Shareable: More Than 1.4 MMT of U.S. Corn Exported Last Week

Global exports of U.S. corn just had an excellent week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed in its weekly sales update out Aug. 11.

Exports totaled 1.44 million metric tons from July 29 to Aug. 4, up 27 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from the prior four-week average. 

Among the top destinations were Mexico (254,900 tons), Japan (198,100 tons), South Korea (196,300 tons), Saudi Arabia (137,800 tons), Egypt (122,200 tons) and Colombia (118,000 tons), suggesting the importance and value of U.S. corn globally.

The U.S. Grains Council is committed to the continued development of these markets and the more than 50 others in which it conducts tailored programming to meet the needs of grains customers. 

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