U.S. pork exporters are now required to report weekly export sales to USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).  The data will allow USDA to issue weekly export sales reports to the public, allowing for information on the total volume of pork export sales and shipments to be available within two weeks of the activity, rather than the two-month period customary to exports as reported by the U.S. Bureau of the Census.  Exporters will report the quantity, destination and marketing year of all pork export sales totaling one metric ton or greater, including certain changes in previously reported sales.  FAS said, “More frequent reporting will improve market transparency and enable the pork commodity market to better adjust to changing export activity.”