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.
May 06 2021 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2020/21 total
3 percent behind last year
Net sales of
95,600 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 April 29, 2021 were 25.5 million metric tons (MMT), 3% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 95,600 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2020/21, were down 57% from last week’s 223,600 metric tons (MT) and in line with trade expectations of 0 MT to 250,000 MT. Increases were reported for Mexico (2,822 HRW, 31 HRS, 28,980 SRW), Haiti (27,500 HRW), Nigeria (12,425 HRW), Portugal (8,605 HRS), South Korea (1,422 HRW, 1,075 HRS, 1,594 white).
USDA forecasts 2020/21 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 26.8 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 90% of total projected exports.