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 13 2021 Commercial Sales
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2020/21 total
3 percent behind last year
Net sales of
30,300 metric tons
were reported this week
USDA expects 2020/21 U.S. wheat exports to total
nearly even with 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 May 6, 2021 were 25.5 million metric tons (MMT), 3% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 30,300 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2020/21, were down 68% from last week’s 95,600 metric tons (MT) and below trade expectations of 49,700 MT to 53,783 MT. Increases were reported for South Korea (440 HRW, 67,441 white), Malaysia (32,000 HRS, 4,000 white), Burma (12,000 HRS, 4,000 white), Italy (15,755 durum), and South Africa (11,000 HRW).
USDA forecasts 2020/21 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 26.2 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 90% of total projected exports.