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 16 2021 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2021/22 total
21 percent behind last year
Net sales of
617,100 metric tons
were reported this week
USDA expects 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports to total
down 12% compared to 2020/21, 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 2021/22 marketing year, through September 9, 2021 were 10.4 million metric tons (MMT), 21% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 617,100 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2021/22, were up 59% from last week’s 388,400 (MT) and on the high end of trade expectations of 300,000 MT to 700,000 MT. Increases were reported for Nigeria (329,065 HRW, -211 white), Mexico (7,357 HRW, 9,033 SRW, -1,126 HRS), South Korea (21,300 HRW, 24,850 HRS, 22,930 white), Taiwan (13,782 HRW, 3,250 SRW, 29,787 HRS, 7,806 white), Guatemala (16,448 HRW, 8,512 HRS, 7,528 white, 2,400 durum).
USDA forecasts 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 23.8 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 44% of total projected exports.