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USDA Export Sales Report Release

Wheat:   Net sales of 142,200 metric tons for delivery during the 2013/2014 marketing year were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 39 percent and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases for Taiwan (54,000 MT), Ecuador (38,300 MT, including 37,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Brazil (34,700 MT), Algeria (22,100 MT), South Korea (17,600 MT), and Venezuela (11,000 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (31,000 MT), Jamaica (9,500 MT), Nigeria (7,500 MT), and Peru (5,000 MT).  Net sales of 209,800 MT for 2014/2015 were primarily for unknown destinations (57,000 MT), Nigeria (35,000 MT), Taiwan (33,700 MT), and Ecuador (29,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Venezuela (54,900 MT).  Exports of 507,500 MT were down 20 percent from the previous week and 14 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (112,300 MT), the Philippines (65,700 MT), Thailand (50,900 MT), Nigeria (44,200 MT), Algeria (42,100 MT), Ecuador (38,300 MT), and Brazil (34,700 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2013/2014, options were excised to export 21,000 MT to Algeria from the United States switched from unknown destinations.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 47,000 MT, and are for Algeria (38,000 MT) and Italy (9,000 MT). 

Exports for Own Account:  The current exports for own account balance is 18,700 MT, all Italy.

Corn:  Net sales of 507,900 MT for 2013/2014 were up 48 percent from the previous week, but down 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for South Korea (508,200 MT, including 188,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (158,000 MT), Colombia (108,900 MT, including 89,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,000 MT), Taiwan (79,600 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from China), the Dominican Republic (45,600 MT), and Guatemala (27,800 MT, including 22,800 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for Japan (186,400 MT), unknown destinations (173,000 MT), Egypt (62,800 MT), China (60,100 MT), and the French West Indies (5,000 MT).  Net sales of 62,500 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Mexico (60,000 MT) and Nicaragua (5,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Guatemala (2,500 MT).  Exports of 1,159,100 MT were up 13 percent from the previous week, but down 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were South Korea (312,300 MT), Japan (230,200 MT), Colombia (209,400 MT), Mexico (187,300 MT), Taiwan (83,200 MT), Egypt (65,200 MT), and Guatemala (22,800 MT).

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

Barley: Net sales reductions of 6,000 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for South Korea.  Exports of 100 MT were reported to South Korea.

Sorghum: Net sales reductions of 5,500 MT for 2013/2014 were reported for China (5,000 MT) and unknown destinations (500 MT).  Net sales of 60,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for China.  Exports of 61,600 MT were reported to China.

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to China were adjusted down 13 MT for week ending May 8, 2014.  The correct destination is Taiwan and is included in this week’s report.

Rice: Net sales of 64,500 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (25,300 MT), Haiti (14,300 MT), Mexico (10,500 MT) El Salvador (6,300 MT, including 6,800 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 500 MT), and Costa Rica (5,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (7,400 MT).  Exports of 90,600 MT were up 5 percent from the previous week and 42 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (37,100 MT), Haiti (14,300 MT), Japan (13,400 MT), Honduras (9,100 MT), and El Salvador (6,300 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 164,400 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (65,100 MT), Indonesia (29,000 MT), Taiwan (22,900 MT), unknown destinations (19,000 MT), Venezuela (12,000 MT), and Japan (10,600 MT).  Net sales of 451,200 MT for 2014/2015 were primarily for China (230,500 MT), unknown destinations (180,000 MT), and Japan (15,200 MT).  Exports of 204,900 MT were down 24 percent from the previous week and 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (116,900 MT), Japan (33,300 MT), Indonesia (28,000 MT), China (9,300 MT), and Taiwan (7,700 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 495,000 MT, and are for China (330,000 MT), Egypt (120,000 MT), and Mexico (45,000 MT).

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 186,300 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and 53 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for the Philippines (87,000 MT), Mexico (31,800 MT), the Dominican Republic (25,400 MT), Venezuela (25,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Colombia (20,000 MT), Guatemala (8,300 MT, including 9,500 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,200 MT), and Canada (8,100 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (33,300 MT) and the French West Indies (2,300 MT).  Net sales of 164,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for the Philippines (123,000 MT), Vietnam (36,000 MT), and Nicaragua (5,000 MT).  Exports of 99,800 MT were down 49 percent from the previous week and 47 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Venezuela (25,000 MT), Mexico (24,100 MT), Canada (19,500 MT), Guatemala (8,300 MT), Honduras (6,700 MT), and Morocco (3,300 MT).  

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 41,300 MT for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (40,000 MT) and Mexico (1,700 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Canada (400 MT).  Exports of 4,100 MT were down 5 percent from the previous week and 58 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (2,300 MT), Canada (1,000 MT), Jamaica (500 MT), and Australia (100 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales 358,300 RB for 2013/2014 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (269,300 RB), Vietnam (52,200 RB, including 300 RB switched from Indonesia), Turkey (17,000 RB), the Philippines (3,300 RB), and Bangladesh (3,100 RB).  Decreases were reported for Mexico (3,000 RB) and El Salvador (1,200 RB).  Net sales of 158,400 RB for 2014/2015 reported for Mexico (96,500 RB), Indonesia (39,600 RB), and South Korea (11,300 RB), were partially offset by decreases for Turkey (2,200 RB).   Exports of 190,000 RB were down 10 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (37,700 RB), China (36,000 RB), Turkey (29,900 RB), Vietnam (29,400 RB), and South Korea (15,100 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 1,700 RB for 2013/2014 were down 26 percent from the previous week and 65 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Pakistan (1,100 RB, including 400 RB switched from China), Bangladesh (700 RB), and Thailand (400 RB, including 100 RB switched from Japan), were partially offset by decreases for China (400 RB).   Exports of 7,000 RB were primarily to China (2,700 RB), Bangladesh (1,700 RB), Peru (1,300 RB), and Indonesia (700 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).  

Exports for Own Account:  The current exports for own account balance is 64,000 RB, and is for China.

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 436,600 pieces reported for 2014 were down 14 percent from the previous week, but up 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides sales of 433,500 pieces were primarily for China (237,100 pieces), South Korea (114,200 pieces), Taiwan (35,500 pieces), Mexico (32,500 pieces), and Thailand (5,100 pieces).  Decreases were reported for Italy (200 pieces).  Exports of 384,500 pieces were down 21 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports totaled 376,000 pieces, with the primary destinations being China (238,900 pieces), South Korea (81,900 pieces), Taiwan (17,700 pieces), Mexico (17,000 pieces), and Thailand (9,900 pieces).

Net sales of 284,900 wet blues for 2014 were reported for Italy (106,200 unsplit and 9,100 grain splits), China (91,300 unsplit and 1,700 grain splits), Vietnam (48,500 unsplit), and Taiwan (9,800 unsplit).  Decreases were reported for South Korea (300 unsplit).  Exports of 173,000 wet blues were primarily to China (56,200 unsplit and 1,800 grain splits), Italy (44,300 unsplit and 8,700 grain splits), Vietnam (22,400 unsplit and 2,500 grain splits), and Mexico (12,400 grain splits and 3,400 unsplit).  Net sales reductions of splits totaling 6,000 pounds for 2014 resulted as increases for South Korea (7,100 pounds), were more than offset by decreases for China (12,400 pounds) and Hong Kong (700 pounds).  Exports of 423,300 pounds were reported to South Korea (267,200 pounds), China (114,800 pounds), and Hong Kong (41,400 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 12,200 MT for 2014 were down 5 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (4,500 MT), Mexico (2,200 MT), South Korea (2,000 MT), Canada (1,600 MT), and Hong Kong (500 MT).  Exports of 14,000 MT were up 1 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (4,300 MT), Hong Kong (2,600 MT), Mexico (2,300 MT), South Korea (2,100 MT), and Canada (1,200 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 11,600 MT for 2014 were up 45 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (2,900 MT), Japan (2,000 MT), South Korea (2,000 MT), Canada (900 MT), and Australia (800 MT).  Exports of 10,400 MT were up 2 percent from the previous week, but down 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (3,900 MT), Japan (2,100 MT), South Korea (1,100 MT), Canada (1,000 MT), and Hong Kong (400 MT).

Source: USDA


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