I must say though, any excitement that may have returned to wheat has not been due to export business. For the week ending May 10 th , we sold just 63,100 MT or million bushels. For the glass half full crowd, you could hang on the fact that this was a 79% increase over last week, but for the glass half empty group, we were still 50% below the 4-week average. Top sales were made to Yemen with MT, the Philippines at 52k and Iraq for . We just have three weeks left in the marketing year and with sales now at million bushels; we are at 94% of the target. We did sell 131,700 MT or million bushels of the 2018/19 crop year. Corn sales registered a nice bounce higher coming in at 985,700 MT or million bushels. This was 42% above last week and 15% higher than the 4-week average. Top purchasers were Japan with MT, followed by Colombia with and Vietnam purchasing . This brings marketing YTD sales up to billion or 93% of the projected billion. There are 16-weeks left in the marketing year. Soybean sales were not too stellar though coming through at just 281,900 MT or million bushels. Top sales went to the Netherlands with MT followed by Egypt with and then Mexico at . This takes us to total sales of the year of billion bushels or % of the USDA target. This morning in the daily system, the USDA did report a sale of 132k MT to unknown destinations. Do note that meal sales rebounded very well with 376k MT sold versus last week at just but oil sales slipped back to just versus last week.
And continue through the Gothic and neo-Gothic style powder tower going to the Celetna street, covered with Baroque palaces with Gothic interiors and Renaissance courts yards. On the way you encounter the unique Cubist house at the Black Madonna with its straight angular lines, then continues on to the medieval Ungelt compound with its Renaissance palace , past the heavily Baroque St, James Church and into the Old town Square with its legendary Astronomical clock. Which is followed by the Art Nouveau Jewish Quarters with its ancient synagogues.