Corn Export Sales Rise 33% During Week Ending May 31, 2012

Posted on June 7, 2012


2011/2012 marketing year net sales of 251,800 metric tons is 33 percent higher than the previous week. Sales for the 2012/2013 marketing year as were for 147,200 metric tons, which is 57 percent higher than the prior week.

Week Ending: 5/31/2012
Country Metric Tons Marketing
Year
Notes
Mexico 71,100 2011/2012  
Venezuela 54,300 2011/2012  
China 18,600 2011/2012  
Honduras 13,300 2011/2012  
Dominican Republic -6,000 2011/2012  
Unknown Destinations -54,600 2011/2012  
Japan 141,600 2011/2012 Includes 130,800 MT switched from unknown destinations and declines of 50,300.
2012/2013 Marketing Year  
Mexico 109,800 2012/2013  
Saudi Arabia 30,000 2012/2013  
Columbia 20,000 2012/2013  
China -15,000 2012/2013  

Corn exports of 732,900 metric tons is 10 percent lower than last week. Accumulated exports for the 2011/2012 marketing year are 9 percent behind last years pace. Primary export destinations listed below.

Week Ending: 5/31/2012 2011/2012 Marketing Year Data
Country Metric Tons YTD
Metric Tons
Last YTD
Metric Tons
Change
Mexico 190,200 8,043,600 5,235,800 +53.6%
S. Korea 68,300 3,245,300 4,264,400 -29.8%
Venezuela 14,300 963,100 432,600 NM
Japan 205,100 9,357,900 11,044,900 -15.3%
China 211,100 3,498,700 489,800 NM
El Salvador 14,000 308,600 319,900 -3.5%

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