American Pima Exports
Thursday, November 19, 2015
For the week ending November 19, 2015 and shipments through November 12, 2015
NOVEMBER 19 — Net sales of 15,900 were reported for the week versus 7,900 bales in sales the previous week. Current registered export sales for the 2015/16 crop year now total 156,900 bales. This level of sales is 134.6% of the sales level at the same time last year when 116,600 bales in sales had already been registered. Current shipments stand at 238.8% of last year with 96,700 bales shipped versus 40,500 bales shipped at the same time last year.
There were 16,100 bales in new purchases made this week to Turkey (6,900), China (2,300), Indonesia (2,200), Thailand (1,600), Japan (1,000), Peru (900), Pakistan (800) and Bangladesh (400).
There were no destination changes this past week.
There were 200 bales in cancellations this past week from Japan (-200).
Export shipments this past week totaled 7,200 bales versus 4,900 bales the previous week. Shipments this past week went to Vietnam (1,400), India (1,300), China (1,000), Thailand (1,000), Egypt (900), Bangladesh (400), Indonesia (400), Japan (400), Pakistan (400) and Turkey (200).
The top five leading importers for the 2015/16 crop year are led by China with purchases of 51,800 bales. India, Peru, Turkey and Indonesia round out the top five with purchases of 29,100 bales, 11,500 bales, 10,200 bales and 10,100 bales respectively. These five nations account for 71.8% of all the export-based purchases of American Pima made to date this year.
There were no new forward sales reported this week. The current new crop sales totals stand at 0 and 0 bales respectively for the 2016/17 and 2017/18 years.
The USDA report can be found here: http://www.fas.usda.gov/export-sales/cottfax.htm
Export Sales Summary
|Other Western Europe||0.0||0.2||0.0||1.0||0.4|
|Other Asia and Oceania||5.1||3.6||0.5||0.1||1.1|
|Western Hemisphere Totals||12.9||20.3||27.6||19.9||32.1|
|Rest of World||6.0||11.8||15.3||32.8||9.0|
Source - USDA-FAS U.S. Export Sales – November 19, 2015
1996 - 2015 sales listed in thousand running bales
* 2015/16 sales listed in running bales through November 12, 2015
NOTE: The figures represented in this table may not exactly match those presented in the USDA-FAS report due to variances in rounding. The information contained herein should only be used for reference purposes.