U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING 6/16/2016 

 

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 414,000 pieces, all whole cattle hides, reported for delivery in 2016 were down 12 percent from the previous week and 13 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (221,600 pieces), South Korea (116,600 pieces), Thailand (34,200 pieces), Mexico (14,600 pieces), and Italy (7,200 pieces).  Reductions were reported for the Netherlands (600 pieces).  Exports of 374,700 pieces, all whole cattle hides, were down 5 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (195,400 pieces), South Korea (80,800 pieces), Mexico (37,900 pieces), Thailand (20,100 pieces), and Taiwan (20,000 pieces). 

Net sales of 97,000 wet blues for 2016 were down 6 percent from the previous week and 13 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (54,900 unsplit and 5,300 grain splits), Thailand (28,400 unsplit), Vietnam (14,000 unsplit), and the Dominican Republic (4,700 unsplit).  Reductions were reported for Taiwan (14,400 unsplit), South Korea (1,800 grain splits), Argentina (200 grain splits), and Hong Kong (100 grain splits).  Exports of 164,600 wet blues were down 1 percent from the previous week, but up 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Exports were primarily to China (50,200 unsplit and 16,600 grain splits), Italy (36,200 unsplit and 4,200 grain splits), South Korea (15,300 grain splits), and Mexico (10,100 unsplit and 4,700 grain splits).  Net sales of splits totaling 1,388,600 pounds for 2016 reported for Taiwan (873,600 pounds), Hong Kong (287,800 pounds), Vietnam (261,500 pounds), and China (15,600 pounds), were partially offset by reductions for South Korea (48,500 pounds) and Italy (1,400 pounds).  Exports of 1,317,700 pounds were reported to South Korea (631,500 pounds), Hong Kong (356,900 pounds), and China (329,300 pounds). 

WEEKLY NET

SALES ACTIVITY 

COUNTRY

WHOLE

WET BLUES

 

CATTLE
HIDES
1601

 

CALF
SKINS
1602

 

KIP
SKINS
1603

 

CROUPONS
1604

 UNSPLIT
1606

 

GRAIN
SPLIT
1607

 

DROP
SPLITS
1608

THOUSAND UNITS

GERMANY

 

 

 

 

 

1.8

 

ITALY

7.2

 

 

 

2.1

 

-1.4

NETHLDS

-0.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

JAPAN

5.6

 

 

 

 

0.1

 

TAIWAN

5.8

 

 

 

-14.4

 

873.6

CHINA

221.6

 

 

 

54.9

5.3

15.6

HG KONG

 

 

 

 

 

-0.1

287.8

INDNSIA

4.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

116.6

 

 

 

 

-1.8

-48.5

THAILND

34.2

 

 

 

28.4

 

 

VIETNAM

4.1

 

 

 

14.0

-0.1

261.5

ARGENT

 

 

 

 

 

-0.2

 

BRAZIL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

4.7

 

 

MEXICO

14.6

 

 

 

2.6

-0.1

 

NET SALES

414.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

92.1

4.9

1,388.6

WEEKLY EXPORTS

374.7

0.0

0.0

0.0

113.0

51.6

1,317.7

ACCUM. EXPORTS

8,673.9

6.5

97.6

0.0

2,306.3

1,133.3

25,026.1

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,252.6

0.0

30.2

0.0

523.2

412.7

13,362.3