U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING  6/23/2022  

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 364,600 pieces for 2022 were down 18 percent from the previous week and 15 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (202,600 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 17,900 pieces), Mexico (59,600 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 1,700 pieces), South Korea (53,300 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 600 pieces), Thailand (30,500 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 1,600 pieces), and Germany (4,100 whole cattle hides), were offset by reductions for Taiwan (4,800 pieces).  Total net sales of 7,200 calf skins were for Italy.  In addition, total net sales reductions of 300 kip skins were for Belgium.  Exports of 444,800 pieces were up 27 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (245,100 pieces), Thailand (64,600 pieces), Mexico (48,900 pieces), South Korea (41,000 pieces), and Brazil (18,600 pieces).  In addition, total exports of 2,600 kip skins were to Belgium. 

Net sales of 68,100 wet blues for 2022 were down 73 percent from the previous week and 64 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for Vietnam (38,500 unsplit, including decreases of 200 unsplit), Italy (21,400 grain splits, including decreases of 15,500 unsplit and 100 grain splits), China (19,100 unsplit), India (2,400 grain splits), and Taiwan (1,700 grain splits).  Total net sales of 6,500 wet blues for 2023 were for Italy.  Exports of 119,700 wet blues were down 19 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to China (33,000 unsplit), Vietnam (30,100 unsplit), Italy (21,000 unsplit), Thailand (18,700 unsplit), and Hong Kong (5,000 unsplit).  Net sales of 168,800 splits were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 44 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Vietnam (239,300 pounds, including decreases of 23,600 pounds), were offset by reductions for South Korea (70,400 pounds).  Exports of 358,400 pounds were down 35 percent from the previous week and 24 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were to Vietnam (314,600 pounds) and China (43,800 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

BELGIUM

 

 

-0.3

 

 

 

 

GERMANY

4.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITALY

2.3

7.2

 

 

-15.5

21.4

 

TURKEY

4.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

JAPAN

1.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAIWAN

-4.8

 

 

 

 

1.7

 

CHINA

202.6

 

 

 

19.1

 

 

INDIA

0.7

 

 

 

 

2.4

 

HG KONG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

53.3

 

 

 

 

 

-70.4

THAILND

30.5

 

 

 

0.7

 

 

VIETNAM

 

 

 

 

38.5

 

239.3

BRAZIL

3.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

CANADA

0.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEXICO

59.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

NET SALES

357.7

7.2

-0.3

0.0

42.7

25.4

168.8

WEEKLY EXPORTS

442.2

0.0

2.6

0.0

117.0

2.8

358.4

ACCUM. EXPORTS

10,336.7

16.6

31.8

0.0

3,232.6

387.2

12,438.7

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,382.1

34.3

20.7

0.0

969.7

78.5

2,846.4