Export Sales of 110K tons of Wheat & Soybeans Reported on May 1, 2012

Posted on May 1, 2012

This morning the USDA reported two sales. 1) Soybean export sale of 110,000 metric tons for delivery to China during the 2012/2013 marketing year. 2) Hard red winter wheat export sale of 110,000 metric tons for deliver to Saudi Arabia during the 2012/2013 marketing year.

See table below for the total activity reported this week.

For week ending May 5, 2012

Report Date Crop Size of Sale
(Metric Tons)
Destination Country/Marketing Year
April 30, 2012 Soybean 220,000 China (2012/2013)
May 1, 2012 Soybean 110,000 China (2012/2013)
May 1, 2012 Hard Red Winter Wheat 110,000 Saudi Arabia (2012/2013)

The marketing year for corn and soybeans is Sept 1 – August 31. The marketing year for wheat is June 1 – May 31.

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