U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) publishes a new Commercial Sales report every Thursday documenting wheat export sales-to-date by country and class for the current marketing year compared to the previous marketing year on the same date. The report also includes a 10-year commercial sales history by class and country. Data is sourced from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Weekly Export Sales Report.
July 29 2021 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2021/22 total
16 percent behind last year
Net sales of
515,200 metric tons
were reported this week
USDA expects 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports to total
down 12% compared to 2020/21, if realized
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) weekly Export Sales Report, total known outstanding sales and accumulated exports of all classes of wheat for the 2021/22 marketing year, through July 22, 2021 were 8.1 million metric tons (MMT), 16% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 515,200 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2021/22, were up almost 9% from last week’s 473,200 (MT) and near the top trade expectations of 350,000 MT to 600,000 MT. Increases were reported for China (128,912 HRW), Mexico (52,371 HRW, 43,149 SRW, -9,897 HRS), Philippines (44,905 HRS, 14,200 white), Taiwan (19,603 HRW, 27,444 HRS, 5,079 white), Thailand (12,500 HRW, 29,500 HRS, 5,0 white).
USDA forecasts 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 23.8 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 34% of total projected exports.