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USDAExport sales strong for soybeans and corn

Agriculture.com Staff 05/11/2006 @ 7:10am

Kansas City (Dow Jones)-- USDA Thursday released the following export highlights in its Export Sales report for week ended May 4, 2006: This summary is based on reports from exporters for the period April 21-27, 2006.

For corn, net sales of 1,105,100 MT were 14 percent below the previous week, but 11 percent over the prior 4-week average. Major increases were reported for unknown destinations (191,700 MT) Japan (140,200 MT), Mexico (123,400 MT), South Korea (122,600 MT

USDA reported soybean net sales of 389,100 MT, two and one-tenth times the week earlier and 87 percent above the prior 4-week average. Major increases were reported for Indonesia (92,100 MT, including 81,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (81,400 MT), Japan (74,600 MT),

Wheat net sales of 33,100 metric tons (MT)--a marketing-year low--were 92 percent below the previous week and 87 percent under the prior 4-week average. Increases for Nigeria (45,000 MT)Yemen (43,000 MT), Venezuela (39,000 MT),

Kansas City (Dow Jones)-- USDA Thursday released the following export highlights in its Export Sales report for week ended May 4, 2006: This summary is based on reports from exporters for the period April 21-27, 2006.

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