Export prices in the US decreased 0.6 percent from a month earlier in August of 2019, down from a 0.2 percent rise in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 0.2 percent drop. Prices for agricultural exports slumped 2.5 percent in August, the largest decline since July of 2018 and after a 0.2 percent increase in July, mainly due to lower prices for vegetables, corn, soybeans, cotton, meat, and wheat. Cost of nonagricultural export fell 0.4 percent, following a 0.2 percent gain, led by by price declines for nonagricultural industrial supplies and materials and automotive vehicles. Year-on-year, export prices went down 1.4 percent, after a 0.9 percent decrease in July. It is the fourth straight monthly decrease. Export Prices in the United States averaged 109.35 Index Points from 1983 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 135.30 Index Points in September of 2011 and a record low of 82.40 Index Points in September of 1986.