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October 17, 2019 | USDA Grain Transportation Report

Grain Inspections Recede

Total inspections of grain from all major U.S. export regions reached 2 MMT

For the week ending October 10, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions reached 2 million metric tons (MMT).

Inspections are down 6% from the previous week, down 29% from last year, and 31% below the 3-year average.

Total inspections of wheat and corn decreased 3% and 1%, respectively, from the previous week.

Inspections of soybeans, however, were down 9% from the previous week.

Mississippi Gulf grain inspections decreased 1% from week to week, but Pacific Northwest (PNW) inspections increased 5%, due primarily to more soybean inspections. 

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