Private Exporters Report Sales Activity for Nigeria

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014—Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 205,500 metric tons of wheat to Nigeria.  Of the total, 151,500 metric tons is hard red winter with 131,500 metric tons scheduled for delivery during the 2014/2015 marketing year and 20,000 metric tons scheduled for delivery during the 2015/2016 marketing year.  The remaining 54,000 metric tons is soft red winter wheat with 44,000 metric tons scheduled for delivery during the 2014/2015 marketing year and 10,000 metric tons scheduled for delivery during the 2015/2016 marketing year. 

The marketing year for wheat began June 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.

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