Shipments of U.S. Corn to China Turn Higher
By Kirk Maltais
Export inspections of U.S. corn destined for China rose in the
past week, the USDA reported Monday.
In its latest grain export inspections report, the USDA said
that China was the destination for 794,475 metric tons of corn for
the week ended June 17, up from last week. In total, inspections of
U.S. corn totaled 1.48 million tons, which is down from last week's
Meanwhile, China's appetite for soybeans remained muted, with
inspections totaling only 4,016 tons for the week. In total,
soybean inspections totaled 175,359 tons, which is up slightly
versus last week.
After starting lower in premarket trading Monday, grains futures
on the CBOT are on the rise, with most-active corn futures up 0.2%
and soybean futures up 0.8%.
To see related data, search "U.S. Export Sales: Weekly Shipment
Totals" in Dow Jones NewsPlus.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
June 21, 2021 11:43 ET (15:43 GMT)
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