Cotton: Net sales of 274,500 running bales for 2017/2018 were up 42 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for India (51,200 RB), Turkey (43,200 RB), Mexico (42,500 RB), Vietnam (26,800 RB, including 2,600 RB switched from China), and China (24,100 RB, including decreases of 200 RB). Reductions were reported for South Korea (5,400 RB) and Japan (800 RB). For 2018/2019, net sales of 92,900 RB were reported for Mexico (72,900 RB), China (10,600 RB), and Japan (9,500 RB). Exports of 281,600 RB–a marketing-year high–were up 35 percent from the previous week and 41 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Vietnam (68,600 RB), China (67,200 RB), Turkey (33,100 RB), Indonesia (24,500 RB), and Pakistan (19,800 RB). Net sales of Pima totaling 6,700 RB for 2017/2018 were up 20 percent from the previous week, but down 33 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for China (4,300 RB), Turkey (1,100 RB), India (600 RB), and Pakistan (400 RB). Exports of 8,500 RB were down 18 percent from the previous week and 43 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were China (3,100 RB), India (1,400 RB), Indonesia (1,000 RB), and Thailand (900 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 6,000 RB were reported to China (3,400 RB), Vietnam (2,300 RB), and Thailand (300 RB). Exports to Indonesia (7,300 RB), China (6,000 RB), India (2,600 RB), Vietnam (2,400 RB), South Korea (1,100 RB), Turkey (300 RB), and Thailand (300 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales. Decreases totaling 300 RB were reported for Vietnam. The current outstanding balance of 62,700 RB is for Indonesia (35,400 RB), Taiwan (11,600 RB), China (7,000 RB), Vietnam (7,000 RB), India (1,100 RB), Bangladesh (500 RB), and Pakistan (100 RB).
|U.S. EXPORT SALES||ALL UPLAND 1404||PIMA 1301|
|WEEK ENDING 01/04/2018||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||62.8||120.0||XX||XX||0.0||0.0||XX||XX|
|NET CHANGE IN SALES||274.5||236.0||92.9||5.7||6.7||10.0||0.0||0.0|
|COUNTRY||CURRENT MARKETING YEAR||NEXT MY||CURRENT MARKETING YEAR||NEXT MY|
|CANCEL||EXPORTS||SALES (NET)||NEW SALES||DEST.