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USDA Export Sales Report

Wheat:   Net sales of 168,800 metric tons for delivery in the 2014/2015 marketing year were down 58 percent from the previous week and 56 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (90,700 MT), the Philippines (77,700 MT, including 49,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Yemen (51,800 MT, including 50,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Brazil (39,000 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Italy (22,900 MT, including 20,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Costa Rica (19,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (163,800 MT), Colombia (7,400 MT), and Malaysia (3,500 MT).  Exports of 747,600 MT were up 60 percent from the previous week and 56 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Brazil (126,400 MT), Mexico (121,000 MT), the Philippines (120,700 MT), South Korea (55,600 MT), Nigeria (54,600 MT), Yemen (51,800 MT), and Japan (49,600 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2014/2015, outstanding optional origin sales total 40,000 MT, all Algeria.

Exports for Own Account:  Decreases were reported in exports for own account to Italy (2,600 MT).  The current exports for own account balance is 19,200 MT, all Italy.

Corn:  Net sales reductions of 7,500 MT for 2013/2014 were up 77 percent from the previous week, but down noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for South Korea (121,200 MT, including 57,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (84,500 MT, including 92,800 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 8,300 MT), Honduras (16,500 MT), and Guatemala (13,600 MT, switched from unknown destinations), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (230,100 MT), Mexico (21,400 MT), the Dominican Republic (17,700 MT), and Colombia (2,900 MT).  Net sales of 525,600 MT for 2014/2015 were reported primarily for unknown destinations (268,300 MT), Mexico (103,100 MT), Colombia (86,200 MT), and Guatemala (47,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Costa Rica (13,600 MT) and Honduras (10,600 MT).  Exports of 1,022,600 MT were up 2 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (257,200 MT), Japan (233,700 MT), South Korea (181,100 MT), Colombia (71,800 MT), Spain (66,100 MT), Egypt (65,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (42,300 MT), and Panama (17,200 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, options were exercised to export 55,000 MT to South Korea from the United States.

Barley:  Net sales of 800 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Taiwan.  Exports of 300 MT were reported to South Korea (200 MT) and Taiwan (100 MT).

Sorghum: Net sales of 53,900 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for China.  Net sales of 58,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for China.  Exports of 217,600 MT were reported to China.

Rice:  Net sales of 55,700 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Turkey (20,000 MT), Costa Rica (10,000 MT), El Salvador (7,800 MT, including 4,400 MT switched from unknown destinations), Canada (4,800 MT), and South Korea (4,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (1,900 MT) and Haiti (100 MT).  Exports of 41,500 MT were reported to Mexico (19,800 MT), Haiti (8,800 MT), El Salvador (4,800 MT), Canada (2,400 MT), and Jordan (2,000 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales reductions of 87,700 MT for 2013/2014 were down 40 percent from the previous week and down noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Mexico (900 MT), Indonesia (600 MT), Italy (100 MT), and Canada (100 MT), were more than offset by decreases for China (55,000 MT), unknown destinations (32,100 MT), Vietnam (1,200 MT), and Taiwan (900 MT).  Net sales of 869,000 MT for 2014/2015 were primarily for China (338,300 MT), unknown destinations (293,100 MT), Spain (55,000 MT), Turkey (54,000 MT), Mexico (35,100 MT), and Indonesia (35,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Canada (29,600 MT).  Exports of 36,400 MT--a marketing-year low--were down 82 percent from the previous week and 71 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (20,900 MT), Taiwan (6,000 MT), Indonesia (4,700 MT), Japan (2,900 MT), and Vietnam (1,300 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, decreases were reported in optional origin sales to China (55,500 MT).  Outstanding optional origin sales total 55,000 MT, all China.  For 2014/2015, new optional origin sales totaling 55,500 MT were reported for China.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 1,078,000 MT, and are for China (913,000 MT), Egypt (120,000 MT), and Mexico (45,000 MT).

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales 32,000 MT for 2013/2014 were for Guatemala (12,300 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (11,900 MT), the Philippines (7,800 MT), Canada (6,300 MT), El Salvador (6,200 MT, including 5,800 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Belgium (1,600 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (17,700 MT) and Jamaica (500 MT).  Net sales of 177,500 MT for 2014/2015 were reported primarily for unknown destinations (59,100 MT), Pakistan (40,000 MT), Turkey (25,000 MT), and Guatemala (15,600 MT).  Decreases were reported for Nicaragua (5,100 MT).  Exports of 88,100 MT were up 44 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (22,600 MT), the Dominican Republic (17,600 MT), Canada (17,100 MT), Guatemala (12,300 MT), and Jamaica (7,000 MT).                                                                                                                                                                    

Soybean Oil:  Net sales reductions of 1,300 MT for 2013/2014 were up 89 percent from the previous week, but down noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Canada (4,600 MT), Jamaica (500 MT), Mexico (400 MT), and the Dominican Republic (200 MT), were more than offset by decreases for Switzerland (7,000 MT) and unknown destinations (100 MT).  Net sales of 3,400 MT for 2014/2015 reported for the Dominican Republic (5,400 MT) and Colombia (2,000 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (4,000 MT).  Exports of 3,600 MT were down 84 percent from the previous week and 75 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (3,300 MT), Trinidad (100 MT), and Canada (100 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 2,000 MT, all  Nicaragua.

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 82,900 RB for 2014/2015 were primarily for Turkey (20,700 RB), South Korea (11,100 RB), Indonesia (10,600 RB), Taiwan (8,000 RB, including 700 MT switched from China), Vietnam (6,800 RB, including 6,500 RB switched from China), and Japan (4,800 RB).  Decreases were reported for Bangladesh (1,300 RB) and China (200 RB).  Net sales of 2,600 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for South Korea.  Exports of 104,200 RB were primarily to Turkey (22,200 RB), China (21,100 RB), Mexico (17,200 RB), Vietnam (9,400 RB), and Indonesia (5,700 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 5,300 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for India (1,800 RB), Vietnam (1,300 RB), China (1,000 RB), and Indonesia (700 RB).  Exports of 1,200 RB were to Indonesia (600 RB), South Korea (300 RB), China (200 RB), and Japan (200 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 16,200 RB, and are for Thailand (11,300 RB), South Korea (4,600 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account to China (100 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 54,300 RB, all China.

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 294,500 pieces were down 4 percent from the previous week and 14 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 291,100 pieces were primarily for China (182,900 pieces), South Korea (95,200 pieces), Mexico (11,100 pieces), and Turkey (3,000 pieces).  Decreases were reported for Vietnam (2,800 pieces), Japan (2,300 pieces), and Hong Kong (1,900 pieces).  Exports of 453,700 pieces were up 28 percent from the previous week and 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports of 450,800 pieces were primarily to China (288,100 pieces), South Korea (100,300 pieces), Taiwan (14,900 pieces), Mexico (14,800 pieces), and Hong Kong (5,400 pieces).

Net sales reductions of 239,100 wet blues for 2014--a marketing-year low--were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (27,000 unsplit and 3,200 grain splits), Vietnam (23,600 unsplit), Uruguay (16,000 unsplit), and China (8,600 grain splits).  Decreases were reported for China (220,000 unsplit), India (35,800 grain splits and 3,300 unsplit), Hong Kong (37,000 grain splits and 2,000 unsplit), and South Korea (28,200 grain splits and 200 unsplit).  Net sales of 345,700 MT for 2015 were for China (229,700 unsplit), India (35,800 grain splits and 3,300 unsplit), Hong Kong (37,000 grain splits and 2,000 unsplit), South Korea (29,400 grain splits), and Taiwan (8,700 unspit).  Exports of 157,100 wet blues were primarily to China (42,000 unsplit and 19,900 grain splits), Italy (22,400 unsplit and 5,700 grain splits), Vietnam (20,600 unsplit), and the Dominican Republic (10,400 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 292,000 pounds for 2014 were reported for South Korea (234,700 pounds), Hong Kong (54,600 pounds), and Vietnam (2,700 pounds).  Exports of 552,900 pounds were reported to South Korea (268,400 pounds), Hong Kong (184,500 pounds), and Taiwan (100,000 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 10,200 MT for 2014 were down 4 percent from the previous week, but up 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (2,100 MT), Japan (1,700 MT), Hong Kong (1,700 MT), Canada (1,500 MT), and South Korea (1,100 MT).  Exports of 12,700 MT were down 9 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (5,000 MT), Hong Kong (2,000 MT), Mexico (1,900 MT), South Korea (1,700 MT), and Canada (1,000 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 20,700 MT for 2014 were up noticeably from the previous week.  Increases were reported for Mexico (7,700 MT), South Korea (3,300 MT), Hong Kong (2,100 MT), Japan (2,000 MT), and Chile (1,600 MT).  Exports of 14,000 MT were primary to Mexico (5,600 MT), Japan (2,800 MT), Canada (1,400 MT), Hong Kong (1,300 MT), and South Korea (1,100 MT).

Source: USDA


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