U.S. EXPORT SALES FOR WEEK ENDING 7/30/2020    

Hides and Skins: Net sales of 329,500 pieces for 2020 were down 26 percent from the previous week and 37 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (265,100 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 31,700 pieces), South Korea (31,700 whole cattle hides, including decreases of  3,500 pieces), Mexico (30,200 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 600 pieces), Vietnam (2,400 whole cattle hides), and Thailand (600 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 100 pieces), were offset by reductions primarily for Brazil (600 whole cattle hides).  Exports of 482,500 pieces reported for 2020 were down 11 percent from the previous week, but up 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (387,600 pieces), Mexico (35,500 pieces), South Korea (25,100 pieces), Brazil (9,100 pieces), and Turkey (8,100 pieces).

 Net sales of 80,800 wet blues for 2020 were down 39 percent from the previous week and 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Italy (53,300 grain splits, 3,800 unsplit, and decreases of 200 unsplit), Vietnam (13,400 unsplit and 100 grain splits), Mexico (7,000 grain splits, including decreases of 300 grain splits and 100 unsplit), and the Dominican Republic (2,800 grain splits), were offset by reductions for China (200 unsplit).  Exports of 149,100 wet blues for 2020 were up 48 percent from the previous week and 92 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Italy (50,100 unsplit and 10,800 grain splits), China (60,800 unsplit), Vietnam (6,600 unsplit and 3,700 grain splits), Thailand (6,400 unsplit), and Mexico (3,700 grain splits and 1,600 MT unsplit).  Net sales of 689,700 splits were primarily for Vietnam (643,200 pounds).  Exports of 120,300 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

 

 

 

 

3.8

53.3

 

TURKEY

0.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

JAPAN

-0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAIWAN

-0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHINA

265.1

 

 

 

-0.2

 

46.6

INDIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INDNSIA

-0.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOR REP

31.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

THAILND

0.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIETNAM

2.4

 

 

 

13.4

0.1

643.2

BRAZIL

-0.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOM REP

 

 

 

 

 

2.8

 

MEXICO

30.2

 

 

 

-0.1

7.7

 

NET SALES

329.5

0.0

0.0

0.0

17.0

63.8

689.7

WEEKLY EXPORTS

482.5

0.0

0.0

0.0

129.6

19.5

120.3

ACCUM. EXPORTS

12,380.6

37.9

62.7

0.0

2,869.1

316.6

7,877.5

OUTSTANDING SALES

3,714.5

38.1

31.0

0.0

829.5

197.3

2,367.9