Soybean Export Sales Fall 9% During Week Ending May 31, 2012

Posted on June 7, 2012


2011/2012 marketing year net sales of 220,200 metric tons is 9% lower than last week. However, weekly net sales for the 2012/2013 marketing year totaled 275,000 metric tons, a 55 percent increase over the previous week.

Week Ending: 5/31/2012
Country Metric Tons Marketing
Year
Notes
Mexico 32,500 2011/2012  
Indonesia 84,000 2011/2012 Includes 68,000 switched from unknown destinations 
China 60,100 2011/2012 Includes 60,000 switched from unknown destinations & decreases of 3,000
Taiwan 28,700 2011/2012  
Netherlands 52,400 2011/2012 Includes 55,000 switched from unknown destinations & decreases of 2,600 
Unknown -89,500 2011/2012  
Unknown -10,800 2011/2012  
2012/2013 Marketing Year  
China 178,500 2012/2013  
Unknown Destinations 82,500 2012/2013  

Weekly soybean exports of 439,800 is 43 percent lower than a week ago. Accumulated exports for the 2011/2012 marketing year are 16 percent behind last years pace. Primary export destinations listed below.

Week Ending: 5/31/2012 Marketing Year Data
Country Metric Tons YTD
Metric Tons
Last YTD
Metric Tons
Change
China 68,100 20,689,800 23,898,100 -13.4%
Egypt 47,800 929,400 887,300 +4.7%
Indonesia 97,000 1,260,700 1,279,000 -1.4%
Netherlands 52,400 514,800 970,000 -46.9%
Mexico 92,500 2,471,300 2,560,900 -3.5%
Japan 38,300 1,379,100 1,543,300 -10.6%

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