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.
June 13 2019 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date total
36 percent above last year's pace
Net sales of
were reported this week
USDA expects 2019/20 U.S. wheat exports to total
down 3% from 2018/19, 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 2019/20 marketing year, through June 6, 2019, were 6.25 million metric tons (MMT), 36 percent above last year’s year-to-date total of 4.53 MMT.
Net sales of 325.000 metric tons (MT) were reported for delivery in 2019/2020, 35 percent below last week’s 502,000 MT but in line with trade expectations of 250,000 to 450,000 MT. Increases were reported for Japan (41,537 HRW, 12,000 HRS, 11,500 SRW, 47,103 white), Mexico (84,821 HRW, 5,210 SRW), Taiwan (20,348 HRW, 28,871 HRS, 7,461 white), Iraq (55,000 HRW) and Vietnam (23,000 HRS, 7,000 white).
USDA forecasts 2018/19 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) to total 24.5 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 26% of total projected exports.