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.
April 15 2021 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2020/21 total
down 1% from last year
Net sales of
56,600 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 8, 2021 were 25.1 million metric tons (MMT), 1% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 56,600 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2020/21, were down 31% from last week’s 82,000 metric tons (MT) and in line with trade expectations of 50,000 MT to 200,000 MT. Primary increases were reported for the Philippines (250 HRW, 17,539 HRS, 1,441 white), Dominican Republic (7,000 HRW, 8,000 HRS, 2,000 SRW), Malaysia (11,500 HRS), Colombia (8,500 HRW), Singapore (7,000 HRS). Net sales of new crop wheat were 274,400 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2021/22.
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.