U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING 7/23/2020    

Hides and Skins: Net sales of 447,600 pieces for 2020 were up 4 percent from the previous week, but down 12 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (343,100 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 12,000 pieces), Mexico (60,100 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 900 pieces), South Korea (32,000 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 2,300 pieces), Turkey (8,100 whole cattle hides), and Vietnam (3,400 whole cattle hides), were offset by reductions primarily for Indonesia (200 whole cattle hides) and Brazil (100 whole cattle hides).  Exports of 544,400 pieces reported for 2020 were up 41 percent from the previous week and 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (421,100 pieces), Mexico (53,100 pieces), South Korea (47,700 pieces), Brazil (11,400 pieces), and Vietnam (4,500 pieces).

Net sales of 133,100 wet blues for 2020 were down 16 percent from the previous week, but up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Brazil (39,900 grain splits), China (39,800 unsplit, including decreases of 200 unsplit), Thailand (20,000 unsplit), Italy (15,100 unsplit, including decreases of 300 unsplit), and Vietnam (11,200 unsplit), were offset by reductions for Taiwan(2,400 unsplit).  Exports of 100,400 wet blues for 2020 were up 23 percent from the previous week and 40 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Italy (42,800 unsplit and 6,400 grain splits), China (13,600 unsplit), Thailand (12,400 unsplit), Vietnam (7,600 unsplit), and Mexico (6,000 grain splits).  Net sales of 237,800 splits were for China (166,300 pounds, including decreases of 3,700 pounds) and Vietnam (71,500 pounds, including decreases of 5,200 pounds).  Exports of 394,900 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

 

 

 

 

15.1

 

 

TURKEY

8.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAIWAN

0.4

 

 

 

-2.4

 

 

CHINA

343.1

 

 

 

39.8

 

166.3

INDIA

0.8

 

 

 

1.7

1.9

 

INDNSIA

-0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

32.0

 

 

 

 

2.7

 

THAILND

 

 

 

 

20.0

 

 

VIETNAM

3.4

 

 

 

11.2

 

71.5

BRAZIL

-0.1

 

 

 

 

39.9

 

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

1.6

 

 

MEXICO

60.1

 

 

 

1.7

 

 

NET SALES

447.6

0.0

0.0

0.0

88.7

44.5

237.8

WEEKLY EXPORTS

544.4

0.0

0.0

0.0

82.8

17.6

394.9

ACCUM. EXPORTS

11,898.1

37.9

62.7

0.0

2,739.5

297.1

7,757.2

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,867.5

38.1

31.0

0.0

942.1

153.0

1,798.4