Private exporters report sales of 180,000 tonnes of soybeans for delivery to China during 2011/2012 marketing year, USDA says
September 22, 2011
– Private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 180,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to China during the 2011/2012 marketing 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, 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.