Japan Export Sales Highlights
This summary is based on reports from exporters for the period October 2-8, 2015.
Soybeans: Net sales of 1,476,800 MT for 2015/2016, up 15 percent from the previous week, were primarily for China (1,143,400 MT, including 557,500 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 132,100 MT), Russia (121,000 MT, including 52,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Japan (81,600 MT, including 49,500 switched from unknown destinations), the Netherlands (75,700 MT, including 70,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Thailand (74,100 MT). Net sales reductions were reported for unknown destinations (205,400 MT). Exports of 1,627,600 MT were up 74 percent from the previous week. The primary destinations were China (1,327,700 MT), Japan (96,800 MT), the Netherlands (75,700 MT), Mexico (68,700 MT), and Russia (33,000 MT).
Optional Origin Sales: For 2015/2016, outstanding optional origin sales total 175,000 MT, all China.
Exports for Own Account: The current exports for own account balance is 1,900 MT, all Canada.
Soybean Cake and Meal: Net sales of 225,800 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for unknown destinations (68,200 MT), Poland (40,000 MT), Venezuela (30,000 MT, switched from Panama), Mexico (26,700 MT), and Guatemala (15,200 MT, including 9,200 MT switched from unknown destinations). Net sales reductions were reported for Panama (21,900 MT), Ireland (6,000 MT), and French West Indies (3,000 MT). Net sales of 700 MT for 2016/2017 were reported for Canada. Exports of 139,700 MT were primarily to Mexico (33,900 MT), Venezuela (30,000 MT), Canada (20,700 MT), Guatemala (15,200 MT), and Honduras (11,700 MT).
Soybean Oil: Net sales of 53,200 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for unknown destinations (20,000 MT), Morocco (18,000 MT), Mexico (12,500 MT), Nicaragua (1,800 MT), and the Dominican Republic (500 MT). Exports of 16,200 MT were primarily to Venezuela (10,000 MT), Mexico (4,900 MT), Trinidad (800 MT), and Canada (400 MT).