U. S. EXPORT SALES AS OF APRIL 12, 2018
AS PUBLISHED IN FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE US EXPORT SALES REPORT
SEE 'U.S. EXPORT SALES HIGHLIGHTS'

SUMMARY - CURRENT WEEK AND MARKETING YEAR
             SUMMARY OF CURRENT AND PREVIOUS WEEK'S TRANSACTIONS
              FOR CURRENT MARKETING YEAR BY REPORTING CATEGORY
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               :   WEEK   :   NEW  : PURCHASES  : BUY-BACKS :       :OUTSTANDING
   COMMODITY   :  ENDING  :  SALES :FROM FOREIGN:& CANCELLA-:EXPORTS:   SALES
               :          :1/ (+)  :SELLERS2/(-):TIONS 3/(-):4/ (-) :
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               :          ------------------ 1000 METRIC TONS ------------------
ALL WHEAT      : 04/05       144.2          0.0       23.5     436.4    3710.7
               : 04/12       153.7          0.0      220.6     452.1    3191.7

WHEAT PRODUCTS : 04/05           *          0.0        0.0       0.9      85.8
               : 04/12         4.7          0.0        0.0       1.5      89.0

RYE            : 04/05         0.0          0.0        0.0       0.0       0.0
               : 04/12         0.0          0.0        0.0       0.0       0.0

OATS           : 04/05         0.0          0.0        0.0       0.0       0.0
               : 04/12         0.0          0.0        0.0       0.0       0.0

BARLEY         : 04/05         0.5          0.0        0.0       1.2      11.2
               : 04/12         0.0          0.0        0.0       0.3      10.9

CORN           : 04/05       864.9          0.0       24.9    1912.1   22051.9
               : 04/12      1361.6         64.1      205.8    1593.8   21549.7

GRAIN SORGHUM  : 04/05        10.2          0.0        1.5     197.0     879.9
               : 04/12        36.5          0.0       37.8     120.4     758.3

SOYBEANS       : 04/05      1524.2          0.0       13.7     419.7   10996.5
               : 04/12      1128.5          0.0       87.7     402.3   11634.9

SOYBEAN CAKE & : 04/05       322.0          0.0        4.6     297.4    3420.6
      MEAL     : 04/12       177.4          0.0       12.4     274.3    3311.2

SOYBEAN OIL    : 04/05        24.0          0.0        2.0       2.9     282.3
               : 04/12        28.1          0.0          *      50.8     259.6

ALL RICE       : 04/05        22.4          0.0        1.9     102.5     474.3
               : 04/12        88.2          0.0        0.4      32.1     530.0

               :          ---------------- 1000 RUNNING BALES ------------------
ALL UPLAND     : 04/05       302.6          0.0      123.3     499.6    6583.4
   COTTON      : 04/12       302.5          0.0       12.2     362.0    6511.7

AMERICAN PIMA  : 04/05         1.8          0.0        0.9      12.5     138.5
   COTTON      : 04/12         5.0          0.0          *       9.3     134.1

               :          -------------------- 1000 PIECES ---------------------
CATTLE HIDES - : 04/05       501.6          0.0       57.6     481.3    2683.9
   WHOLE       : 04/12       493.5          0.0       13.7     449.0    2714.7

               :          ------------------ 1000 METRIC TONS ------------------
BEEF           : 04/05        24.5          0.0        2.7      15.1     148.4
               : 04/12        22.5          0.0        2.6      15.2     153.1
PORK           : 04/05        26.9          0.0        5.1      22.9     194.9
               : 04/12        19.5          0.0        1.6      16.2     196.7

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FOOTNOTES FOR PAGES 2 & 3:  DATA SHOWN MAY NOT ADD DUE TO ROUNDING.
 1/ INCLUDES INCREASES RESULTING FROM NEW SALES, UPWARD CONTRACT ADJUSTMENT,
SHIFTS IN DELIVERY PERIOD FROM ONE MARKETING YEAR TO ANOTHER AND CHANGES FROM
ONE COMMODITY TO ANOTHER.
 2/ NET FOREIGN PURCHASE ACTIVITY.  A PURCHASE FROM A FOREIGN SELLER IS A
TRANSACTION CONTRACTING TO BUY U.S. PRODUCED COMMODITY FROM A FIRM OUTSIDE THE
U.S. -- NOT INVOLVING A CANCELLATION OR BUY-BACK OF A REPORTED SALE.
 3/ INCLUDES DECREASES RESULTING FROM BUY-BACK OF ALL OR PART OF A CONTRACT
BALANCE BY MUTUAL CONSENT, UNILATERAL CANCELLATION BY ONE PARTY WHICH COULD
RESULT IN A CONTRACT DISPUTE, DOWNWARD CONTRACT ADJUSTMENTS, SHIFTS IN DELIVERY
PERIOD FROM ONE MARKETING YEAR TO ANOTHER, AND CHANGES FROM ONE COMMODITY TO ANOTHER.
 4/ DOES NOT INCLUDE EXPORTS FOR EXPORTER'S OWN ACCOUNT.

SUMMARY - CURRENT WEEK - NEXT MARKETING YEAR
        SUMMARY AND COMPARISON OF CURRENT AND PREVIOUS WEEK'S TRANSACTIONS
                FOR NEXT MARKETING YEAR BY REPORTING CATEGORY
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               :   WEEK   :   NEW   : PURCHASES   : BUY-BACKS   : OUTSTANDING
   COMMODITY   :  ENDING  :  SALES  :FROM FOREIGN :& CANCELLA-  :    SALES
               :          :1/ (+)   :SELLERS2/(-) :TIONS 3/(-)  :
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               :          ------------------ 1000 METRIC TONS -----------------
ALL WHEAT      : 04/05         81.1           0.0          13.1        1146.4
               : 04/12        247.4           0.0           7.0        1386.8
               :YR AGO        137.2           0.0           0.0        1576.0

BARLEY         : 04/05          0.0           0.0           0.0          39.4
               : 04/12          0.0           0.0           0.0          39.4
               :YR AGO          0.0           0.0           0.0          27.8

CORN           : 04/05         56.2           0.0           0.2        1926.0
               : 04/12        112.2           0.0           0.0        2038.2
               :YR AGO         91.8           0.0           0.0        2324.7

GRAIN SORGHUM  : 04/05          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.0
               : 04/12          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.0
               :YR AGO          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.0

SOYBEANS       : 04/05        957.0           0.0           3.0        3319.3
               : 04/12       1090.7           0.0           0.0        4410.0
               :YR AGO         14.0           0.0           0.0        2682.3

SOYBEAN CAKE & : 04/05            *           0.0           0.0         169.4
      MEAL     : 04/12          6.9           0.0             *         176.2
               :YR AGO          0.1           0.0           0.0         369.3

SOYBEAN OIL    : 04/05          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.8
               : 04/12          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.8
               :YR AGO          0.0           0.0           0.0           1.7

AMERICAN PIMA  : 04/05          0.9           0.0           0.7          44.0
   COTTON      : 04/12          0.0           0.0           0.0          44.0
               :YR AGO          1.2           0.0           0.0          27.5
               :          ----------------- 1000 RUNNING BALES -----------------
ALL UPLAND     : 04/05         28.7           0.0           0.0        2851.6
   COTTON      : 04/12        231.1           0.0           1.3        3081.4
               :YR AGO        117.1           0.0           0.0        2147.3

ALL RICE       : 04/05          0.0           0.0           0.0           8.5
               : 04/12          0.0           0.0           0.0           8.5
               :YR AGO          0.0           0.0           0.0          13.1
               :          -------------------- 1000 PIECES ---------------------
CATTLE HIDES - : 04/05          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.0
   WHOLE       : 04/12          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.0
               :YR AGO          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.0
               :          ------------------ 1000 METRIC TONS ------------------
BEEF           : 04/05          0.0           0.0           0.0             *
               : 04/12          0.0           0.0           0.0             *
               :YR AGO          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.1
PORK           : 04/05          0.0           0.0           0.0             *
               : 04/12          0.0           0.0           0.0             *
               :YR AGO          0.0           0.0           0.0           0.5
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COMPARISON - SALES & EXPORTS
          OUTSTANDING EXPORT SALES AND EXPORTS - CURRENT MARKETING YEAR
                SUMMARY AND COMPARISON OF SELECTED COMMODITIES 1/
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               :  WEEK :  OUT-  :WEEKLY  :CUMULATIVE EXPORTS: TOTAL  : OFFICIAL 
   COMMODITY   :  END- :STANDING:EXPORTS :        FOR       : COMMIT-:USDA EXPORT
               :  ING  : SALES  :        :  MARKETING YEAR  : MENT 2/:PROJECTIONS
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               :                   1000              MILLION        1000         
               :         ------ METRIC TONS ------   BUSHELS   -- METRIC TONS --
HARD RED WINTER: 04/05      901    151.1    8152.9   299.6     9053.9
     WHEAT     : 04/12    769.8    162.2    8315.1   305.5     9085.0       
               :YR AGO   1880.6    358.8    9646.4   354.4    11526.9
               :
SOFT RED WINTER: 04/05    497.4     47.7    1919.0    70.5     2416.4
     WHEAT     : 04/12    462.1     58.7    1977.7    72.7     2439.8       
               :YR AGO    406.9     98.6    2016.0    74.1     2422.9
               :
HARD RED SPRING: 04/05   1298.7    152.4    4706.4   172.9     6005.1
     WHEAT     : 04/12   1117.2    120.4    4826.8   177.4     5944.0       
               :YR AGO   1691.3    191.0    6760.3   248.4     8451.6
               :
WHITE WHEAT    : 04/05    947.8     85.2    4241.4   155.8     5189.2
               : 04/12    777.7    109.3    4350.8   159.9     5128.5       
               :YR AGO   1325.3     90.8    3419.5   125.6     4744.7
               :
DURUM WHEAT    : 04/05     65.9      0.0     307.7    11.3      373.6
               : 04/12     64.9      1.5     309.2    11.4      374.1       
               :YR AGO    128.8      1.5     378.1    13.9      506.9
               :
ALL WHEAT      : 04/05   3710.7    436.4   19327.4   710.2    23038.2
               : 04/12   3191.7    452.1   19779.6   726.8    22971.3  25180 3/
               :YR AGO   5432.8    740.8   22220.2   816.4    27653.0
               :
WHEAT PRODUCTS : 04/05     85.8      0.9      78.6      -       164.4
               : 04/12     89.0      1.5      80.1      -       169.1      0
               :YR AGO     81.4      1.5     122.8      -       204.1
               :
RYE            : 04/05      0.0       -        0.4     0.0        0.4
               : 04/12      0.0       -        0.4     0.0        0.4      0
               :YR AGO      0.0      0.0       0.4     0.0        0.4
               :
OATS           : 04/05      0.0       -        1.6     0.1        1.6
               : 04/12      0.0       -        1.6     0.1        1.6     30 3/
               :YR AGO      0.0      0.4       6.3     0.4        6.3
               :
BARLEY         : 04/05     11.1      1.2      28.9     1.3       40.0
               : 04/12     10.9      0.2      29.1     1.3       40.0    130 3/
               :YR AGO      8.2      0.0      17.1     0.8       25.3
               :
CORN           : 04/05  22051.9   1912.1   26141.2  1029.1    48193.1
               : 04/12  21549.7   1593.8   27735.0  1091.9    49284.8  56520 3/
               :YR AGO  15443.5   1408.3   34612.5  1362.6    50056.1
               :
GRAIN SORGHUM  : 04/05    879.9    197.0    4339.4   170.8     5219.3
               : 04/12    758.3    120.4    4459.7   175.6     5218.0   6220 3/
               :YR AGO    804.7    136.0    3282.0   129.2     4086.7
               :
COTTONSEED     : 04/05       77      3.5     165.7      -       242.6
               : 04/12     73.7      3.3     169.0      -       242.7       
               :YR AGO     49.6      3.5      93.7      -       143.3
               :
FLAXSEED       : 04/05      0.0       -        1.0     0.0        1.0
               : 04/12      0.0       -        1.0     0.0        1.0       
               :YR AGO      2.0      0.0       3.6     0.2        5.6
               :
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          OUTSTANDING EXPORT SALES AND EXPORTS - CURRENT MARKETING YEAR
                SUMMARY AND COMPARISON OF SELECTED COMMODITIES 1/
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               :  WEEK :  OUT-  :WEEKLY  :CUMULATIVE EXPORTS: TOTAL  : OFFICIAL 
   COMMODITY   :  END- :STANDING:EXPORTS :        FOR       : COMMIT-:USDA EXPORT
               :  ING  : SALES  :        :  MARKETING YEAR  : MENT 2/:PROJECTIONS
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               :                   1000              MILLION        1000         
               :         ------ METRIC TONS ------   BUSHELS   -- METRIC TONS --
SOYBEANS       : 04/05  10996.5    419.7   41998.2  1543.2    52994.7
               : 04/12  11634.8    402.3   42400.5  1557.9    54035.4  56200
               :YR AGO   7130.2    355.2   48494.9  1781.9    55625.0
               :
SOYBEAN CAKE & : 04/05   3420.6    297.4    6005.7      -      9426.3
      MEAL     : 04/12   3311.2    274.3    6280.0      -      9591.2  11340 4/
               :YR AGO   2785.9    197.5    6081.0      -      8866.9
               :
               :                                     MIL.LBS.
               :                                     --------
SOYBEAN OIL    : 04/05    282.3      2.9     432.7   953.9      715.0
               : 04/12    259.6     50.8     483.5  1065.8      743.0    910
               :YR AGO    138.6      6.5     685.4  1511.0      824.0
               :
LINSEED OIL    : 04/05      0.0      0.0       8.0    17.7        8.0
               : 04/12      0.0       -        8.0    17.7        8.0       
               :YR AGO      1.5      0.1       9.0    19.8       10.4
               :
SUNFLOWERSEED  : 04/05     12.9      0.7       9.5    21.0       22.5
      OIL      : 04/12     12.7      0.4       9.9    21.9       22.6       
               :YR AGO      8.1      0.0       8.1    17.9       16.2
               :
               :                                     1000 CWT.
               :                                     --------
LONG GRAIN,    : 04/05    124.3     40.4     787.0 17350.6      911.4
   ROUGH       : 04/12    181.6      8.5     795.5 17537.1      977.0       
               :YR AGO    105.2     23.2    1012.6 22323.1     1117.8
               :
MED,SHORT,OTH. : 04/05      5.8      1.6      40.1   884.6       45.9
CLASS.,ROUGH   : 04/12      4.6      1.1      41.3   909.9       45.9       
               :YR AGO     50.4      0.0     133.5  2942.9      183.9
               :
ALL RICE       : 04/05    474.3    102.5    1936.6 42694.0     2410.9
               : 04/12    530.0     32.1    1968.7 43402.6     2498.7   3050 5/
               :YR AGO    524.1     57.8    2441.5 53825.3     2965.6
               :
               :        ------------------ 1000 RUNNING BALES ------------------
ALL UPLAND     : 04/05   6583.4    499.6    8469.0      -     15052.4
   COTTON      : 04/12   6511.7    362.0    8830.9      -     15342.6  13930
               :YR AGO   3990.1    358.7    9118.4      -     13108.5
               :
AMERICAN PIMA  : 04/05    138.5     12.5     424.9      -       563.4
   COTTON      : 04/12    134.1      9.3     434.2      -       568.4    630
               :YR AGO    147.7      8.5     435.5      -       583.3
               :
               :        ---------------------- 1000 PIECES ---------------------
CATTLE HIDES - : 04/05   2683.9    481.3    5344.3      -      8028.2
   WHOLE       : 04/12   2714.7    449.0    5793.3      -      8508.0       
               :YR AGO   2413.4    333.6    5639.1      -      8052.5
               :        ------------------- 1000 METRIC TONS -------------------
BEEF           : 04/05    148.4     15.1     210.8   464.7      359.2
               : 04/12    153.1     15.2     226.0   498.3      379.1       
               :YR AGO    129.2     13.7     195.1   430.1      324.3
PORK           : 04/05    194.9     22.9     311.9   687.5      506.8
               : 04/12    196.7     16.1     328.0   723.1      524.7       
               :YR AGO    193.7     17.5     321.1   707.9      514.8
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1/ WITH THE EXCEPTION OF EXPORT PROJECTIONS, DATA DO NOT INCLUDE SEED,GOVERNMENT TO GOVERNMENT DONATIONS. 2/ EQUALS OUTSTANDING SALES PLUS CUMULATIVE EXPORTS. 3/ INCLUDES SMALL QUANTITIES OF PRODUCTS. 4/ INCLUDES SOY FLOUR. 5/ EXPORT PROJECTIONS ON "MILLED BASIS" AND CUMULATIVE EXPORT DATA ON "PRODUCT WEIGHT BASIS".