For the week ending Sept. 10, total inspections of grain (corn, wheat, and soybeans) for export from all major U.S. export regions totaled 2.83 million metric tons (mmt).
Total grain inspections were down 8% from the previous week, up 71% from last year, and up 27% from the 3-year average.
Inspections were down 9% from the previous week for wheat; down 12% for soybeans; and down 1% for corn.
Mississippi Gulf grain inspections decreased 12% from the previous week, and Pacific Northwest (PNW) grain inspections decreased 11%.
During the last four weeks however, inspections were 28% above last year and 18% above the 3-year average as shipments destined to Asia and Latin America remained strong.