This summary is based on reports from exporters for the period April 2-8, 2021.

 

Wheat:  Net sales reductions of 56,600 metric tons (MT) for 2020/2021--a marketing-year low--were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for the Philippines (19,200 MT, including 12,500 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,100 MT), the Dominican Republic (17,000 MT), Malaysia (11,500 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Colombia (8,500 MT, including 5,000 MT switched from Honduras), and Singapore (7,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), were more than offset by reductions primarily for South Korea (35,600 MT), unknown destinations (31,000 MT), Mexico (28,000 MT), and Japan (26,500 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 274,400 MT reported for unknown destinations (199,000 MT), the Philippines (113,500 MT), Japan (47,900 MT), South Korea (38,000 MT), and Peru (6,000 MT), were offset by reductions for China (130,000 MT).  Exports of 467,100 MT were down 26 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to the Philippines (108,200 MT), Mexico (76,100 MT), China (68,000 MT), South Korea (67,400 MT), and Nigeria (27,500 MT). 

 

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2020/2021, the current outstanding balance of 29,000 MT is for Spain

 

Corn:  Net sales of 327,700 MT for 2020/2021 were down 57 percent from the previous week and 81 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Japan (178,000 MT, including 76,800 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,800 MT ), Mexico (138,900 MT, including 34,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 14,500 MT), South Korea (125,900 MT, including 66,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 9,100 MT), Taiwan (111,500 MT, including 69,000 MT switched from unknown destinations, 27,200 MT switched from China, and decreases of 500 MT), and Israel (55,200 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), were offset by reductions primarily for unknown destinations (379,900 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 52,600 MT were reported for Guatemala (25,700 MT), El Salvador (24,400 MT), and Canada (2,500 MT).  Exports of 1,816,300 MT were down 12 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to China (520,300 MT), Mexico (450,100 MT, including 34,100 MT - late), Japan (230,800 MT), South Korea (191,400 MT), and Taiwan (123,800 MT).

 

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2020/2021, options were exercised to export 124,000 MT to South Korea (69,000 MT) and unknown destinations (55,000 MT) from the United States.  The current outstanding balance of 443,800 MT is for South Korea (213,000 MT), unknown destinations (189,500 MT), the Ukraine (32,400 MT), and China (8,900 MT). 

 

Late Reporting: For 2020/2021, exports totaling 34,100 MT of corn was reported late to Mexico.

 

Barley:  For 2020/2021, no net sales were reported for the week.  Exports of 500 MT were down 6 percent from the previous week, but up 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destination was primarily to Canada (300 MT).

 

Sorghum:  Net sales of 656,700 MT for 2020/2021--a marketing-year high--were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (601,700 MT, including decreases of 65,300 MT and 659,100 MT - late) and unknown destinations (55,000 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 201,000 MT were reported for unknown destinations (136,000 MT) and China (65,000 MT).  Exports of 860,400 MT--a marketing-year high--were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The destination was China (including 659,100 MT - late).

 

Late Reporting: For 2020/2021, net sales and exports totaling 659,100 MT of sorghum was reported late to China. 

 

Rice:  Net sales of 7,300 MT for 2020/2021 were down 83 percent from the previous week and 89 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Canada (1,800 MT), Jordan (1,700 MT), Saudi Arabia (1,400 MT), the Dominican Republic (1,000 MT), and Honduras (500 MT), were offset by reductions for Mexico (100 MT).  Exports of 32,600 MT were up 6 percent from the previous week, but down 37 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Mexico (13,700 MT), Japan (6,200 MT), Honduras (5,500 MT), Canada (2,500 MT), and South Korea (1,400 MT).

 

Soybeans:  Net sales of 90,400 MT for 2020/2021 were down noticeably from the previous week and down 14 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Indonesia (75,900 MT, including 68,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 300 MT), South Korea (29,600 MT, including 25,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Vietnam (25,600 MT, including 21,200 MT late), Mexico (15,700 MT, including 16,400 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,800 MT), and Japan (12,700 MT, including 9,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), were offset by reductions primarily for China (55,000 MT) and unknown destinations (45,000 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 265,500 MT were reported for China (264,000 MT), unknown destinations (1,000 MT), and Canada (500 MT).  Exports of 413,100 MT were up 20 percent from the previous week, but down 10 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Mexico (97,100 MT, including 14,800 MT late), China (91,600 MT, including 77,000 MT late), Indonesia (90,800 MT), Taiwan (38,000 MT), and South Korea (27,500 MT). 

 

Exports for Own Account:  For 2020/2021, the current exports for own account outstanding balance is 5,800 MT, all Canada.

 

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports of soybeans to China were adjusted down 76,999 MT for weekending December 17th.  This shipment was reported in error.

 

Late Reporting:  For 2020/2021, net sales totaling 98,900 MT were reported late for China (77,000 MT), Vietnam (21,200 MT), and Panama (700 MT).  Exports totaling 119,700 MT were for China (77,000 MT), Vietnam (21,200 MT), Mexico (14,800 MT), and Panama (6,700 MT).

 

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 71,500 MT for 2020/2021--a marketing-year low--were down 44 percent from the previous week and 57 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for the Philippines (22,300 MT, including decreases of 700 MT), Venezuela (13,200 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from Colombia), Mexico (10,400 MT), Canada (9,200 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and the Dominican Republic (8,500 MT), were offset by reductions primarily for unknown destinations (8,000 MT), Colombia (5,500 MT), Guatemala (2,800 MT), and Belgium (1,300 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 26,000 MT were reported for Guatemala (14,200 MT) and El Salvador (11,800 MT).  Exports of 206,000 MT were down 18 percent from the previous week and 20 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to the Philippines (68,000 MT), Mexico (31,000 MT), Morocco (30,000 MT), Canada (17,900 MT), and Venezuela (10,700 MT).

 

Soybean Oil:  For 2020/2021, net sales reductions of 1,500 MT--a marketing-year low--were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Canada (500 MT) and the Dominican Republic (500 MT), were more than offset by reductions for Colombia (2,500 MT).  Exports of 8,300 MT were up 14 percent from the previous week, but down 13 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to South Korea (7,700 MT), Mexico (300 MT), and Canada (200 MT).

 

Cotton:  Net sales of 122,300 RB for 2020/2021 were down 55 percent from the previous week and 54 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Turkey (29,400 RB), Pakistan (21,800 RB, including 1,500 RB switched from the United Arab Emirates), Vietnam (20,500 RB, including 5,200 RB switched from China and 600 RB switched from South Korea), Bangladesh (12,300 RB), and Indonesia (9,600 RB), were offset by reductions for the United Arab Emirates (1,500 RB) and South Korea (600 RB).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 22,800 RB were reported for Guatemala (19,300 RB) and Thailand (3,500 RB).  Exports of 313,200 RB were down 16 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Exports were primarily to Vietnam (92,500 RB), Pakistan (61,400 RB), China (38,800 RB), Turkey (37,100 RB), and Bangladesh (28,500 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 3,100 RB--a marketing-year low--were down 58 percent from the previous week and 51 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for South Korea (1,400 RB), Peru (1,200 RB), Pakistan (400 RB), and Guatemala (100 RB).  Exports of 16,400 RB were down 24 percent from the previous week, but up 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to India (7,600 RB), China (2,700 RB), Honduras (1,700 RB), Vietnam (1,500 RB), and Egypt (1,300 RB).  

 

Exports for Own Account:  For 2020/2021, new exports for own account totaling 200 RB were to China.  Exports for own account totaling 2,500 RB primarily to Vietnam (1,900 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account outstanding balance of 29,200 RB is for China (22,800 RB), Vietnam (5,800 RB), and Bangladesh (600 RB).

 

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 282,700 pieces for 2021 were down 29 percent from the previous week and 40 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (164,600 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 5,900 pieces), South Korea (52,900 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 800 pieces), Mexico (23,800 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 400 pieces), Thailand (18,400 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 1,000 pieces), and Japan (2,200 whole cattle hides), were offset by reductions for Indonesia (300 MT).  Total net sales of 13,500 kip skins were for Belgium.  Exports of 401,800 pieces for 2021 were up 9 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (293,500 pieces), South Korea (53,200 pieces), Thailand (16,600 pieces), Mexico (14,500 pieces), and Vietnam (4,300 pieces).  Exports of 6,300 kip skins were to Belgium.     

 

Net sales of 64,200 wet blues for 2021 were unchanged from the previous week, but down 57 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (34,200 unsplit, including decreases of 200 unsplit), Italy (17,900 unsplit, including decreases of 200 unsplit), Vietnam (8,800 unsplit, including decreases of 100 unsplit), South Korea (3,400 grain splits, including decreases of 100 grain splits), and Taiwan (100 grain splits), were offset by reductions for Thailand (200 unsplit).  Exports of 101,000 wet blues for 2021 were down 16 percent from the previous week and 17 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Italy (23,900 unsplit and 7,200 grain splits), Vietnam (23,300 unsplit), China (17,000 unsplit and 2,200 grain splits), Thailand (16,000 unsplit), and Mexico (3,700 grain splits and 900 unsplit).  Net sales of 488,400 splits were for China (271,500 pounds, including decreases of 600 pounds), Taiwan (172,300 pounds, including decreases of 86,500 pounds), and Vietnam (44,600 pounds, including decreases of 1,500 pounds).  Exports of 336,700 pounds were to Vietnam (207,4,000 pounds) and China (129,300 pounds). 

 

Beef:  Net sales of 15,700 MT reported for 2021 were down 14 percent from the previous week and 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Japan (6,300 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), China (3,300 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), South Korea (2,900 MT, including decreases of 400 MT), and Mexico (1,400 MT), were offset by reductions primarily for the Netherlands (100 MT).  For 2022, total net sales of 200 MT were reported for Canada.  Exports of 19,000 MT were up 1 percent from the previous week and 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to South Korea (5,400 MT), Japan (4,900 MT), China (3,500 MT), Mexico (1,400 MT), and Taiwan (1,200 MT).

 

Pork:  Net sales of 17,200 MT reported for 2021--a marketing-year low-were down 48 percent from the previous week and 60 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for Mexico (7,800 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), Japan (4,300 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), South Korea (1,300 MT, including decreases of 900 MT), Colombia (900 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and the Philippines (800 MT, including decreases of 200 MT).  Exports of 38,600 MT were unchanged from the previous week, but down 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to China (12,500 MT), Mexico (9,900 MT), Japan (5,000 MT), South Korea (2,300 MT), and the Philippines (1,900 MT). 

 

April 15, 2021                                     1             FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE/USDA

                     SUMMARY OF EXPORT TRANSACTIONS                       
Reported Under the Daily Reporting System

For Period Ending April 8, 2021

 

Commodity        Destination      Quantity (MT)             Marketing 

      SOYBEANS         CHINA            132,000 MT 1/             2021/2022                                          

1/ Export sales.