Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Taiwan and Unknown Destinations
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2015–Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity:
- Changes in destination of 120,000 tons of corn from unknown destinations to Taiwan for delivery during the 2015/2016 marketing year; and
- Export sales of 213,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to unknown destinations. Of the total 73,000 metric tons is for delivery during the 2015/2016 marketing year and 140,000 metric tons is for delivery during the 2016/2017 marketing year.
The marketing year for corn and 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 tons or more of one commodity, made in one day or quantities totaling 200,000 tons or more in any reporting period, except 20,000 tons for soybean oil, made in one day to one destination or quantities totaling 40,000 tons or more in any reporting period, 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.