Beef: Net sales of 12,000 MT for 2014 were down 2 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Japan (3,700 MT), Mexico (2,500 MT), South Korea (2,100 MT), Hong Kong (1,800 MT), and Canada (900 MT). Net sales of 500 MT for 2015 were reported for Canada (300 MT) and Mexico (200 MT). Exports of 13,700 MT were up 3 percent from the previous week and 5 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Japan (4,200 MT), Hong Kong (2,900 MT), Mexico (2,200 MT), South Korea (2,000 MT), and Canada (1,100 MT).

Corn: Net sales of 638,000 MT for 2014/2015 were reported primarily for Mexico (164,800 MT), Canada (115,800 MT), South Korea (67,800 MT, including 65,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Colombia (64,600 MT, including 38,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 14,900 MT), and Taiwan (40,300 MT). Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (8,600 MT), Costa Rica (3,800 MT), and Jamaica (1,000 MT). Net sales of 47,900 MT for 2015/2016 were reported for Mexico. Exports of 620,400 MT were primarily to Japan (232,000 MT), Mexico (147,800 MT), Colombia (111,700 MT), South Korea (68,000 MT), and Canada (40,800 MT).

Source: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA