Cotton: Net sales of 179,400 running bales for 2017/2018 were down 51 percent from the previous week and 46 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Vietnam (120,900 RB, including 1,600 RB switched from South Korea), China (89,800 RB, including decreases of 1,000 RB), Bangladesh (24,300 RB), Turkey (15,200 RB, including decreases of 900 RB), and Indonesia (11,700 RB, including 300 RB switched from Japan). Reductions were reported for Pakistan (115,600 RB). For 2018/2019, net sales of 28,700 RB were primarily for Egypt (8,800 RB), Thailand (7,000 RB), and Japan (4,200 RB). Exports of 499,600 RB were up 10 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were China (90,000 RB), Pakistan (79,500 RB), Vietnam (74,700 RB), Turkey (62,900 RB), and Indonesia (49,600 RB). Net sales of Pima totaling 900 RB for 2017/2018 were down 91 percent from the previous week and 86 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were primarily reported for India (900 RB) and Bangladesh (400 RB). Reductions were reported for Egypt (900 RB) and China (300 RB). For 2018/2019, net sales of 200 RB reported for Egypt (900 RB) were partially offset by reductions for India (700 RB). Exports of 12,500 RB were down 56 percent from the previous week and 44 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were India (4,400 RB), China (4,400 RB), and Peru (2,000 RB).
Optional Origin Sales: For 2017/2018, the current optional origin outstanding balance is 15,800 RB, all Indonesia.
Exports for Own Account: New exports for own account totaling 1,300 RB were reported to Indonesia. Exports to Indonesia (3,000 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales. The current outstanding balance of 15,400 RB is for Vietnam (7,100 RB), Indonesia (4,000 RB), China (3,800 RB), and Bangladesh (500 RB).
|U.S. EXPORT SALES||ALL UPLAND 1404||PIMA 1301|
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|EXPORTS FOR OWN ACCT||15.4||106.6||XX||XX||0.0||0.0||XX||XX|
|NET CHANGE IN SALES||179.4||307.2||28.7||204.2||0.9||9.7||0.2||11.5|
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