Corn Export Sales by Selected Country for Week Ending May 17, 2012

Posted on May 24, 2012


2011/2012 marketing year net sales of 156,200 metric tons is 54 percent higher than the previous week. Sales for the 2012/2013 marketing year as were for 325,900 metric tons. The 2012/2013 marketing year outstanding sales total of 5,280,000 metric tons is 46% higher than last years pace.

Week Ending: 5/17/2012
Country Metric Tons Marketing
Year
Notes
Mexico 54,900 2011/2012 *Including 30,500 MT switched from unknown destinations & decreases of 3,800 MT
Guatemala 12,300 2011/2012 *
Venezuela 30,000 2011/2012 *
China 255,000 2011/2012 *Including 180,000 MT switched from unknown destinations
Costa Rica 25,300 2011/2012 *Switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,800 MT 
Egypt -60,000 2011/2012  
Unknown Destinations -161,500 2011/2012  
Japan -15,000 2011/2012  
2012/2013 Marketing Year  
South Korea 55,300 2012/2013  
China 703,600 2012/2013  
Unknown Destinations -439,400 2012/2013  

Corn exports of 689,300 metric tons is 3 percent higher than last week. Accumulated exports for the 2011/2012 marketing year are -8.7 percent behind last years pace. Primary export destinations listed below.

Week Ending: 5/10/2012 2011/2012 Marketing Year Data
Country Metric Tons YTD
Metric Tons
Last YTD
Metric Tons
Change
Mexico 201,500 7,653,900 4,813,300 +59.0%
S. Korea 50,100 3,138,000 4,392,300 -28.5%
Costa Rica 25,300 491,100 467,700 +5.0%
Japan 261,800 9,070,800 10,417,800 -12.9%
China 68,100 2,970,600 430,900 NM
Taiwan 22,800 999,600 1,790,700 -44.1%

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