U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING 7/2/2020    

Hides and Skins: Net sales of 630,100 pieces for 2020 were up 58 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (427,100 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 10,900 pieces), Mexico (118,200 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 100 pieces), South Korea (73,800 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 700 pieces), Ethiopia (7,700 whole cattle hides), and Japan (2,400 whole cattle hides), were offset by reductions for Indonesia (200 pieces).  Additionally, net sales reductions of 100 kip skins were for Canada.  Exports of 516,900 pieces reported for 2020 were up 27 percent from the previous week and 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (384,100 pieces), Mexico (68,700 pieces), South Korea (54,100 pieces), Indonesia (3,200 pieces), and Vietnam (2,500 pieces).  In addition, exports of 1,300 kip skins were to Canada. 

Net sales of 33,300 wet blues for 2020 were down 40 percent from the previous week and 52 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Vietnam (10,800 grain splits and 10,200 unsplit), Italy (9,500 unsplit), Taiwan (1,700 grain splits), China (1,300 grain splits and decreases of 100 unsplit), and Mexico (100 grain split), were offset by reductions for Brazil (100 grain splits) and Thailand (100 unsplit).  Exports of 46,700 wet blues for 2020 were down 40 percent from the previous week and 42 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to China (15,900 unsplit), Thailand (7,900 unsplit), Vietnam (7,700 unsplit), Italy (6,400 unsplit), and Brazil (6,400 grain splits).  Net sales of 698,900 splits were for Vietnam, including decreases of 21,100 pounds.  Exports of 80,000 pounds were to Vietnam.

 

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

 

 

 

 

9.5

 

 

JAPAN

2.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAIWAN

 

 

 

 

 

1.7

 

CHINA

427.1

 

 

 

-0.1

1.3

 

INDNSIA

-0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

73.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

THAILND

0.2

 

 

 

-0.1

 

 

VIETNAM

0.9

 

 

 

10.2

10.8

698.9

ETHIOP

7.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRAZIL

 

 

 

 

 

-0.1

 

CANADA

 

 

-0.1

 

 

 

 

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEXICO

118.2

 

 

 

 

0.1

 

NET SALES

630.2

0.0

-0.1

0.0

19.6

13.7

698.9

WEEKLY EXPORTS

515.6

0.0

1.3

0.0

40.3

6.4

80.0

ACCUM. EXPORTS

10,506.0

37.9

61.4

0.0

2,499.6

273.8

7,121.3

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,808.1

38.1

32.4

0.0

870.4

184.5

1,832.1