USDA Weekly Grains Inspected For Export Report (Jan. 11): Total Stabilizes at Lower Level, Declines Another 5%

A downward trend in grains inspected for export slowed during the week ending Jan 7, according to the Jan. 11 Grains Inspected and/or Weighed for Export report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The U.S. total fell by 160,564 metric tons or 5% during the period to 3.3 million metric tons.

Slowing the decrease in recent weeks was a nearly 4% rise in the amount of corn inspected -- to 1.13 million metric tons from 1.08 million metric tons -- and a 1% uptick in soybeans -- to 1.78 million metric tons from 1.76 million metric tons the week before.

Meanwhile inspections of wheat and sorghum declined last week, the former by 41% to 279,390 metric tons and the latter by 15% to 133,461 metric tons.

For the full USDA report, click here.

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