Private exporters reported to USDA export sales of 180,000 MT of corn for delivery to Japan during the 2014-15 marketing year. The marketing year for corn begins Sept. 1.
USDA issues both daily and weekly export sales reports to the public. Exporters are required to report to USDA any export sales activity of 100,000 MT or more of one commodity, made in one day to one destination, by 3 p.m. ET on the next business day following the sale. Export sales of less than these quantities must be reported to USDA on a weekly basis.