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USDA Export Sales Report Release

Wheat:   Net sales of 403,600 metric tons for delivery in the 2014/2015 marketing year were up 94 percent from the previous week, but down 17 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Brazil (94,000 MT), Nigeria (93,700 MT, including 31,700 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (89,800 MT), Colombia (41,900 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from Panama and decreases of 900 MT), the Philippines (23,200 MT), and Honduras (15,600 MT).  Decreases were reported for Panama (29,100 MT).  Exports of 466,700 MT were down 12 percent from the previous week, but unchanged from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (115,200 MT), Mexico (70,000 MT), Taiwan (54,700 MT), Colombia (49,400 MT), Nigeria (40,400 MT), and Brazil (33,000 MT). 

Optional Origin Sales:   For 2014/2015, outstanding optional origin sales total 40,000 MT, all Algeria.

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account totaling 21,800 MT, all Italy.     

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to the Dominican Republic were adjusted down 4,100 MT for week ending July 10, 2014 and Jamaica 2,400 MT for week ending August 7, 2014, for hard red spring wheat.

Corn:  Net sales reductions of 32,700 MT for 2013/2014 were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Japan (88,400 MT, including 94,800 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 7,300 MT), Colombia (62,100 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 3,000 MT), Canada (18,200 MT), Mexico (14,900 MT), and Jamaica (8,600 MT), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (172,900 MT), South Korea (48,800 MT), Taiwan (9,900 MT), Costa Rica (1,400 MT), El Salvador (1,300 MT), and the Dominican Republic (1,200 MT).  Net sales of 695,600 MT for 2014/2015 were reported primarily for Colombia (140,900 MT), South Korea (125,000 MT), Costa Rica (120,500 MT), and Peru (81,800 MT).  Exports of 1,002,700 MT were down 10 percent from the previous week, but up 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (278,900 MT), Mexico (262,200 MT), South Korea (224,500 MT), Colombia (65,100 MT), Peru (46,000 MT), the Philippines (43,400 MT), and Canada (28,300 MT).

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

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to Mexico were adjusted down 29,700 MT for week ending August 14, 2014, because this shipment was reported twice.

Barley:  Net sales of 600 MT were reported for Taiwan.  Exports of 3,200 MT were reported to Taiwan.

Sorghum: Net sales reductions of 8,900 MT for 2013/2014 resulted as increases for China (46,100 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 8,900 MT), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (55,000 MT).  Net sales of 219,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for China (216,000 MT) and unknown destinations (3,000 MT).  Exports of 163,400 MT were reported to China.

Rice:  Net sales of 58,700 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for Venezuela (30,000 MT), Mexico (14,300 MT), Saudi Arabia (4,200 MT), El Salvador (2,800 MT), and Jordan (2,500 MT).  Exports of 18,500 MT were reported to Haiti (7,000 MT), Mexico (3,900 MT), Jordan (2,400 MT), Canada (2,000 MT), and Saudi Arabia (900 MT). 

Soybeans:  Net sales reductions of 62,800 MT for 2013/2014 were down 30 percent from the previous week and down noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Japan (9,700 MT, including 10,200 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,800 MT), Mexico (7,400 MT), and Vietnam (600 MT), were more than offset by decreases for China (55,000 MT), Taiwan (15,400 MT), and unknown destinations (10,500 MT).  Net sales of 1,290,800 MT for 2014/2015 were primarily for China (655,000 MT), Vietnam (112,200 MT), unknown destinations (96,000 MT), Mexico (79,400 MT), and Turkey (65,000 MT).  Exports of 202,100 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (81,500 MT), Indonesia (50,300 MT), Japan (37,500 MT), and Taiwan (17,900 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 1,022,500 MT, and are for China (857,500 MT), Egypt (120,000 MT), and Mexico (45,000 MT).

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales 1,100 MT for 2013/2014 resulted as increases for Canada (20,000 MT), Venezuela (4,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Nicaragua (3,600 MT), Honduras (1,500 MT), Belgium (1,100 MT) and Japan (900 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (21,300 MT), the Dominican Republic (7,300 MT), Trinidad (3,000 MT), and Guatemala (1,200 MT).  Net sales of 76,100 MT for 2014/2015 were reported primarily for unknown destinations (45,200 MT), Canada (10,700 MT), Mexico (6,800 MT), and Peru (6,000 MT).  Exports of 61,300 MT were up 22 percent from the previous week, but down 30 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Canada (24,600 MT), Mexico (13,600 MT), Venezuela (4,000 MT), Sri Lanka (3,800 MT), and Nicaragua (3,500 MT).                                                                                                                                                                     

Soybean Oil:  Net sales reductions of 11,300 MT for 2013/2014 were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (3,400 MT), Trinidad (200 MT), Saudi Arabia (100, MT), and South Korea (100 MT), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (15,000 MT) and the Dominican Republic (100 MT).  Exports of 22,000 MT were up 47 percent from the previous week and 73 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Dominican Republic (8,300 MT), Mexico (7,500 MT), Guatemala (5,700 MT), and Trinidad (200 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, new optional origin sales were reported to Nicaragua (2,000 MT).

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 247,700 RB for 2014/2015 were primarily for China (92,800 RB), South Korea (40,800 RB), Turkey (33,200 RB), Mexico (22,000 RB), Vietnam (18,600 RB), including 1,600 RB switched from China and 200 RB from unknown destinations), and Thailand (10,600 RB, including 200 RB switched from Japan, and 400 RB from unknown destinations).  Decreases were reported for El Salvador (400 RB).  Net sales of 16,700 MT for 2014/2015 were reported primarily for Mexico (7,800 RB), and South Korea (5,300 RB).  Exports of 96,700 RB were primarily to Turkey (20,900 RB), China (19,700 RB), Vietnam (15,000 RB), Mexico (13,300 RB), and Bangladesh (3,400 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 2,900 RB for 2014/2015 were reported for India (1,000 RB), Egypt (600 RB, switched from China), Indonesia (600 RB), and China (300 RB).  Exports of 3,500 RB were primarily to India (1,100 RB), Indonesia (900 RB), Egypt (600 RB), and China (600 RB).  

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 16,200 RB, and are for Thailand (11,300 RB), South Korea (4,600 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB). 

Exports for Own Account:  Exports for own account to China (1,400 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 54,400 RB, all China. 

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 305,400 pieces, all whole cattle hides, were reported for delivery in 2014, down 21 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (219,200 pieces), South Korea (38,000 pieces), Mexico (20,500 pieces), Italy (10,600 pieces), and Taiwan (8,500 pieces).  Exports of 355,700 pieces were up 3 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports of 351,500 pieces were primarily to China (202,000 pieces), South Korea (50,400 pieces), Taiwan (36,800 pieces), Mexico (18,100 pieces), and Italy (13,500 pieces). 

Net sales of 111,900 wet blues for 2014 were down 59 percent from the previous week and 35 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (40,200 unsplit and 5,100 grain splits), Thailand (44,000 unsplit), Vietnam (12,500 unsplit), and Japan (4,600 unsplit).  Decreases were reported for Japan (100 grain splits), South Korea (100 unsplit), and Taiwan (100 unsplit).  Exports of 163,800 wet blues were primarily to China (45,900 unsplit and 13,600 grain splits), Vietnam (26,400 unsplit), Italy (15,200 unsplit and 9,600 grain spiits), and Mexico (9,100 grain splits and 3,000 unsplit).  Net sales reductions of splits totaling 38,100 pounds for 2014 reported for China (23,100 pounds), Vietnam (900 pounds), and Hong Kong (600 pounds), were more than offset by decreases for South Korea (62,700 pounds).  Exports of 435,600 pounds were reported to South Korea (310,200 pounds), Hong Kong (82,900 pounds), and Vietnam (42,500 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 10,600 MT for 2014 were up 47 percent from the previous week, but down 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (2,500 MT), Hong Kong (2,100 MT), South Korea (2,100 MT), Japan (1,700 MT), and Canada (900 MT).  Exports of 14,000 MT were up 4 percent from the previous week, but down 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (4,500 MT), Hong Kong (2,800 MT), South Korea (2,200 MT), Mexico (1,800 MT), and Canada (1,000 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 7,600 MT for 2014 resulted as increases for Mexico (7,000 MT), South Korea (4,400 MT), Australia (3,000 MT), Japan (2,400 MT), and Canada (2,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for Russia (15,700 MT).  Exports of 16,200 MT were primary to Mexico (5,500 MT), Japan (2,600 MT), South Korea (2,000 MT), Canada (1,600 MT), and Hong Kong (1,200 MT).

Source: USDA


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