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USDA Export Sales Report Release

Wheat:   Net sales of 54,900 metric tons for delivery during the 2013/2014 marketing year were down 83 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases for Brazil (59,000 MT, including 50,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Iraq (52,500 MT, including 50,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Philippines (51,000 MT, including 47,300 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,000 MT), Chile (38,100 MT), Israel (13,200 MT), and Honduras (7,700 MT, including 7,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (154,300 MT), Italy (14,400 MT), Nigeria (10,000 MT), and Jamaica (1,800 MT).  Net sales of 197,100 MT for 2014/2015 were primarily for unknown destinations (76,000 MT), Brazil (25,000 MT), the United Arab Emirates (25,000 MT), and the Philippines (20,000 MT).  Exports of 635,300 MT were up 21 percent from the previous week and 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (138,500 MT), Brazil (116,000 MT), Iraq (52,500 MT), Taiwan (49,900 MT), Japan (43,000 MT), and Mexico (41,900 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:  The current exports for own account balance is 8,400 MT, all Italy.

Corn:  Net sales of 343,000 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 39 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Egypt (103,800 MT), Japan (60,200 MT, including 31,700 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 31,800 MT), Portugal (54,100 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from Spain and decreases of 900 MT), unknown destinations (53,600 MT), Mexico (53,200 MT), Costa Rica (37,900 MT), and Colombia (37,800 MT).  Decreases were reported for Spain (155,000 MT), Guatemala (11,300 MT), and China (2,000 MT).  Net sales of 47,300 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Mexico (60,000 MT) and Japan (25,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for Costa Rica (37,900 MT).  Exports of 1,023,300 MT were down 28 percent from the previous week and 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (294,200 MT), Mexico (197,600 MT), Egypt (129,800 MT), Israel (117,700 MT), Colombia (102,600 MT), Portugal (54,100 MT), and Indonesia (31,600 MT).

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

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to China were increased 49,272 MT for week ending March 6, 2014, offsetting the decrease reported last week.  Accumulated exports to Japan were decreased 49,272 MT for week ending March 6, 2014, because this shipment was reported twice.

Barley: Net sales of 2,100 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for Japan (2,000 MT) and South Korea (100 MT).  Exports of 36,200 MT were reported to Japan (35,900 MT) and Taiwan (300 MT).

Sorghum: Net sales of 66,400 MT for 2013/2014 were up 1 percent from the previous week, but down 40 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were for China (53,800 MT) and Japan (12,600 MT).  Exports of 77,600 MT were reported to China (58,800 MT) and Japan (18,700 MT).

Rice: Net sales of 14,100 MT for 2013/2014 were down 57 percent from the previous week 60 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Venezuela (35,800 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Honduras (7,500 MT, including 7,200 MT switched from unknown destinations), Haiti (3,100 MT), Canada (1,500 MT), and Saudi Arabia (1,100 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (37,200 MT) and Guatemala (200 MT).  Exports of 86,600 MT were up 96 percent from the previous week and 49 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Venezuela (65,800 MT), Honduras (7,400 MT), Mexico (3,500 MT), Canada (2,800 MT), and Taiwan (2,000 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 73,600 MT for 2013/2014 were up 80 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Indonesia (90,700 MT, including 66,700 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,300 MT), Mexico (37,000 MT), Japan (25,600 MT, including 22,500 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 300 MT), Vietnam (6,700 MT), and Taiwan (1,800 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (89,200 MT) and Malaysia (2,700 MT).  Net sales of 324,700 MT for 2014/2015 were primarily for unknown destinations (265,000 MT) and China (53,000 MT).  Exports of 269,700 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and 17 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Indonesia (100,100 MT), Mexico (88,500 MT), Japan (50,000 MT), Taiwan (9,100 MT),  and the Philippines (8,300 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 84,500 MT for 2013/2014 were up 13 percent from the previous week, but down 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Canada (17,200 MT), El Salvador (12,200 MT, including 4,600 MT switched from Guatemala), Panama (10,100 MT, including 8,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Colombia (9,700 MT), the Dominican Republic (7,800 MT), Venezuela (5,700 MT), and Mexico (5,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (12,300 MT) and Guatemala (1,800 MT).  Net sales of 204,500 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Thailand (116,000 MT), the Philippines (80,000 MT), El Salvador (4,300 MT), and Canada (4,200 MT).  Exports of 197,300 MT were up 26 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (47,800 MT), Venezuela (40,700 MT), Mexico (33,200 MT), Canada (19,500 MT), Colombia (13,200 MT), and the Dominican Republic (10,400 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 1,800 MT for 2013/2014 were down 77 percent from the previous week and 63 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Mexico (800 MT) and Nicaragua (800 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Canada (100 MT).  Exports of 4,400 MT were down 34 percent from the previous week and 62 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (1,400 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), Nicaragua (800 MT), and Trinidad (800 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales 34,000 RB for 2013/2014 were down 47 percent from the previous week and 55 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Turkey (10,200 RB), China (10,100 RB), Mexico (3,400 RB), Thailand (3,400 RB, including 400 RB switched from Japan), and Vietnam (2,500 RB, including 900 RB switched from South Korea, 400 RB switched from Japan, and decreases of 300 RB).  Decreases were reported for South Korea (900 RB) and Peru (100 RB).  Net sales of 12,100 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for Mexico (5,200 RB), Turkey (3,600 RB), and Japan (3,300 RB).   Exports of 210,900 RB were up 1 percent from the previous week, but down 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (50,200 RB), Turkey (46,900 RB), Vietnam (36,700 RB), Mexico (15,400 RB), and South Korea (14,500 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 2,400 RB for 2013/2014 were down 25 percent from the previous week and 66 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (1,800 RB), Egypt (400 RB), and Brazil (200 RB).  Net sales of 500 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for Germany.  Exports of 17,500 RB were primarily to China (10,600 RB), Egypt (2,200 RB), India (1,800 RB), and Peru (1,300 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 16,900 RB, and are for Thailand (11,300 RB), South Korea (4,600 RB), unknown destinations (700 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).  For 2014/2015, outstanding optional origin sales total 39,600 RB, all Indonesia. 

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account to China (300 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 69,100 RB, and is for China (65,900 RB) and Indonesia (3,200 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 507,500 pieces, all whole cattle hides, reported for 2014 were up 65 percent from the previous week and 31 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (341,800 pieces), South Korea (67,200 pieces), Mexico (60,600 pieces), Taiwan (17,700 pieces), and Hong Kong (8,400 pieces).  Exports of 486,800 pieces were up 18 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports totaled 485,400 pieces, with the primary destinations being China (333,400 pieces), South Korea (88,000 pieces), Taiwan (27,400 pieces), Mexico (16,500 pieces), and Japan (6,000 pieces).

Net sales of 78,000 wet blues for 2014 were reported for Italy (19,500 grain splits and 19,000 unsplit), Mexico (17,400 grain splits and 8,300 unsplit), the Dominican Republic (5,200 grain splits and 2,400 unsplit), and China (3,200  unsplit  and 2,000 grain splits).  Decreases were reported for South Korea (5,400 grain splits).  Exports of 166,700 wet blues were primarily to China (33,200 unsplit and 4,100 grain splits), Italy (35,000 unsplit), Mexico (23,600 grain splits and 2,900 unsplit), Vietnam (26,200 unsplit and 1,300 grain splits), and South Korea (15,900 grain splits and 1,200 unsplit).  Net sales reductions of splits totaling 417,800 pounds for 2014 resulted as increases for Vietnam (1,000 pounds), were more than offset by decreases for South Korea (357,100 pounds), Hong Kong (59,100 pounds), and China (2,700 pounds).  Exports of 637,500 pounds were reported to South Korea (259,200 pounds), Vietnam (163,400 pounds), Hong Kong (125,300 pounds), China (85,300 pounds), and India (4,300 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 12,700 MT for 2014 were up 2 percent from the previous week, but down 20 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (3,700 MT), Canada (2,200 MT), Mexico (2,200 MT), South Korea (1,700 MT), and Taiwan (1,000 MT).  Net sales of 200 MT for 2015 were reported for Canada.  Exports of 13,900 MT were up 3 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (4,200 MT), South Korea (2,500 MT), Hong Kong (2,200 MT), Mexico (2,000 MT), and Canada (1,400 MT).

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to Italy were adjusted down 17 MT for week ending March 6, 2014.  The correct destination is the Netherlands and is included in this week’s report.

Pork:  Net sales of 8,000 MT for 2014 were down 17 percent from the previous week and 26 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (3,200 MT), Japan (1,400 MT), Australia (800 MT), South Korea (600 MT), and Canada (500 MT).  Exports of 10,200 MT were down 6 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (3,300 MT), Japan (1,900 MT), South Korea (1,500 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), and Hong Kong (800 MT).

Source: USDA


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