Cotton: Net sales of 253,200 running bales for 2017/2018 were up 64 percent from the previous week and 39 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Vietnam (61,600 RB), Bangladesh (61,500 RB), Turkey (33,900 RB), China (21,300 RB), and Thailand (18,800 RB). For 2018/2019, net sales of 8,800 RB were reported for China. Exports of 86,100 RB–a marketing low–were down 27 percent from the previous week and 36 percent from the prior 4-week average. Exports were reported primarily to Mexico (19,600 RB), Vietnam (17,100 RB), China (14,600 RB), Indonesia (8,000 RB), and South Korea (7,500 RB). Net sales of Pima totaling 17,500 RB for 2017/2018 were down 20 percent from the previous week and 41 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Peru (4,000 RB), India (3,800 RB), Austria (3,300 RB), and Bangladesh (2,800 RB). Exports of 5,700 RB were up 34 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Indonesia (2,000 RB), India (1,500 RB), China (1,100 RB), and Bangladesh (700 RB).
Optional Origin Sales: The current optional origin outstanding balance of 16,500 RB is for Indonesia.
Exports for Own Account: New exports for own account totaling 400 RB were reported to China. Exports to China (2,100 RB) and Vietnam (400 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales. The current outstanding balance of 68,900 RB is for Indonesia (48,100 RB), Taiwan (13,100 RB), India (3,800 RB), Vietnam (1,400 RB), South Korea (1,100 RB), Bangladesh (500 RB), Pakistan (500 RB), and China (400 RB).
|U.S. EXPORT SALES||ALL UPLAND 1404||PIMA 1301|
|WEEK ENDING 10/12/2017||CURRENT MY||NEXT MY||CURRENT MY||NEXT MY|
|FAX 202-690-3273||THIS WEEK||YEAR AGO||THIS WEEK||YEAR AGO||THIS WEEK||YEAR AGO||THIS WEEK||YEAR AGO|
|EXPORTS FOR OWN ACCT||68.9||44.7||XX||XX||0.0||0.0||XX||XX|
|NET CHANGE IN SALES||253.2||340.2||8.8||0.0||17.5||5.1||0.0||0.0|
|COUNTRY||CURRENT MARKETING YEAR||NEXT MY||CURRENT MARKETING YEAR||NEXT MY|
|CANCEL||EXPORTS||SALES (NET)||NEW SALES||DEST.