Corn exports fell in the US

Updated Feb 28, 2023
Corn export sales in the week to Feb. 16 declined, while sales of wheat and beans increased, according to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) data. Corn sales last week were reported at 823,200 metric tons, down 20% from the previous week and 30% from the previous four-week average, the agency said in a report. Japan was the main buyer with 312 thousand tons, followed by Mexico with 289.6 thousand tons and Taiwan with 77.5 thousand tons. Colombia bought 73.2 thousand tons and Venezuela, 50 thousand tons. The total would have been higher, but China canceled shipments of 69,900 tonnes and Italy canceled shipments of 35,000 tonnes. Exports for the week rose 3% to 687,400 tonnes swt, the government said. Wheat sales reached 338,800 metric tons, up 62% week-over-week and 39% from the average for this time of year, the USDA said. The Philippines bought 105,000 mt, Mexico bought 69,000 mt, China bought 68,300 mt, Vietnam bought 36,000 mt and Thailand bought 30,400 mt. An unnamed country ...
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