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USDA: Export Sales report

Wheat:  Net sales reductions of 33,200 MT for delivery in the 2012/2013 marketing year were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Chile (64,900 MT), Brazil (41,500 MT, including 40,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Portugal  (13,900 MT, including 15,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,100 MT), the Philippines (12,600 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Algeria (12,000 MT), and Israel (11,600 MT), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (150,000 MT), South Korea (24,000 MT), Mexico (23,000 MT), and the French West Indies (4,000 MT).  Net sales of 664,900 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were primarily for Mexico (117,600 MT), unknown destinations (112,500 MT), South Korea (93,500 MT), Japan (78,300 MT), and Brazil (75,000 MT).  Exports of 528,500 MT were down 11 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (67,300 MT), Chile (66,900 MT), Mexico (58,800 MT), Nigeria (43,400 MT), Israel (36,200 MT), and Peru (33,000 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 55,000 MT, all South Korea.

Corn:  Net sales of 107,200 MT for 2012/2013 were up 25 percent from the previous week, but down 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Japan (165,800 MT, including 86,700 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 4,600 MT), Mexico (7,400 MT), Canada (5,400 MT), and Venezuela (5,000 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (77,600 MT).  Net sales of 51,600 MT for 2013/2014 were for Mexico.  Exports of 359,800 MT were up 1 percent from the previous week and 29 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (202,700 MT), Mexico (107,300 MT), Venezuela (20,000 MT), and Jamaica (18,500 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2012/2013, outstanding optional origin sales total 65,000 MT, all South Korea.  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 100,000 MT, all Mexico.

Barley:  Net sales of 100 MT for 2012/2013 were reported for Taiwan.  Net sales of 500 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for Taiwan.  There were no exports reported during the week.

Sorghum:  Net sales reductions of 800 MT for 2012/2013 resulted as increases for Mexico (500 MT), were more than offset by decreases for Japan (1,200 MT).  Exports of 33,600 MT were reported primarily to Japan (17,000 MT) and Mexico (16,500 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 60,000 MT, all China.

Rice:  Net sales of 44,600 MT for 2012/2013 were up 31 percent from the previous week, but down 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Venezuela (30,000 MT), Mexico (11,900 MT), Canada (2,800 MT), Guatemala (2,500 MT), and El Salvador (2,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for Jordan (4,300 MT) and South Korea (3,700 MT).  Net sales of 29,200 MT for 2013/2014 were primarily for Jordan (20,300 MT) and South Korea (8,700 MT).  Exports of 41,300 MT were up 48 percent from the previous week, but down 33 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (13,400 MT), Mexico (8,400 MT), Ghana (7,000 MT), Taiwan (3,300 MT), and Jordan (3,000 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 48,400 MT for 2012/2013 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 32 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Germany (66,000 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from the Netherlands), Mexico (21,700 MT), Taiwan (10,700 MT), Morocco (10,000 MT), and Vietnam (9,300 MT), were partially offset by decreases for the Netherlands (60,000 MT) and Syria (27,000 MT).  Net sales of 589,900 MT for 2013/2014 were primarily for China (486,300 MT), unknown destinations (60,000 MT), Mexico (26,900 MT), and Malaysia (10,000 MT).   Exports of 122,700 MT were up 9 percent from the previous week, but down 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Germany (66,000 MT), Mexico (11,400 MT), Israel (9,400 MT), Japan (8,900 MT), and Vietnam (6,000 MT).

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

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 134,200 MT for 2012/2013 were down 10 percent from the previous week, but up 38 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (64,500 MT), Colombia (27,000 MT), Venezuela (11,000 MT), the Philippines (9,800 MT), Canada (9,600 MT), and Israel (8,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Sri Lanka (2,100 MT).  Net sales of 137,100 MT for 2013/2014 were for unknown destinations (135,000 MT), the Philippines (2,000 MT), and Canada (100 MT).  Exports of 110,800 MT were down 38 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Canada (24,200 MT), Mexico (23,700 MT), Venezuela (23,000 MT), Guatemala (9,500 MT), Israel (6,500 MT), and Jamaica (6,500 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 30,500 MT for 2012/2013 resulted as increases for Germany (30,000 MT) and Mexico (1,000 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Canada (700 MT).  Exports of 1,900 MT--a marketing-year low--were down 84 percent from the previous week and 82 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (900 MT), Canada (800 MT), and Trinidad (100 MT).  

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 184,200 running bales for 2012/2013 were up 57 percent from the previous week and 80 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Vietnam (65,900 RB), China (36,700 RB), Turkey (25,800 RB), Taiwan (15,500 RB), and Indonesia (12,400 RB).  Net sales of 138,400 RB for 2013/2014 were reported primarily for China (98,100 RB), Vietnam (16,900 RB), and Mexico (14,900 RB).   Exports of 276,600 RB were down 8 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (115,100 RB), Turkey (41,900 RB), Mexico (17,200 RB), Vietnam (15,900 RB), Thailand (15,100 RB), and Indonesia (10,100 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 1,000 RB for 2012/2013 were reported for China (400 RB), Japan (300 RB), and Taiwan (300 RB).  Exports of 30,500 RB--a marketing-year high--were up 77 percent from the previous week and 47 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were primarily to China (23,400 RB), India (3,100 RB), and South Korea (2,200 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2012/2013, 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:  The current exports for own account balance is 74,700 RB, and is for China (73,600 RB) and Vietnam (1,100 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 463,800 pieces for 2013 were down 1 percent from the previous week, but up 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 463,600 pieces were primarily for China (317,200 pieces), South Korea (59,600 pieces), Hong Kong (26,700 pieces, including 8,500 pieces switched from China), Taiwan (20,000 pieces), and Thailand (17,800 pieces).  Exports of 326,000 pieces were down 36 percent from the previous week and 27 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports of 319,400 pieces were primarily to China (185,900 pieces), South Korea (53,300 pieces), Taiwan (30,200 pieces), Hong Kong (11,500 pieces), and Mexico (11,300 pieces).    

Net sales of 65,200 wet blues for 2013 were primarily for China (27,000 unsplit and 1,500 grain splits), Mexico (15,200 grain splits and 1,300 unsplit), Taiwan (8,000 unsplit), and Italy (5,800 unsplit).  Exports of 125,100 hides were primarily to Italy (37,600 unsplit), Mexico (26,500 grain splits and 4,300 unsplit), China (28,600 unsplit and 1,800 grain splits), and the Dominican Republic (4,900 grain splits and 2,500 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 1,229,100 pounds were for China (1,153,200 pounds), Hong Kong (60,100 pounds), South Korea (31,700 pounds), and Italy (16,800 pounds).  Decreases were reported for Taiwan (32,700 pounds).   Exports of 569,600 pounds were to Taiwan (210,500 pounds), Hong Kong (209,600 pounds), and South Korea (149,500 MT).

Beef:  Net sales of 12,800 MT for 2013 were primarily for Japan (7,000 MT), Canada (2,300 MT), Mexico (1,600 MT), South Korea (900 MT), and Hong Kong (600 MT).  Exports of 11,600 MT were down 19 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (3,900 MT), Mexico (2,300 MT), Hong Kong (1,800 MT), Canada (1,700 MT), and South Korea (1,100 MT).  

Pork: Net sales of 6,600 MT for 2013 were primarily for Japan (2,100 MT), China (1,100 MT), Australia (700 MT, including late reporting of 45 MT), Hong Kong (600 MT), and Canada (400 MT, including late reporting of 21 MT).  Exports of 8,700 MT were primarily to Mexico (2,600 MT), Japan (1,100 MT), Canada (1,000 MT), South Korea (900 MT), and Hong Kong (700 MT).

Source: USDA


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