Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China and Taiwan
WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 -- Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity:
--Export sales of 2,740,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2010/2011 marketing year; and
--Export sales of 110,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2011/2012 marketing year; and
--Export sales of 114,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to Taiwan during the 2010/2011 marketing year.
The marketing year for soybeans began Sept. 1.
USDA issues both daily and weekly export sales reports to the public. Exporters are required to report to USDA any export sales activity of 100,000 metric tons or more of one commodity, made in one day to one destination, by 3:00 p.m. Eastern time on the next business day following the sale. Export sales of less than these quantities must be reported to USDA on a weekly basis.
For further information, contact the Export Sales Reporting Staff at (202) 720-9209.