USDA Announces Old- and New-Crop Soybean Sales

February 27, 2013 02:04 AM

Private exporters reported to USDA the following activity:

  • Export sales of 120,000 MT of soybeans to China during the 2013-14 marketing year; and
  • Export sales of 120,000 MT of soybeans to unknown destinations during the 2012-13 marking year.


The marketing year for soybeans began 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 metric tons or more of one commodity, except 20,000 tons for soybean oil, made in one day to one destination, by 3 p.m. Eastern time on the next business day following the sale. Export sales of less than these quantities must be reported to USDA on a weekly basis.

Back to news


Spell Check

No comments have been posted to this News Article

Corn College TV Education Series


Get nearly 8 hours of educational video with Farm Journal's top agronomists. Produced in the field and neatly organized by topic, from spring prep to post-harvest. Order now!


Market Data provided by
Brought to you by Beyer