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 23, 2023
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2022/23 total as of March 16, 2023
5% behind last year’s pace
were reported as of March 16
USDA expects 2022/23 U.S. wheat exports to total
down 3% compared to 2021/22, 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 2022/23 marketing year, through March 16, 2023, were 17.8 million metric tons (MMT), 5% lower than last year’s 18.9 MMT.
Net sales of 125,600 metric tons (MT) for 2022/2023 were reported primarily for Mexico (51,000 HRW, 7,932 SRW, 15,996 HRS), China (5,300 SRW, 68,250 white), Ecuador (37,879 SRW), Algeria (33,000 DUR), the Philippines (26,638 white).
USDA forecasts 2022/23 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) to total 21.09 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 84% of total projected exports.