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.
August 05 2021 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2021/22 total
18 percent behind last year
Net sales of
308,300 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 29, 2021 were 10.2 million metric tons (MMT), 18% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 308,300 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2021/22, were down 40% from last week’s 515,200 (MT) but in line with trade expectations of 250,000 MT to 700,000 MT. Increases were reported for Mexico (54,066 HRW, 42,936 SRW, 805 HRS), South Korea (22,039 HRW, 15,737 HRS, 16,810 white), Nigeria (12,000 HRW, 36,000 SRW), Colombia (32,000 HRW, 200 SRW), Philippines (9,997 HRS, 17,000 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 43% of total projected exports.