Export Sales Highlights           

This summary is based on reports from exporters for the period July 7-13, 2017. 

Wheat:  Net sales of 669,500 metric tons were reported for delivery in marketing year 2017/2018 were up 87 percent from the previous week and 52 percent from the prior 4-week average.   Increases were for the Philippines (164,900 MT, including 53,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 10,000 MT), South Korea (88,000 MT, including decreases of 600 MT), Mexico (88,000 MT), Venezuela (75,000 MT), Nigeria (60,100 MT), and Taiwan (50,200 MT, including 47,800 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (52,200 MT).  Exports of 550,200 MT were up 16 percent from the previous week, but down 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (149,200 MT), the Philippines (88,200 MT), Japan (73,300 MT), Nigeria (65,400 MT), and South Korea (56,000 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  New exports for own account totaling 21,200 MT were reported to Italy.

Corn:  Net sales of 466,500 MT for 2016/2017 were up noticeably from the previous week and 63 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (263,100 MT, including 89,500 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 16,600 MT), Mexico (209,000 MT), Peru (52,900 MT, including 44,500 MT switched from unknown destinations), Colombia (29,100 MT), and Venezuela (23,500 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (186,700 MT), Egypt (14,600 MT), and El Salvador (12,200 MT).  For 2017/2018, net sales of 212,100 MT were reported primarily for Mexico (64,000 MT), unknown destinations (50,800 MT), and Colombia (48,000 MT).  Exports of 1,041,900 MT were up 18 percent from the previous week, but down 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (354,100 MT), Japan (300,600 MT), Peru (79,900 MT), South Korea (63,500 MT), and Costa Rica (62,500 MT).

Optional Origin Sales   The current optional origin outstanding balance for 2016/2017 of 122,000 MT is for South Korea (68,000 MT) and unknown destinations (54,000 MT).   The current outstanding balance for 2017/2018 of 112,000 MT is for unknown destinations.

Barley:  Net sales of 5,500 MT for 2017/2018--a marketing-year high--were up noticeably from the previous and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan.  Exports of 200 MT were reported to Taiwan. 

Sorghum:  Net sales of 57,000 MT for 2016/2017 were reported for China.  For 2017/2018, net sales of 66,000 MT were reported for unknown destinations.  Exports of 59,200 MT were down 43 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were China (58,300 MT) and Mexico (900 MT). 

Rice:  Net sales of 54,300 MT for 2016/2017 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 9 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (12,000 MT), Venezuela (11,000 MT), Mexico (11,000 MT), El Salvador (6,100 MT), and Saudi Arabia (5,500 MT).  Reductions were reported for Panama (500 MT) and Haiti (100 MT).  For 2017/2018, net sales of 60,100 MT resulted as increases for Venezuela (60,000 MT) and Guatemala (1,500 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Jordan (1,400 MT).  Exports of 89,100 MT were up 51 percent from the previous week and 52 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily Haiti (22,500 MT), Mexico (14,500 MT), Japan (14,500 MT), Costa Rica (14,100 MT), and Panama (9,200 MT).                     

 

Exports for Own Account:   The current outstanding balance of 200 MT is for Canada.  

 

Soybeans:  Net sales of 409,600 MT for 2016/2017 were up 80 percent from the previous week and 61 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (123,000 MT), Mexico (81,100 MT), China (71,800 MT, including 66,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (69,700 MT), and Indonesia (62,300 MT).  Reductions were reported for Spain (70,000 MT).  For 2017/2018, net sales of 1,522,500 MT were reported for China (1,300,000 MT), unknown destinations (76,000 MT), Costa Rica (72,000 MT), and Mexico (25,800 MT).  Exports of 358,000 MT were down 12 percent from the previous week, but up 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily China (137,800 MT), Egypt (65,000 MT), Mexico (49,000 MT), Indonesia (24,300 MT), and Belgium (17,000 MT). 

 

Exports for Own Account:  The current outstanding balance of 69,900 MT is for Canada. 

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 41,400 MT for 2016/2017 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Venezuela (23,000 MT), Colombia (18,700 MT), Canada (9,600 MT), and Mexico (7,000 MT).  Reductions were reported for Ecuador (45,500 MT), unknown destinations (7,500 MT), Guatemala (1,700 MT), and Peru (1,700 MT).  For 2017/2018, net sales of 75,900 MT reported primarily for the Philippines (45,000 MT), Canada (13,600 MT), and Mexico (9,800 MT).  Exports of 155,000 MT were up 20 percent from the previous week, but unchanged from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily the Philippines (44,800 MT), Mexico (33,100 MT), Peru (20,300 MT), Guatemala (14,800 MT), and Canada (14,300 MT). 

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 25,400 MT for 2016/2017 were up 57 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for the Dominican Republic (15,700 MT), Guatemala (5,100 MT), Mexico (1,600 MT), and South Korea (1,300 MT).   Exports of 27,600 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily the Dominican Republic (11,100 MT), Guatemala (5,100 MT), Jamaica (4,000 MT), and Mexico (3,500 MT).

Cotton:  Net upland sales of 27,200 RB for 2016/2017 up noticeably from the previous week, but down 83 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Vietnam (10,900 RB, including 900 RB switched from South Korea and 900 RB switched from Taiwan), Turkey (8,900 RB), China (5,800 RB), Taiwan (1,900 RB), India (1,300 RB), and Indonesia (1,200 RB).  Reductions were reported for Mexico (2,500 RB), South Korea (1,000 RB), and Japan (800 RB).   For 2017/2018, net sales of 166,200 RB reported for Bangladesh (44,000 RB), China (33,600 RB), Mexico (27,400 RB), and Vietnam (13,700 RB), were partially offset by reductions for Taiwan (100 RB).  Exports of 280,500 RB were up 44 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Vietnam (63,100 RB), Turkey (38,300 RB), Mexico (29,900 RB), China (29,600 RB), and Indonesia (26,200 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 2,500 RB for 2016/2017 were down 6 percent from the previous week and 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were for China (2,100 RB), Japan (200 RB), Mexico (100 RB), and El Salvador (100 RB).  For 2017/2018, net sales of 5,500 RB were reported primarily for (Peru (2,000 RB), Thailand (1,300 RB), and Austria (900 RB).  Exports of 2,700 RB were down 64 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily China (700 RB), Bangladesh (500 RB), Peru (400 RB), and Thailand (400 RB). 

Exports for Own Account:  New exports for own account totaling 7,100 RB were reported to Indonesia (4,400 RB), Taiwan (2,200 RB), and Thailand (500 RB).   Exports to Vietnam (7,000 RB), Taiwan (2,200 RB), Thailand (1,800 RB), and South Korea (1,300 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  Decreases were reported for Indonesia (2,200 RB) and India (500 RB).  The current outstanding balance of 69,400 RB is for Indonesia (40,800 RB), Taiwan (14,400 RB), India (4,900 RB), South Korea (3,300 RB), Bangladesh (2,800 RB), Vietnam (2,700 RB), and Pakistan (500 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 426,200 pieces reported for 2017 were up 34 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hide sales totaling 417,600 pieces were primarily for China (234,800 pieces, including decreases of 4,500 pieces), South Korea (57,200 pieces, including decreases of 1,800 pieces), Taiwan (40,000 pieces), Indonesia (39,900 pieces), and Thailand (24,100 pieces).  Reductions were reported for Hong Kong (2,700 pieces).  Exports of 402,800 pieces reported for 2017, all whole cattle hides, were up 38 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Exports were primarily to China (260,500 pieces), South Korea (81,100 pieces), Mexico (25,400 pieces), Thailand (18,500 pieces), and Taiwan (10,100 pieces). 

Net sales of 128,600 wet blues for 2017 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 8 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Italy (51,100 unsplit), China (44,600 unsplit and 3,700 grain splits), and Vietnam (10,800 unsplit).  Exports of 110,700 wet blues for 2017 were up 69 percent from the previous week and 3 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (34,600 unsplit and 5,000 grain splits), Italy (28,000 unsplit and 5,400 grain splits), Vietnam (16,000 unsplit), and Mexico (7,300 grain splits).  Net sales of splits totaling 222,000 pounds for 2017 were reported for China (172,000 pounds) and Taiwan (50,000 pounds).  Exports of 11,000 pounds for 2017--a marketing-year low--were down 98 percent from the previous week and 96 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destination was South Korea. 

Beef: Net sales of 12,400 MT reported for 2017 were down 1 percent from the previous week and 14 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (4,000 MT), Mexico (3,200 MT), South Korea (2,200 MT), Canada (1,400 MT), and Hong Kong (700 MT).  Reductions were reported for Egypt (500 MT).    Exports of 14,800 MT were up 26 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Japan (5,700 MT), South Korea (3,300 MT), Mexico (1,900 MT), Hong Kong (1,100 MT), and Canada (1,000 MT). 

Pork:  Net sales of 11,700 MT reported for 2017 were up 21 percent from the previous week, but down 36 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (5,600 MT), Japan (2,500 MT), Canada (1,300 MT), Hong Kong (400 MT), and South Korea (300 MT).  Exports of 18,100 MT were up 22 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily Mexico (7,100 MT), Japan (3,900 MT), Hong Kong (1,500 MT), South Korea (1,400 MT), and Canada (1,300 MT). 

July 20, 2017                                                        1                                                          FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE/USDA

 

                                                                               SUMMARY OF EXPORT TRANSACTION REPORTED UNDER THE DAILY REPORTING SYSTEM                                                        

                                                                                                                                    FOR PERIOD ENDING July 13, 2017

                                                          COMMODITY                                      DESTINATION                               QUANTITY                        MARKETING YEAR

                                                           SOYBEANS                                         CHINA                                            1,300,000 MT 1/                  2017/2018

                                                           1/Export sales.