U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING  11/18/2021  

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 443,100 pieces for 2021 were down 14 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (312,000 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 14,700 pieces), South Korea (53,800 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 400 pieces), Thailand (21,900 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 1,100 pieces), Mexico (18,200 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 600 pieces), and Taiwan (17,600 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 100 pieces), were offset by reductions for Brazil (100 pieces).  Net sales of 46,700 pieces for 2022 primarily for China (28,200 whole cattle hides), Thailand (9,800 whole cattle hides), and Italy (7,000 whole cattle hides), were offset by reductions for Mexico (2,000 whole cattle hides).  Exports of 357,700 pieces were down 10 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide exports were primarily to China (233,200 pieces), Thailand (39,100 pieces), South Korea (28,600 pieces), Mexico (28,100 pieces), and Indonesia (11,300 pieces).

 Net sales of 30,500 wet blues for 2021 were down 79 percent from the previous week and 75 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (13,100 unsplit), Vietnam (12,000 unsplit), and the Dominican Republic (6,400 unsplit), were offset by reductions primarily for Thailand (400 unsplit) and Italy (300 unsplit and 100 grain splits).  Net sales of 108,100 wet blues for 2022 were reported for Vietnam (40,200 unsplit), Italy (16,000 unsplit and 18,500 grain splits), China (28,000 unsplit), Brazil (3,000 unsplit), and Taiwan (2,400 unsplit).  Exports of 104,600 wet blues were down 27 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Italy (27,100 unsplit and 5,400 grain splits), Vietnam (29,900 unsplit), China (23,300 unsplit), Thailand (9,000 unsplit), and Taiwan (7,100 unsplit).  Net sales of 87,400 splits were primarily for Vietnam (83,100 splits).  Total net sales reductions of 82,400 splits for 2022 were for Vietnam.  Exports of 360,200 pounds were to Vietnam (280,000 pounds) and China (80,200 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

6.9

 

 

 

-0.3

-0.1

 

SPAIN

3.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

JAPAN

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAIWAN

17.6

 

 

 

-0.1

 

 

CHINA

312.0

 

 

 

13.1

 

4.2

INDIA

0.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

INDNSIA

6.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

53.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

THAILND

21.9

 

 

 

-0.4

 

 

VIETNAM

 

 

 

 

12.0

 

83.1

BRAZIL

-0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

CANADA

0.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

6.4

 

 

MEXICO

18.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

NET SALES

443.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

30.6

-0.1

87.4

WEEKLY EXPORTS

357.7

0.0

0.0

0.0

97.4

7.2

360.2

ACCUM. EXPORTS

17,545.2

13.4

70.3

0.0

5,563.5

641.5

16,801.2

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,712.4

31.2

15.2

0.0

783.6

84.5

3,064.1