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.
December 8, 2022
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2022/23 total as of November 24, 2022
6% behind of last year’s pace
were reported as of December 1
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 December 1, 2022, were 13.64 million metric tons (MMT), 6% lower than last year’s 14.56 MMT.
Net sales of 189,900 metric tons (MT) were reported for delivery in 2022/23, 22 percent higher than last week’s 155,500 MT and within trade expectations of 150,000 to 350,000 MT. Increases were reported for China (65,000 white), Iraq (50,000 HRW), Mexico (1,934 HRW, 27,000 SRW, 5,228 HRS), Italy (15,658 HRS), and Haiti (7,000 HRW).
USDA forecasts 2022/23 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) to total 21.09 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 65% of total projected exports.