Wheat:  Net sales of 550,300 metric tons for delivery in marketing year 2015/2016 were up 54 percent from the previous week and 86 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for South Korea (96,500 MT), the Philippines (91,600 MT, including 35,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Thailand (75,800 MT), Mexico (59,200 MT), unknown destinations (43,700 MT), and Nigeria (41,000 MT).  Reductions were reported for the French West Indies (7,500 MT).  Exports of 320,200 MT were up 51 percent from the previous week, but down 26 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were South Korea (53,300 MT), the Philippines (46,600 MT), Mexico (37,800 MT), Guatemala (28,200 MT), and Japan (24,000 MT).

Exports for Own Account:    The current exports for own account outstanding balance is 48,600 MT, all Italy.

Corn:  Net sales of 708,800 MT for 2015/2016 were up noticeably from the previous week and 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for Mexico (300,000 MT), Colombia (160,900 MT, including 52,500 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,600 MT), Peru (104,700 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), unknown destinations (81,700 MT), and Jamaica (22,000 MT), were partially offset by reductions for Japan (18,300 MT).   Exports of 433,300 MT were up 6 percent from the previous week, but down 25 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (139,400 MT), Colombia (124,600 MT), Peru (60,600 MT), Japan (52,700 MT), Guatemala (22,100 MT), and Canada (18,000 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:    For 2015/2016, outstanding optional origin sales total 450,000 MT, all unknown destinations.   

Barley:    Net sales of 700 MT for 2015/2016 were up noticeably from the previous week and the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported primarily for Taiwan (500 MT) and South Korea (100 MT).  Exports of 400 MT were reported to South Korea.

Sorghum:   Net sales of 144,100 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and the prior 4-week average.  Increases reported for China (111,100 MT, including 112,000 MT switch from unknown destinations and decreases of 8,000 MT) and Mexico (88,000 MT), were partially offset by reductions for unknown destinations (54,000 MT) and Haiti (1,000 MT).  Exports of 162,400 MT were down 38 percent from the previous week and 44 percent from prior 4-week average.   The destinations were China (160,400 MT) and Mexico (2,000 MT).

Rice:    Net sales of 112,600 MT--a marketing-year high--for 2015/2016 were up 68 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Costa Rica (22,400 MT), Mexico (20,900 MT), Honduras (16,000 MT), Haiti (13,500 MT), and Japan (12,400 MT).  Exports of 78,300 MT, up 29 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average, were reported to Iran (32,000 MT), Haiti (18,500 MT), Japan (13,000 MT), Mexico (3,500 MT), and Canada (2,700 MT).   

Exports for Own Account:    New exports for own account totaling 100 MT were reported to Canada.  Exports for own account totaling 100 MT to Canada were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current outstanding balance is 300 MT, all Canada.

Soybeans:  Net sales of 2,087,400 MT for 2015/2016 were up 8 percent from the previous week and 19 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for China (1,410,700 MT, including 673,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 135,600 MT), Germany (190,500 MT), Mexico (146,100 MT), the Netherlands (109,500 MT, including 112,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 3,100 MT), Saudi Arabia (72,600 MT, including 66,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Vietnam (65,800 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destinations).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (259,000 MT) and Switzerland (50,000 MT).  Net sales of 68,600 MT for 2016/2017 were reported for unknown destinations (43,000 MT) and Japan (25,600 MT).  Exports of 2,806,100 MT--a marketing-year high--were up 25 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (1,739,600 MT), Germany (190,500 MT), the Netherlands (109,500 MT), Mexico (104,700 MT), and Saudi Arabia (72,600 MT).

Optional Origin Sales:    For 2015/2016, new optional origin sales were reported for China (60,000 MT) and Pakistan (60,000 MT).  Outstanding optional origin sales total 295,000 MT, and are for China (235,000 MT) and Pakistan (60,000 MT).

Exports for Own Account:    New exports for own account totaling 47,400 MT were reported to Canada.  The current outstanding balance is 80,100 MT, all Canada.

Export Adjustments:    Accumulated exports to the Netherlands were adjusted down 47,850 MT for week ending September 24th, 49,749 MT for week ending October 1st, and 92,947 MT for week ending October 15th.  The correct destination is Germany and is included in this week’s report.   

Soybean Cake and Meal:    Net sales of 218,700 MT for 2015/2016 were down 17 percent from the previous week.  Increases were reported for Japan (51,600 MT), Mexico (36,300 MT), Portugal (26,200 MT, including 12,500 MT switched from Spain), Venezuela (20,400 MT, including 20,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Egypt (17,000 MT), and Canada (15,400 MT).  Reductions were reported for unknown destinations (20,600 MT) and Spain (7,500 MT).  Exports of 329,300 MT were primarily to Mexico (67,100 MT), the Philippines (47,600 MT), Thailand (47,500 MT), the Dominican Republic (32,500 MT), and Portugal (26,200 MT).   

Soybean Oil:    Net sales of 82,100 MT for 2015/2016 were up noticeably from the previous week.  Increases were reported for unknown destinations (40,000 MT), China (20,000 MT), Peru (9,000 MT), Mexico (4,200 MT), and Jamaica (3,500 MT).  Exports of 15,200 MT were primarily to Mexico (7,300 MT), Nicaragua (4,200 MT), and the Dominican Republic (3,500 MT).

Cotton:     Net upland sales totaling 76,100 RB for 2015/2016 were down 22 percent from the previous week and 38 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Mexico (12,100 RB), Pakistan (11,900 RB), Vietnam (10,900 RB, including 300 RB switched from Japan), Taiwan (7,900 RB), and South Korea (6,500 RB, including 600 RB switched Thailand, 200 RB switched from Indonesia, 100 RB switched from Japan, and decreases of 200 RB).  Reductions were reported for Honduras (700 RB) and unknown destinations (300 RB).  Net sales of 6,000 MT for 2016/2017 were reported for Mexico.   Exports of 67,400 RB were up 10 percent from the previous week, but down 17 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were Mexico (22,700 RB), Vietnam (13,600 RB), Indonesia (7,400 RB), China (4,700 RB), and Peru (4,400 RB).  Net sales of Pima totaling 3,000 RB for 2015/2016 were down 58 percent from the previous week and 34 percent from the prior 4-week average.  Increases were reported for Japan (500 RB), China (500 RB), Bangladesh (500 RB), and India (500 RB).   Exports of 7,100 RB were up 68 percent from the previous week and 29 percent from the prior 4-week average.  The primary destinations were China (5,000 RB), Pakistan (900 RB), India (600 RB), and Japan (400 RB).   

Exports for Own Account:    New exports for own account totaling 400 RB were reported to Vietnam.  Exports for own account totaling 9,500 RB to Vietnam were applied to new or outstanding sales.  The current outstanding balance is 52,200 RB, and is for China (45,900 RB) and Vietnam (6,300 RB).