U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING  5/19/2022 

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 416,900 pieces for 2022 were down 31 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (208,700 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 19,700 pieces), Mexico (64,000 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 1,500 pieces), South Korea (54,600 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 2,100 pieces), Italy (46,700 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 300 pieces), and Thailand (21,600 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 6,800 pieces), were offset by reductions for Germany (200 pieces) and India (100 pieces).  In addition, total net sales of 7,000 calf skins were reported for Italy.  Exports of 422,800 pieces were down 4 percent from the previous week and 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (184,800 pieces), South Korea (133,800 pieces), Mexico (46,700 pieces), Thailand (26,400 pieces), and Italy (7,400 pieces). 

Net sales of 110,400 wet blues for 2022 were down 54 percent from the previous week, but up 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Italy (42,000 unsplit, including decreases of 4,400 unsplit and 100 grain splits), Vietnam (36,100 unsplit), China (17,600 unsplit, including decreases of 11,200 unsplit), Thailand (10,400 unsplit, including decreases of 9,700 unsplit), and Brazil (3,000 unsplit), were offset by reductions for India (300 grain splits).  Exports of 138,000 wet blues were down 22 percent from the previous week and 14 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to China (44,400 unsplit), Italy (26,900 unsplit and 6,700 grain splits), Vietnam (27,100 unsplit), Thailand (16,500 unsplit), and India (8,000 grain splits).  Net sales of 65,300 splits were down 90 percent from the previous week and 83 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (40,000 pounds), Taiwan (40,000 pounds), and South Korea (3,900 pounds), were offset by reductions for Vietnam (18,600 pounds).  Exports of 440,000 pounds were down 40 percent from the prior 4-week average and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destination was to Vietnam. 

WEEKLY NET

SALES ACTIVITY

 

 

COUNTRY

WHOLE

WET BLUES

C

ATTLE
HIDES

1601

 

CALF
SKINS

1602

 

KIP
SKINS

1603

 

CROUPONS

1604

 

UNSPLIT

1606

 

GRAIN
SPLIT

1607

 

DROP
SPLITS

1608

THOUSAND UNITS

GERMANY

-0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITALY

46.7

7.0

 

 

42.0

-0.1

 

TURKEY

4.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAIWAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

40.0

CHINA

208.7

 

 

 

17.6

 

40.0

INDIA

-0.1

 

 

 

 

-0.3

 

INDNSIA

2.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

54.6

 

 

 

1.6

 

3.9

THAILND

21.6

 

 

 

10.4

 

 

VIETNAM

5.8

 

 

 

36.1

 

-18.6

BRAZIL

 

 

 

 

3.0

 

 

CANADA

2.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEXICO

64.0

 

 

 

0.1

 

 

NET SALES

409.9

7.0

0.0

0.0

110.8

-0.4

65.3

WEEKLY EXPORTS

422.8

0.0

0.0

0.0

123.3

14.7

440.0

ACCUM. EXPORTS

8,259.8

16.6

29.2

0.0

2,565.3

353.0

10,198.5

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,399.4

27.1

15.1

0.0

843.5

80.5

3,716.7