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 19, 2022
U.S. export sales to date for delivery in 2021/22 total
24 percent behind last year
were reported this week
USDA expects 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports to total
down 21% 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 May 12, 2022 were 19.4 million metric tons (MMT), 24% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 8,500 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2021/22, were down 40% from last week’s 14,100 MT and within trade expectations of (50,000) MT to 150,000 MT. Increases were reported for Mexico (6,119 HRW, 400 SRW, 30,483 HRS), Venezuela (29,364 HRW), Nigeria (205 HRW, 27,972 White), Taiwan (678 HRW, 1,549 HRS, 273 White), and Vietnam (2,000 HRS).
USDA forecasts 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 21.36 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 91% of total projected exports.