Export Sales Highlights    

This summary is based on reports from exporters for the period June 19-25, 2020. 

Wheat:  Net sales of 414,300 metric tons (MT) were reported for delivery in marketing year 2020/2021.  Increases primarily for Taiwan (89,300 MT, including decreases of 700 MT), Yemen (80,000 MT), Japan (55,000 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), Nigeria (52,800 MT), and Mexico (40,200 MT, including decreases of 8,000 MT), were offset by reductions for unknown destinations (27,500 MT).  For 2021/2022, net sales of 75,000 MT were reported for unknown destinations (67,000 MT) and Mexico (8,000 MT).  Exports of 508,600 MT were primarily to the Philippines (166,300 MT), Japan (78,900 MT, including 13,100 MT late – see below), Indonesia (58,200 MT), Nigeria (45,300 MT), and Mexico (36,600 MT). 

Late Reporting:  For 2020/2021, exports to Japan (13,100 MT) were reported late.  

Corn:  Net sales of 361,100 MT for 2019/2020 were down 22 percent from the previous week and 32 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Japan (240,100 MT, including 192,300 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,800 MT), Mexico (168,300 MT, including 61,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 14,900 MT), Colombia (75,100 MT, including 63,400 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 200 MT), Peru (41,700 MT), and Tunisia (31,000 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), were offset by reductions primarily for unknown destinations (282,600 MT).  For 2020/2021, net sales of 262,700 MT were primarily for unknown destinations (109,900 MT), Japan (100,500 MT), Mexico (22,400 MT), and Taiwan (13,500 MT).  Exports of 1,439,900 MT--a marketing-year high--were up 10 percent from the previous week and 21 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Japan (456,700 MT, including 144,600 MT late – see below), Mexico (283,400 MT), South Korea (173,300 MT, including 37,300 MT late – see below), China (144,300 MT), and Colombia (101,600 MT). 

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2019/2020, the current outstanding balance of 325,000 MT is for South Korea (195,000 MT), Vietnam (65,000 MT), and Taiwan (65,000 MT).  For 2020/2021, the current outstanding balance of 195,000 MT is for Vietnam.

Late Reporting: For 2019/2020, net sales totaling 74,100 MT were reported late. These sales were reported for unknown destinations.  For 2019/2020, exports totaling 229,800 MT were reported late. The destinations were to Japan (144,600 MT), South Korea (37,300 MT), Tunisia (31,000 MT), and Jamaica (17,000 MT). 

Barley:  Net sales of 1,000 MT for 2020/2021 were primarily for South Korea (900 MT).  Exports of 800 MT were primarily to Japan.

Sorghum:  Net sales of 144,400 MT for 2019/2020 were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for China (76,800 MT, including 68,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), unknown destinations (62,800 MT), and Japan (4,700 MT, switched from unknown destinations).  For 2020/2021, total net sales of 68,000 MT were for unknown destinations.  Exports of 131,300 MT were up 19 percent from the previous week, but down 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were to China (125,400 MT), Japan (4,700 MT late - see below), and Mexico (1,200 MT). 

Late Reporting:  For 2019/2020, exports totaling 4,700 MT were reported late.  The destination was to Japan.  

Rice:  Net sales of 24,900 MT for 2019/2020 were down noticeably from the previous week, but up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Mexico (20,500 MT), Saudi Arabia (2,100 MT), Honduras (1,600 MT, including 1,800 MT switched from Guatemala and decreases of 200 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), and Israel (600 MT), were offset by reductions for Guatemala (1,800 MT).  Exports of 52,500 MT were down 13 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Colombia (26,000 MT), Honduras (11,600 MT), South Korea (3,400 MT), Japan (3,200 MT), and Saudi Arabia (2,100 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  For 2019/2020, the current exports for own account outstanding balance is 100 MT, all Canada.

Soybeans:  Net sales of 241,700 MT for 2019/2020--a marketing-year low--were down 60 percent from the previous week and 63 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Egypt (81,000 MT, including 65,000 MT  switched from unknown destinations, decreases of 1,400 MT, and 13,400 MT late – see below), Mexico (45,500 MT, including decreases of 600 MT), Indonesia (35,300 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), Tunisia (30,000 MT), and Taiwan (26,200 MT, including 15,000 MT switched from Japan and decreases of 100 MT), were offset by reductions primarily for Costa Rica (25,900 MT) and unknown destinations (13,000 MT).  For 2020/2021, net sales of 841,700 MT were primarily for China (594,000 MT), unknown destinations (176,000 MT), Costa Rica (25,900 MT), Taiwan (19,500 MT), and Mexico (11,200 MT).  Exports of 389,000 MT were up 29 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Egypt (146,000 MT, including 13,400 MT late – see below), Mexico (64,700 MT), Japan (52,500 MT), Morocco (27,000 MT), and Colombia (23,000 MT). 

Exports for Own Account:  For 2019/2020, the current exports for own account outstanding balance is 2,100 MT, all Canada.

Late Reporting:  For 2019/2020, net sales totaling 50,000 MT were reported late. These sales were reported for unknown destinations (36,600 MT) and Egypt (13,400 MT).  Exports totaling 13,400 MT were reported late.  The destination was to Egypt.  

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 143,000 MT for 2019/2020 were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 40 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Mexico (60,700 MT), Canada (15,900 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), Honduras (11,700 MT, including 5,800 MT switched from El Salvador), the Dominican Republic (10,200 MT), and Peru (10,000 MT), were offset by reductions for unknown destinations (4,000 MT) and South Korea (100 MT).  For 2020/2021, net sales of 13,000 MT were primarily for the Dominican Republic (10,000 MT), Panama (2,300 MT), and El Salvador (500 MT).  Exports of 192,400 MT were down 35 percent from the previous week and 20 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to the Philippines (53,700 MT), Mexico (49,300 MT), Canada (24,600 MT), Colombia (23,900 MT), and El Salvador (6,600 MT).  

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 2,800 MT for 2019/2020 were primarily for Colombia (2,000 MT) and unknown destinations (800 MT).  Exports of 23,700 MT were down 55 percent from the previous week and 30 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Guatemala (11,500 MT), Colombia (8,000 MT), Jamaica (3,000 MT), Mexico (700 MT), and Canada (500 MT).

Cotton:  Net sales of 67,300 RB for 2019/2020 were down 35 percent from the previous week and 54 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases primarily for Vietnam (50,200 RB, including 1,800 RB switched from China and 500 RB switched from South Korea), China (15,700 RB, including decreases of 26,500 RB), Bangladesh (4,100 RB, including decreases of 100 RB), Indonesia (3,300 RB, including 300 RB switched from Japan), and Taiwan (1,000 RB), were offset by reductions primarily for Pakistan (5,100 RB), South Korea (500 RB), Mexico (500 RB), Japan (400 RB), and Thailand (400 RB).  For 2020/2021, net sales of 246,200 RB reported for China (246,500 RB) and Japan (100 RB), were offset by reductions for Mexico (400 RB).  Exports of 277,000 RB were down 12 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Exports were primarily to China (105,300 RB), Vietnam (50,600 RB), Turkey (45,000 RB), Pakistan (27,600 RB), and Bangladesh (21,200 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 4,700 RB were up 12 percent from the previous week and 44 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for India (2,600 RB), Turkey (400 RB), Pakistan (400 RB), Honduras (300 RB), and El Salvador (300 RB).  Exports of 4,400 RB were down 54 percent from the previous week and 45 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to India (2,000 RB), Turkey (700 RB), Japan (500 RB, including 100 RB late – see below), Thailand (400 RB), and Bangladesh (300 RB).  

Exports for Own Account:  For 2019/2020, new exports for own account totaling 5,600 RB were to Vietnam (3,700 RB), China (1,100 RB), and Bangladesh (800 RB).  The current exports for own account outstanding balance of 24,400 RB is for China (10,400 RB), Indonesia (8,200 RB), Vietnam (4,000 RB), and Bangladesh (1,800 RB). 

Late Reporting:  For 2019/2020, exports to Japan (100 RB) were reported late.  

Hides and Skins: Net sales of 398,500 pieces for 2020 were down 34 percent from the previous week and 24 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (355,900 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 16,800 pieces), South Korea (19,300 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 400 pieces), Mexico (4,000 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 100 pieces), and Vietnam (1,100 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 800 pieces), were offset by reductions for Thailand (2,400 MT) and Indonesia (100 MT).  Additionally, net sales of 20,600 kip skins resulting in increases for Belgium (20,800 kip skins, including decreases of 1,600 kip skins), were offset by reductions for Canada (200 kip skins).  Exports of 405,800 pieces reported for 2020 were up 15 percent from the previous week, but down 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (335,800 pieces), South Korea (20,100 pieces), Mexico (16,200 pieces), Thailand (12,400 pieces), and El Salvador (6,000 pieces).  In addition, exports of 3,900 kip skins were to Belgium (2,700 kip skins) and Canada (1,200 kip skins). 

Net sales of 55,500 wet blues for 2020 were down 6 percent from the previous week and 22 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Italy (19,200 unsplit and 12,100 grain splits), Thailand (19,700 unsplit, including decreases of 300 unsplit), Vietnam (5,700 unsplit), and Taiwan (4,000 unsplit), were offset by reductions for the Dominican Republic (4,800 unsplit), China (300 unsplit), and Brazil (100 grain splits).  Exports of 77,900 wet blues for 2020 were up 6 percent from the previous week and 1 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were to China (37,500 unsplit), Italy (25,000 unsplit), Thailand (10,100 unsplit), Vietnam (3,800 unsplit), and Taiwan (1,600 unsplit).  Net sales of 25,300 splits were for Vietnam.  Exports of 199,800 pounds were to Vietnam.

Beef: Net sales of 12,300 MT reported for 2020 were down 49 percent from the previous week and 36 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for Japan (3,800 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), South Korea (2,900 MT, including decreases of 600 MT), Taiwan (1,700 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), Mexico (900 MT), and Canada (900 MT, including decreases of 100 MT).  Exports of 14,600 MT were down 21 percent from the previous week, but up 23 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to Japan (5,000 MT), South Korea (4,800 MT), Canada (1,200 MT), Hong Kong (1,000 MT), and Taiwan (900 MT). 

Pork: Net sales of 39,200 MT reported for 2020 were up 63 percent from the previous week and 61 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were primarily for China (21,600 MT, including decreases of 900 MT), Mexico (8,400 MT, including decreases of 4,300 MT), Japan (2,200 MT, including decreases of 300 MT), Canada (2,100 MT, including decreases of 500 MT), and the Philippines (900 MT, including decreases of 300 MT).  Exports of 31,000 MT were up 5 percent from the previous week, but down 2 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The destinations were primarily to China (11,800 MT), Mexico (9,200 MT), Japan (3,200 MT), Canada (2,400 MT), and South Korea (2,000 MT).  

July 2, 2020                                        1                                   FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE/USDA

                                                                                                 SUMMARY OF EXPORT TRANSACTIONS
                                                                                 REPORTED UNDER THE DAILY SALES REPORTING SYSTEM
                                                   
                                            FOR PERIOD ENDING JUNE 25, 2020 

COMMODITY                                             DESTINATION                                            QUANITY (MT)                            MARKETING YEAR

SORGHUM                                                 UNKNOWN                                                   135,500 MT 1/                               2019/2020

SORGHUM                                                 UNKNOWN                                                     68,000 MT 1/                               2020/2021

SOYBEANS                                                CHINA                                                           264,000 MT 1/                               2020/2021

 

1/ Export sales.