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.
November 18, 2021
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2021/22 total
21 percent behind last year
were reported this week
USDA expects 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports to total
down 13% 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 November 18, 2021 were 14.2 million metric tons (MMT), 21% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 567,500 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2021/22, were up 42% from last week’s 399,100 (MT) and exceeded trade expectations of 250,000 MT to 550,000 MT. Increases were reported for Japan (66,423 HRW, 56,101 HRS, 31,375 white, 273 Durum), Nigeria (101,000 HRW, 1,089 HRS), the Philippines (788 HRW, 25,000 HRS, 25,000 white), and Taiwan (17,225 HRW, 23,965 HRS, 6,810 white).
USDA forecasts 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 23.4 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 61% of total projected exports.