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USDA Export Sales Report Release

Wheat:   Net sales of 638,800 MT for delivery during the 2013/2014 marketing year were down 15 percent from the previous week, but up 62 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Guatemala (138,000 MT), Japan (96,700 MT, including 1,500 MT switched from unknown destinations), Brazil (82,500 MT, including 25,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Philippines (53,400 MT, including 51,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Mexico (51,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for the Leeward Windward Islands (2,100 MT) and Barbados (1,500 MT).  Net sales of 94,800 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for the Philippines (50,000 MT), unknown destinations (25,000 MT), Italy (12,800 MT), and Colombia (7,000 MT).  Exports of 367,900 MT were down 2 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (101,400 MT), Mexico (63,900 MT), South Korea (45,000 MT), Taiwan (42,100 MT), and Chile (31,100 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 88,000 MT, all Algeria.

Exports for Own Account:  For 2013/2014, exports for own account were reported to Italy (200 MT).  Exports for own account to Italy (1,500 MT) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 57,700 MT, and is for Italy (50,600 MT) and Belgium-Luxembourg (7,100 MT).

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to Indonesia were adjusted down 27,445 MT for week ending January 23, 2014.  Accumulated exports to Japan were adjusted down 20,567 MT for week ending January 23, 2014.  These shipments were reported twice.  Accumulated exports to Italy were adjusted down 2,100 MT for week ending December 26, 2013.  A total of 2,100 MT from the previously reported shipment was offloaded and sold to Canada, and is included in this week’s report.

Corn:  Net sales of 1,700,100 MT for 2013/2014 were down 8 percent from the previous week, but up 94 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (798,900 MT, including 117,000 MT switched from China, 83,700 MT switched from unknown destinations, and decreases of 50,000 MT), unknown destinations (311,900 MT), Spain (280,000 MT), Vietnam (78,100 MT), and Taiwan (66,500 MT, including 57,400 MT switched from China).  Decreases were reported for China (72,400 MT) and Peru (1,400 MT).  Exports of 747,300 MT were down 26 percent from the previous week and 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (255,000 MT), Taiwan (137,000 MT), Mexico (121,700 MT), Vietnam (63,100 MT), and Venezuela (32,000 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 63,127 MT for week ending December 19, 2013.  Vietnam is the new destination for these shipments and is included in this week’s report.

Barley: Net sales of 32,400 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for Japan. Exports of 44,100 MT--a marketing-year high--were to Japan (43,900 MT) and Taiwan (200 MT).

Sorghum: Net sales of 125,800 MT for 2013/2014 were down 34 percent from the previous week, but up 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (297,500 MT, including 175,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,200 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (117,300 MT) and Japan (54,500 MT).  Exports of 149,500 MT were to China (144,200 MT) and Japan (5,300 MT).

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

Rice: Net sales of 147,700 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (52,800 MT), Turkey (32,000 MT), Haiti (21,900 MT), Ghana (11,000 MT), and Costa Rica (7,900 MT).  Net sales of 19,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations.  Exports of 51,600 MT were up 6 percent from the previous week, but down 27 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Turkey (20,400 MT), Haiti (14,400 MT)Canada (3,300 MT), Jordan (2,600 MT), and Saudi Arabia (2,500 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 577,000 MT for 2013/2014 were up 59 percent from the previous week and 25 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (436,400 MT, including 180,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 4,900 MT), Indonesia (200,400 MT, including 25,100 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Netherlands (75,700 MT, including 70,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (74,500 MT, including 47,200 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Germany (67,200 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (530,500 MT) and Canada (6,500 MT).  Net sales of 219,500 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations (118,000 MT), China (60,000 MT), the Netherlands (38,100 MT), and Japan (3,400 MT).  Exports of 1,508,100 MT were down 24 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (922,300 MT), Mexico (82,900 MT), Taiwan (77,400 MT), and the Netherlands (75,700 MT).

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

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to the Netherlands were adjusted down 67,151 MT for week ending January 23, 2014.  Germany is the new destination for these shipments and is included in this week’s report.  Accumulated exports to China were adjusted down 65,165 MT for week ending January 23, 2014.  This shipment was reported twice. 

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 283,700 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and 87 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for the Philippines (90,500 MT), Canada (54,800 MT), Italy (38,400 MT, including 40,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,600 MT), Ecuador (27,900 MT), Mexico (20,900 MT), and Ireland (16,000 MT).   Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (54,900 MT).  Net sales of 125,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations.   Exports of 264,100 MT were down 25 percent from the previous week and 17 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Venezuela (56,000 MT), the Philippines (54,500 MT), Italy (38,400 MT), Morocco (34,300 MT), Ecuador (30,900 MT), and Mexico (12,900 MT).  

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 26,000 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Morocco (15,000 MT), Mexico (3,700 MT), Jamaica (3,500 MT), and Peru (1,900 MT).  Exports of 10,300 MT were down 85 percent from the previous week and 55 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (3,700 MT), Nicaragua (2,500 MT), Panama (2,000 MT), and El Salvador (1,200 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 179,800 RB for 2013/2014 were down 63 percent from the previous week and 43 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Turkey (62,000 RB), Indonesia (23,600 RB, including 200 RB switched from Japan), China (13,800 RB), Taiwan (13,500 RB), and Bangladesh (13,200 RB).  Net sales of 35,600 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for South Korea (17,200 RB), Turkey (8,800 RB), and Mexico (4,900 RB).  Exports of 358,600 RB--a marketing-year high--were up 18 percent from the previous week and 48 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (96,400 RB), Turkey (94,100 RB), Indonesia (36,000 RB), Mexico (25,000 RB), and Thailand (20,800 RB).  Net American Pima sales reductions of 300 RB for 2013/2014 resulted as increases for Thailand (700 RB), Bangladesh (200 RB, switched from India)Japan (200 RB), and Turkey (200 RB, switched from Italy), were more than offset by decreases for Italy 1,000 RB), and China (500 RB).  Net sales of 400 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for South Korea.  Exports of 23,900 RB were primarily to China (17,000 RB), India (2,000 RB), Indonesia (1,700 RB), and Pakistan (1,300 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, options were exercised to export 400 RB to Tunisia from the United States.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 16,800 RB, and are for Thailand (9,300 RB), South Korea (4,600 RB), unknown destinations (2,600 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 481,900 pieces were reported for 2014.  Whole cattle hide sales of 479,100 pieces were primarily for China (276,300 pieces), South Korea (107,800 pieces), Taiwan (42,500 pieces), Thailand (15,300 pieces), and Japan (13,800 pieces).  Exports of 524,700 pieces were reported.   Whole cattle hide exports totaled 520,000 pieces, with the primary destinations being China (346,600 pieces), South Korea (106,700 pieces), Taiwan (26,700 pieces), Vietnam (9,400 pieces), and Thailand (7,100 pieces).    

Net sales of 105,500 wet blues for 2014 were reported for Italy (34,600 unsplit and 16,600 grain splits), Mexico (15,000 grain splits and 9,300 unsplit), Taiwan (9,700 unsplit), and Hong Kong (8,700 unsplit).  Exports of 147,200 wet blues were primarily to China (40,100 unsplit and 4,600 grain splits), Italy (25,600 unsplit and 8,900 grain splits), Vietnam (20,600 unsplit), and Mexico (16,800 grain splits and 3,200 unsplit).  Net sales reductions of splits totaling 73,900 pounds for 2014 resulted as increases for China (17,300 pounds) were more than offset by decreases for South Korea (91,200 pounds).  Exports of 699,300 pounds were to South Korea (485,500 pounds), China (163,900 pounds), and Taiwan (50,000 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 8,100 MT for 2014 were reported for Hong Kong (1,700 MT), Japan (1,600 MT), Taiwan (1,500 MT), South Korea (1,000 MT), and Mexico (900 MT).  Exports of 12,300 MT were primarily to Japan (2,800 MT), South Korea (2,800 MT), Mexico (2,000 MT), Hong Kong (1,900 MT), and Canada (1,300 MT).

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to Taiwan were adjusted down 618 MT for week ending January 23, 2014.  The previously reported shipment total was incorrect. 

Pork:  Net sales of 6,600 MT for 2014 were reported for Mexico (2,600 MT), South Korea (1,200 MT), Hong Kong (700 MT), Japan (500 MT), and Taiwan (300 MT).  Exports of 11,300 MT were primarily to Mexico (4,000 MT), South Korea (1,500 MT), Japan (1,500 MT), Canada (900 MT), and Hong Kong (700 MT).

Source: USDA


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