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USDA Export Sales Report Release

Wheat:   Net sales of 476,900 MT for delivery during the 2013/2014 marketing year were down 14 percent from the previous week and 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Nigeria (89,800 MT, including 9,800 MT switched from unknown destinations), Taiwan (83,000 MT), Indonesia (71,500 MT, including 45,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Thailand (50,000 MT), Mexico (46,600 MT), Japan (25,000 MT), and Vietnam (23,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (36,100 MT).  Net sales of 89,200 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for the Philippines (66,000 MT), Mexico (11,200 MT), Colombia (6,000 MT), and China (6,000 MT).  Exports of 455,700 MT were down 28 percent from the previous week and 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (78,800 MT), Indonesia (71,500 MT), Japan (62,200 MT), the Philippines (45,500 MT), and Israel (36,600 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 97,000 MT, and are for Algeria (88,000 MT) and Italy (9,000 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account to Italy (7,600 MT) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 35,800 MT, and is for Italy (30,400 MT) and Belgium-Luxembourg (5,400 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 683,400 MT for 2013/2014 were down 55 percent from the previous week and 37 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (262,400 MT, including 154,200 MT switched from China and 38,400 MT from unknown destinations, and decreases of 800 MT), South Korea (212,200 MT), Taiwan (145,500 MT, including 56,900 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 800 MT), Colombia (108,300 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Mexico (101,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (362,600 MT) and China (116,500 MT).  Net sales of 103,600 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations (101,600 MT) and Mexico (2,000 MT).  Exports of 907,400 MT were down 20 percent from the previous week and 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (351,300 MT), Taiwan (126,000 MT), Mexico (118,700 MT), Saudi Arabia (80,000 MT), and Peru (64,900 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 56,932 MT for week ending November 14, 2013.  The correct destination is Taiwan and is included in this week’s report.  

Barley: There were no net sales reported during the week.  Exports of 100 MT were reported to Taiwan.

Sorghum: Net sales of 900 MT resulted as increases for China (117,000 MT, including 116,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,700 MT), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (116,000 MT) and Japan (100 MT).  Exports of 188,300 MT--a marketing-year high--were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (179,300 MT) and Japan (9,000 MT). 

Rice: Net sales of 48,500 MT for 2013/2014 were down 27 percent from the previous week and 33 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Libya (20,300 MT), unknown destinations (7,700 MT), Japan (6,000 MT), Honduras (4,800 MT), and Canada (2,900 MT).  Decreases were reported for Indonesia (100 MT).  Exports of 139,100 MT were up 98 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Turkey (56,600 MT), Iraq (31,500 MT), Libya (20,300 MT), Mexico (19,400 MT), and Canada (2,700 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 113,500 MT for 2013/2014 were down 85 percent from the previous week and 65 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Mexico (136,400 MT), Japan (65,600 MT, including 45,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,700 MT), Taiwan (52,100 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 15,200 MT), Colombia (12,100 MT), and Indonesia (7,300 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (96,000 MT) and China (81,800 MT).  Net sales of 776,900 MT for 2014/2015 were reported primarily for China (593,000 MT), unknown destinations (141,500 MT), and Mexico (39,000 MT).  Exports of 863,200 MT were down 27 percent from the previous week and 40 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (389,500 MT), Mexico (93,500 MT), Japan (75,900 MT), Taiwan (73,600 MT), and Egypt (65,000 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, options were exercised to export 55,000 MT to China from other than the United States.  Decreases were reported in optional origin sales totaling 120,000 MT to Egypt.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 337,000 MT, all China.  For 2014/2015, optional origin sales totaling 230,000 MT were reported to China (110,000 MT) and Egypt (120,000 MT).  Outstanding optional origin sales total 450,000 MT, and are for China (330,000 MT) and Egypt (120,000 MT).  

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 160,000 MT for 2013/2014 were down 31 percent from the previous week, but up 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for the Philippines (69,300 MT, including 45,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Thailand (63,000 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (51,700 MT), France (30,000 MT), Canada (29,300 MT), and Denmark (25,300 MT, including 25,000 MT switched from unknown destinations).   Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (145,600 MT).  Net sales of 143,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations (125,000 MT) and Ireland (18,000 MT).   Exports of 252,800 MT were down 24 percent from the previous week and 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Thailand (63,000 MT), the Philippines (48,100 MT), South Korea (35,200 MT), Denmark (25,300 MT), Venezuela (24,000 MT), and Mexico (16,600 MT).  

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 7,100 MT for 2013/2014 were down 58 percent from the previous week and 66 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (3,100 MT), the Dominican Republic (2,300 MT), Chile (1,200 MT), and El Salvador (500 MT).  Decreases were reported for Canada (100 MT).  Exports of 2,500 MT were down 97 percent from the previous week and 92 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (2,100 MT) and Canada (300 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 60,000 RB for 2013/2014 were down 62 percent from the previous week and 36 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Thailand (19,200 RB, including 400 RB switched from South Korea and decreases of 1,800 RB), Mexico (13,100 RB), China (11,700 RB), Taiwan (8,500 RB), Japan (7,500 RB), and Bangladesh (6,300 RB).  Decreases were reported for Turkey (19,300 RB), Vietnam (11,700 RB), and India (3,900 RB).   Net sales of 120,400 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for Turkey (89,100 RB), Thailand (11,900 RB), South Korea (10,000 RB), and El Salvador (4,800 RB).  Decreases were reported for Indonesia (900 RB).  Exports of 264,200 RB were down 27 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Turkey (77,100 RB), China (50,000 RB), Vietnam (29,000 RB), Indonesia (28,800 RB), Mexico (16,400 RB), and Thailand (13,300 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 8,300 RB for 2013/2014 were down 63 percent from the previous week and 37 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Turkey (3,900 RB), China (2,100 RB), Indonesia (1,300 RB), Japan (500 RB), and Thailand (200 RB, switched from Japan).  Exports of 10,300 RB were primarily to India (3,700 RB), China (3,600 RB), Turkey (1,000 RB), and South Korea (900 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 15,700 RB, and are for Thailand (9,300 RB), South Korea (4,600 RB), unknown destinations (1,500 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  For 2013/2014, new exports for own account totaling 10,000 RB were reported to China.  Exports for own account totaling 600 RB to China were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 66,900 RB, and is for China (66,500 RB) and Vietnam (400 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 442,500 pieces for 2014 were down 15 percent from the previous week, but up 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides sales of 441,100 pieces were primarily for China (316,900 pieces, including 2,500 pieces switched from South Korea and decreases of 10,600 pieces), South Korea (87,300 pieces), Japan (10,600 pieces), Vietnam (8,900 pieces), and Thailand (6,800 pieces).  Exports of 503,100 pieces were up 8 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports totaled 499,800 pieces, with the primary destinations being China (333,700 pieces), South Korea (81,800 pieces), Taiwan (39,600 pieces), Mexico (14,200 pieces), and Japan (12,700 pieces).

Net sales of 59,600 wet blues for 2014 were reported for Mexico (18,000 unsplit and 11,800 grain splits), Italy (11,700 unsplit), Taiwan (7,700 unsplit), and China (7,200 grain splits).  Decreases were reported for Japan (300 unsplit), China (200 unsplit), the Netherlands (200 unsplit), and Thailand (200 unsplit).  Exports of 111,600 wet blues were primarily to Italy (13,800 unsplit and 11,600 grain split), China (23,500 unsplit), Mexico (22,000 grain splits and 800 unsplit), Vietnam (16,700 unsplit), and Thailand (7,200 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 1,908,700 pounds for 2014 reported for Vietnam (924,700 pounds), Hong Kong (863,200 pounds), and South Korea (125,700 pounds), were partially offset by decreases for China (4,800 pounds).  Exports of 779,400 pounds were reported to Hong Kong (266,300 pounds), South Korea (260,000 pounds), China (127,200 pounds), and Vietnam (125,900 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 17,700 MT for 2014--a marketing-year high--were up 60 percent from the previous week and 44 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (8,400 MT), Hong Kong (3,800 MT), South Korea (2,700 MT), Canada (1,300 MT), and Vietnam (500 MT).  Exports of 13,200 MT--a marketing-year high--were up 16 percent from the previous week and 13 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (4,200 MT), Hong Kong (2,500 MT), Mexico (2,100 MT), South Korea (2,000 MT), and Canada (900 MT).

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports for 2011 were adjusted down 62,869 MT for the period beginning week ending 1/6/2011 through week ending 12/29/2011.  Total adjustments by country for this period include: Mexico (-35,005 MT), Russia (-7,425 MT), South Korea (-5,587 MT), Canada (-3,813 MT), the Philippines (-3,400 MT), Japan (-2,582 MT), Moldavia (-1,499 MT), Indonesia (-1,260 MT), Angola (-894 MT), Peru (-389 MT), Egypt (-302 MT), Taiwan (-128 MT), Vietnam (-114 MT), Jordan (-107 MT), Guatemala (-75 MT), Albania (-64 MT), Ukraine (-57 MT), Chile (-50 MT), Panama (-48 MT), N. Mariana Isl. (-41 MT), Costa Rica (-19 MT), Honduras (-10 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 7,100 MT for 2014 were down 25 percent from the previous week and 44 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (2,200 MT), Canada (1,700 MT), South Korea (1,200 MT), Colombia (400 MT), and Hong Kong (300 MT).  Exports of 12,000 MT were primarily to Mexico (4,200 MT), South Korea (1,700 MT), Japan (1,600 MT), Canada (1,000 MT), and Hong Kong (900 MT).

Source: USDA


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