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USDA Export Sales Report Release

Wheat:   Net sales of 421,400 MT for delivery during the 2013/2014 marketing year were up 32 percent from the previous week and 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Brazil (112,500 MT, including 25,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (83,600 MT), Nigeria (55,600 MT), Colombia (36,500 MT), and the Philippines (34,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for Honduras (3,000 MT).  Net sales reductions of 8,000 MT for 2014/2015 resulted as increases for South Korea (16,000 MT), were more than offset by decreases for China (24,000 MT).  Exports of 420,700 MT were down 28 percent from the previous week and 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Nigeria (78,600 MT), China (61,800 MT), Indonesia (57,800 MT), Japan (41,100 MT), and Mexico (37,900 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 118,000 MT, and are for Italy (30,000 MT) and Algeria (88,000 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  For 2013/2014, new exports for own account were reported to Italy (22,000 MT).  Decreases in exports for own account were reported to Italy (3,800 MT).  The current exports for own account balance is 62,700 MT, and is for Italy (53,700 MT) and Belgium-Luxembourg (9,000 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 693,000 MT for 2013/2014 were down 16 percent from the previous week, but up 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Egypt (244,000 MT), Taiwan (129,200 MT), Japan (116,700 MT, including 49,700 MT switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (112,700 MT), and China (75,900 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (178,400 MT) and Guatemala (8,800 MT).  Exports of 799,100 MT were up 19 percent from the previous week, but down 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (212,800 MT), Japan (160,700 MT), Peru (140,500 MT), South Korea (120,100 MT), and Colombia (71,200 MT).

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

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to China were adjusted down 64,000 MT for week ending November 21, 2013.  South Korea is the new destination for these shipments and is included in this week’s report.

Barley: There were no sales reported during the week.  Exports of 500 MT were to Taiwan.

Sorghum: Net sales of 5,500 MT for 2013/2014 resulted as increases for Republic of South Africa (19,900 MT, including 18,700 MT switched from unknown destinations) and China (4,300 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (18,700 MT).  Net sales of 290, 000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for China (174,000 MT) and unknown destinations (116,000 MT).  Exports of 34,100 MT were to Republic of South Africa (19,900 MT) and China (14,200 MT).

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

Rice: Net sales of 43,000 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 29 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (29,900 MT), Guatemala (10,300 MT), Turkey (6,700 MT), Honduras (5,400 MT), and Panama (4,800 MT).  Decreases were reported for Canada (28,200 MT).  Net sales of 15,100 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Canada (12,400 MT) and Mexico (2,700 MT).  Net sales of 15,100 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for Canada (12,400 MT) and Mexico (2,700 MT).  Exports of 100,600 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and 25 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (50,700 MT), Mexico (28,600 MT), Haiti (9,500 MT), Canada (2,900 MT), and Taiwan (2,300 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 703,400 MT for 2013/2014 were unchanged from the previous week and up 13 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (295,700 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destination and decreases of 12,700 MT), the Netherlands (196,700 MT, including 195,900 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 4,000 MT), South Korea (116,700 MT, including 115,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Indonesia (102,700 MT, including 62,100 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Mexico (94,600 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (302,100 MT), Tunisia (2,600 MT), and Guatemala (2,000 MT).  Net sales of 969,800 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for China (854,500 MT), unknown destinations (120,000 MT), and Japan (6,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Mexico (10,800 MT).  Exports of 1,582,700 MT were up 1 percent from the previous week and 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (946,100 MT), the Netherlands (206,600 MT), South Korea (118,000 MT), Mexico (77,200 MT), and Indonesia (76,100 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 280,000 MT, all China.

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to the United Kingdom were adjusted down 7,303 MT for week ending January 9, 2014.   France is the destination for the adjusted amount and is included in this week’s report. 

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 241,400 MT for 2013/2014 were up 3 percent from the previous week and 91 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for South Korea (87,800 MT, including 85,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Spain (44,000 MT, including 40,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), France (33,000 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Venezuela (24,000 MT), and Italy (24,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations).   Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (42,300 MT), Japan (6,500 MT), and Guatemala (5,400 MT).  Exports of 398,600 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and 51 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were South Korea (87,800 MT), Thailand (49,500 MT), the Philippines (48,200 MT), Spain (44,000 MT), and France (33,000 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 20,200 MT for 2013/2014 were up 20 percent from the previous week, but down 30 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Egypt (20,000 MT, switched from India), Mexico (9,400 MT), Hong Kong (6,000 MT, including 3,000 MT switched from Malaysia), Jamaica (3,500 MT), and Chile (3,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for India (20,000 MT) and Malaysia (3,000 MT).  Exports of 5,900 MT were down 61 percent from the previous week and 70 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (4,200 MT) and Canada (1,600 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 496,500 RB for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (173,900 RB), Vietnam (97,000 RB), Indonesia (83,600 RB), Turkey (29,700 RB), and Mexico (29,100 RB).  Decreases were reported for Egypt (400 RB).  Net sales of 55,200 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for Mexico (22,800 RB), South Korea (8,800 RB), and Guatemala (7,000 RB).  Exports of 235,800 RB were up 9 percent from the previous week and 29 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Turkey (61,800 RB), China (44,000 RB), South Korea (20,600 RB), Indonesia (19,500 RB), and Mexico (18,800 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 8,300 RB for 2013/2014 were down 48 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (5,300 RB), Indonesia (1,500 RB), South Korea (1,000 RB), and Pakistan (500 RB).  Decreases were reported for Germany (400 RB).  Net sales of 2,000 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for Germany.   Exports of 11,500 RB were primarily to India (3,400 RB), China (3,000 RB), Bangladesh (2,300 RB), and Pakistan (1,300 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 17,300 RB, and are for Thailand (9,300 RB), South Korea (4,600 RB), unknown destinations (3,100 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  For 2013/2014, the current exports for own account balance is 55,900 RB, and is for China (55,500 RB) and Vietnam (400 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 452,500 pieces were reported for 2014.  Whole cattle hides sales of 447,900 pieces were primarily for China (311,000 pieces), South Korea (75,900 pieces), Taiwan (41,600 pieces), Mexico (10,600 pieces), and Japan (4,100 pieces).  Exports of 531,700 pieces, all whole cattle hides, were primarily to China (396,700 pieces), South Korea (70,800 pieces), Taiwan (30,100 pieces), Mexico (12,700 pieces), and Turkey (4,900 pieces).

Net sales of 202,900 wet blues for 2014 were reported for Italy (63,100 unsplit), China (53,200 unsplit), Mexico (28,800 grain splits and 100 unsplit), and South Korea (12,500 grain splits and 100 unsplit).  Decreases were reported for China (1,100 grain splits), Taiwan (400 unsplit), and India (300 grain splits).  Exports of 131,500 hides were primarily to China (37,700 unsplit and 7,400 grain splits), Italy (22,000 unsplit and 11,100 grain splits), Mexico (23,000 grain splits and 2,100 unsplit), and Vietnam (12,900 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 114,900 pounds for 2014 resulted as increases for Hong Kong (150,000 pounds), were partially offset by decreases for China (18,300 pounds) and South Korea (16,800 pounds).  Exports of 273,500 pounds were to South Korea (223,500 pounds) and Hong Kong (50,000 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 14,300 MT for 2014 were reported for Japan (4,300 MT), Mexico (3,600 MT), South Korea (2,400 MT), Canada (1,200 MT), and Hong Kong (1,100 MT).  Exports of 12,100 MT were primarily to Japan (2,500 MT), Hong Kong (2,400 MT), Mexico (2,300 MT), South Korea (2,200 MT), and Canada (1,600 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 14,700 MT for 2014 were reported for Mexico (7,500 MT), South Korea (1,500 MT), Japan (1,400 MT), Canada (900 MT), and China (900 MT). Exports of 12,600 MT were primarily to Mexico (4,700 MT), South Korea (1,800 MT), Japan (1,500 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), and Hong Kong (700 MT).

Source: USDA


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