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USDA Export Sales Report Release

Wheat:   Net sales of 438,000 metric tons for delivery during the 2013/2014 marketing year were up noticeably from the previous week and 48 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases for Brazil (85,000 MT, including 50,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Peru (64,600 MT), Egypt (63,000 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from Nigeria), Mexico (63,000 MT), Malaysia (41,600 MT, including 38,100 MT switched from unknown destinations), unknown destinations (34,500 MT), and Japan (29,500 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Nigeria (50,000 MT).  Net sales of 359,900 MT for 2014/2015 were primarily for unknown destinations (211,600 MT), Indonesia (40,000 MT), Mexico (37,000 MT), and Malaysia (20,000 MT).  Exports of 556,300 MT were unchanged from the previous week, but up 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (96,900 MT), Mexico (76,600 MT), Egypt (63,000 MT), Brazil (55,000 MT), the Philippines (44,700 MT), and Malaysia (41,600 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 68,000 MT, and are for Algeria (59,000 MT) and Italy (9,000 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account to Italy (100 MT) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  Decreases were reported in exports for own account to Italy (1,100 MT).  The current exports for own account balance is 11,500 MT, all Italy.

Corn:  Net sales of 601,900 MT for 2013/2014 were down 9 percent from the previous week and 36 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (161,000 MT, including 115,300 MT switched from unknown destinations, 53,000 MT switched from China, and decreases of 168,200 MT), Israel (120,000 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from China), South Korea (119,800 MT), Taiwan (106,700 MT, including 57,600 MT switched from China), Costa Rica (94,400 MT), Mexico (80,500 MT), and Saudi Arabia (73,800 MT, switched from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (268,400 MT) and China (168,000 MT).  Net sales of 192,600 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Japan (141,800 MT) and unknown destinations (50,800 MT).  Exports of 1,111,000 MT were down 9 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (374,800 MT), Mexico (229,300 MT), Colombia (80,700 MT), Egypt (74,800 MT), Saudi Arabia (73,800 MT), Taiwan (69,500 MT), and Venezuela (55,000 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 123,000 MT, all South Korea.

Barley: There were no net sales or exports reported during the week.

Sorghum: Net sales reductions of 52,500 MT for 2013/2014 resulted as increases for China (63,000 MT, including 58,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,000 MT) and Japan (6,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (121,500 MT).  Exports of 129,300 MT were reported to China (123,300 MT) and Japan (6,000 MT).

Rice: Net sales of 25,800 MT for 2013/2014 were down 41 percent from the previous week and 59 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (10,400 MT), Honduras (7,700 MT, including 4,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), El Salvador (4,000 MT), Israel (2,500 MT), and Canada (1,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (4,000 MT), Kuwait (200 MT), Japan (200 MT), and Taiwan (100 MT).  Exports of 64,300 MT were up 48 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (13,100 MT), Mexico (11,800 MT), Saudi Arabia (9,700 MT), Haiti (8,900 MT), and Turkey (8,500 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 19,200 MT for 2013/2014 were down 76 percent from the previous week and 79 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Indonesia (58,000 MT, including 53,500 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,000 MT), Japan (34,900 MT, including 20,700 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 4,700 MT), Taiwan (15,800 MT), Egypt (13,100 MT, including 9,000 MT switched from Turkey), and Mexico (11,700 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (68,200 MT), China (54,700 MT), and Turkey (9,000 MT).  Net sales of 400,700 MT for 2014/2015 were for unknown destinations (330,000 MT), China (60,000 MT), Mexico (8,000 MT), and Canada (2,700 MT).  Exports of 339,200 MT were down 52 percent from the previous week and 58 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Indonesia (133,700 MT), China (66,700 MT), Egypt (40,100 MT), Mexico (32,500 MT), Japan (28,300 MT), and Taiwan (14,700 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 110,500 MT, all China.  For 2014/2015, 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 36,600 MT for 2013/2014 were down 80 percent from the previous week and 84 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Venezuela (40,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (23,300 MT), Honduras (12,200 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 100 MT), Panama (11,100 MT, including 9,300 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (9,600 MT, including 9,100 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Egypt (9,200 MT, including 9,000 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (84,500 MT) and the Philippines (19,500 MT).  Net sales of 84,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for unknown destinations (80,000 MT) and Mexico (4,000 MT).  Exports of 165,900 MT were down 38 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (29,800 MT), Ecuador (26,700 MT), Canada (19,300 MT), the Dominican Republic (17,400 MT), Colombia (10,800 MT), and Honduras (10,700 MT).

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 5,500 MT for 2013/2014 were up 63 percent from the previous week and 40 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Mexico (4,400 MT), Venezuela (1,500 MT), the Dominican Republic (200 MT), and Trinidad (100 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Canada (800 MT).  Exports of 10,100 MT were down 81 percent from the previous week and 50 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (4,700 MT), the Dominican Republic (4,000 MT), Canada (1,200 MT), and Trinidad (100 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales 84,700 RB for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week, but up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (29,500 RB, including 2,000 RB switched from South Korea), Turkey (27,800 RB), Vietnam (6,300 RB), Peru (5,200 RB), Taiwan (3,900 RB), and Thailand (3,400 RB).  Decreases were reported for El Salvador (1,300 RB).  Net sales of 134,100 RB for 2014/2015 were primarily for China (45,300 RB), Turkey (26,400 RB), El Salvador (23,800 RB), Indonesia (17,200 RB), and Bangladesh (11,400 RB).   Exports of 280,200 RB were down 8 percent from the previous week and 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (78,100 RB), Turkey (55,300 RB), Vietnam (41,700 RB), Indonesia (20,100 RB), South Korea (19,100 RB), and Mexico (17,100 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 10,300 RB for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and 81 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for India (3,300 RB), China (2,200 RB), Peru (2,000 RB), and Egypt (1,900 RB).   Net sales of 1,700 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for Germany (1,400 RB) and Japan (300 RB).  Exports of 17,000 RB were primarily to China (7,300 RB), Turkey (4,600 RB), India (2,600 RB), and South Korea (1,700 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, options were exercised to export 800 RB to Thailand from the United States.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 17,300 RB, and are for Thailand (11,300 RB), South Korea (4,600 RB), unknown destinations (1,100 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account  totaling 1,200 RB were reported to China.  The current exports for own account balance is 67,600 RB, all China.

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 562,700 pieces reported for 2014 were up 25 percent from the previous week and 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 562,600 pieces were primarily for China (423,800 pieces), South Korea (91,600 pieces), Mexico (17,000 pieces), Italy (15,100 pieces), and Japan (12,100 pieces).  Decreases were reported for the Netherlands (6,800 pieces).  Exports of 667,900 pieces were up 80 percent from the previous week and 43 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports totaled 664,000 pieces--a marketing-year high--with the primary destinations being China (416,900 pieces), South Korea (137,600 pieces), Taiwan (42,300 pieces), Mexico (17,800 pieces), and Thailand (17,600 pieces).

Net sales of 134,200 wet blues for 2014 were reported for China (35,700 unsplit and 2,300 grain splits), India (25,500 grain splits and 10,700 unsplit), Vietnam (23,000 unsplit and 1,200 grain splits), and Mexico (12,700 grain splits).  Decreases were reported for South Korea (500 unsplit) and Italy (300 grain splits).  Exports of 145,600 wet blues were primarily to China (41,500 unsplit and 5,100 grain splits), Italy (30,500 unsplit and 11,100 grain splits), Mexico (15,500 grain splits and 1,900 unsplit), South Korea (12,200 unsplit and 1,700 grain splits), Vietnam (9,000 unsplit), and Thailand (6,900 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 302,200 pounds for 2014 were reported for China (135,000 pounds), South Korea (94,400 pounds), Hong Kong (68,100 pounds), and Vietnam (4,700 pounds).  Exports of 309,500 pounds were reported to South Korea (259,500 pounds) and Hong Kong (50,000 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 21,900 MT for 2014--a marketing-year high--were up 18 percent from the previous week and 42 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (7,800 MT), Mexico (3,800 MT), South Korea (3,500 MT), Hong Kong (2,400 MT), and Canada (1,500 MT).  Exports of 12,700 MT were up 3 percent from the previous week, but unchanged from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (3,700 MT), South Korea (2,300 MT), Hong Kong (2,200 MT), Mexico (2,100 MT), and Canada (900 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 8,600 MT for 2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for South Korea (2,300 MT), Canada (1,800 MT), Japan (1,500 MT), Mexico (1,100 MT), and the Philippines (500 MT).  Exports of 9,500 MT were primarily to Mexico (3,500 MT), Japan (1,500 MT), Canada (1,000 MT), South Korea (800 MT), and the Philippines (600 MT).

Source: USDA


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