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February 20, 2009


According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's weekly Export Sales Report, total known outstanding sales and accumulated exports of all classes of wheat for the 2008/09 marketing year, through February 12, 2009, were 23.527 million metric tons (MMT), 25 percent lower than last year's year-to-date total of 31.294 MMT.

Sales for the period of February 6 to February 12, 2009 were 433,500 metric tons, up 5 percent from the previous week, 48 percent from the prior 4-week average and at the high end of trade estimates for 250,000 to 450,000 metric tons. Increases reported for Japan (1,078 HRW, 70,380 HRS, 18,180 white), South Korea (14,444 HRW, 19,250 HRS, 35,730 white), Unknown (7,500 HRW, 5,000 HRS, -329 SRW, 53,000 white), Venezuela (13,000 HRW, 27,000 HRS, 12,226 SRW), Israel (49,177 HRW), Mexico (-2,786 HRW, 7,020 HRS, 36,093 SRW), Nigeria (25,000 HRW, 302 HRS) and Colombia (10,000 HRW, 3,998 SRW) were partially offset by decreases for Guatemala (-5,440 HRW, -3,400 HRS, 5,000 white).

USDA forecasts 2008/09 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) to reach 27.22 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 87 percent of total projected exports, down from the 5-year average of 90 percent of exports committed by this date.

(See attached file: CS 090212.pdf) (See attached file: CS 090212.xlsx)
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