Wheat: Net sales of 627,600 metric tons were up 31 percent from the previous week and 10 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Iraq (200,000 MT), Mexico (74,600 MT), Japan (71,300 MT), Indonesia (58,000 MT, switched from unknown destinations), Yemen (50,000 MT), the Philippines (39,400 MT), South Korea (38,200 MT), Israel (36,200 MT), and Costa Rica (26,900 MT, including 11,000 MT switched from Guatemala). Decreases were reported for Nigeria (26,000 MT), Guatemala (6,500 MT), Colombia (1,800 MT), Turkey (1,500 MT), and unknown destinations (1,400 MT). Net sales of 57,500 MT for delivery in 2010/11 were for Mexico (40,500 MT) and the Philippines (17,000 MT). Exports of 467,300 MT were down 11 percent from the previous week and 24 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were the Philippines (96,200 MT), Japan (88,600 MT), Egypt (63,000 MT), Mexico (57,700 MT), Nigeria (35,500 MT), and South Korea (25,600 MT).

Corn: Net sales of 234,900 MT resulted as increases for Japan (330,900 MT, including 59,300 MT switched from unknown destinations), Mexico (87,000 MT), South Korea (64,100 MT, including 55,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Venezuela (40,000 MT), Morocco (28,500 MT, including 28,000 MT switched from unknown destinations), Costa Rica (25,500 MT, switched from Guatemala), and El Salvador (17,400 MT, including 17,800 MT switched from Guatemala and decreases of 300 MT), were more than offset by decreases for Colombia (113,100 MT), unknown destinations (106,700 MT), the Dominican Republic (68,400 MT), Peru (54,000 MT), and Guatemala (35,500 MT). Net sales of 14,600 MT for delivery in 2010/11 were for Mexico. Optional origin sales totaling 8,100 MT for Colombia were canceled. Exports of 818,000 MT were up 22 percent from the previous week, but down 14 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were South Korea (204,200 MT), Japan (172,400 MT), Mexico (139,400 MT), Venezuela (51,500 MT), Cuba (49,200 MT), Colombia (42,600 MT), and Taiwan (38,100 MT).

Barley: There were no sales reported during the week. Exports of 900 MT were to Mexico.

Sorghum: Net sales of 38,000 MT were for Mexico (20,100 MT) and Japan (17,900 MT). Exports of 47,700 MT were to Mexico (28,600 MT) and Japan (19,100 MT).

Rice:
Net sales 48,800 MT were down 49 percent from the previous week and 24 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Costa Rica (18,000 MT), Mexico (9,800 MT), Honduras (4,100 MT), Haiti (4,000 MT), and Guatemala (3,500 MT). Decreases were reported for Germany (500 MT). Exports of 57,000 MT were down 24 percent from the previous week, but up 14 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Mexico (25,800 MT), Japan (13,200 MT), the United Kingdom (6,100 MT), Jordan (3,900 MT), and Nicaragua (2,500 MT).

Soybeans: Net sales of 987,300 MT resulted as increases for China (741,500 MT, including 165,000 MT switched from unknown destinations and decreases of 89,500 MT), Mexico (92,900 MT), unknown destinations (43,100 MT), Japan (43,100 MT), and Spain (38,700 MT), were offset by decreases for Colombia (37,500 MT), the Dominican Republic (30,500 MT), Peru (28,000 MT), Canada (23,700 MT), and Guatemala (7,600 MT). Exports of 856,400 MT were up 42 percent from the previous week and up noticeably from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were China (540,200 MT), Taiwan (61,700 MT), Japan (49,900 MT), Mexico (39,400 MT), Spain (38,500 MT), and Italy (30,000 MT).

Soybean Cake and Meal:
Net sales of 115,700 MT were down 75 percent from the previous week. Increases were reported for Mexico (68,900 MT), Venezuela (21,500 MT), the Dominican Republic (18,500 MT), Canada (18,500 MT), and Peru (6,000 MT). Decreases were reported for unknown destinations (19,100 MT), Japan (7,100 MT), Guatemala (3,200 MT), and the French West Indies (2,000 MT). Exports of 82,700 MT were primarily to Mexico (23,900 MT), Peru (22,000 MT), Canada (16,000 MT), and Iceland (7,300 MT).

Soybean Oil: Net sales of 23,300 MT were down 3 percent from the previous week. Increases were reported for Peru (15,600 MT), the Dominican Republic (4,300 MT, including 800 MT switched from Colombia), and Hong Kong (3,000 MT). Decreases were reported for Colombia (800 MT). Exports of 27,900 MT were primarily to Cuba (7,600 MT), the Dominican Republic (6,200 MT), Venezuela (6,000 MT) and Haiti (3,500 MT).

Cotton: Net Upland sales of 31,000 running bales--a marketing-year low--were down 47 percent from the previous week and 53 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were reported for Vietnam (22,000 RB), China (14,700 RB), Malaysia (8,800 RB), Colombia (3,500 RB), Thailand (3,200 RB, including 700 RB switched from Japan), and South Korea (2,700 RB). Decreases were reported for Turkey (17,200 MT) and Mexico (12,500 MT). Net sales of 17,200 RB for delivery in 2010/11 were for Mexico (15,100 RB), Indonesia (1,400 RB), and South Korea (700 RB). Exports of 114,500 RB--a marketing-year low--were down 46 percent from the previous week and 41 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Mexico (20,700 RB), Turkey (19,500 RB), Indonesia (16,000 RB), China (13,900 RB), Thailand (9,100 RB), and Taiwan (8,400 RB). Net American Pima sales of 24,400 RB were up 67 percent from the previous week and 18 percent from the prior 4-week average. Increases were primarily for China (13,400 RB), Pakistan (6,600 RB), India (2,800 RB), and Japan (2,700 RB). Exports of 7,800 RB were unchanged from the previous week, but up 36 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were China (4,100 RB), India (1,300 RB), and Japan (900 RB).

Hides and Skins: Net sales of 666,100 pieces were up 62 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average. Whole cattle hides sales of 666,400 pieces were primarily for China (333,000 pieces), South Korea (150,600 pieces), Taiwan (76,100 pieces), Mexico (36,400 pieces), and Thailand (30,000 pieces). Exports of 436,700 pieces were up 6 percent from the previous week and unchanged from the prior 4-week average. Whole cattle hide exports of 432,800 pieces were primarily to China (218,300 pieces), South Korea (73,800 pieces), Vietnam (30,000 pieces), Taiwan (29,500 pieces), Mexico (22,900 pieces), and Thailand (19,900 pieces).

Net sales of 137,000 wet blues were up 23 percent from the previous week and 21 percent from the prior 4-week average. The primary buyers were China (39,600 unsplit and 4,000 grain splits), the Dominican Republic (24,700 unsplit), Italy (23,300 unsplit), and Mexico (16,900 grain splits and 4,600 unsplit). Exports of 108,100 hides were down 4 percent from the previous week and from the prior 4-week average. The primary destinations were Italy (27,500 unsplit and 3,600 grain splits), Mexico (21,900 grain splits and 2,200 unsplit), China (23,800 unsplit), and Taiwan (12,600 unsplit). Net sales of splits totaling 911,700 pounds resulted as increases for Italy (495,000 pounds) and Hong Kong (429,300 pounds), were partially offset by decreases for China (12,600 pounds). Exports of 431,400 pounds were down 41 percent from the previous week and 30 percent from the prior 4-week average. The destinations were China (251,400 pounds) and South Korea (180,000 pounds).

Beef: Net sales of 7,100 MT were primarily for Japan (2,500 MT), Canada (1,400 MT), Mexico (1,100 MT), South Korea (900 MT), and Vietnam (700 MT). Exports of 7,100 MT were mainly to Mexico (1,600 MT), Vietnam (1,200 MT), Japan (1,100 MT), Canada (1,100 MT), and South Korea (900 MT).