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 11 2019 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date total
23 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 July 4, 2019, were 7.51 million metric tons (MMT), 23 percent greater than last year’s year-to-date total of 6.13 MMT.
Net sales of 284,000 metric tons (MT) were reported for delivery in 2019/2020, 3 percent above last week’s 277,000 MT and in line with trade expectations of 250,000 to 550,000 MT. Increases were reported for the Philippines (74,381 HRS, 49,344 white), Mexico (64,922 HRW, 314 SRW), Thailand (24,000 HRW, 14,000 HRS, 17,000 white), Algeria (33,766 HRW) and Guatemala (16,500 HRW, 6,600 HRS, 6,750 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 31% of total projected exports.