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.
September 12 2019 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date total
23 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 4% 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 September 5, 2019, were 12.0 million metric tons (MMT), 23 percent greater than last year’s year-to-date total of 9.7 MMT.
Net sales of 611,000 metric tons (MT) were reported for delivery in 2019/2020, 96 percent higher than last week’s 312,000 MT and above trade expectations of 300,000 to 600,000 MT. Increases were reported for the Philippines (76,500 HRS, 32,500 white), Mexico (72,154 HRW, 19,767 SRW), Indonesia (12,500 HRW, 14,500 HRS, 36,650 white), Nigeria (46,206 HRW, -24,000 SRW, 32,521 white) and South Korea (12,470 HRW, 38,165 HRS, 600 SRW, 1,750 white).
USDA forecasts 2019/20 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) to total 26.5 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 45% of total projected exports.