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USDA Export sales Report

Wheat:   Net sales of 115,400 metric tons for delivery in marketing year 2014/2015 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were reported for Nigeria (114,400 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 100 MT), Japan (33,000 MT, including 29,200 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 100 MT), Panama (25,000 MT), Venezuela (21,800 MT, including 2,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 200 MT), Italy (18,400 MT), and Taiwan (10,800 MT, including 9,600 MT switched from unknown destinations).    Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (109,400 MT), Mexico (7,100 MT), Belize (1,300 MT), and Barbados (900 MT).  Net sales of 142,000 MT for 2015/2016 were primarily for Thailand (55,800 MT), unknown destinations (45,000 MT), Brazil (25,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (21,400 MT), and Mexico (11,200 MT).  Decreases were reported for Italy (20,000 MT).  Exports of 297,500 MT were up 4 percent from the previous week, but down 35 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Nigeria (71,500 MT), Japan (60,800 MT), Mexico (46,800 MT), South Korea (27,000 MT), Taiwan (26,800 MT), and Italy (20,800 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2014/2015, new optional origin sales totaling 23,000 MT were reported for Italy.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 23,000 MT, all Italy.

Exports for Own Account:  New exports for own account totaling 21,100 MT were reported to Italy.  Exports for own account to Italy totaling 1,200 MT were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 64,000 MT, all Italy.

Corn:  Net sales of 370,000 MT for delivery in 2014/2015--a marketing-year-low--were down 56 percent from the previous week and 53 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (189,400 MT, including 137,800 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 8,400 MT), Saudi Arabia (144,700 MT, including 75,800 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 100 MT), Mexico (121,900 MT), Colombia (108,600 MT, including 30,800 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 300 MT), Taiwan (78,700 MT), and Guatemala (41,200 MT, including 38,200 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (245,600 MT), Iran (66,000 MT), and South Korea (60,200 MT).  Net sales of 2,600 MT for 2015/2016 resulted as increases for Jamaica (8,600 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Nicaragua (6,000 MT).  Exports of 1,109,300 MT were down 2 percent from the previous week, but up 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (358,400 MT), Mexico (217,100 MT), South Korea (114,200 MT), Colombia (110,100 MT), Saudi Arabia (75,700 MT), and Peru (43,700 MT).

Barley: There were no sales reported during the week.  Exports of 500 MT were reported to Japan (300 MT) and Taiwan (200 MT).

Sorghum: Net sales of 40,300 MT for 2014/2015 resulted as increases for China (153,300 MT, including 113,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 500 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (113,000 MT).  Net sales of 108,000 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for China (54,000 MT) and unknown destinations (54,000 MT).  Exports of 165,800 MT were down 27 percent from the previous week and 31 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destination was China.

Rice:  Net sales of 20,600 MT for 2014/2015 were down 67 percent from the previous week and 70 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (35,700 MT), Haiti (10,600 MT), El Salvador (6,900 MT, including 1,400 MT switched from Guatemala, 5,300 MT switched from unknown destinations, and decreases of 4,200 MT), Saudi Arabia (2,800 MT), and Canada (2,700 MT).  Decreases were reported for Venezuela (30,000 MT), unknown destinations (7,400 MT), South Korea (5,500 MT), and Honduras (300 MT).  Net sales of 800 MT for 2015/2016 resulted as increases for Saudi Arabia (1,000 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Mexico (200 MT).  Exports of 57,600 MT were down 27 percent from the previous week and 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Libya (22,200 MT), Mexico (11,500 MT), Guatemala (8,600 MT), the United Kingdom (3,200 MT), and El Salvador (2,700 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  The current exports for own account balance is 300 MT, all Canada.

Soybeans:  Net sales of 136,600 MT for 2014/2015 were down 60 percent from the previous week and 54 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (89,200 MT), the Netherlands (18,700 MT, including 18,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), unknown destinations (12,900 MT), Colombia (9,100 MT, including 8,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 400 MT), and Costa Rica (5,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for China (5,000 MT), Japan (1,100 MT), and Pakistan (500 MT).  Net sales of 88,000 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for unknown destinations (82,000 MT), Thailand (4,000 MT), and Taiwan (2,000 MT).  Exports of 250,100 MT were up 34 percent from the previous week, but down 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (78,500 MT), Pakistan (65,500 MT), Japan (32,500 MT), Colombia (24,700 MT), and the Netherlands (18,700 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2014/2015, outstanding optional origin sales total 475,000 MT, all China.  For 2015/2016, outstanding optional origin sales total 173,000 MT, all China.

Exports for Own Account:  The current exports for own account balance is 1,900 MT, all Canada.

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 45,200 MT for 2014/2015 were down 67 percent from the previous week and 65 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Colombia (54,000 MT, including 25,000 MT switched from Panama, 25,000 MT switched from unknown destinations, and decreases of 1,500 MT), Mexico (14,400 MT), Guatemala (13,800 MT, including 14,500 MT switched from unknown destinations, 200 MT switched from El Salvador, and decreases of 1,100 MT), Saudi Arabia (9,800 MT, including 9,500 MT switched from unknown destinations), Canada (9,600 MT), and the Dominican Republic (8,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (57,200 MT), Panama (20,900 MT), and New Guinea (3,900 MT).  Net sales of 22,000 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for Morocco (12,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (6,000 MT), New Guinea (3,600 MT), and Canada (400 MT).  Exports of 201,800 MT were down 14 percent from the previous week and 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Colombia (77,200 MT), the Dominican Republic (26,500 MT), Mexico (25,300 MT), Guatemala (16,100 MT), Canada (14,900 MT), and Saudi Arabia (11,300 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  New exports for own account totaling 4,100 MT were reported to Colombia.  The current exports for own account balance is 4,100 MT, all Colombia. 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 7,300 MT for 2014/2015 were down 53 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (7,000 MT) and Canada (200 MT).  Exports of 3,600 MT were down 81 percent from the previous week and 69 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (3,100 MT), Canada (300 MT), and Trinidad (100 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 48,800 RB for 2014/2015 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 27 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Turkey (24,000 RB), Bangladesh (8,300 RB), Indonesia (8,200 RB, including 2,600 RB switched from China and 1,400 RB switched from unknown destinations), Malaysia (4,100 RB), Colombia (2,600 RB), and Thailand (2,000 RB, including 500 RB switched from Japan and decreases of 800 RB).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (1,700 RB), Ecuador (1,100 RB), China (900 RB), and Peru (700 RB).  Net sales of 79,300 RB for 2015/2016 were reported primarily for El Salvador (28,300 RB), Indonesia (15,300 RB), and Vietnam (13,400 RB).  Exports of 233,400 RB were down 43 percent from the previous week and 24 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (54,600 RB), Vietnam (38,600 RB), Turkey (22,100 RB), Mexico (17,000 RB), and Indonesia (16,200 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 17,400 RB for 2014/2015 were up 31 percent from the previous week and 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for India (10,600 RB), China (6,500 RB), and Pakistan (300 RB).  Exports of 17,700 RB were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (14,300 RB), India (2,700 RB), and Taiwan (500 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2014/2015, 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: New exports for own account totaling 2,200 RB were reported for China.  Exports for own account to China totaling 100 RB were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 53,000 RB, and is for China (49,500 RB) and Turkey (3,500 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 305,300 pieces for 2015, all whole cattle hides, were down 27 percent from the previous week and 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for China (182,200 pieces), South Korea (82,000 pieces), Taiwan (16,000 pieces), Mexico (7,300 pieces), and Thailand (6,900 pieces).  Decreases were reported for the Netherlands (800 pieces).  Exports of 409,300 pieces were down 9 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports of 403,900 pieces were primarily to China (259,900 pieces), South Korea (75,000 pieces), Taiwan (32,000 pieces), Mexico (22,700 pieces), and Italy (7,000 pieces).

Net sales of 190,100 wet blues for 2015 were down 27 percent from the previous week, but up 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (105,500 grain splits and 26,300 unsplit), the Dominican Republic (17,400 unsplit), Mexico (15,400 grain splits and 200 unsplit), and South Korea (7,900 unsplit).  Decreases were reported for Thailand (200 unsplit).  Exports of 162,400 wet blues were primarily to Italy (38,300 unsplit and 8,300 grain splits), China (27,200 unsplit and 13,700 grain splits), and Mexico (16,800 grain splits and 3,200 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 1,109,400 pounds for 2015 for Hong Kong (849,700 pounds), South Korea (214,500 pounds), and Thailand (38,100 pounds), were partially offset by decreases for Taiwan (14,900 pounds).  Exports of 1,790,200 pounds were reported to South Korea (1,116,500 pounds), Hong Kong (507,100 pounds), China (128,500 pounds), and Thailand (38,100 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 8,600 MT for 2015 were down 42 percent from the previous week and 41 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Hong Kong (3,100 MT), Japan (1,600 MT), Canada (1,500 MT), Mexico (1,000 MT), and South Korea (700 MT).  Exports of 11,900 MT were down 1 percent from the previous week, but up 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (3,200 MT), South Korea (2,800 MT), Mexico (1,800 MT), Hong Kong (1,700 MT), and Canada (1,200 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 13,800 MT for 2015 were down 17 percent from the previous week and 31 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (3,900 MT), Australia (2,200 MT), Taiwan (1,800 MT), Mexico (1,200 MT), and Honduras (900 MT).  Exports of 19,300 MT were down 18 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (6,300 MT), Japan (3,000 MT), South Korea (2,400 MT), China (2,000 MT), and Canada (1,800 MT).

Source: USDA


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