U.S. Export Sales

Beef  sales of 8,300 MT for 2024--a marketing-year low--were down 46 percent from the previous week and 43 percent from the prior 4-week average...

Corn sales up 51% from last week;  Beef sales marketing year low at 8.3K mt

Wheat:  Net sales of 240,400 metric tons (MT) for 2024/2025 primarily for Thailand (60,800 MT), Japan (58,400 MT, including decreases of 1,300 MT), Indonesia (53,800 MT), Mexico (30,700 MT, including decreases of 1,500 MT), and Italy (20,000 MT), were offset by reductions for the Leeward and Windward Islands (400 MT). Exports of 294,600 MT were primarily to Japan (91,700 MT), South Korea (67,600 MT), Thailand (58,300 MT), Mexico (36,200 MT), and the Leeward and Windward Island (18,600 MT).

Corn:  Net sales of 538,300 MT for 2023/2024 were up 51 percent from the previous week, but down 13 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases primarily for Colombia (200,600 MT, including 40,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 32,500 MT), Japan (188,300 MT, including 65,600 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,800 MT), Mexico (177,600 MT, including 54,900 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 2,800 MT), South Korea (60,800 MT, including decreases of 4,200 MT), and El Salvador (30,700 MT), were offset by reductions for unknown destinations (142,300 MT) and Panama (500 MT). Net sales of 116,500 MT for 2024/2025 primarily for Mexico (143,700 MT), Honduras (18,400 MT), Jamaica (11,200 MT), Canada (5,500 MT), and Nicaragua (2,000 MT), were offset by reductions for unknown destinations (65,000 MT). Exports of 879,100 MT were down 2 percent from the previous week and 27 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were primarily to Mexico (353,500 MT), Japan (195,300 MT), Colombia (120,700 MT), South Korea (66,100 MT), and Costa Rica (39,700 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2023/2024, new optional origin sales of 62,000 MT were for Japan. Decreases of 1,000 MT were reported for Canada. The current outstanding balance of 81,100 MT were for Japan (62,000 MT) and Canada (19,100 MT).

Barley:  No net sales for 2024/2025 were reported for the week. Exports of 100 MT were to South Korea.

Sorghum:  Net sales of 112,300 MT for 2023/2024 were down noticeably from the previous week, but up noticeably from the prior 4-week average. Increases reported for China (112,400 MT), were offset by reductions for South Korea (100 MT). Exports of 56,800 MT were up 6 percent from the previous week, but down 3 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destination was China.

Rice:  Net sales of 27,900 MT for 2023/2024 were unchanged from the previous week, but down 42 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases primarily for Nicaragua (23,200 MT), Mexico (5,500 MT), the Bahamas (100 MT), the Netherland Antilles (100 MT), and Canada (100 MT, including decreases of 1,300 MT), were offset by reductions for Guatemala (1,100 MT) and El Salvador (400 MT). Total net sales of 29,300 MT for 2024/2025 were for Honduras. Exports of 72,000 MT were up 40 percent from the previous week and 13 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were primarily to Mexico (31,200 MT), Nicaragua (25,600 MT), Haiti (7,400 MT), South Korea (4,000 MT), and Canada (1,900 MT).

Export Adjustments:  Accumulated exports of medium, short and other classes, milled rice to Canada were adjusted down 5 MT for week ending January 18th and 11 MT for week ending February 8th. These exports were rejected.

Soybeans:  Net sales of 208,000 MT for 2023/2024 were down 9 percent from the previous week and 40 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases primarily for the Netherlands (109,900 MT, including 122,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 12,100 MT), Mexico (62,100 MT), Egypt (50,000 MT), Japan (30,500 MT, including 29,100 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Indonesia (14,900 MT, including decreases of 300 MT), were offset by reductions for unknown destinations (95,900 MT). Net sales of 191,300 MT for 2024/2025 were primarily for Mexico (95,300 MT), unknown destinations (78,500 MT), China (10,000 MT), Nepal (2,500 MT), and Malaysia (2,500 MT). Exports of 267,300 MT were down 12 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were primarily to the Netherlands (109,900 MT), Indonesia (34,400 MT), Japan (31,900 MT), Mexico (21,100 MT), and Colombia (20,200 MT).

Exports for Own Account:  For 2023/2024, new exports for own account totaling 200 MT were to Taiwan. The current exports for own account outstanding balance of 3,600 MT are for Canada (1,400 MT), Taiwan (1,200 MT), Bangladesh (500 MT), and Malaysia (500 MT).

Soybean Cake and Meal:  Net sales of 53,100 MT for 2023/2024--a marketing-year low--were down 75 percent from the previous week and 72 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases primarily for Morocco (32,100 MT, including 32,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Nicaragua (10,600 MT, including 2,400 MT switched from unknown destinations), Canada (10,600 MT), Colombia (9,000 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,900 MT), and the Philippines (9,000 MT), were offset by reductions primarily for unknown destinations (38,000 MT), Honduras (3,800 MT), Belgium (800 MT), Ecuador (600 MT), and Portugal (300 MT). Net sales of 22,800 MT for 2024/2025 were reported for unknown destinations (20,000 MT) and Canada (2,800 MT). Exports of 272,000 MT were up 36 percent from the previous week and 17 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were primarily to the Philippines (97,900 MT), Colombia (53,200 MT), Ecuador (31,400 MT), Morocco (29,000 MT), and Canada (13,400 MT).

Soybean Oil:  Net sales of 9,700 MT for 2023/2024 were down 41 percent from the previous week and 6 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Venezuela (9,200 MT), Canada (400 MT), and Colombia (100 MT). Total net sales reductions of 3,500 MT for 2024/2025 were for Mexico. Exports of 11,500 MT were down 60 percent from the previous week, but up 20 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were to Colombia (5,900 MT), Venezuela (4,200 MT), Canada (1,200 MT), and Mexico (200 MT).

Cotton:  Net sales of Upland totaling 54,100 RB for 2023/2024 were down 53 percent from the previous week and 62 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases primarily for China (15,800 RB), Pakistan (10,100 RB, including decreases of 700 RB), Turkey (5,400 RB, including decreases of 100 RB), Vietnam (5,100 RB, including 100 RB switched from Japan and decreases of 100 RB), and India (5,100 RB), were offset by reductions for Ecuador (400 RB) and Indonesia (300 RB). Net sales of 69,500 RB for 2024/2025 primarily for Mexico (23,400 RB), Vietnam (10,900 RB), Guatemala (7,900 RB), Indonesia (7,000 RB), and Turkey (6,000 RB), were offset by reductions for China (2,200 RB). Exports of 160,700 RB were down 9 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were primarily to China (64,800 RB), Pakistan (26,500 RB), Bangladesh (12,100 RB), Mexico (11,300 RB), and Indonesia (10,300 RB). Net sales of Pima totaling 3,900 RB for 2023/2024 were up 74 percent from the previous week, but down 16 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were primarily for India (1,800 RB), Vietnam (400 RB), Turkey (400 RB), Pakistan (400 RB), and Japan (300 RB). Exports of 1,900 RB were down 76 percent from the previous week and 73 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were primarily to India (900 RB), Pakistan (900 RB), and Guatemala (100 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2023/2024, the current outstanding balance of 4,400 RB, all Bangladesh. For 2024/2025, the current outstanding balance of 8,800 RB, all Pakistan. 

Exports for Own Account:  For 2023/2024, the current exports for own account outstanding balance of 108,200 RB are for China (81,300 RB), Vietnam (14,700 RB), Pakistan (7,300 RB), South Korea (3,700 RB), and Turkey (1,200 RB).

Hides and Skins:  Net sales of 349,800 pieces for 2024 were up 7 percent from the previous week and 2 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were primarily for China (231,100 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 37,900 pieces), Thailand (51,500 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 100 pieces), South Korea (21,900 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 800 pieces), Mexico (19,900 whole cattle hides, including decreases of 600 pieces), and Brazil (15,600 whole cattle hides). Exports of 347,000 pieces were down 7 percent from the previous week and 12 percent from the prior 4-week average. Whole cattle hides exports were primarily to China (230,400 pieces), South Korea (44,600 pieces), Mexico (35,400 pieces), Thailand (17,600 pieces), and Brazil (11,300 pieces).

Net sales of 61,900 wet blues for 2024 were up 39 percent from the previous week, but down 54 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were primarily for Vietnam (18,800 unsplit), Thailand (18,400 unsplit, including decreases of 200 unsplit), Italy (15,000 unsplit), Hong Kong (8,000 unsplit), and China (1,700 unsplit, including decreases of 100 unsplit). Net sales reductions of 3,000 unsplit for 2025 resulting in increases for Italy (5,000 unsplit), were more than offset by reductions for Hong Kong (8,000 unsplit). Exports of 131,000 wet blues were down 13 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were primarily to Vietnam (64,200 unsplit), China (25,500 unsplit), Thailand (19,600 unsplit), Brazil (11,900 unsplit), and Hong Kong (4,000 unsplit). Total net sales of 1,000 splits were for Vietnam. Exports of 165,200 splits were to Vietnam (122,400 pounds) and China (42,800 pounds).

Beef:  Net sales of 8,300 MT for 2024--a marketing-year low--were down 46 percent from the previous week and 43 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were primarily for South Korea (2,500 MT, including decreases of 400 MT), China (1,900 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), Japan (1,400 MT, including decreases of 400 MT), Canada (800 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and Taiwan (400 MT, including decreases of 200 MT). Exports of 14,300 MT were down 11 percent from the previous week and 13 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were primarily to Japan (3,800 MT), South Korea (2,600 MT), China (2,000 MT), Mexico (1,800 MT), and Taiwan (1,800 MT).

Pork:  Net sales of 26,500 MT for 2024 were down 55 percent from the previous week and 29 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were primarily for Mexico (9,000 MT, including decreases of 200 MT), Japan (6,400 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), China (3,400 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), Colombia (1,700 MT, including decreases of 100 MT), and South Korea (1,700 MT, including decreases of 100 MT). Exports of 32,400 MT were up 8 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were primarily to Mexico (14,100 MT), China (4,300 MT), Japan (3,400 MT), South Korea (2,500 MT), and Canada (2,200 MT).