Export Sales Highlights   

This summary is based on reports from exporters for the period July 15-21, 2016. 

Wheat:  Net sales of 506,100 metric tons for 2016/2017 were up 6 percent from the previous week, but down 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (158,200 MT, including 53,900 MT switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (76,000 MT), South Korea (48,800 MT), Chile (43,000 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,200 MT), Brazil (39,900 MT, including 28,500 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Honduras (31,400 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (44,500 MT).  Exports of 549,900 MT were up 53 percent from the previous week and 25 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (178,200 MT), Chile (92,200 MT), Brazil 59,900 MT), Taiwan (56,800 MT), Peru (49,500 MT), Thailand (27,000 MT), and Mexico (25,700 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 438,800 MT for 2015/2016 were up 27 percent from the previous week, but down 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (96,200 MT, including 86,700 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 400 MT), South Korea (75,900 MT), Mexico (73,300 MT), Algeria (61,500 MT, including 15,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Saudi Arabia (52,000 MT, including 45,000 MT switched unknown destinations), and Bangladesh (49,900 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (210,500 MT), the Dominican Republic (23,400 MT), Spain (20,000 MT), and Israel (2,700 MT).  For 2016/2017, net sales of 476,500 MT were reported primarily for unknown destinations (181,800 MT), Peru (140,000 MT), and Mexico (67,900 MT).  Exports of 1,379,800 MT were up 11 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (272,600 MT), South Korea (272,200 MT), Japan (231,000 MT), Saudi Arabia (122,000 MT), Colombia (76,200 MT), and Taiwan (72,100 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2015/2016, new optional origin sales totaling 58,000 MT were reported for unknown destinations.  The current outstanding balance is 452,800 MT, all unknown destinations.   For 2016/2017, new sales totaling 65,000 MT were reported for Taiwan.  The current outstanding balance is 65,000 MT, all Taiwan. 

Barley:  Net sales of 400 MT for 2016/2017 were reported for Japan.  Exports of 200 MT--a marketing-year-low--were reported to Taiwan. 

Sorghum:  Net sales of 71,600 MT for 2015/2016 resulted as increases for China (118,000 MT, including 113,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,500 MT), Mexico (11,100 MT), and Indonesia (500 MT), were partially offset by reductions for unknown destinations (58,000 MT).  For 2016/2017, net sales of 12,200 MT were reported for Mexico.  Exports of 171,700 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were China (171,100 MT), Mexico (600 MT), and South Korea (100 MT).  

Rice:  Net sales of 17,400 MT for 2015/2016 were down 49 percent from the previous week and 69 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Haiti (7,100 MT), Japan (6,900 MT), El Salvador (2,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Canada (1,600 MT), and Mexico (500 MT), were partially offset by reductions for unknown destinations (2,000 MT), Costa Rica (300 MT), and Albania (200 MT).  For 2016/2017, net sales of 39,800 MT were reported for Panama (13,600 MT), Honduras (7,700 MT), South Korea (5,500 MT), and Mexico (5,100 MT).  Exports of 28,900 MT, down 55 percent from the previous week and 69 percent from the prior 4-week average, were reported to Costa Rica (6,000 MT), El Salvador (4,900 MT), Canada (3,500 MT), Mexico (2,800 MT), and Jordan (2,600 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  The current exports for own account outstanding balance is 200 MT, all Canada.

Soybeans:  Net sales reductions of 1,400 MT for 2015/2016 were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (226,300 MT, including 198,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Netherlands (77,000 MT, including 70,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Vietnam (70,600 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 900 MT), Tunisia (30,000 MT), and Indonesia (20,500 MT, including 13,300 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 200 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (475,600 MT), Mexico (700 MT), and Hong Kong (100 MT).  For 2016/2017, net sales of 678,200 MT were reported primarily for unknown destinations (564,500 MT), China (60,000 MT), Mexico (21,800 MT), Taiwan (18,800 MT), and Colombia (4,400 MT).  Exports of 698,500 MT were up 77 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (411,900 MT), the Netherlands (77,000 MT), Vietnam (68,900 MT), Mexico (53,100 MT), and Japan (27,800 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2015/2016, the current optional origin outstanding sales balance is 423,000 MT, all China.  For 2016/2017, the current outstanding balance is 63,000 MT, all China. 

Exports for Own Account:  The current exports for own account outstanding balance totals 500 MT, all Canada.

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 79,200 MT for 2015/2016 were down 47 percent from the previous week and 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for the Dominican Republic (25,600 MT), Bangladesh (12,100 MT), Colombia (12,100 MT, including 9,000 MT switched unknown destinations), Libya (11,400 MT, including 11,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Algeria (11,000 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Peru (10,000 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (48,900 MT), Jamaica (2,000 MT), and Honduras (500 MT).   For 2016/2017, net sales of 75,100 MT were reported primarily for Mexico (60,400 MT), the Dominican Republic (9,200 MT), and unknown destinations (4,300 MT).  Exports of 229,200 MT were up 23 percent from the previous week and 35 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were the Philippines (60,000 MT), Mexico (37,400 MT), Colombia (18,300 MT), Canada (16,000 MT), Honduras (13,600 MT), Guatemala (13,300 MT), and Libya (11,400 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2015/2016, the current optional origin outstanding sales balance is 36,000 MT, all unknown destinations.

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 6,500 MT for 2015/2016 were down 62 percent from the previous week and 82 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (5,700 MT), Canada (500 MT), and Colombia (200 MT).  Exports of 12,800 MT were down 56 percent from the previous week and 46 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (7,700 MT), Colombia (4,200 MT), and Canada (700 MT).

Cotton:   Net upland sales totaling 44,600 RB for 2015/2016--a marketing-year low--were down 38 percent from the previous week and 54 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Vietnam (28,800 RB, including 500 RB switched from Japan and decreases of 300 RB), China (13,100 RB, including 4,300 MT switched from Hong Kong and 700 RB switched from South Korea), Indonesia (7,900 RB, including 600 RB switched from Japan), Thailand (6,000 RB, including 1,100 RB switched from Indonesia), Guatemala (2,300 RB, switched from El Salvador), and India (1,500 RB).  Reductions were reported for South Korea (9,000 RB), Hong Kong (4,300 RB), El Salvador (2,300 RB), and Japan (1,600 RB).   For 2016/2017, net sales of 190,100 RB reported primarily for China (50,100 RB), Indonesia (41,000 RB), Pakistan (32,900 RB), and Vietnam (24,100 RB), were partially offset by reductions for Japan (4,600 RB), Taiwan (1,300 RB), and Colombia (300 RB).  Exports of 181,500 RB were down 2 percent from the previous week and 17 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Vietnam (42,900 RB), Indonesia (26,600 RB), Mexico (19,500 RB), Turkey (18,200 RB), China (17,300 RB), and South Korea (8,700 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 300 RB for 2015/2016--a marketing-year low--were down 97 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (300 RB) and Thailand (100 RB, switched from Japan), were partially offset by reductions for Japan (100 RB).  For 2016/2017, net sales of 42,600 RB were reported primarily for Pakistan (24,500 RB), India (9,300 RB), China (7,900 RB), and Germany (900 RB).  Exports of 11,000 RB were up 45 percent from the previous week and 30 percent from the 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (3,600 RB), India (1,700 RB), Peru (1,500 RB), and Thailand (1,200 RB).

Exports for Own Account: New exports for own account totaling 23,300 RB were reported to China (500 RB) and Indonesia (22,800 RB).  Exports for own account totaling 800 RB to China were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current outstanding balance of 62,400 RB is for China (34,000 RB), Indonesia (22,800 RB), and Vietnam (5,600 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 298,500 pieces for 2016 were up 15 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior-4 week average.  Whole cattle hide sales of 298,600 pieces for China (204,000 pieces), South Korea (64,000 pieces), Mexico (21,200 pieces), Taiwan (6,000 pieces), and Thailand (2,000 pieces), were partially offset by reductions for Italy (700 pieces), Uruguay (100 pieces), and Indonesia (100 pieces).  Exports of 343,700 pieces were up 7 percent from the previous week, but down 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports of 341,100 pieces were primarily to China (181,800 pieces), South Korea (81,900 pieces), Taiwan (33,900 pieces), Mexico (12,900 pieces), and Italy (10,800 pieces).     

Net sales of 152,800 wet blues for 2016 were up noticeably from the previous week and up 50 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (38,800 unsplit and 6,600 grain splits), Hong Kong (37,200 grain splits), the Dominican Republic (25,600 unsplit), and Vietnam (24,000 unsplit).  Reductions were reported for India (1,100 unsplit), Mexico (800 grain splits), Japan (100 grain splits), Thailand (100 unsplit), and Vietnam (100 grain splits).  Exports of 110,600 wet blues were down 15 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Exports were primarily to China (23,400 unsplit and 10,600 grain splits), Italy (24,200 unsplit), Vietnam (9,600 unsplit and 5,900 grain splits), and the Dominican Republic (7,200 unsplit).  Net sales of splits totaling 171,200 pounds for 2016 were reported for Vietnam (91,600 pounds), Hong Kong (35,500 pounds), Italy (26,800 pounds), South Korea (13,100 pounds), and China (4,200 pounds).  Exports of 596,500 pounds were reported to South Korea (305,800 pounds) and Hong Kong (290,700 pounds). 

Beef:  Net sales of 20,700 MT for 2016 were up 44 percent from the previous week and 45 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (6,000 MT), South Korea (5,600 MT), Mexico (3,300 MT), Hong Kong (2,500 MT), and Canada (1,400 MT).    Exports of 14,400 MT were down 2 percent from the previous week, but up 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (5,200 MT), South Korea (3,600 MT), Mexico (1,900 MT), Canada (1,300 MT), and Hong Kong (800 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 10,700 MT for 2016 were down 5 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (7,600 MT), Japan (3,300 MT), Hong Kong (1,200 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), and Chile (300 MT).  Reductions were reported for China (3,200 MT).  Exports of 18,600 MT were down 8 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (6,300 MT), Japan (4,300 MT), China (2,400 MT), South Korea (1,500 MT), and Canada (1,300 MT).

July 28, 2016                                                                              1                                      FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE/USDA

 

SUMMARY OF EXPORT TRANSACTIONS

Reported Under the Daily Reporting System

for Period Ending July 21, 2016

 

COMMODITY                                        DESTINATION                                QUANTITY (MT)                        MARKETING

 No new sales were reported during the above period.