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USDA Export Sales Report Release

Wheat:   Net sales of 597,000 MT for delivery during the 2013/2014 marketing year were down 7 percent from the previous week, but up 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (194,500 MT), Nigeria (120,700 MT), Indonesia (60,000 MT), Colombia (52,500 MT), and Yemen (45,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Guatemala (15,200 MT), Venezuela (14,700 MT), South Korea (10,700 MT), and the French West Indies (6,800 MT).  Net sales of 29,600 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Brazil (25,000 MT) and Italy (4,600 MT).  Exports of 403,700 MT were up 10 percent from the previous week, but down 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (75,700 MT), Japan (45,200 MT), Venezuela (37,300 MT), Taiwan (34,900 MT), and Guatemala (31,900 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 to Italy (2,400 MT) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 55,300 MT, and is for Italy (48,200 MT) and Belgium-Luxembourg (7,100 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 1,269,800 MT for 2013/2014 were down 25 percent from the previous week, but up 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (421,900 MT), Colombia (233,800 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 4,400 MT), South Korea (233,500 MT), Mexico (144,200 MT), and Japan (109,700 MT, including 42,500 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for China (228,000 MT) and the United Kingdom (1,600 MT).  Net sales of 71,100 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations (50,800 MT) and Japan (20,300 MT).  Exports of 952,500 MT were up 28 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (221,000 MT), Japan (209,100 MT), South Korea (178,300 MT), Colombia (115,700 MT), and Saudi Arabia (69,800 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 58,100 MT for week ending October 24, 2013.  Accumulated exports to China were adjusted down 59,003 MT for week ending October 31, 2013.  Accumulated exports to China were adjusted down 59,302 MT for week ending November 14, 2013.  South Korea is the new destination for these shipments and is included in this week’s report.

Barley: Net sales of 6,000 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for South Korea.  There were no exports reported during the week.

Sorghum: Net sales of 4,200 MT for 2013/2014 were down 97 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (4,600 MT) and Japan (2,700 MT, including 3,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (3,100 MT).  Exports of 61,900 MT were reported to China (59,100 MT) and Japan (2,700 MT).

Rice: Net sales of 107,800 MT for 2013/2014 were down 27 percent from the previous week, but up 64 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Turkey (45,800 MT), Mexico (30,200 MT), Japan (26,000 MT), Jordan (2,200 MT), and Canada (1,700 MT).  Net sales of 1,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Jordan.  Exports of 65,200 MT were up 26 percent from the previous week and 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Turkey (29,800 MT), Mexico (19,500 MT), Haiti (7,300 MT), Canada (2,400 MT), and Jordan (1,600 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 173,600 MT for 2013/2014 resulted as increases for China (320,700 MT, including 301,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 116,900 MT), Mexico (64,700 MT), South Korea (49,500 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 5,500 MT), Indonesia (14,900 MT), and Colombia (13,200 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (326,900 MT).  Net sales of 122,600 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for China (115,000 MT) and Japan (7,600 MT).  Exports of 1,494,000 MT were down 1 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (1,076,600 MT), Mexico (125,600 MT), Russia (60,700 MT), Bangladesh (51,900 MT), and South Korea (51,300 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 280,000 MT, all China.  For 2014/2015, new optional origin sales totaling 55,000 MT to China were reported.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 55,000 MT, all China.  

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to Taiwan were adjusted down 86 MT for week ending January 30, 2014.  The actual amount shipped was less than initially reported. 

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 18,700 MT for 2013/2014--a marketing-year low--were down 93 percent from the previous week and 91 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Russia (46,200 MT, including 52,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 5,800 MT), Cuba (22,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Guatemala (13,200 MT), Honduras (10,200 MT, including 6,500 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Dominican Republic (9,500 MT), and Mexico (8,700 MT).   Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (104,700 MT) and Ireland (34,000 MT).  Net sales of 214,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations (176,200 MT), Ireland (36,000 MT), and Ecuador (1,800 MT).   Exports of 290,100 MT were up 10 percent from the previous week, but down 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Thailand (48,300 MT), Russia (46,200 MT), the Philippines (44,300 MT), Venezuela (38,000 MT), Cuba (22,000 MT), and Morocco (19,800 MT).  

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 53,300 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (35,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), the Dominican Republic (8,100 MT), unknown destinations (5,000 MT), and Mexico (3,800 MT).  Decreases were reported for Canada (600 MT) and Egypt (100 MT).  Exports of 24,500 MT were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Egypt (19,900 MT), Mexico (3,500 MT), Canada (800 MT), and Trinidad (100 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 120,300 RB for 2013/2014 were down 33 percent from the previous week and 65 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Turkey (42,400 RB), Bangladesh (38,300 RB), Mexico (32,300 RB), Indonesia (18,100 RB, including 300 RB switched from Japan), and Thailand (7,100 RB).  Decreases were reported for China (41,600 RB) and El Salvador (1,200 RB).  Net sales of 81,900 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for South Korea (24,700 RB), Peru (22,500 RB), and Mexico (20,000 RB).  Exports of 336,600 RB were down 6 percent from the previous week, but up 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (94,900 RB), Turkey (91,900 RB), Vietnam (37,200 RB), Mexico (24,700 RB), and Indonesia (13,800 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 7,600 RB for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for India (2,100 RB), Indonesia (1,600 RB), Peru (1,300 RB), and Taiwan (900 RB).  Decreases were reported for Mexico (100 RB).  Exports of 24,200 RB were primarily to China (17,100 RB), Pakistan (2,200 RB), India (1,400 RB), and South Korea (1,200 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, 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 183,200 pieces for 2014 were down 62 percent from the previous week and 65 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 189,100 pieces were primarily for China (116,800 pieces), South Korea (27,500 pieces), Taiwan (12,400 pieces), Japan (12,000 pieces), and Mexico (11,600 pieces).  Exports of 320,200 pieces were down 39 percent from the previous week and 33 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports totaled 310,200 pieces, with the primary destinations being China (208,000 pieces), South Korea (48,000 pieces), Taiwan (23,000 pieces), Mexico (7,600 pieces), and Thailand (7,600 pieces).    

Net sales of 91,200 wet blues for 2014 were reported for China (32,200 unsplit and 100 grain splits), Vietnam (32,000 unsplit), Mexico (15,900 grain splits), and Uruguay (6,400 unsplit).  Exports of 129,100 wet blues were primarily to China (38,700 unsplit and 2,000 grain splits), Italy (25,200 unsplit and 8,600 grain splits), Vietnam (23,000 unsplit), and Mexico (12,900 grain splits and 800 unsplit).  Net sales reductions of splits totaling 71,600 pounds for 2014 were for South Korea.  Exports of 459,300 pounds were to South Korea (409,300 pounds) and Taiwan (50,000 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 16,600 MT for 2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and 38 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (7,300 MT), South Korea (2,400 MT), Hong Kong (2,300 MT), Mexico (2,000 MT), and Canada (1,900 MT).  Exports of 11,900 MT were primarily to Japan (2,700 MT), Hong Kong (2,400 MT), South Korea (2,300 MT), Mexico (1,800 MT), and Canada (1,500 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 12,600 MT for 2014 were up 92 percent from the previous week and 27 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (6,800 MT), Japan (2,700 MT), South Korea (800 MT), Canada (800 MT), and Colombia (500 MT).  Exports of 11,000 MT were primarily to Mexico (4,400 MT), South Korea (1,500 MT), Japan (1,200 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), and Hong Kong (800 MT).

Source: USDA


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