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Wheat:  Net sales of 572,500 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up 7 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (107,900 MT), Nigeria (100,000 MT), Peru (70,000 MT), Egypt (67,200 MT), and the Philippines (66,500 MT).  Decreases were reported for Colombia (1,200 MT).  Net sales of 75,000 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year were reported for China (55,000 MT) and unknown destinations (20,000 MT).  Exports of 559,300 MT were up 96 percent from the previous week and 99 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (215,300 MT), Mexico (64,200 MT), China (57,800 MT), Yemen (54,500 MT), and Guatemala (37,200 MT).  NOTE:  Accumulated exports were adjusted down for hard red winter wheat for Japan (4,300 MT) and South Korea (2,200 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 138,500 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year resulted as increases for China (163,500 MT, including 180,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 16,500 MT), Japan (98,500 MT, including 52,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 3,100 MT), Mexico (48,300 MT), Honduras (11,000 MT, including 9,800 MT switched from El Salvador and decreases of 800 MT), and Taiwan (10,200 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (180,100 MT), El Salvador (9,800 MT), and Colombia (4,700 MT).  Net sales of 51,300 MT for the 2013/2014 marketing year were reported for Mexico (52,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for Japan (700 MT).  Exports of 369,500 MT were up 50 percent from the previous week and 75 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (163,500 MT), Japan (110,300 MT), Mexico (46,800 MT), and Honduras (15,400 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2012/2013, optional origin sales totaling 20,000 MT for Israel were exercised to export from other than the United States.   Outstanding optional origin sales total 117,900 MT, all South Korea.  For MY 2013/2014, outstanding optional origin sales total 30,000 MT, all Mexico.

Barley:   There were no sales reported during the week.  Exports of 300 MT were reported to Taiwan.

Sorghum:  Net sales of 6,800 MT for delivery in the 2012/2013 marketing year were for Spain (5,500 MT), and Japan (1,300 MT).  Exports of 20,100 MT were reported to Japan (18,100 MT) and Mexico (2,000 MT).

Rice:  Net sales of 39,800 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 13 percent from the previous week and 33 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Honduras (10,800 MT), Mexico (9,200 MT), Saudi Arabia (6,600 MT), Jordan (6,300 MT), and Canada (4,600 MT).  Decreases were reported for South Korea (2,200 MT) and the Dominican Republic (400 MT).  Exports of 33,500 MT were up 18 percent from the previous week, but down 47 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (15,400 MT), South Korea (5,500 MT), Mexico (5,100 MT), Honduras (2,000 MT), and Canada (1,800 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 383,300 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were for China (209,600 MT, including 163,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 4,500 MT), the Netherlands (194,600 MT, including 140,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and 60,000 MT switched from China, and decreases of 17,400 MT), Mexico (77,000 MT), Germany (66,900 MT), Spain (55,900 MT, switched from the United Kingdom), and South Korea (54,300 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 700 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (374,000 MT) and the United Kingdom (60,000 MT).  Net sales of 595,000 MT for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were for China (355,000 MT) and unknown destinations (240,000 MT).  Exports of 1,272,100 MT were up 5 percent from the previous week and 14 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (679,800 MT), the Netherlands (194,600 MT), Thailand (76,800 MT), Japan (71,100 MT), and Germany (66,900 MT).  NOTE:  Accumulated exports were adjusted down for the Netherlands (66,900 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:   For MY 2012/2013, optional origin sales decreases totaling 126,000 MT were reported for China.  For MY 2013/2014, optional origin sales totaling 246,000 MT were reported for China.  Optional origin sales totaling 120,000 MT for China were exercised to export from the United States.  Outstanding optional origin sales total 246,000 MT, all China.

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 218,000 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 8 percent from the previous week, but up 64 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (87,600 MT), Venezuela (53,000 MT), Turkey (18,000 MT), Honduras (15,200 MT, including 6,600 MT switched from El Salvador and decreases of 300 MT), Canada (10,500 MT), and Colombia (9,200 MT).  Decreases were reported for El Salvador (6,600 MT) and unknown destinations (2,700 MT).  Exports of 295,800 MT were down 21 percent from the previous week, but up 24 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (98,500 MT), Venezuela (25,000 MT), the United Kingdom (25,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (24,700 MT), and Canada (18,100 MT).

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 26,300 MT for the 2012/2013 marketing year were up noticeably from the previous week and 46 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for South Korea (11,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), China (8,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Guatemala (5,000 MT), and Venezuela (3,200 MT).  Exports of 45,200 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and 47 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (19,000 MT), South Korea (11,000 MT), Hong Kong (9,000 MT), and Mexico (4,700 MT).

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

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 213,700 running bales for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 37 percent from the previous week and 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Turkey (52,100 RB), China (40,400 RB), Mexico (35,700 RB), South Korea (28,100 RB), Thailand (13,100 RB), and Peru (12,700 RB).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (1,100 RB).  Net sales of 29,700 RB for delivery in the 2013/2014 marketing year were for Mexico (19,200 RB), Thailand (9,400 RB), and South Korea (1,100 RB).  Exports of 318,600 RB--a marketing-year-high--were up 1 percent from the previous week and 37 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (88,100 RB), Turkey (36,400 RB), Mexico (29,900 RB), Pakistan (29,100 RB), Indonesia (22,500 RB), and Morocco (20,200 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 20,700 RB for the 2012/2013 marketing year were down 28 percent from the previous week, but up 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (10,400 RB), India (6,900 RB), Brazil (1,300 RB), and Pakistan (900 RB).  Exports of 12,900 RB were down 41 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were primarily to China (3,900 RB), Turkey (2,600 RB), India (1,900 RB), Pakistan (1,600 RB), and Indonesia (900 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For MY 2012/2013, outstanding optional origin sales total 261,100 RB, and are for China (236,800 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 71,000 RB, all China.

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 487,600 pieces were reported for delivery in 2013. Whole cattle hide sales of 486,300 pieces were primarily for China (367,300 pieces, including 3,800 pieces switched from Hong Kong and decreases of 14,700 pieces), South Korea (63,800 pieces), Taiwan (23,300 pieces), Mexico (13,400 pieces), and Japan (5,300 pieces).  Decreases were reported for Hong Kong (2,000 pieces).  Exports of 599,200 pieces were up 42 percent from the previous week.  Whole cattle hides exports of 591,100 pieces were primarily to China (318,300 pieces), South Korea (201,900 pieces), Taiwan (28,600 pieces), Mexico (14,100 pieces), and Vietnam (8,400 pieces).        

Net sales of 207,600 wet blues for delivery in 2013 were primarily for China (121,500 unsplit and 1,900 grain splits), Vietnam (31,900 grain splits), Mexico (15,800 grain splits and 6,100 unsplit), and Italy (17,800 unsplit).  Exports of 150,500 hides were primarily for China (65,200 unsplit and 4,000 grain splits), Mexico (27,100 grain splits and 2,100 unsplit), and South Korea (18,200 grain splits and 1,700 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 313,000 pounds were mainly for South Korea (257,400 pounds) and Taiwan (119,700 pounds).  Decreases were reported for Italy (72,500 pounds).  Exports of 684,500 pounds were for South Korea (595,600 pounds), Italy (84,100 pounds), and the Dominican Republic (4,800 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 14,200 MT for delivery in 2013 were primarily for Mexico (4,200 MT), Vietnam (2,900 MT), Canada (2,200 MT), Hong Kong (1,200 MT), and Egypt (1,200 MT).  Decreases were reported for Moldova (300 MT).  Exports of 15,900 MT were mainly to Mexico (3,700 MT), South Korea (3,000 MT)Canada (2,400 MT), Japan (1,900 MT), Vietnam (1,300 MT), and Hong Kong (1,200 MT).

Source: USDA


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