Wheat: Net sales of 551,400 metric tons were up 36 percent from the previous week and 16 percent from prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Japan (117,200 MT), Egypt (60,000 MT), Yemen (59,500 MT), Canada (50,000 MT), the Philippines (42,500 MT), Nigeria (41,500 MT), Peru (25,000 MT), Italy (24,800 MT), and unknown destinations (24,400 MT). Decreases were reported for Cuba (25,000 MT) and Panama (18,200 MT). Net sales of 85,000 MT for delivery in 2010/11 were mainly for Egypt (110,000 MT). Decreases were reported for Peru (25,000 MT). Exports of 452,900 MT were up 4 percent from the previous week and 11 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Nigeria (85,700 MT), Indonesia (58,500 MT), Yemen (48,500 MT), Italy (47,700 MT), Taiwan (47,500 MT), and Japan (47,500 MT).

Corn: Net sales of 1,025,500 MT for the 2009/10 marketing year (which began Sept. 1) were primarily for Japan (232,100 MT, including 52,700 MT switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (209,300 MT), unknown destinations (193,800 MT), Egypt (96,000 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from Syria), Peru (78,000 MT), and South Korea (62,800 MT, including 60,000 MT switched from unknown destinations). A total of 3,825,600 MT in sales were outstanding on August 31 (the end of the 2008/09 marketing year) and carried over to the 2009/10 marketing year. Accumulated exports for the 2008/009 marketing year were 45,213,800 MT, down 25 percent from the prior year’s total of 59,968,100 MT. Exports for September 1-3 of 537,000 MT were mainly for Egypt (130,100 MT)Japan (89,000 MT), Mexico (80,100 MT), Syria (60,000 MT), and South Korea (57,800 MT).

Barley: There were no sales reported during the week. Exports of 4,300 MT were to Canada.

Sorghum: Net sales for the 2009/10 marketing year (which began Sept. 1) were 32,100 MT. Increases were reported for Mexico (14,700 MT), unknown destinations (13,700 MT), and Japan (3,600 MT). A total of 151,600 MT were outstanding on August 31 (the end of the 2008/09 marketing year) and carried over to 2009/10 marketing year. Accumulated exports for the 2008/09 marketing year totaled 2,637,300 MT, down 57 percent from the prior year’s total of 6,194,500 MT. Exports of 15,800 MT for September 1-3 were to Mexico (9,100 MT) and Japan (6,700 MT).

Rice: Net sales 77,400 MT were up 44 percent from the previous week, but down 47 percent. Increases were reported for Mexico (25,500 MT), Turkey (14,000 MT), Jordan (11,700 MT), Honduras (8,000 MT), and Haiti (7,000 MT). Decreases were reported for New Guinea (11,500 MT). Exports of 43,400 MT were up 35 percent from the previous week. The primary destinations were Mexico (29,800 MT), Haiti (3,500 MT), Canada (2,700 MT), Jordan (2,000 MT), Australia (1,500 MT), and El Salvador (900 MT).

Soybeans: Net sales of 830,600 MT for the 2009/10 marketing year (which began Sept. 1) were primarily for China (397,900 MT), unknown destinations (145,000 MT), Taiwan (127,300 MT), Egypt (50,000 MT), and Japan (41,300 MT). A total of 2,216,000 MT in sales were outstanding on August 31 (the end of the 2008/09 marketing year) and carried over to the 2009/10 marketing year. Exports of 148,200 MT were reported for August 28-31. The primary destinations were Taiwan (61,200 MT), Mexico (41,100 MT), Egypt (25,400 MT), and Turkey (8,700 MT). Accumulated exports for the 2008/09 marketing year were 33,853,600 MT, up 11 percent from the 30,449,500 MT reported in 2007/08. Exports of 193,800 MT were reported for September 1-3. The primary destinations were China (183,900 MT), Indonesia (3,300 MT), Taiwan (1,900 MT), Canada (1,700 MT), and Japan (1,200 MT).

Soybean Cake and Meal: Net sales of 14,800 MT resulted as increases for Canada (18,800 MT), the Philippines (11,600 MT), Japan (3,200 MT), and Mexico (800 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Egypt (14,000 MT) and the Dominican Republic (5,400 MT)Net sales of 249,800 MT for delivery in 2009/10 were mainly for unknown destinations (153,500 MT), Ireland (67,000 MT), and Canada (13,400 MT). Exports of 41,900 MT were down 40 percent from the previous week and 45 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Canada (14,000 MT), Mexico (9,300 MT), Egypt (7,400 MT), and the Dominican Republic (7,100 MT).

Soybean Oil:
Net sales of 9,500 MT resulted as increases for Morocco (8,000 MT), Peru (1,000 MT), and Trinidad (800 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Algeria (2,600 MT). Net sales of 7,900 MT for delivery in 2009/10 were for Mexico. Exports of 23,100 MT were down 51 percent from the previous week and 15 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Peru (10,300 MT), Morocco (6,000 MT), Algeria (1,900 MT), and Mexico (1,900 MT).

Cotton:
Net Upland sales of 139,400 running bales were down 54 percent from the previous week. Increases were reported for Turkey (30,700 RB), Mexico (18,200 RB), El Salvador (16,700 RB), China (16,000 RB), Indonesia (15,700 RB), and Vietnam (11,100 RB). Decreases were reported for Nicaragua (3,000 RB) and Canada (700 RB). Net sales reductions of 11,600 RB for delivery in 2010/11 were for Mexico (9,500 RB), Indonesia (1,400 RB), and South Korea (700 RB). Exports of 228,700 RB were up 43 percent from the previous week and 35 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Turkey (53,200 RB), China (41,800 RB), Indonesia (27,900 RB), Mexico (23,600 RB), Taiwan (14,200 RB), and South Korea (12,200 RB). Net American Pima sales of 5,500 RB were up 1 percent from the previous week. Increases were primarily for Egypt (2,400 RB, including 300 RB switched from South Korea), India (1,900 RB), and China (1,000 RB). Decreases were reported for South Korea (300 RB). Exports of 10,700 RB were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 20 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were India (2,600 RB), Egypt (2,400 RB), and Bangladesh (2,100 RB).

Hides and Skins:
Net sales of 307,900 pieces were up 21 percent from the previous week, but down 6 percent from the prior 4-week average. Whole cattle hides sales of 291,600 pieces were primary for China (142,200 pieces), Hong Kong (39,100 pieces), Taiwan (25,200 pieces), Thailand (24,200 pieces), and Mexico (23,000 pieces). Exports of 326,800 pieces were down 41 percent from the previous week and 36 percent from the prior 4-week average. Whole cattle hide exports of 326,200 pieces were primarily to China (170,100 pieces), South Korea (69,700 pieces), Mexico (17,200 pieces), Taiwan (16,300 pieces), Thailand (16,000 pieces), and India (10,300 pieces).

Net sales of 76,800 wet blues were up 54 percent from the previous week, but down 26 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary buyers were Mexico (40,100 grain splits and 300 unsplit), Italy (23,000 unsplit), China (11,500 unsplit), and Taiwan (1,200 unsplit). Exports of 120,100 hides were up 4 percent from the previous week and 7 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were China (39,900 unsplit), Mexico (33,700 grain splits and 4,300 unsplit), Taiwan (20,200 unsplit), and Italy (7,600 unsplit and 3,000 grain splits). Net sales of splits totaling 2,066,400 pounds were for China (976,500 pounds), South Korea (968,500 pounds), and Hong Kong (121,400 pounds). Exports of 205,800 pounds were up noticeably from the previous week, but down 5 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were Hong Kong (121,400 pounds) and China (84,400 pounds).

Beef:
Net sales of 11,100 MT were primarily for South Korea (2,800 MT), Vietnam (2,200 MT), Mexico (2,200 MT), and Canada (1,800 MT). Exports of 10,000 MT were mainly to Mexico (3,300 MT), Japan (1,600 MT), Vietnam (1,600 MT), and Canada (1,400 MT).