USDA Weekly Export Sales

21/04/11 -- The USDA have today reported the following weekly export sales for the week ended Apr 14th 2011:

Corn sales of 613,400 MT old crop and 243,900 MT were in line with expectations for total sales of 800,000 MT to 1.1 MMT. Just for the record, there was no sign of China. Shipments were strong at 935,300 MT.

Wheat sales were below trade estimates of 400 to 800 thousand MT at 134,800 MT old crop and 168,400 MT of new crop. Shipments were strong at 862,000 MT.

Soybean export sales were well above trade estimates of 200 to 400 thousand MT at 349,000 MT old crop and 206,300 MT new crop. China took 176,500 MT of the old crop and 165,000 MT of the new crop. There were no US bean cancellations by China. Shipments slacked off a little at 443,000 MT.