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Wheat:  Net sales of 233,700 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 42 percent from the previous week and 64 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Thailand (52,000 MT), the Philippines (49,900 MT, including 45,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Nigeria (30,800 MT, including 17,600 MT switched from unknown destinations), Vietnam (30,700 MT, including 30,300 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,300 MT), and Peru (25,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Colombia (14,600 MT) and unknown destinations (2,800 MT).  Exports of 264,400 MT were up 66 percent from the previous week, but down 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Nigeria (66,900 MT), the Philippines (62,900 MT), Vietnam (45,000 MT), South Korea (43,000 MT), and Japan (34,700 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 12,600 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year resulted as increases for Guatemala (19,900 MT, including 17,700 MT switched from unknown destinations), Jamaica (14,900 MT), Taiwan (14,300 MT), and Hong Kong (600 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Colombia (26,600 MT), unknown destinations (7,000 MT), and Haiti (2,000 MT).  Net sales reductions of 11,600 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year were reported for Japan.  Exports of 106,800 MT--a marketing-year low--were down 48 percent from the previous week and 64 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (53,600 MT), Mexico (22,000 MT), Guatemala (19,900 MT), and Taiwan (9,200 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2012/2013, optional origin sales totaling 63,000 MT were reported for South Korea.  Decreases in optional origin sales totaling 70,000 MT were reported for South Korea (40,000 MT) and Mexico (30,000 MT).  Outstanding optional origin sales total 206,200 MT, and are for South Korea (186,200 MT), and Israel (20,000 MT).  For MY 2013/2014, optional origin sales totaling 30,000 MT were reported for Mexico.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 30,000 MT, all Mexico.

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

Sorghum:  Net sales of 30,000 MT were reported for Spain.  Exports of 200 MT were reported to Mexico.

Rice:  Net sales of 40,400 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 24 percent from the previous week and 53 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Taiwan (20,800 MT), Canada (14,900 MT), Turkey (7,300 MT, including 20,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 15,000 MT), Haiti (6,300 MT), and Panama (4,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (20,000 MT), Nigeria (1,300 MT), Japan (700 MT), and South Korea (600 MT).  Exports of 104,800 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and up 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (31,400 MT), Japan (26,000 MT), Turkey (22,300 MT), Haiti (14,700 MT), and Canada (3,500 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 321,800 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year resulted as increases for unknown destinations (254,700 MT), the Netherlands (95,600 MT), Spain (72,100 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Mexico (69,100 MT), were partially offset by decreases for China (241,600 MT).  Net sales of 85,000 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were for China (60,000 MT) and unknown destinations (25,000 MT).  Exports of 1,177,300 MT were up 14 percent from the previous week and 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (753,900 MT), the Netherlands (95,600 MT), Spain (72,100 MT), the United Kingdom (66,000 MT), and Egypt (62,700 MT).  NOTE:  Accumulated exports were adjusted down for Germany (95,600 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  Decreases in exports for own account totaling 100 MT were reported to Canada

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 118,200 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 42 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were reported for unknown destinations (45,300 MT), Ecuador (27,100 MT) Guatemala (16,600 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Morocco (16,500 MT, including 15,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Vietnam (10,600 MT), and Canada (6,200 MT).  Decreases were reported for Colombia (26,200 MT) and the Dominican Republic (2,500 MT).  Exports of 212,200 MT were unchanged from the previous week, but down 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (48,700 MT), Peru (36,000 MT), Venezuela (36,000 MT), Mexico (21,400 MT), and Morocco (16,500 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 10,900 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year resulted as increases for India (20,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), China (10,000 MT), Mexico (1,500 MT), and Colombia (900 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (20,000 MT) and Canada (2,300 MT).  Exports of 43,400 MT were up 26 percent from the previous week and 55 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were India (20,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (8,200 MT), Venezuela (5,000 MT), Mexico (4,300 MT), and Jamaica (4,000 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For MY 2012/2013, outstanding optional origin sales total 20,000 MT, all unknown destinations.

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 196,500 running bales for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 9 percent from the previous week, but down 27 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (69,400 RB, including 900 RB switched from Japan), Turkey (44,500 RB), Indonesia (23,100 RB), Vietnam (22,800 RB), Thailand (11,500 RB, including 200 RB switched from Indonesia), and Taiwan (8,200 RB).  Decreases were reported for Japan (1,900 RB).  Net sales of 12,200 RB for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were for Mexico.  Exports of 256,700 RB were up 41 percent from the previous week and 45 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (109,800 RB), Turkey (28,400 RB), Vietnam (21,800 RB), Taiwan (13,500 RB), Pakistan (13,400 RB), and Indonesia (12,500 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 7,700 RB for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 56 percent from the previous week and 40 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for India (2,200 RB), Egypt (2,200 RB), Colombia (2,000 RB), and China (1,100 RB).  Decreases were reported for India (300 RB).  Exports of 15,500 RB were primarily to China (6,500 RB), India (2,200 RB), Colombia (2,000 RB), Indonesia (1,500 RB), and Turkey (1,500 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For MY 2012/2013, options were exercised to export upland cotton totaling 300 RB from the United States to Thailand.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 262,900 RB, and are for China (238,600 RB), South Korea (19,800 RB), Thailand (4,200 RB), and Vietnam (300 RB).

Exports for Own Account:  The current exports for own account balance is 71,100 RB, all China.

Hides and Skins:  Net sales for the 2013 marketing year (which began Jan. 1) were 167,400 pieces, all whole cattle hides.  The major buyers of whole cattle hides were China (106,400 pieces), Taiwan (27,300 pieces), South Korea (25,500 pieces), and Mexico (6,300 pieces).  Sales of 2,220,097 pieces, including whole cattle hides of 2,181,500 pieces were outstanding on Dec. 31 and carried over to the 2013 marketing year.  Exports of 104,100 pieces--all whole cattle hides--were reported for Dec. 28-31, with the primary destinations of China (55,200 pieces), South Korea (29,800 pieces), and Taiwan (11,200 pieces).  Accumulated exports of hides and skins for 2012 were 24,333,800 pieces, up 1 percent from the prior year’s total of 24,266,000 pieces.  Exports for Jan. 1-3 totaled 199,500 pieces, with whole hide exports totaling 198,200 pieces.  Hides and skins exports were primarily to China (147,200 pieces), South Korea (39,200 pieces), Mexico (7,500 pieces), and Taiwan (1,800 pieces).

Net sales of wet blues for the 2013 marketing year (which began Jan. 1) totaled 66,300 hides.  The main buyers were Mexico (32,000 grain splits), China (19,900 unsplit), and Italy (7,700 unsplit).  A total of 216,200 hides were outstanding on Dec. 27 and carried over to the 2013 marketing year.  Exports of 74,000 hides were reported for Dec. 28-31, with the primary destinations of Italy (24,300 unsplit), China (15,300 unsplit and 3,700 grains splits), and Mexico (11,900 grain splits).   Accumulated exports of wet blues totaled 6,584,800 hides, were down 8 percent from the 7,186,100 hides exported during the 2012 marketing year.  Exports for Jan 1-3 were 60,500 hides with the primary destinations of Italy (27,300 unsplit), China (18,300 unsplit), and South Korea (3,700 grain splits).  Net sales of splits totaled 27,000 pounds for the 2012 marketing year were for South Korea.  Total sales of 344,000 pounds were outstanding on Dec. 31 and carried over to the 2013 marketing year.  Exports of splits totaling 409,900 pounds were reported for Dec. 28-31 and were primarily to South Korea.  Accumulated exports of splits totaled 33,111,800 pounds, up 30 percent from the prior year’s total of 25,432,700 pounds.  There were no reported exports for the period of Jan 1-Jan. 3.   

Beef:  Net sales of 11,800 MT for the 2013 marketing year (which began Jan. 1) were primarily for Vietnam (2,900 MT), Japan (1,700 MT), Mexico (1,600 MT), and Canada (1,400 MT).  Decreases were reported for the Netherlands (300 MT).  Exports of 7,300 MT were mainly for Mexico (1,700 MT), South Korea (1,100 MT), and Canada (1,000 MT).  Net sales of 800 MT for Dec. 28-31 resulted as increases for South Korea (400 MT), Canada (200 MT), Mexico (100 MT), and Japan (100 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Vietnam  (100 MT).  A total of 55,300 MT were outstanding on Dec. 31 and carried over to the 2013 marketing year.  Exports of 4,600 MT were for Dec. 28-31, were for Mexico (900 MT), South Korea (800 MT), and Japan (800 MT).  Accumulated exports for 2012 of 841,400 MT were up 4 percent from the 810,700 MT exported during the previous year.   

Source: USDA


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