U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING 7/14/2016  

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 259,900 pieces, all whole cattle hides, reported for delivery in 2016 were up 34 percent from the previous week, but down 19 percent from the prior-4 week average.  Increases reported for China (168,600 pieces), South Korea (49,300 pieces), Taiwan (22,800 pieces), Thailand (10,700 pieces), and Mexico (4,800 pieces), were partially offset by reductions for Vietnam (100 pieces).  Exports of 341,300 pieces were down 9 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports of 340,300 pieces were primarily to China (224,000 pieces), South Korea (55,400 pieces), Mexico (28,600 pieces), Vietnam (8,200 pieces), Indonesia (6,600 pieces), and Thailand (6,400 pieces). 

Net sales of 17,800 wet blues for 2016 were down 87 percent from the previous week and 85 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Italy (6,700 unsplit), the Dominican Republic (6,400 unsplit), Thailand (6,300 unsplit), and Taiwan (3,700 unsplit).  Reductions were reported for India (2,800 grain splits and 600 unsplit), China (1,100 grain splits and 300 unsplit), and Mexico (300 unsplit and 200 grain splits).  Exports of 130,700 wet blues were down 8 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Exports were primarily to Italy (41,000 unsplit and 5,800 grain splits), China (14,500 unsplit and 10,600 grain splits), Vietnam (15,000 unsplit and 6,100 grain splits), and the Dominican Republic (11,500 unsplit).  Net sales reductions of splits totaling 50,700 pounds for 2016 resulted as increases for South Korea (267,400 pounds), were more than offset by reductions for China (140,000 pounds), Hong Kong (66,900 pounds), Vietnam (66,300 pounds), and Italy (44,900 pounds).  Exports of 902,900 pounds were reported to South Korea (416,200 pounds), Hong Kong (284,400 pounds), and China (202,400 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

ITALY

0.6

 

 

 

6.7

 

-44.9

NETHLDS

 

 

 

 

 

0.1

 

JAPAN

1.6

 

 

 

 

-0.1

 

TAIWAN

22.8

 

 

 

3.7

 

 

CHINA

168.6

 

 

 

-0.3

-1.1

-140.0

INDIA

1.6

 

 

 

-0.6

-2.8

 

HG KONG

 

 

 

 

 

 

-66.9

INDNSIA

0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

49.3

 

 

 

0.1

 

267.4

THAILND

10.7

 

 

 

6.3

 

 

VIETNAM

-0.1

 

 

 

 

0.1

-66.3

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

6.4

 

 

MEXICO

4.8

 

 

 

-0.3

-0.2

 

NET SALES

259.9

0.0

0.0

0.0

21.9

-4.0

-50.7

WEEKLY EXPORTS

340.3

0.0

1.0

0.0

99.1

31.6

902.9

ACCUM. EXPORTS

10,105.3

6.5

98.5

0.0

2,687.1

1,293.9

28,930.2

OUTSTANDING SALES

2,939.1

0.0

40.5

0.0

499.4

302.8

9,641.9