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.
March 04 2021 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2020/21 total
up 3% from last year
Net sales of
219,000 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 February 25, 2021, were 23.8 million metric tons (MMT), 3% ahead of last year’s pace.
Net sales of 219,000 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2020/21, were up 31% from last week’s 168,000 MT and in line with trade expectations of 100,000 MT to 500,000 MT. Primary increases were reported for Mexico (63,674 HRW, 202 HRS, 5,448 SRW), China (-69 HRS, 1,000 SRW, 65,000 white), Nigeria (23,000 HRW, 33,000 white), Canada (27,998 HRS, 3,470 SRW, 140 white) and Japan (30,644 HRS).
USDA forecasts 2020/21 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 26.8 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 88% of total projected exports.