October 20, 2003



USDA Says 275,000 MT Of Soybeans Sold To China For 2003-04


The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday private export sales of 275,000 metric tons of U.S. soybeans for delivery to China in the 2003-04 marketing year.


The soybean marketing year began Sept. 1.


U.S. exporters are required to report to the USDA sales of 100,000 tons or more of soybeans made in the same day to the same destination by 1500 ET (1900 GMT) the next business day, according to the USDA's Foreign Agriculture Service. Any export sales under 100,000 tons must be reported on a weekly basis.



Source: USDA