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USDA Export Sales Report Release

Wheat:   Net sales of 424,500 MT for delivery during the 2013/2014 marketing year were down 29 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (148,400 MT), unknown destinations (89,100 MT), the Philippines (78,000 MT), Uruguay (50,000 MT), and Colombia (23,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for Egypt (27,000 MT) and Honduras (8,300 MT).  Net sales of 67,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations (40,000 MT), Nicaragua (24,000 MT), and China (3,000 MT).  Exports of 277,300 MT--a marketing-year low--were down 31 percent from the previous week and 29 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Brazil (60,000 MT), Japan (55,800 MT), South Korea (33,000 MT), Mexico (32,500 MT), and Nigeria (30,500 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 (22,200 MT) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 33,100 MT, and is for Italy (26,000 MT) and Belgium-Luxembourg (7,100 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 691,400 MT for 2013/2014 were down 46 percent from the previous week and 50 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (454,100 MT, including 156,100 MT switched from unknown destinations), Peru (99,300 MT, including 62,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Egypt (74,800 MT, including 18,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Venezuela (46,000 MT, including 5,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Guatemala (30,200 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (127,500 MT), China (18,800 MT), and the Dominican Republic (8,800 MT).  Exports of 745,000 MT were down 22 percent from the previous week and 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (330,200 MT), Mexico (146,700 MT), Peru (99,300 MT), South Korea (60,600 MT), and Colombia (29,600 MT).  

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

Barley: There were no net sales reported during the week.  Exports of 700 MT were reported to Taiwan.

Sorghum: Net sales of 38,800 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 52 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (37,100 MT) and China (1,700 MT).  Exports of 117,700 MT were reported to China (116,900 MT) and Hong Kong (800 MT).

Rice: Net sales of 20,100 MT for 2013/2014 were down 81 percent from the previous week and 78 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (12,500 MT), Honduras (12,100 MT, including 11,500 MT switched from unknown destinations), Jordan (2,300 MT), Switzerland (1,500 MT), and Costa Rica (1,400 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (11,500 MT), Saudi Arabia (1,000 MT), and Panama (400 MT).  Exports of 38,700 MT were down 41 percent from the previous week and 42 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (12,500 MT), Honduras (12,100 MT), Mexico (3,100 MT), Jordan (2,600 MT), and Canada (1,500 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 86,300 MT for 2013/2014--a marketing-year low--resulted as increases for the Netherlands (150,100 MT, including 140,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (131,600 MT), Indonesia (100,200 MT), Japan (87,000 MT, including 27,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Vietnam (13,800 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (268,500 MT) and China (145,600 MT).  Net sales of 749,100 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for China (476,000 MT), unknown destinations (180,000 MT), Mexico (69,100 MT), and Japan (24,000 MT).  Exports of 1,339,500 MT were down 10 percent from the previous week and 17 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (881,800 MT), the Netherlands (150,100 MT), Vietnam (76,600 MT), Indonesia (74,300 MT), and Mexico (53,500 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 110,000 MT, all China.

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to China were adjusted down 66,000 MT for week ending January 30th.  This shipment was reported twice.

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 227,500 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and 49 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Canada (80,500 MT), Poland (43,600 MT, including 40,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Ecuador (37,100 MT), Panama (31,200 MT), Spain (19,100 MT), and Mexico (16,300 MT).   Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (56,400 MT) and Italy (25,000 MT).  Net sales of 65,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations.   Exports of 252,600 MT were down 13 percent from the previous week and 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (45,500 MT), Poland (43,600 MT), Spain (39,100 MT), Ecuador (37,100 MT), the Dominican Republic (18,400 MT), and Canada (17,000 MT).  

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 11,700 MT for 2013/2014 were down 78 percent from the previous week and 56 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (6,400 MT), the Dominican Republic (4,800 MT), and unknown destinations (1,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Canada (600 MT).  Exports of 24,300 MT were down 1 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Morocco (15,000 MT), Mexico (4,000 MT), Guatemala (4,000 MT), and Canada (1,100 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 70,500 RB for 2013/2014 were down 41 percent from the previous week and 78 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (44,200 RB), Turkey (13,400 RB), Peru (8,900 RB), South Korea (8,500 RB), and Taiwan (6,000 RB).  Decreases were reported for Vietnam (12,100 RB), China (11,800 RB), and Singapore (4,200 RB).  Net sales of 203,700 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for Mexico (58,000 RB), Morocco (53,000 RB), South Korea (36,000 RB), and Turkey (18,000 RB).  Exports of 324,500 RB were down 4 percent from the previous week, but up 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Turkey (78,900 RB), China (71,400 RB), Vietnam (36,100 RB), Mexico (35,900 RB), and Indonesia (19,100 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 7,700 RB for 2013/2014 were up 1 percent from the previous week and 32 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (4,400 RB), Peru (2,000 RB), Italy (900 RB, switched from Germany), and India (300 RB).  Decreases were reported for Japan (200 RB).  Net sales of 1,900 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for Switzerland (1,000 RB) and Germany (900 RB).  Exports of 19,500 RB were primarily to China (11,400 RB), India (2,900 RB), Indonesia (1,600 RB), and Germany (1,300 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 330,900 pieces for 2014, all whole cattle hides were up 81 percent from the previous week, but down 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (213,600 pieces), South Korea (72,400 pieces), Taiwan (25,100 pieces), Japan (8,200 pieces), and Mexico (5,300 pieces).  Decreases were reported for the Netherlands (1,700 pieces).  Exports of 386,700 pieces were up 21 percent from the previous week, but down 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports totaled 385,300 pieces, with the primary destinations being China (257,200 pieces), South Korea (64,700 pieces), Taiwan (39,600 pieces), Thailand (5,300 pieces), and Mexico (5,100 pieces).

Net sales of 107,900 wet blues for 2014 were reported for Italy (38,700 unsplit), Thailand (25,300 unsplit), China (17,600 unsplit and 100 grain splits), and Mexico (11,900 grain splits and 4,300 unsplit).  Exports of 155,900 wet blues were primarily to Italy (37,700 unsplit and 13,000 grain splits), China (44,200 unsplit and 2,000 grain splits), Mexico (10,500 grain splits and 4,800 unsplit), and Thailand (15,300 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 11,700 pounds for 2014 resulted as increases for Vietnam (16,400 pounds) were partially offset by decreases for South Korea (4,700 pounds).  Exports of 603,500 pounds were to South Korea (519,700 pounds) and Vietnam (83,800 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 9,900 MT for 2014 were down 41 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Hong Kong (3,900 MT), South Korea (3,200 MT), Mexico (2,200 MT), Canada (1,000 MT), and Taiwan (300 MT).  Decreases were reported for Japan (1,200 MT) and Chile (100 MT).  Exports of 11,500 MT were primarily to Japan (2,400 MT), Mexico (2,200 MT), Hong Kong (2,200 MT), South Korea (2,000 MT), and Canada (1,400 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 16,000 MT for 2014 were up 26 percent from the previous week and 50 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (5,800 MT), Mexico (3,900 MT), Australia (2,100 MT), Canada (1,900 MT), and the Philippines (600 MT).  Exports of 13,000 MT--a marketing-year high--were primarily to Mexico (5,100 MT), South Korea (2,300 MT), Japan (1,400 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), and Australia (700 MT).

Source: USDA


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