB), and Egypt (400 RB).  Exports of 21,200 RB were down 11 percent from the previous week, but up 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were primarily to China (14,200 RB), India (4,400 RB), Peru (700 RB), and Pakistan (600 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2012/2013, optional origin sales totaling 900 RB were reported for China.  Options were exercised to export 3,100 RB to Thailand, and 900 RB to South Korea, from the United States.  Cancellations totaling 900 RB were reported for China.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 28,500 RB, and are for China (14,600 RB), South Korea (13,600 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account totaling 100 RB to China were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 79,800 RB, and is for China (78,700 RB) and Vietnam (1,100 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 484,500 pieces reported for delivery in 2013 were up 14 percent from the previous week and 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 487,700 pieces were primarily for China (307,100 pieces, including 1,600 pieces switched from South Korea and decreases of 2,200 pieces), South Korea (105,100 pieces), Taiwan (43,000 pieces), Vietnam (17,900 pieces), and Mexico (9,400 pieces).  Exports of 443,000 pieces were down 4 percent from the previous week, but up 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle exports of 433,900 pieces were primarily to China (307,800 pieces), South Korea (61,800 pieces), Taiwan (19,800 pieces), Mexico (12,600 pieces), and Thailand (12,200 pieces).    

Net sales of 44,700 wet blues for 2013--a marketing-year low--were primarily for Mexico (15,700 grain splits and 100 unsplit), China (13,500 unsplit), Thailand (8,700 unsplit), and Italy (8,000 unsplit).  Decreases were reported for South Korea (6,300 grain splits and 4,500 unsplit) and Turkey (1,000 unsplit).  Exports of 140,700 hides were primarily to Italy (56,000 unsplit), China (33,200 unsplit), Mexico (18,700 grain splits and 1,100 unsplit), and Vietnam (8,100 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 1,598,400 pounds--a marketing-year high--were for South Korea (1,552,900 pounds), Italy (34,100 pounds), Taiwan (14,200 pounds).  Decreases were reported for China (1,800 pounds) and Hong Kong (1,000 pounds).   Exports of 997,300 pounds were to Taiwan (626,400 pounds), South Korea (224,500 pounds), Hong Kong (100,000 pounds), China (42,200 pounds), and Italy (4,200 pounds). 

Beef:  Net sales of 20,400 MT for 2013 were primarily for Japan (6,200 MT), Hong Kong (5,400 MT, including 1,100 MT switched from Vietnam and 100 MT switched from the Philippines), Mexico (4,400 MT), South Korea (1,800 MT), and Canada (1,800 MT).   Decreases were reported for Vietnam (1,100 MT).  Exports of 14,000 MT were up 14 percent from the previous week and 17 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (5,200 MT), Mexico (2,600 MT), South Korea (1,700 MT), Canada (1,600 MT), and Hong Kong (1,300 MT).  

Export Adjustments: Accumulated beef exports were adjusted down for the following countries beginning with week ending 1/3/2013.  Total adjustments through week ending 5/16/2013 are: Albania (-84 MT), Angola (-245 MT), Canada (-642 MT), Congo (-54 MT), Cote D’Ivoire (-1,069 MT), Egypt (-9,588 MT), Gabon (-462 MT), Honduras (-25 MT), Japan (-838 MT), Mexico (-13,234 MT), Mariana (-17 MT), Moldova (-272 MT), Mozambique (-135 MT), Peru (-135 MT), Philippines (-836 MT), South Korea (-1,001 MT), Ukraine (-854 MT).

Pork: Net sales of 7,200 MT for 2013 were primarily for Mexico (3,000 MT), Canada (800 MT), South Korea (800 MT), Hong Kong (700 MT), and China (700 MT).  Exports of 10,000 MT were primarily to Mexico (3,700 MT), South Korea (1,300 MT), Japan (1,200 MT), Hong Kong (1,100 MT), and Canada (1,000 MT). 

Source: USDA


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