U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING  7/28/2022   

 

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 345,300 pieces for 2022 were down 1 percent from the previous week and 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (286,000 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 38,300 pieces), Mexico (24,500 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 7,500 pieces), South Korea (17,600 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 3,300 pieces), Thailand (8,300 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 1,800 pieces), and Italy (3,500 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 700 pieces), were offset by reductions primarily for Taiwan (700 pieces).  In addition, total net sales of 4,200 calf skins were for Italy, including decreases of 1,400 pieces.  Exports of 439,100 pieces were up 5 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (243,100 pieces), South Korea (68,800 pieces), Mexico (48,000 pieces), Thailand (23,500 pieces), and Brazil (18,800 pieces).  In addition, total exports of 5,600 calf skins were to Italy.

Net sales of 96,700 wet blues for 2022 were up 38 percent from the previous week, but down 29 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (34,200 unsplit, including decreases of 9,100 unsplit), Thailand (25,500 unsplit), Vietnam (16,200 unsplit), Italy (12,800 unsplit and 100 grain splits, including decreases of 100 unsplit), and Brazil (8,000 unsplit), were offset by reductions for Portugal (100 grain splits).  Exports of 166,800 wet blues were up 5 percent from the previous week and 37 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Italy (42,200 unsplit and 16,200 grain splits), China (58,200 unsplit), Vietnam (27,500 unsplit), Thailand (9,200 unsplit), and Taiwan (8,000 unsplit).  Net sales of 799,500 splits were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Vietnam (708,500 pounds, including decreases of 400 pounds), China (88,000 pounds), and Taiwan (3,000 pounds).  Exports of 897,900 pounds were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were to Vietnam (727,400 pounds), China (87,500 pounds), and Taiwan (83,000 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

3.5

4.2

 

 

12.8

0.1

 

PORTUGL

 

 

 

 

 

-0.1

 

SPAIN

2.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAIWAN

-0.7

 

 

 

 

 

3.0

CHINA

286.0

 

 

 

34.2

 

88.0

INDNSIA

-0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

17.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

THAILND

8.3

 

 

 

25.5

 

 

VIETNAM

 

 

 

 

16.2

 

708.5

BRAZIL

 

 

 

 

8.0

 

 

MEXICO

24.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

NET SALES

341.1

4.2

0.0

0.0

96.7

0.0

799.5

WEEKLY EXPORTS

433.5

5.6

0.0

0.0

149.2

17.6

897.9

ACCUM. EXPORTS

12,264.6

22.2

31.8

0.0

3,839.8

433.5

14,614.7

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,238.2

32.9

20.7

0.0

969.8

65.9

2,766.0