Aug 8, 2023
The U.S. exported 111.91 million gallons of ethanol and 949,904 metric tons of distillersgrains in June, according to data released by the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service on Aug. 8. Year-to-date exports of both products are down when compared to the same period of 2022.
The 111.91 million gallons of ethanol exported in June was down slightly when compared to the 113.19 million gallons exported the previous month, but up when compared to the 98.88 million gallons exported in June of last year.
The U.S. exported ethanol to nearly three dozen countries in June. Canada was the top destination for U.S. ethanol exports at 50.81 million gallons, followed by the Netherlands at 15.75 million gallons and the U.K. at 13.54 million gallons.
The value of U.S. ethanol exports fell to $312.82 million in June, down slightly from both $319.41 million in May and $316.26 million in June 2022.
Total U.S. ethanol exports for the first six months of the year reached 704.9 million gallons at a value of $1.92 billion, compared to 795.63 million gallons exported during the same period of 2022 at a value of $2.19 billion.
The 949,904 metric tons of distillers grains exported in June was down when compared to both the 958,385 metric tons exported the previous month and the 1.06 million metric tons exported in June 2022.
The U.S. exported distillers grains to approximately three dozen countries in June. Mexico was the top destination for U.S. distillers grains exports at 189,364 metric tons, followed by Vietnam at 112,176 metric tons and Indonesia at 92,083 metric tons.
The value of U.S. distillers grains exports fell to $304.55 million in June, down from both $319.11 million in May and $326.67 million in June of last year.
Total distillers grains exports for the first half of 2023 reached nearly 5.12 million metric tons at a value of $1.69 billion, compared to 5.7 million metric tons exported during the same period of last year at a value of $1.7 billion.
Additional data is available on the USDA FAS website.
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