This summary is based on reports from exporters for the period March 26-April 1, 2021. 

Wheat:  Net sales of 82,000 metric tons (MT) for 2020/2021--a marketing-year low--were down 67 percent from the previous week and 75 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for South Korea (49,300 MT, including 45,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 3,900 MT), the Philippines (29,300 MT), Japan (28,900 MT), Mexico (23,500 MT, including decreases of 3,900 MT), and Panama (19,300 MT), were offset by reductions primarily for China (56,700 MT), unknown destinations (50,000 MT), and El Salvador (7,500 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 529,900 MT were primarily for China (260,000 MT), unknown destinations (154,600 MT), South Korea (83,000 MT), Honduras (15,000 MT), and the Dominican Republic (12,500 MT).  Exports of 634,200 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and up 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to China (200,300 MT), Mexico (129,100 MT), South Korea (123,400 MT), the Philippines (57,200 MT), and Ecuador (29,500 MT).   

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2020/2021, new optional origin sales of 29,000 MT were reported for Spain.  The current outstanding balance of 29,000 MT is for Spain. 

Corn:  Net sales of 757,000 MT for 2020/2021 were down 5 percent from the previous week and 54 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Japan (285,300 MT, including 135,300 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,900 MT), South Korea (247,600 MT, including decreases of 20,200 MT), Colombia (122,200 MT, including 50,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 8,700 MT), China (99,000 MT, including  70,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Mexico (67,700 MT, including decreases of 10,000 MT), were offset by reductions primarily for unknown destinations (164,800 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 50,000 MT reported for Mexico (90,000 MT) and Guatemala (10,000 MT), were offset by reductions for unknown destinations (50,000 MT).  Exports of 2,053,400 MT were up 4 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to China (578,500 MT), Mexico (473,600 MT), Japan (366,100 MT), South Korea (242,500 MT), and Colombia (120,400 MT).  

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2020/2021, options were exercised to export 202,000 MT to South Korea from the United States.  Options were exercised to export 56,100 MT to China from other than the United States.  Decreases totaling 4,800 MT were reported for China.  The current outstanding balance of 567,800 MT is for South Korea (282,000 MT), unknown destinations (244,500 MT), the Ukraine (32,400 MT), and China (8,900 MT).   

Barley:  Net sales of 200 MT for 2020/2021 were up 97 percent from the previous week, but down noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were for Taiwan (200 MT).  Exports of 500 MT were up 24 percent from the previous week and 52 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Canada (300 MT) and Taiwan (200 MT).   

Sorghum:  Net sales reductions of 500 MT for 2020/2021 were down noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases for China (54,500 MT, including decreases of 3,300 MT), were offset by reductions for unknown destinations (55,000 MT).  Exports of 165,700 MT were down 46 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destination was primarily to China (165,600 MT). 

Rice:  Net sales of 44,000 MT for 2020/2021 were down 21 percent from the previous week and 30 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for Haiti (14,500 MT), Panama (9,700 MT), Mexico (6,800 MT), Canada (3,200 MT), and Jordan (3,100 MT).  Exports of 30,700 MT were down 51 percent from the previous week and 45 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Mexico (15,300 MT), Saudi Arabia (3,300 MT), Canada (2,700 MT), Jordan (1,800 MT), and South Korea (1,600 MT).  

Soybeans:  Net sales reductions 92,500 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 Egypt (66,200 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,500 MT), Japan (40,700 MT, including 8,800 MT switched from unknown destinations), Indonesia (21,100 MT, including decreases of 200 MT), Mexico (13,200 MT, including decreases of 900 MT), and Saudi Arabia (10,400 MT, including 9,500 MT switched from unknown destinations), were offset by reductions primarily for China (216,100 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 338,600 MT were reported for China (264,000 MT), Taiwan (65,000 MT), Mexico (10,000 MT), and Thailand (300 MT), were offset by reductions for Japan (700 MT).  Exports of 345,200 MT--a marketing-year low--were down 25 percent from the previous week and 37 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Egypt (119,200 MT), Mexico (76,500 MT), Costa Rica (27,100 MT), Indonesia (26,100 MT), and Taiwan (18,500 MT).  

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

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 127,700 MT for 2020/2021 were down 9 percent from the previous week and 36 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Mexico (40,900 MT), Canada (39,300 MT, including decreases of 700 MT), Colombia (16,800 MT, including decreases of 2,700 MT), Japan (8,500 MT), and Belgium (5,900 MT), were offset by reductions for El Salvador (5,100 MT) and Jamaica (4,400 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 4,800 MT were primarily for Mexico.  Exports of 249,600 MT were down 3 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to the Philippines (43,100 MT), Mexico (35,100 MT), Canada (34,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (32,000 MT), and Colombia (27,600 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 15,700 MT for 2020/2021 were up noticeably from the previous week and up 53 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for South Korea (15,000 MT), Mexico (700 MT), and the Dominican Republic (500 MT), were offset by reductions for Colombia (500 MT).  Exports of 7,200 MT were down 32 percent from the previous week and 69 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to South Korea (5,300 MT), Mexico (1,200 MT), and Canada (700 MT). 

Cotton:  Net sales of 269,900 RB for 2020/2021 were up noticeably from the previous week and up 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Vietnam (136,200 RB, including 4,400 RB switched from China and 2,200 RB switched from Hong Kong), Pakistan (49,900 RB, including decreases of 200 RB), China (31,200 RB, including decreases of 8,300 RB), Turkey (21,800 RB), and South Korea (7,900 RB), were offset by reductions primarily for Hong Kong (2,200 RB) and Malaysia (300 RB).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 49,000 RB were primarily for Indonesia (13,200 RB), China (13,200 RB), Turkey (11,800 RB), Pakistan (5,700 RB), and Mexico (2,600 RB).  Exports of 371,700 RB were up 15 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Exports were primarily to Vietnam (121,200 RB), Pakistan (53,000 RB), Turkey (51,300 RB), China (45,800 RB), and Mexico (16,700 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 7,500 RB were up 73 percent from the previous week, but down 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (4,400 RB), Pakistan (1,500 RB, including 1,100 RB switched from the United Arab Emirates), India (700 RB, including decreases of 100 RB), Greece (400 RB), and Turkey (400 RB), were offset by reductions primarily for the United Arab Emirates (1,100 RB) and Japan (200 RB).  Exports of 21,600 RB were up 51 percent from the previous week and 50 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to India (7,200 RB), China (4,800 RB), Peru (3,200 RB), Pakistan (2,400 RB), and Austria (900 RB).    

Exports for Own Account:  For 2020/2021, new exports for own account totaling 2,400 RB were primarily to Vietnam (1,300 RB) and China (1,000 RB).  Exports for own account totaling 1,100 RB to Vietnam were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current exports for own account outstanding balance of 31,500 RB is for China (24,600 RB), Vietnam (6,300 RB), and Bangladesh (600 RB). 

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 399,900 pieces for 2021 were up 12 percent from the previous week, but down 20 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for China (276,000 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 14,200 pieces), South Korea (52,400 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 200 pieces), Thailand (45,700 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 100 pieces), Brazil (14,000 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 700 pieces), and Taiwan (8,900 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 1,300 pieces), were offset by reductions for Italy (200 pieces), Indonesia (200 pieces), and India (100 pieces).  Exports of 367,900 pieces for 2021 were down 11 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (242,300 pieces), South Korea (44,700 pieces), Mexico (22,000 pieces), Thailand (17,400 pieces), and Taiwan (15,800 pieces).   

Net sales of 64,100 wet blues for 2021 were down 71 percent from the previous week and 62 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (25,500 unsplit, including decreases of 100 grain splits), Mexico (20,000 grain splits and 4,300 unsplit), Vietnam (12,300 unsplit, including decreases of 200 pieces), and Brazil (2,600 unsplit), were offset by reductions primarily for Thailand (200 unsplit) and Italy (200 unsplit).  Exports of 119,800 wet blues for 2021 were down 28 percent from the previous week, but up 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Vietnam (41,000 unsplit), Italy (23,000 unsplit and 1,600 grain splits), China (24,500 unsplit), Brazil (10,300 unsplit), and Mexico (6,500 grain splits and 2,800 unsplit).  Net sales of 927,400 splits were for Vietnam (600,000 pounds) and China (327,400 pounds, including decreases of 18,600 pounds).  Exports of 364,600 pounds were to Vietnam (280,000 pounds) and China (84,600 pounds).   

Beef:  Net sales of 18,200 MT reported for 2021 were down 3 percent from the previous week and 14 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for South Korea (9,100 MT, including decreases of 700 MT), Japan (4,200 MT, including decreases of 400 MT), China (1,900 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), Mexico (1,300 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and Taiwan (700 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), were offset by reductions primarily for the Philippines (300 MT) and Vietnam (100 MT).  Exports of 18,800 MT were up 1 percent from the previous week and 4 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to South Korea (6,500 MT), Japan (4,700 MT), China (3,200 MT), Mexico (1,100 MT), and Taiwan (1,000 MT). 

Pork:  Net sales of 33,400 MT reported for 2021 were down 45 percent from the previous week and 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for Mexico (23,000 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), Japan (3,400 MT, including decreases of 300 MT), Australia (1,600 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), China (1,200 MT, including decreases of 1,000 MT), and South Korea (1,200 MT, including decreases of 400 MT).  Exports of 38,400 MT were down 5 percent from the previous week and 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to China (13,400 MT), Mexico (7,800 MT), Japan (5,400 MT), South Korea (3,300 MT), and the Philippines (1,700 MT).   

April 8, 2021                                       1             FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE/USDA

SUMMARY OF EXPORT TRANSACTIONS
REPORTED UNDER THE DAILY SALES REPORTING SYSTEM
FOR PERIOD ENDING April 1,  2021 

  

COMMODITY                          COUNTRY                          QUANTITY    (MT)       MARKETING

 

                         CORN                                        UNKNOWN                        100,800 MT 1/                2020/2021

                         WHEAT (SRW)                         UNKNOWN                        130,000 MT 1/                2021/2022

 

1/. Export Sales