American Pima Exports
Friday, November 29, 2013
For the week ending November 29, 2013 and shipments through November 21, 2013
NOVEMBER 29 — There were 10,700 bales in net new sales reported for the period versus 26,200 bales in sales the previous week. Current registered export sales for the 2013/14 crop year now total 478,200 bales. This level of sales is 121.4% of the sales level at the same time last year when 393,900 bales in sales had already been registered. Current shipments stand at 81.2% of last year with 193,900 bales shipped versus 236,000 bales shipped at the same time last year.
There were 10,700 bales in new purchases made this week from China (9,600), India (900) and Turkey (200).
There were 100 bales destination changes this past week from Malaysia (-100) to Japan (100).
There were no cancellations this past week.
Export shipments this past week totaled 21,400 bales for the week versus 27,200 bales the previous week. Shipments this past week went to China (18,000), Pakistan (1,300), Japan (500), Egypt (400), India (400), Indonesia (400) and Peru (300).
The top five leading importers for the 2012/13 crop year are led by China with purchases of 314,500 bales. India, Pakistan, Germany and Indonesia round out the top five with purchases of 58,300 bales, 20,400 bales, 18,000 bales and 14,100 bales respectively. These five nations account for 88.9% of all the export-based purchases of U.S. Pima made to date this year.
There were no new forward sales reported this week. The current new crop sales total stand at 0 bales and 0 bales respectively for 2014/15 and 2015/16.
The USDA report can be found here: http://www.fas.usda.gov/export-sales/cottfax.htm
Export Sales Summary
|Other Western Europe||0.0||1.0||0.4||0.0||0.0|
|Other Asia and Oceania||0.1||0.1||1.1||1.7||1.9|
|Western Hemisphere Totals||7.1||19.9||32.1||37.6||19.5|
|Rest of World||4.4||32.8||9.0||7.4||18.4|
Source - USDA-FAS U.S. Export Sales – November 29, 2013
1996 - 2013 sales listed in thousand running bales
* 2013/14 sales listed in running bales through November 21, 2013
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.