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U.S. Exporters Announce Corn, Wheat, Soy-Oil Exports

February 17, 2012

(USDA corrects wheat sale to show the buyer is Egypt, in second paragraph.)

Feb. 17 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. exporters sold 132,000 metric tons of corn to South Korea for delivery in the 2011-2012 marketing year that ends Aug. 31, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said today in an e-mailed statement.

Exporters sold 120,000 tons of soft, red winter wheat for delivery to Egypt in the marketing year that began June 1, the USDA said. Exporters also sold 20,000 tons of soybean oil to Morocco for delivery in the year that began Oct. 1, according to the department.

--Editors: Steve Stroth, Daniel Enoch

-0- Feb/17/2012 14:00 GMT

To contact the reporter on this story: Steve Stroth in Chicago at sstroth@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Steve Stroth at sstroth@bloomberg.net -0- Feb/17/2012 13:53 GMT


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