American Pima Exports
Thursday, October 01, 2015
For the week ending October 1, 2015 and shipments through September 24, 2015
OCTOBER 1 — Net sales of 4,600 were reported for the week versus 9,800 bales in sales the previous week. Current registered export sales for the 2015/16 crop year now total 102,900 bales. This level of sales is 135.4% of the sales level at the same time last year when 76,000 bales in sales had already been registered. Current shipments stand at 239.7% of last year with 59,200 bales shipped versus 24,700 bales shipped at the same time last year.
There were 4,600 bales in new purchases made this week to India (1,800), Bangladesh (700), Taiwan (700), Pakistan (400), Vietnam (400), China (300), Peru (300) and Switzerland (100).
There were no destination changes this past week.
There were no cancellations this past week.
Export shipments this past week totaled 6,200 bales versus 5,200 bales the previous week. Shipments this past week went to India (2,100), Peru (1,500), Indonesia (1,100), Vietnam (900), Thailand (400), Italy (100) and Japan (100).
The top five leading importers for the 2015/16 crop year are led by China with purchases of 31,300 bales. India, Indonesia, Peru and Bangladesh round out the top five with purchases of 25,000 bales, 8,900 bales, 8,300 bales and 4,400 bales respectively. These five nations account for 75.7% 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||3.2||3.6||0.5||0.1||1.1|
|Western Hemisphere Totals||9.1||20.3||27.6||19.9||32.1|
|Rest of World||3.8||11.8||15.3||32.8||9.0|
Source - USDA-FAS U.S. Export Sales – October 1, 2015
1996 - 2015 sales listed in thousand running bales
* 2015/16 sales listed in running bales through September 24, 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.