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USDA Export sales Report

Wheat:  Net sales of 291,500 metric tons for delivery in marketing year 2015/2016 were down 16 percent from the previous week.  Increases were reported for the Philippines (57,000 MT), Japan (57,000 MT), Jamaica (48,000 MT), Chile (33,000 MT), unknown destinations (22,000 MT), and Morocco (10,300 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for Panama (1,200 MT).  Exports of 286,800 MT were up 7 percent from the previous week.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (65,000 MT), Mexico (47,000 MT), Nigeria (40,000 MT), Brazil (33,000 MT), Colombia (30,100 MT), Peru (29,100 MT), and Morocco (10,300 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2015/2016, outstanding optional origin sales total 23,000 MT, all Italy.

Exports for Own Account:  The current exports for own account balance is 41,800 MT, all Italy.

Corn:  Net sales of 331,100 MT for delivery in 2014/2015--a marketing-year low--were down 38 percent from the previous week and 41 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Saudi Arabia (98,900 MT, including 100,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,100 MT), South Korea (73,300 MT, including 63,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (67,300 MT), Mexico (61,900 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,700 MT), China (60,000 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Panama (48,400 MT, including 17,800 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (138,500 MT), Canada (38,700 MT), Colombia (1,500 MT), and the Dominican Republic (1,400 MT).  Net sales of 325,100 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for Mexico (223,500 MT), Japan (61,000 MT), unknown destinations (27,700 MT), Taiwan (5,400 MT), El Salvador (5,000 MT), and Nicaragua (2,500 MT).  Exports of 1,131,700 MT were up 17 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (236,100 MT), Mexico (234,100 MT), South Korea (153,800 MT), Saudi Arabia (98,900 MT), Taiwan (73,800 MT), and China (62,100 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2014/2015, outstanding optional origin sales total 52,500 MT, all Egypt.

Barley: Net sales reductions of 100 MT for 2015/2016 were down noticeably from the previous week, all Canada.  Exports of 400 MT were down 61 percent from the previous week.  The destinations were Taiwan (300 MT) and South Korea (100 MT).  

Sorghum: Net sales of 100 MT for 2014/2015 resulted as increases for China (24,100 MT, including 24,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 900 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (24,000 MT).  Exports of 75,200 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The destination was China.   

Rice:  Net sales of 100,100 MT for 2014/2015 were up noticeably percent from the previous week and up 65 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (43,700 MT), Venezuela (30,000 MT), Libya (20,000 MT), El Salvador (6,100 MT, including 3,200 MT switched from Guatemala and decreases of 200 MT), and Canada (1,600 MT).  Decreases were reported for Guatemala (3,200 MT).  Net sales of 400 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for Mexico.  Exports of 17,900 MT were down 83 percent from the previous week and 74 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were El Salvador (3,100 MT), Mexico (3,000 MT), Canada (2,900 MT), Japan (2,400 MT), and Saudi Arabia (1,800 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  The current exports for own account balance is 200 MT, all Canada.

Soybeans:  Net sales of 45,500 MT for 2014/2015 were up 10 percent from the previous week, but down 36 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (52,200 MT, including 18,200 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 300 MT), Panama (7,000 MT, including 6,900 MT switched from unknown destinations), Taiwan (6,400 MT), and China (1,800 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (18,100 MT) and Indonesia (8,200 MT).  Net sales of 507,000 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for unknown destinations (403,000 MT), Japan (55,000 MT), Mexico (47,000 MT), and Taiwan (2,000 MT).  Exports of 168,600 MT were down 17 percent from the previous week and 32 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (107,200 MT), Japan (29,700 MT), Colombia (12,200 MT), Panama (7,000 MT), Indonesia (4,500 MT), and Malaysia (3,400 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 385,000 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 33,000 MT for 2014/2015 were down 68 percent from the previous week and 66 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Libya (22,000 MT, including 20,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Colombia (13,400 MT), Honduras (8,100 MT), Venezuela (8,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Canada (7,300 MT), and Panama (6,400 MT, including 7,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 600 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (40,400 MT), Peru (5,100 MT), and the Dominican Republic (400 MT).  Net sales of 39,200 MT for 2015/2016 were reported primarily for Ecuador (27,500 MT) and Guatemala (6,000 MT).  Exports of 177,600 MT were down 21 percent from the previous week and 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (36,100 MT), Colombia (32,900 MT), Libya (22,000 MT), Venezuela (20,000 MT), Canada (16,500 MT), and Honduras (10,500 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 3,600 MT for 2014/2015 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Jamaica (3,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for Mexico (100 MT).  Exports of 1,200 MT were down 66 percent from the previous week and 84 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (1,000 MT) and Canada (100 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 51,200 RB for 2014/2015 were up 69 percent from the previous week, but down 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Vietnam (43,400 RB, including 900 RB switched from Japan and decreases of 9,100 RB), Turkey (9,400 RB), China (3,400 RB), Thailand (3,000 RB, including 300 RB switched from Japan and decreases of 400 RB), and Morocco (1,900 RB).  Decreases were reported for Malaysia (4,400 RB), South Korea (3,800 RB), Japan (2,200 RB), and Pakistan (1,400 RB).  Net sales of 107,700 RB for 2015/2016 were reported primarily for El Salvador (54,400 RB) and Thailand (17,200 RB).  Decreases were reported for Morocco (1,900 RB), South Korea (1,500 RB), and Belgium (400 RB).  Exports of 136,200 RB were down 36 percent from the previous week and 35 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Turkey (25,700 RB), Vietnam (24,700 RB), Mexico (15,400 RB), South Korea (13,000 RB), and Indonesia (11,000 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 8,700 RB for 2014/2015 were up 48 percent from the previous week and 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported primarily for China (8,400 RB).  Net sales of 200 RB for 2015/2016 were reported for Thailand.  Exports of 12,400 RB were up 24 percent from the previous week, but down 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (7,400 RB), India (2,900 RB), Germany (400 RB), and Switzerland (400 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:  Exports for own account to China (500 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 48,500 RB, all China.

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 471,300 pieces for 2015, were down 8 percent from the previous week, but up 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 443,100 pieces were primarily for China (281,500 pieces), South Korea (86,700 pieces), Mexico (45,100 pieces), and Thailand (11,700 pieces).   Exports of 359,400 pieces, were up 10 percent from the previous week, but down 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports totaling 358,000 pieces were primarily to China (200,900 pieces), South Korea (103,900 pieces), Mexico (25,900 pieces), Thailand (9,200 pieces), and Taiwan (8,500 pieces).

Net sales of 106,300 wet blues for 2015 were down 36 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Italy (47,500 unsplit), Taiwan (20,000 unsplit), China (10,000 unsplit and 5,500 grain splits), and Vietnam (9,600 unsplit).  Decreases were reported for South Korea (200 grain splits) and Mexico (100 grain splits and 100 unsplit).  Exports of 83,000 wet blues were down 30 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (21,000 unsplit and 5,700 grain splits), Vietnam (17,900 unsplit), Italy (9,600 unsplit and 5,400 grain splits), and Mexico (8,900 grain splits and 800 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 1,119,000 pounds for 2015 were up 97 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were Taiwan (723,100 pounds), South Korea (385,600 pounds), and China (10,300 pounds).  For 2016, net sales reductions of 4,200 pounds were for Italy.  Exports of 795,100 pounds were down 45 percent from the previous week, but up 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destination was South Korea.

Beef:  Net sales of 11,500 MT for 2015 were down 37 percent from the previous week, but up 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (4,600 MT), Canada (1,800 MT), Mexico (1,400 MT), South Korea (1,200 MT), and Taiwan (1,100 MT).  Exports of 11,800 MT were up 4 percent from the previous week, but down 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (3,200 MT), South Korea (3,100 MT), Canada (1,500 MT), Mexico (1,500 MT), and Taiwan (1,000 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 14,400 MT for 2015 were down 15 percent from the previous week and 42 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (5,200 MT), China (2,600 MT), Japan (2,500 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), and South Korea (1,100 MT).  Exports of 14,700 MT were down 39 percent from the previous week and 42 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (5,800 MT), Japan (3,000 MT), Canada (1,300 MT), China (1,200 MT), and South Korea (800 MT).

Source: USDA


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