Source:  USDA-FAS

February 9, 2018

Cotton:  Net sales of 402,400 running bales for 2017/2018 were up 33 percent from the previous week and 75 percent from the prior 4-week average.  

Increases were reported for China (98,500 RB, including decreases of 1,700 RB), Pakistan (70,600 RB), Turkey (61,400 RB, including decreases of 15,600 RB), Indonesia (38,800 RB, including 1,400 RB switched from China, 900 RB switched from Japan, and decreases of 3,000 RB), and Vietnam (26,400 RB, including 5,000 RB switched from China, 900 RB switched from Taiwan, and decreases of 300 RB).  

Reductions of 200 RB were reported for El Salvador.  For 2018/2019, net sales of 118,500 RB were primarily for China (72,500 RB).  Exports of 432,500 RB--a marketing-year high--were up 42 percent from the previous week and 56 percent from the prior 4-week average.  

The primary destinations were China (85,900 RB), Vietnam (73,000 RB), Pakistan (68,600 RB), Indonesia (47,100 RB), and Turkey (46,400 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 7,700 RB for 2017/2018 were down 19 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average.   

Increases were reported for India (5,000 RB), China (2,100 RB), Austria (300 RB, switched from Switzerland), Bangladesh (200 RB), and Indonesia (200 RB, switched from Japan).  Exports of 20,800 RB were up 63 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (9,100 RB), India (6,200 RB), Vietnam (2,200 RB), Japan (700 RB), and Peru (600 RB).

Optional Origin Sales:  For 2017/2018, the current optional origin outstanding balance is 16,500 RB, all Indonesia. 

Exports for Own Account:  New exports for own account totaling 10,200 RB were reported to South Korea (4,300 RB), Pakistan (2,500 RB), Vietnam (2,400 RB), and China (1,000 RB).  

Exports to Indonesia (31,900RB), Taiwan (11,00 RB), India (1,200 RB), China (900 RB), Vietnam (900 RB), and Pakistan (100 RB) were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current outstanding balance of 30,100 RB is for Indonesia (12,500 RB), China (6,700 RB), Vietnam (6,100 RB), South Korea (4,300 RB), and Bangladesh (500 RB).

 

U.S. EXPORT SALES

ALL UPLAND 1404

 

PIMA 1301

WEEK ENDING 02/08/2018

CURRENT MY

NEXT MY

 

CURRENT MY

NEXT MY

FAX 202-690-3273

THIS WEEK

YEAR AGO

THIS WEEK

YEAR AGO

 

THIS WEEK

YEAR AGO

THIS WEEK

YEAR AGO

OUTSTANDING SALES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KNOWN

7,319.1

4,719.5

1,691.7

747.7

 

268.6

151.4

38.0

0.0

UNKNOWN

2.3

0.0

0.0

0.0

 

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

TOTAL

7,321.4

4,719.5

1,691.7

747.7

 

268.6

151.4

38.0

0.0

OPTIONAL ORIGIN

16.5

0.0

0.0

0.0

 

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

ACCUMULATED EXPORTS

4,778.1

5,228.8

XX

XX

 

245.7

303.6

XX

XX

EXPORTS FOR OWN ACCT

30.1

127.6

XX

XX

 

0.0

0.5

XX

XX

NET CHANGE IN SALES

402.4

208.1

118.5

46.0

 

7.7

4.0

0.0

0.0

COUNTRY

CURRENT MARKETING YEAR

NEXT MY

CURRENT MARKETING YEAR

NEXT MY

NEW SALES

DEST
.CHGS.

CANCEL

EXPORTS

SALES (NET)

NEW SALES

DEST.
CHGS.

 

CANCEL

EXPORTS

SALES (NET)

AUSTRIA

 

 

 

 

 

 

0.3

 

0.3

 

GERMANY

0.2

 

 

0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITALY

0.2

 

 

 

 

 

0.1

 

0.4

 

SWITZLD

 

 

 

 

 

0.4

-0.3

 

0.4

 

TURKEY

76.9

 

15.6

46.4

 

 

 

 

0.3

 

JAPAN

11.2

-0.8

 

2.5

0.9

 

-0.2

 

0.7

 

TAIWAN

14.1

1.2

0.2

7.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHINA

112.0

-11.8

1.7

85.9

72.5

2.2

 

 

9.1

 

INDIA

18.7

 

0.1

4.2

 

5.0

 

 

6.2

 

BAHRAIN

4.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BANGLADH

19.1

 

4.4

30.6

8.8

0.2

 

 

 

 

INDNSIA

39.5

2.3

3.0

47.1

 

 

0.2

 

0.2

 

KOR REP

4.0

 

0.3

9.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

MALAYSA

0.4

0.9

 

7.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAKISTN

70.6

 

 

68.6

4.4

 

 

 

 

 

PHIL

1.8

 

 

0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

THAILND

11.5

2.3

0.8

18.7

15.0

 

 

 

0.4

 

VIETNAM

20.8

5.9

0.3

73.0

 

 

 

 

2.2

 

EGYPT

4.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRAZIL

 

 

 

0.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

C RICA

 

 

 

0.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

COLOMB

 

 

 

1.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

ECUADOR

0.7

 

 

0.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

GUATMAL

9.8

 

 

2.2

8.4

 

 

 

 

 

HONDURA

 

 

 

0.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEXICO

2.7

 

0.9

17.7

7.4

 

 

 

 

 

NICARAG

 

 

 

0.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

PERU

7.1

 

0.1

6.9

 

 

 

 

0.6

 

SALVADR

 

 

0.2

1.0

1.2

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

429.8

0.0

27.4

432.5

118.5

7.8

0.0

0.1

20.8

0.0

 (Source: USDA-FAS)