Private exporters reported the following sales activity for MY 2023/2024: 136,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China, 110,000 MT of soft red winter wheat for delivery to China, and 165,000 MT of corn for delivery to unknown destinations.
Private exporters reported to USDA the following sales activity: 372,000 MT of soft red winter wheat for delivery to China during the 2023/2024 marketing year; and 136,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2023/2024 marketing year.
Private exporters reported to USDA the following sales activity, all for delivery during the 2023/2024 marketing year: 440,000 MT of soft red winter wheat to China; 267,044 MT of corn to Mexico; 183,000 MT of soybean cake and meal to the Philippines.
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