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.
September 23, 2021
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2021/22 total
20 percent behind last year
were reported this week
USDA expects 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports to total
down 12% 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 September 16, 2021 were 10.8 million metric tons (MMT), 20% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 355,900 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2021/22, were down 42% from last week’s 617,100 (MT) and within trade expectations of 250,000 MT to 600,000 MT. Increases were reported for Philippines (-594 HRW, 61,800 HRS, 65,400 white), Mexico (16,374 HRW, 23,715 SRW, 3425 HRS, 922 white), Japan (15,878 HRW, 34,295 HRS, 1390 white), Nigeria (12,012 HRW, 33,0 white).
USDA forecasts 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 23.8 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 45% of total projected exports.