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.
November 15 2019 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date total
7 percent ahead of last year's pace
Net sales of
were reported this week
USDA expects 2019/20 U.S. wheat exports to total
up 1% 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 November 7, 2019, were 15.2 million metric tons (MMT), 7 percent greater than last year’s year-to-date total of 14.2 MMT.
Net sales of 239,000 metric tons (MT) were reported for delivery in 2019/2020, 34 percent lower than last week’s 360,000 MT and in line with trade expectations of 200,000 to 500,000 MT. Increases were reported for Nigeria (10,000 HRW, 19,000 HRS, 11,000 white), the Philippines (24,051 HRS, 11,900 white), Chile (35,000 white), Mexico (33,344 HRW, 280 SRW) and Brazil (30,000 HRW).
USDA forecasts 2019/20 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) to total 25.9 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 59% of total projected exports.