Cotton: Net sales of 12,900 running bales for 2017/2018 were down 89 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Pakistan (6,900 RB, including decreases of 100 RB), China (5,900 RB, including 2,800 RB switched from Vietnam), South Korea (2,800 RB, including 1,500 RB switched from Vietnam), Vietnam (1,900 RB, including 300 RB switched from Japan and decreases of 200 RB), and Indonesia (1,800 RB, including 400 RB switched from Thailand and decreases of 400 RB). Reductions were reported for Turkey (8,000 RB), Japan (2,500 RB), and unknown destinations (800 RB). For 2018/2019, net sales of 247,700 RB were reported for Vietnam (93,400 RB), Pakistan (36,400 RB), Malaysia (26,900 RB), and China (24,300 RB). Exports of 227,300 RB were down 12 percent from the previous week and 33 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Vietnam (53,300 RB), Turkey (32,300 RB), Indonesia (26,300 RB), China (18,000 RB), and Mexico (15,500 RB). Net sales of Pima totaling 800 RB for 2017/2018 were down 58 percent from the previous week and 37 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Pakistan (1,200 RB), and Thailand (500 RB). Reductions were for China (1,400 RB), Japan (200 RB), and Colombia (100 RB). For 2018/2019, net sales reductions of 2,900 RB were reported for India (100 RB), were more than offset by reductions for China (3,000 RB). Exports of 12,400 RB were down 28 percent from the previous week and unchanged from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were India (5,000 RB), China (2,800 RB), Thailand (1,700 RB), and Vietnam (1,000 RB).
Optional Origin Sales: For 2017/2018, options were exercised to export 200 RB to Indonesia from the United States. The current optional origin outstanding balance is 6,200 RB, all Indonesia.
Exports for Own Account: The current outstanding balance of 13,000 RB is for Vietnam (6,300 RB), China (6,200 RB), and Bangladesh (500 RB).
Export Adjustment: Accumulated exports of upland cotton to South Korea were adjusted down 2,200 RB for week ending May 10th. The correct destination is Vietnam and is included in this week’s report.
|U.S. EXPORT SALES||ALL UPLAND 1404||PIMA 1301|
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|EXPORTS FOR OWN ACCT||13.0||69.5||XX||XX||0.0||0.0||XX||XX|
|NET CHANGE IN SALES||12.9||27.2||247.7||166.2||0.8||2.5||-2.9||5.5|
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