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.
October 21, 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 October 14, 2021 were 12.3 million metric tons (MMT), 20% behind last year’s pace.
Net sales of 362,400 metric tons (MT) for delivery in 2021/22, were down 36% from last week’s 567,600 (MT) and were in line with trade expectations of 250,000 MT to 650,000 MT. Increases were reported for Nigeria (64,000 HRW, 34,000 white), Japan (59,805 HRW, 24,229 HRS, 8,110 white), Colombia (59,958 HRW, 16,094 SRW), Thailand (2,500 HRW, 25 SRW, 31,670 HRS, 18,000 white), and Venezuela (33,000 HRW).
USDA forecasts 2021/22 U.S. wheat exports (including donations) will total 23.8 MMT. Commitments to date (of wheat and wheat products) are 52% of total projected exports.