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.
January 14 2021 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2020/21 total
up 8 percent from last year
Net sales of
222,000 metric tons
were reported this week
USDA expects 2020/21 U.S. wheat exports to total
up 2% from 2019/20, 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 2020/21 marketing year, through January 7, 2021, were 21.1 million metric tons (MMT), 8 percent ahead of last year’s pace.
Net sales of 222,000 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2020/21 were down 19 percent from last week’s 275,000 MT but in line with trade expectations of 250,000 MT to 500,000 MT. Primary increases were reported for Bangladesh (55,000 HRS), Mexico (38,322 HRW, 4,900 HRS, 3,000 SRW), Malaysia (29,000 HRS, 5,000 white), unknown destinations (30,000 HRW, 15,000 HRS, -20,000 white) and Nigeria (23,800 HRW).
USDA forecasts 2020/21 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 26.8 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 77% of total projected exports.