Wheat: Net sales of 506,900 metric tons were up 17 percent from the previous week, but down 1 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Nigeria (74,200 MT, including 7,800 MT switched from unknown destinations), the Philippines (69,000 MT), Japan (61,400 MT), Colombia (37,600 MT), Spain (37,500 MT), Algeria (37,000 MT), Guatemala (30,900 MT, including 30,100 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Chile (30,700 MT). Decreases were reported for Switzerland (21,500 MT) and unknown destinations (18,300 MT). Exports of 616,500 MT--a marketing-year high--were up 6 percent from the previous week and 29 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Japan (115,400 MT), Spain (67,500 MT), Egypt (63,000 MT), Sri Lanka (57,800 MT), Nigeria (46,700 MT), and Mexico (44,500 MT). Note: Accumulated exports for Vietnam totaling 14,800 MT were switched from hard red spring wheat.

Corn: Net sales of 673,300 MT for the 2009/10 marketing year (which began Sept. 1) were primarily for Mexico (450,100 MT), Japan (53,200 MT, including 21,700 MT switched for unknown destinations and decreases of 28,600 MT), Saudi Arabia (47,400 MT, including 46,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Morocco (26,800 MT, including 25,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), South Korea (20,000 MT), Jamaica (18,400 MT), and Libya (17,300 MT, switched from unknown destinations). Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (50,500 MT) and Guatemala (7,700 MT). Exports of 1,038,300 MT were primary to Japan (277,000 MT), South Korea (235,500 MT), Mexico (180,900 MT), Egypt (65,700 MT), Saudi Arabia (47,400 MT), Colombia (44,000 MT), and Taiwan (37,000 MT).

Barley: Net sales of 2,200 MT were for Canada. Exports of 1,400 MT were for Canada (1,100 MT) and Mexico (300 MT).

Sorghum: Net sales of 68,600 MT for the 2009/10 marketing year (which began Sept. 1) were for Japan (39,200 MT), Mexico (16,800 MT), unknown destinations (8,100 MT), and Morocco (4,500 MT). Export of 46,800 MT were for Mexico (36,700 MT) and Japan (10,100 MT).

Rice: Net sales 61,200 MT were up 34 percent from the previous week, but down 6 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Mexico (25,500 MT), Benin (12,000 MT), Saudi Arabia (8,500 MT), Canada (4,300 MT), and Taiwan (4,200 MT). Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (1,800 MT). Exports of 31,500 MT were down 22 percent from the previous week and 33 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Mexico (13,500 MT), Guatemala (6,300 MT), Canada (3,900 MT), Jordan (1,100 MT), and Australia (800 MT). Accumulated exports were adjusted down for Israel (900 MT).

Soybeans:
Net sales of 1,152,000 MT for the 2009/10 marketing year (which began Sept. 1) were primarily for China (654,500 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), South Korea (110,000 MT), unknown destinations (91,000 MT), Belgium (60,000 MT), France (60,000 MT), Japan (55,900 MT, including 36,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Canada (25,900 MT). Exports of 83,300 MT were primarily to Japan (41,300 MT), Taiwan (11,500 MT), Cuba (8,100 MT), Guatemala (6,200 MT), Indonesia (5,700 MT), and Colombia (5,600 MT).

Soybean Cake and Meal:
Net sales of 23,200 MT resulted as increases for Saudi Arabia (17,600 MT, including 16,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Venezuela (6,000 MT), Mexico (6,000 MT), and Canada (4,200 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (16,000 MT). Net sales of 147,500 MT for delivery in 2009/10 were mainly for unknown destinations (80,000 MT), Mexico (34,000 MT), and Canada (19,500 MT). Optional origin sales of 7,000 MT for delivery in 2009/10 were for Ecuador. Exports of 66,800 MT were down 10 percent from the previous week, but up 16 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Saudi Arabia (18,500 MT), Canada (14,700 MT), Honduras (10,000 MT), and Japan (9,100 MT).

Soybean Oil:
Net sales of 18,100 MT resulted as increases for Peru (18,300 MT), Canada (500 MT), and El Salvador (500 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Mexico (800 MT) and unknown destinations (500 MT). Net sales of 88,100 MT for delivery in 2009/10 were mainly for unknown destinations (73,000 MT) and Venezuela (12,000 MT). Exports of 59,700 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Peru (37,600 MT), Morocco (8,000 MT), Algeria (4,500 MT), and Nicaragua (3,700 MT).

Cotton: Net Upland sales of 50,600 running bales were down 29 percent from the previous week and 73 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Turkey (17,300 RB), China (16,400 RB), Malaysia (4,700 RB), Bangladesh (3,300 RB), and Mexico (3,200 RB). Decreases were reported for Japan (600 RB) and unknown destinations (300 RB). Exports of 166,800 RB were up 41 percent from the previous week, but down 6 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Turkey (39,400 RB), Mexico (26,500 RB), China (22,400 RB), Vietnam (22,200 RB), Colombia (10,400 RB), and Taiwan (8,300 RB). Net American Pima sales of 9,400 RB were down 2 percent from the previous week, but up 52 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were primarily for India (2,700 RB), Pakistan (2,100 RB), and Peru (2,000 RB). Exports of 4,500 RB were down 16 percent from the previous week and 50 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were India (1,700 RB), Pakistan (1,300 RB), and Thailand (900 RB).

Hides and Skins: Net sales of 315,700 pieces were up 45 percent from the previous week and 12 percent from the prior 4-week average. Whole cattle hides sales of 313,900 pieces were primary for China (200,400 pieces), Taiwan (28,600 pieces), South Korea (25,500 pieces), Mexico (16,900 pieces), and Hong Kong (11,400 pieces). Exports of 388,000 pieces were down 15 percent from the previous week and 17 percent from the prior 4-week average. Whole cattle hide exports of 386,700 pieces were primarily to China (210,400 pieces), South Korea (73,400 pieces), Taiwan (31,900 pieces), Mexico (25,000 pieces), Japan (14,000 pieces), and Vietnam (8,200 pieces).

Net sales of 82,500 wet blues were down 43 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary buyers were China (53,000 unsplit), Italy (8,400 unsplit and 1,800 grain splits), Mexico (8,200 unsplit), and Vietnam (4,400 unsplit). Exports of 107,700 hides were down 26 percent from the previous week and 9 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were China (27,300 unsplit and 5,400 grain splits), Mexico (22,700 grain splits and 4,200 unsplit), Italy (8,400 unsplit and 6,000 grain splits), and Taiwan (11,200 unsplit). Net sales reductions of splits totaling 42,300 pounds resulted as increases for Hong Kong (88,000 pounds) were more than offset by decreases for Taiwan (88,000 pounds) and South Korea (42,300 pounds). Exports of 429,600 pounds were down 60 percent from the previous week, but up 22 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were China (225,000 pounds) and South Korea (204,600 pounds).

Beef: Net sales of 9,900 MT were primarily for Mexico (3,100 MT), Japan (2,000 MT), South Korea (1,800 MT), and Canada (1,600 MT). Exports of 10,800 MT--a marketing year high--were mainly to Mexico (3,500 MT), Canada (2,100 MT), Japan (1,500 MT), and Vietnam (1,300 MT).