Sharp weekly declines in corn, soybean and wheat export inspections

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USDA’s Weekly Grain Export Inspections

Week Ended Nov. 18, 2021


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Inspections declined 248,401 MT from last week’s tally. Inspections are running 18.2% behind year-ago, which compares to 17.6% behind year-ago last week. USDA's 2021-22 export forecast of 2.500 billion bu. is 9.2% below 2020-21.


Actual (MT)


Expectations (MT)



Export inspections dropped 212,909 MT from previous week’s light tally. Shipments are running 15.5% behind year-ago, which compares to 14.4% behind last week. USDA projects exports in 2021-22 at 860 million bu., 13.3% below 2020-21.


Actual (MT)


Expectations (MT)



Export inspections fell 678,338 MT from last week’s tally, which was revised up 288,894 MT from the initial figure. Inspections are running 26.9% behind year-ago, which compares to 28.2% behind year-ago the week prior. USDA’s 2021-22 export forecast of 2.050 billion bu. is 9.5% below 2020-21.




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