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This summary is based on reports from exporters for the period September 19-25, 2014.

Wheat:   Net sales of 741,000 metric tons for delivery in the 2014/2015 marketing year were up 92 percent from the previous week and 90 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Nigeria (241,300 MT), Vietnam (64,500 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Ecuador (54,500 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 3,000 MT), unknown destinations (53,200 MT), Italy (45,300 MT), Mexico (41,000 MT), and Venezuela (40,000 MT).  Exports of 554,700 MT were up 20 percent from the previous week, but down 13 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Taiwan (88,300 MT), Nigeria (81,000 MT), Mexico (77,200 MT), Brazil (75,200 MT), Japan (66,600 MT), Ecuador (54,500 MT), Italy (42,800 MT), and Vietnam (38,500 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 to Italy (1,100 MT) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account balance is 35,200 MT, all Italy. 

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports to Mexico were adjusted down 10,363 MT for week ending September 18th.   The correct destination for this shipment is Nigeria and is included in this week’s report.

Corn:  Net sales of 638,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported primarily for Mexico (164,800 MT), Canada (115,800 MT), South Korea (67,800 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Colombia (64,600 MT, including 38,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 14,900 MT), and Taiwan (40,300 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (8,600 MT), Costa Rica (3,800 MT), and Jamaica (1,000 MT).  Net sales of 47,900 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for Mexico.  Exports of 620,400 MT were primarily to Japan (232,000 MT), Mexico (147,800 MT), Colombia (111,700 MT), South Korea (68,000 MT), and Canada (40,800 MT).

Barley:  Net sales of 500 MT resulted as increases for Morocco (25,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations) and Taiwan (500 MT), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (25,000 MT).  Exports of 400 MT were reported to Taiwan (200 MT) and South Korea (200 MT). 

Sorghum: Net sales of 153,400 MT for 2014/2015 were reported for China (143,300 MT) and Japan (10,100 MT).  Exports of 194,900 MT were reported to China (182,800 MT) and Japan (12,200 MT).  

Rice:  Net sales of 66,800 MT for 2014/2015 were up 44 percent from the previous week and 62 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Haiti (23,800 MT), unknown destinations (14,600 MT), Japan (12,000 MT), the United Kingdom (3,300 MT), and Honduras (3,000 MT).  Exports of 29,400 MT were down 57 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were to Haiti (14,300 MT), Mexico (4,300 MT), Jordan (2,700 MT), Canada (2,500 MT), and South Korea (2,000 MT).

Soybeans:  Net sales of 869,100 MT for 2014/2015 were reported primarily for China (730,800 MT, including 189,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 70,700 MT), the Netherlands (141,500 MT, including 140,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 4,000 MT), Taiwan (69,400 MT), Mexico (43,900 MT), and Japan (35,000 MT).  Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (196,500 MT), Thailand (14,100 MT)and Colombia (1,000 MT).  Net sales of 21,500 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for Thailand.  Exports of 752,400 MT were primarily to China (486,700 MT), the Netherlands (141,500 MT), Mexico (60,000 MT), Colombia (16,000 MT), and Indonesia (12,100 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2014/2015, outstanding optional origin sales total 1,561,500 MT, and are for China (1,335,500 MT), Egypt (181,000 MT), and Mexico (45,000 MT). 

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales reductions of 26,800 MT for 2013/2014 were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Venezuela (29,700 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Canada (5,500 MT), Spain (2,700 MT), and the Philippines (500 MT), were more than offset by decreases for Mexico (30,900 MT), unknown destinations (29,700 MT), Japan (2,600 MT), Saudi Arabia (1,500 MT), and Jamaica (500 MT).   Net sales of 259,300 MT for 2014/2015 reported for the Philippines (85,800 MT), Vietnam (82,900 MT), Mexico (67,300 MT), and Panama (23,800 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (88,600 MT).  Exports of 140,900 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and 89 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (43,300 MT), Spain (42,700 MT), Venezuela (29,700 MT), Canada (15,600 MT), and Jamaica (4,000 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales reductions of 3,400 MT for 2013/2014 resulted as increases for Trinidad (100 MT), were more than offset by decreases for Mexico (3,500 MT) and Canada (100 MT).  Net sales of 27,200 MT for 2014/2015 reported for Colombia (10,400 MT), Nicaragua (7,600 MT), Guatemala (6,000 MT), and Mexico (4,200 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (4,000 MT).   Exports of 12,500 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.   The primary destinations were the Dominican Republic (10,500 MT), Mexico (1,400 MT), Canada (200 MT), and Trinidad (100 MT). 

Cotton:  Net Upland sales of 226,400 RB for 2014/2015 were up 45 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Turkey (54,400 RB), China (48,800 RB), Thailand (27,500 RB), Pakistan (16,300 RB, including 900 RB switched from China), South Korea (9,400 RB), and Vietnam (8,800 RB, including 2,500 RB switched from China).  Net sales of 7,700 RB for 2015/2016 reported for El Salvador (5,700 RB), Mexico (3,100 RB), and Turkey (2,200 RB), were partially offset by decreases for Indonesia (3,300 RB).  Exports of 77,600 RB--a marketing-year low--were down 12 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (16,100 RB), Vietnam (11,600 RB), Indonesia (9,700 RB), China (9,000 RB), and Taiwan (5,000 RB).  Net American Pima sales of 2,300 RB--a marketing-year low--for 2014/2015 were down 27 percent from the previous week and 42 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases reported for India (1,700 RB), Indonesia (400 RB), Taiwan (200 RB), and Thailand (100 RB), were partially offset by decreases for Turkey (100 RB).   Exports of 1,700 RB were primarily to India (900 RB), Indonesia (400 RB), and Japan (300 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:  The current exports for own account balance is 54,300 RB, all China.

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 405,800 pieces were up 38 percent from the previous week and 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 386,500 pieces were primarily for China (250,100 pieces, including 1,800 pieces switched from Mexico and decreases of 12,000 pieces), South Korea (45,700 pieces), Taiwan (22,000 pieces), Indonesia (18,100 pieces), and Mexico (13,800 pieces).  Exports of 415,400 pieces were up 22 percent from the previous week and 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports of 410,700 pieces were primarily to China (274,400 pieces), South Korea (70,600 pieces), Mexico (32,600 pieces), and Thailand (7,200 pieces).

Net sales of 161,200 wet blues for 2014 were down 58 percent from the previous week, but up 60 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Italy (72,400 unsplit), China (54,300 unsplit and 5,600 grain splits), Vietnam (18,000 unsplit), and Mexico (7,400 grain splits and 1,200 unsplit).  Decreases were reported for Italy (700 grain splits), Japan (400 grain splits), South Korea (100 unsplit), and Taiwan (100 unsplit).  Exports of 227,600 wet blues were primarily to China (71,800 unsplit and 14,500 grain splits), Italy (41,300 unsplit and 17,000 grain splits), Vietnam (22,600 unsplit), and the Dominican Republic (17,600 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 1,100 pounds for 2014 resulted as increases for Taiwan (50,000 pounds) and Hong Kong (31,700 pounds), were partially offset by decreases for South Korea (77,000 pounds), Vietnam (2,300 pounds), and China (1,300 pounds).  Exports of 510,600 pounds were reported to South Korea (225,500 pounds), Taiwan (150,000 pounds), Hong Kong (92,400 pounds), and China (42,700 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 12,000 MT for 2014 were down 2 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (3,700 MT), Mexico (2,500 MT), South Korea (2,100 MT), Hong Kong (1,800 MT), and Canada (900 MT).  Net sales of 500 MT for 2015 were reported for Canada (300 MT) and Mexico (200 MT).  Exports of 13,700 MT were up 3 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (4,200 MT), Hong Kong (2,900 MT), Mexico (2,200 MT), South Korea (2,000 MT), and Canada (1,100 MT). 

Pork:  Net sales of 22,800 MT for 2014 were up 12 percent from the previous week and 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (9,400 MT), China (3,600 MT), Japan (2,600 MT), South Korea (2,000 MT), and Hong Kong (1,500 MT).  Exports of 23,200 MT were primary to Mexico (7,400 MT), Japan (4,800 MT), South Korea (3,200 MT), Canada (1,900 MT), and China (1,900 MT). 

Export Adjustments:  For 2012/2013, accumulated exports were adjusted down a total of 167 MT for the period April 18, 2013 through December 31, 2013 for Hong Kong (77 MT), the United Arab Emirates (64 MT), Singapore (15 MT), Panama (9 MT), Thailand (1 MT), and Lebanon (1 MT).  For 2013/2014, accumulated exports were adjusted down a total of 147 MT for the period January 9, 2014 through September 18, 2014 for Hong Kong (55 MT), the United Arab Emirates (60 MT), Singapore (28 MT), Thailand (3 MT), and Lebanon (1 MT).  These adjustments were made to correct reporting that was done of non-reportable commodities. 

October 2, 2014                                                      1                                     FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE/USDA  

                                                                                                                        Reported Under the Daily Reporting System
                                                                                                                                For Period Ending September 25, 2014

COMMODITY                                                                                DESTINATIONS                                        QUANTITY (MT)                         MARKETING YEAR 

 

CORN                                                                                                  MEXICO                                                        59,309 MT 1/                                2014/2015

CORN                                                                                                  MEXICO                                                        47,879 MT 1/                                2015/2016

GRAIN SORGHUM                                                                            UNKNOWN                                                110,000 MT 1/                                 2014/2015

SOYBEANS                                                                                        CHINA                                                         115,000 MT 1/                                 2014/2015

WHEAT (HRW)                                                                                   NIGERIA                                                     120,000 MT 1/                                 2014/2015                                   

 

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