Farms.com Home   News

USDA Export Sales Report

Wheat:   Net sales of 543,900 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were down 19 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Brazil (210,800 MT, including 50,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Philippines (103,500 MT, including 45,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Nigeria (97,500 MT), South Korea (51,100 MT), Chile (36,900 MT), and Mexico (36,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (60,900 MT).  Net sales of 8,000 MT for 2014/2015 were for Mexico (5,500 MT) and Malaysia (2,500 MT).  Exports of 911,900 MT were down 5 percent from the previous week, but up 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (300,800 MT), Brazil (176,800 MT), the Philippines (128,500 MT), South Korea (54,500 MT), Taiwan (53,300 MT), Mexico (47,800 MT), and Japan (42,100 MT). 

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 30,000 MT, all Italy.

Exports for Own Account:  For 2013/2014, exports for own account totaling 19,300 MT, all Belgium were applied to new or outstanding sales.  

Corn:  Net sales of 332,600 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year (which began Sept. 1) were primarily for Mexico (181,200 MT), Japan (44,300 MT, including 29,600 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 4,500 MT), Costa Rica (31,600 MT, including 3,000 MT switched from El Salvador), Peru (30,000 MT), Venezuela (20,000 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from Colombia), and unknown destinations (8,800 MT).  Decreases were reported for El Salvador (4,100 MT).  Net Sales reductions of 59,400 MT for delivery in 2012/2013 resulted as increases for Japan (24,900 MT, including 46,500 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 21,600 MT), Jamaica (400 MT), and Hong Kong (100 MT), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (46,500 MT), Mexico (21,600 MT), and Taiwan (16,700 MT).  A total of 876,100 MT in sales were outstanding on August 31 (the end of the 2012/2013 marketing year) and carried over to the 2013/2014 marketing year.  Exports of 64,700 MT were reported for August 31.  The primary destinations were Japan (46,500 MT) and Mexico (11,100 MT).  Accumulated exports for the 2012/2013 marketing year were 18,044,200 MT, down 52 percent from the prior year’s total of 37,914,800 MT.  Exports for September 1-5 of 171,200 MT were primarily for Japan (77,700 MT), Mexico (54,800 MT), Guatemala (12,200 MT), and Venezuela (10,000 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2012/2013, outstanding optional origin sales total 65,000 MT, all South Korea (carried over to 2013/2014).  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 165,000 MT, and are for Mexico (100,000 MT) and South Korea (65,000 MT).

Barley:  There were no sales reported during the week.  Exports of 100 MT were to Taiwan.

Sorghum:  Net sales for the 2013/2014 marketing year, which began Sept. 1, totaled 5,500 MT, resulted as increases for Mexico (40,100 MT, including 38,100 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (6,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), and China (3,500 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (44,100 MT).  A total of 275,600 MT were outstanding, and carried over to the 2013/2014 marketing year.  There were no sales or exports reported for the 2012/2013 marketing year, which ended August 31.  Accumulated exports for the 2012/2013 marketing year totaled 1,340,900 MT, up 41 percent from the prior year’s total of 948,200 MT.  Exports of 75,100 MT for September 1-5 were to China (58,500 MT), Mexico (10,600 MT), and Japan (6,000 MT).

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

Rice:  Net sales of 37,000 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for Mexico (19,500 MT), Costa Rica (7,300 MT), Saudi Arabia (4,100 MT), Canada (1,400 MT), and Israel (1,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for Guatemala (200 MT).  Exports of 25,700 MT were primarily to South Korea (11,000 MT), Mexico (4,900 MT), Guatemala (3,300 MT), Jordan (2,300 MT), and Canada (1,800 MT). 

Soybeans:  Net sales of 478,100 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year (which began Sept. 1) were primarily for China (205,000 MT), unknown destinations (73,900 MT), Indonesia (43,300 MT, including 24,100 MT switched from unknown destinations), Costa Rica (41,000 MT), and Mexico (37,500 MT).  A total of 928,500 MT in sales were outstanding on August 31 (the end of the 2012/2013 marketing year) and carried over to the 2013/2014 marketing year.  Exports of 22,900 MT were reported for August 31.  The primary destinations were Venezuela (12,000 MT), Cuba (4,600 MT), Japan (2,900 MT), and Taiwan (1,100 MT).  Accumulated exports for the 2012/2013 marketing year were 36,243,000 MT, down 1 percent from the prior year’s total of 36,739,200 MT.  Exports of 60,100 MT were reported for September 1-5.  The primary destinations were Indonesia (37,700 MT), South Korea (10,500 MT), Malaysia (3,100 MT), Taiwan (2,900 MT), and Vietnam (2,400 MT).  

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 126,000 MT, all unknown destinations.  

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 17,000 MT for 2012/2013 resulted as increases for Canada (12,600 MT), Venezuela (9,000 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from Colombia and decreases of 1,000 MT), Guatemala (2,100 MT, switched from El Salvador), the Philippines (1,500 MT), and Japan (1,400 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Colombia (10,000 MT) and El Salvador (2,900 MT).  Net sales of 111,700 MT for 2013/2014 were primarily for unknown destinations (40,000 MT), Denmark (24,000 MT), Mexico (23,100 MT), and Colombia (12,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for Hong Kong (100 MT).  Exports of 102,200 MT were down 36 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (24,300 MT), Canada (22,600 MT), Venezuela (18,000 MT), Turkey (17,600 MT), and El Salvador (7,100 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 1,700 MT for 2012/2013 were primarily for Mexico (1,200 MT), Canada (100 MT), and Trinidad (100 MT).  Net sales of 4,500 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for Mexico.  Exports of 30,400 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Germany (20,000 MT), Norway (5,000 MT), and Mexico (4,700 MT). 

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 134,400 RB for 2013/2014 were primarily for China (57,100 RB), Turkey (32,900 RB), Peru (10,100 RB), Thailand (6,500 RB), and Mexico (5,500 RB).  Net sales of 19,800 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for Turkey.  Exports of 123,500 RB were primarily to Vietnam (26,300 RB), China (25,700 RB), Mexico (20,300 RB), Turkey (20,100 RB), and Indonesia (6,200 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 16,000 RB for 2013/2014 were primarily for China (14,000 RB), Thailand (1,400 RB), and Germany (500 RB).  Exports of 7,700 RB were primarily to China (3,900 RB), India (1,700 RB), and Taiwan (1,100 RB).   

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 16,800 RB, and are for Thailand (9,300 RB), South Korea (7,200 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  For 2013/2014, exports for own account totaling 1,800 RB to China were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 57,900 RB, and is for China (56,800 RB) and Vietnam (1,100 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 556,100 pieces, all whole cattle hides, for 2013 were down 18 percent from the previous week, but up 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (446,900 pieces, including 2,400 pieces switched from South Korea and decreases of 1,100 pieces), South Korea (56,600 pieces), Taiwan (22,000 pieces), Mexico (14,100 pieces), and Hong Kong (6,200 pieces).  Exports of 285,200 pieces were down 31 percent from the previous week and 30 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports of 282,500 pieces were primarily to China (166,500 pieces), South Korea (72,400 pieces), Mexico (14,800 pieces), Taiwan (8,800 pieces), and Italy (6,400 pieces).    

Net sales of 243,200 wet blues for 2013 were primarily for Italy (162,600 unsplit), China (28,500 unsplit and 7,800 grain splits), Mexico (16,200 grain splits), and the Dominican Republic (14,100 unsplit).  Exports of 104,300 hides were primarily to Italy (30,000 unsplit), China (19,000 unsplit and 6,800 grain split), and Mexico (17,000 grain splits and 1,800 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 403,300 pounds were for Vietnam (386,200 pounds), South Korea (83,100 pounds), and China (600 pounds).  Decreases were reported for Italy (47,000 pounds) and Hong Kong (19,600 pounds).  Exports of 671,100 pounds were to South Korea (336,600 pounds), China (207,900 pounds), and Italy (126,600 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 18,900 MT for 2013 were primarily for Hong Kong (12,400 MT), Mexico (1,600 MT), Japan (1,300 MT), Canada (1,200 MT), and South Korea (1,000 MT).  Exports of 11,800 MT were down 18 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (3,000 MT), Hong Kong (2,300 MT), Mexico (2,100 MT), South Korea (1,800 MT), and Canada (1,200 MT). 

Export Adjustments: Accumulated beef exports for 2012 were adjusted down 109,500 MT for the period beginning week ending 1/5/2012 through week ending 12/27/2012. Total adjustments by country for this period include: Mexico (-46,218 MT), Egypt (-28,169 MT), Russia (-11,882 MT), South Korea (-4,492 MT), Canada (-4,288 MT), Cote D’Ivoire (-3,882 MT), Philippines (-3,512 MT), Japan (-3,383 MT), Angola (-1,470 MT), Moldova (-628 MT), Kazakhstan (-386 MT), Chile (-298 MT), Jamaica (-296 MT), Peru (-210 MT), Taiwan (-143 MT), Mozambique (-135 MT), Thailand (-95 MT), Colombia (-89 MT), Gabon (-82 MT), Congo (-81 MT), Bahrain (-50 MT), Trinidad (-13 MT), Singapore (-3 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 7,300 MT for 2013 were primarily for Japan (2,000 MT), Ukraine (1,100 MT), South Korea (900 MT), Australia (800 MT), and Mexico (800 MT).  Exports of 7,900 MT were up 10 percent from the previous week, but down 20 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (2,300 MT), Ukraine (1,100 MT), Japan (1,000 MT), Australia (900 MT), and Canada (900 MT).

Source: USDA


Trending Video

A Summit Was Called to Address This Serious Ag Challenge

Video: A Summit Was Called to Address This Serious Ag Challenge

According to the CDC, farming is one of the leading industries for suicide, and can often be linked to stress due to weather conditions, the economy, and other farm related issues. To help combat this, UGA Extension, along with other groups, have come together to help those that are struggling by hosting a Farm Stress Summit.