U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING 6/25/2020    

Hides and Skins: Net sales of 398,500 pieces for 2020 were down 34 percent from the previous week and 24 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (355,900 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 16,800 pieces), South Korea (19,300 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 400 pieces), Mexico (4,000 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 100 pieces), and Vietnam (1,100 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 800 pieces), were offset by reductions for Thailand (2,400 pieces) and Indonesia (100 pieces).  Additionally, net sales of 20,600 kip skins resulting in increases for Belgium (20,800 kip skins, including decreases of 1,600 kip skins), were offset by reductions for Canada (200 kip skins).  Exports of 405,800 pieces reported for 2020 were up 15 percent from the previous week, but down 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (335,800 pieces), South Korea (20,100 pieces), Mexico (16,200 pieces), Thailand (12,400 pieces), and El Salvador (6,000 pieces).  In addition, exports of 3,900 kip skins were to Belgium (2,700 kip skins) and Canada (1,200 kip skins).

Net sales of 55,500 wet blues for 2020 were down 6 percent from the previous week and 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Italy (19,200 unsplit and 12,100 grain splits), Thailand (19,700 unsplit, including decreases of 300 unsplit), Vietnam (5,700 unsplit), and Taiwan (4,000 unsplit), were offset by reductions for the Dominican Republic (4,800 unsplit), China (300 unsplit), and Brazil (100 grain splits).  Exports of 77,900 wet blues for 2020 were up 6 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were to China (37,500 unsplit), Italy (25,000 unsplit), Thailand (10,100 unsplit), Vietnam (3,800 unsplit), and Taiwan (1,600 unsplit).  Net sales of 25,300 splits were for Vietnam.  Exports of 199,800 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

BELGIUM

 

 

20.8

 

 

 

 

ITALY

 

 

 

 

19.2

12.1

 

TAIWAN

 

 

 

 

4.0

 

 

CHINA

355.9

 

 

 

-0.3

 

 

INDNSIA

-0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

19.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

THAILND

-2.4

 

 

 

19.7

 

 

VIETNAM

1.1

 

 

 

5.7

 

25.3

BRAZIL

 

 

 

 

 

-0.1

 

CANADA

 

 

-0.2

 

 

 

 

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

-4.8

 

 

MEXICO

4.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

NET SALES

377.9

0.0

20.6

0.0

43.5

12.0

25.3

WEEKLY EXPORTS

401.9

0.0

3.9

0.0

77.9

0.0

199.8

ACCUM. EXPORTS

9,990.4

37.9

60.1

0.0

2,459.2

267.4

7,041.3

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,693.5

38.1

33.8

0.0

891.2

177.1

1,213.2