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Oilseed Highlights: U.S. Soy Export Sales; Canada Prairie Soybean Plantings; Soy in WASDE

Soy Export Sales Highlights Today’s USDA export sales report for the week ending 6 February indicated exporters had moderate soybean and soymeal export sales and very good soyoil export sales. However, there were no substantial sales or exports of soybeans to China and that had to be a bit disappointing to the market. Net soybean export sales last week totaled 644,800MT for shipment in 2029/20 and 6,300 MT for shipment in 2020/21. The top sales for shipment in the current marketing year were for China (132,000 MT), Egypt (120,000 MT), Bangladesh (60,900 MT), the Netherlands (56,000 MT), and Japan (48,400 MT). The sales for 2020/21 shipment were almost all to Japan.  Soybean exports totaled 611,300 MT. That was down 50 percent f...

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Communicating importance of value-added products

Facing increasing pressure to quantify the value of export promotion efforts to investors, a U.S. industry organization retained WPI to develop a quantitative model that better communicated the importance of exports. The resulting model concluded that value-added meat exports contributed $0.45 cents per bushel to the price of corn, increasing support for that sector’s financial support of WPI’s client. In addition to serving the red meat industry with this type of analysis, WPI has generated similar deliverables for the U.S. soybean and poultry/egg industries.

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