Wheat: Net sales of 405,700 metric tons were down 38 percent from the previous week and 21 percent from prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Japan (82,500 MT), Mexico (60,400 MT), Egypt (49,100 MT), Guatemala (32,000 MT, including 31,700 MT switched from unknown destinations), unknown destinations (26,400 MT), Canada (24,800 MT), and Peru (22,400 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from unknown destinations). Decreases were reported for the Philippines (500 MT) and Honduras (400 MT). Net sales of 1,000 MT for delivery in 2010/11 were for Colombia. Exports of 435,400 MT were down 3 percent from the previous week, but up 9 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Mexico (63,100 MT), Nigeria (61,100 MT), Japan (60,500 MT), Egypt (60,100 MT), Guatemala (32,000 MT), and Colombia (26,600 MT).

Corn: Net sales of 344,900 MT were up 30 percent from the previous week, but down 24 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases reported for Japan (310,500 MT, including 117,200 MT switched from unknown destinations), South Korea (162,900 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Morocco (66,300 MT, including 67,100 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 1,500 MT), Mexico (43,100 MT), Peru (31,000 MT, including 30,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Canada (29,000 MT, including 10,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Egypt (19,100 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (284,800 MT), Israel (23,900 MT), and Taiwan (16,400 MT). Net sales of 594,000 MT for delivery in 2009/10 were primarily for South Korea (145,600 MT), Japan (116,900 MT), Mexico (110,200 MT), and unknown destinations (88,600 MT). Optional origin sales of 7,400 MT for delivery in 09/10 were for Colombia. Exports of 1,045,000 MT were down 18 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Japan (306,600 MT), Mexico (173,100 MT), South Korea (94,400 MT), Venezuela (91,500 MT), Morocco (76,300 MT), the Dominican Republic (57,300 MT), and Canada (56,000 MT).

Barley: There were no sales reported during the week. Exports of 100 MT were to Mexico.

Sorghum: Net sales of 14,000 MT resulted as increases for Japan (18,700 MT) and Mexico (400 MT) were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (5,100 MT). Net sales of 56,600 MT for delivery in 2009/10 were for Mexico (45,400 MT) and Japan (11,200 MT). Exports of 58,500 MT were for Mexico (39,800 MT) and Japan (18,700 MT).

Rice: Net sales 53,800 MT were down 36 percent from the previous week. Increases were reported for Jordan (15,100 MT), Nicaragua (14,900 MT), Costa Rica (6,700 MT), El Salvador (3,900 MT), and Mexico (3,700 MT). Exports of 66,600 MT were up 69 percent from the previous week and 45 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Nicaragua (22,400 MT), Japan (13,000 MT), Mexico (8,600 MT), Haiti (7,000 MT), Canada (3,500 MT), and El Salvador (3,500 MT).

Soybeans: Net sales reductions of 58,800 MT resulted as increases for Taiwan (57,200 MT), Israel (48,200 MT, including 48,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Tunisia (27,100 MT, including 25,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), and Thailand (12,000 MT), were more than offset by decreases for unknown destinations (196,000 MT), Japan (11,800 MT), and China (8,300 MT). Net sales of 1,107,700 MT for 2009/10 delivery were primarily for China (447,000 MT), unknown destinations (309,500 MT), Mexico (139,700 MT), and Iran (63,000 MT). Exports of 608,400 MT were up 95 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were China (332,700 MT), Taiwan (85,300 MT), Israel (48,200 MT), Mexico (39,500 MT), and Turkey (29,300 MT).

Soybean Cake and Meal: Net sales of 19,100 MT resulted as increases for Ireland (20,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (7,100 MT), Japan (4,600 MT, including 3,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Vietnam (4,100 MT), and Canada (3,500 MT), were partially offset by decreases for Indonesia (22,000 MT) and unknown destinations (3,000 MT). Net sales of 113,400 MT for delivery in 2009/10 were mainly for unknown destinations (40,000 MT), Indonesia (30,000 MT), and Colombia (15,000 MT). Exports of 69,600 MT were up 51 percent from the previous week, but down 9 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Venezuela (18,000 MT), the Dominican Republic (13,600 MT), Canada (13,100 MT), and Mexico (12,400 MT).

Soybean Oil: Net sales of 23,800 MT resulted as increases for India (36,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Cuba (7,600 MT), Peru (4,100 MT), and Haiti (2,200 MT), were partially offset by decreases for unknown destinations (30,000 MT). Exports of 47,200 MT were up noticeably from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were India (36,000 MT), Venezuela (5,000 MT), and Peru (3,800 MT).

Cotton:
Net Upland sales of 305,500 running bales were up 31 percent from the previous week. Increases were reported for China (88,500 RB), Turkey (71,100 RB), Mexico (53,300 RB), and Bangladesh (22,100 RB). Decreases were reported for Japan (200 RB). Net sales of 11,700 MT for delivery in 2010/11 were for Mexico (10,800 RB) and China (900). Exports of 159,800 RB were down 20 percent from the previous week and 22 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Mexico (37,700 RB), China (35,800 RB), Turkey (25,400 RB), Indonesia (8,800 RB), Thailand (8,300 RB), and Vietnam (6,100 RB). Net American Pima sales of 5,500 RB were up 36 percent from the previous week. Increases were primarily for India (4,500 RB), South Korea (500 RB), and Japan (300 RB). Decreases were reported for Mexico (100). Exports of 5,300 RB were down 63 percent from the previous week and 66 percent from prior 4-week average. The primary destination were India (2,200 RB) and Thailand (1,700 RB).

Hides and Skins:
Net sales of 253,500 pieces were down 28 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average. Whole cattle hides sales of 253,700 pieces were primary for China (226,300 pieces), Mexico (19,100 pieces), Taiwan (10,700 pieces), Vietnam (8,900 pieces), and Japan (2,200 pieces). Exports of 553,600 pieces were up 5 percent from the previous week and 8 percent from the prior 4-week average. Whole cattle hide exports of 549,700 pieces were primarily to China (303,400 pieces), South Korea (111,300 pieces), Taiwan (30,700 pieces), Mexico (28,500 pieces), Thailand (24,000 pieces), and Vietnam (18,000 pieces).

Net sales of 49,900 wet blues were down 41 percent from the previous week and 55 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Mexico (29,500 grain splits and 300 unsplit), Italy (12,500 unsplit), China (5,700 unsplit), and Vietnam (3,400 unsplit). Exports of 115,400 hides were up 25 percent from the previous week and 3 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were China (31,800 unsplit and 6,300 grain splits), Mexico (24,400 grain splits and 5,300 unsplit), Italy (12,100 unsplit and 10,700 grain splits), and Vietnam (9,800 unsplit). Net sales reductions of splits totaling 305,700 pounds resulted as increases for South Korea (50,000 pounds) and Hong Kong (100 pounds) were more than offset by decreases for China (205,800 pounds) and Vietnam (150,000 pounds). Exports of 88,300 pounds were up 96 percent from the previous week, but down 69 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were China (44,200 pounds) and Hong Kong (44,100 pounds).

Beef: Net sales of 8,300 MT were primarily for Mexico (4,400 MT), Vietnam (1,400 MT), Canada (1,200 MT), and Japan (500 MT). Decreases were reported for Albania (100 MT). Exports of 9,700 MT were mainly to Mexico (2,900 MT), Japan (1,900 MT), Canada (1,500 MT), and Vietnam (1,200 MT).