U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING  10/14/2021 

 Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 415,700 pieces for 2021 were up 62 percent from the previous week and 13 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (277,700 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 7,900 pieces), South Korea (63,000 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 1,000 pieces), Thailand (23,700 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 1,000 pieces), Mexico (20,200 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 100 pieces), and Cambodia (10,600 whole cattle hides), were offset by reductions for Taiwan (1,000 pieces).  Exports of 472,100 pieces were up 37 percent from the previous week and 35 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports were primarily to China (299,000 pieces), South Korea (53,500 pieces), Thailand (37,300 pieces), Mexico (33,600 pieces), and Taiwan (20,600 pieces). 

Net sales of 150,500 wet blues for 2021 were up noticeably from the previous week and up 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (136,200 unsplit, including decreases of 100 unsplit), Mexico (8,400 grain splits, including decreases of 400 grain splits), and Italy (7,300 unsplit and 100 grain splits, including decreases of 13,100 unsplit), were offset by reductions for Vietnam (1,300 unsplit), Thailand (200 unsplit), and South Korea (100 grain splits).  Net sales of 52,100 wet blues for 2022 were reported for Italy (28,100 unsplit) and Vietnam (24,000 unsplit).  Exports of 227,900 wet blues were up 75 percent from the previous week and 72 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Italy (88,700 unsplit and 12,500 grain splits), China (77,700 unsplit), Vietnam (16,000 unsplit), Thailand (13,400 unsplit), and South Korea (7,000 grain splits and 1,600 unsplit).  Total net sales of 48,200 splits were reported for China, including decreases of 4,400 splits.  Exports of 335,200 pounds were to China (255,200 pounds) and Vietnam (80,000 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

0.9

 

 

 

7.3

0.1

 

JAPAN

9.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAIWAN

-1.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHINA

277.7

 

 

 

136.2

 

48.2

INDIA

0.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAMBODIA

10.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

INDNSIA

6.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

63.0

 

 

 

 

-0.1

 

THAILND

23.7

 

 

 

-0.2

 

 

VIETNAM

 

 

 

 

-1.3

 

 

BRAZIL

3.7

 

 

 

0.1

 

 

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

 

0.1

 

MEXICO

20.2

 

 

 

 

8.4

 

NET SALES

415.7

0.0

0.0

0.0

142.0

8.4

48.2

WEEKLY EXPORTS

472.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

199.2

28.7

335.2

ACCUM. EXPORTS

15,632.0

13.4

58.3

0.0

5,015.3

588.9

15,045.1

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,010.3

25.6

23.7

0.0

866.0

80.3

2,876.4