Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for China

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 — Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture the following activity:           

  • Cancellations of export sales of 272,000 metric tons of soybeans to China during the 2013/2014 marketing year; and 
  • Export sales of 240,000 metric tons of soybeans to China during the 2014/2015 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 or quantities totaling 200,000 tons or more in any reporting period, to one destination, by 3 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.
 
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