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Civilian aircraft exports down in September

Exports of civilian aircraft made in the United States were down in September from August, but remains up 6.2 percent for the year.

In other products of local importance: U.S. made aircraft parts were down in September, but are up 4.7 percent through the year.

Industrial machines were down in September, but up 12.2 percent for the year.

Agricultural machinery was up in September, but down 4.6 percent through the year.

In agriculture exports: U.S. meat exports were down slightly in September, but up 9.3 percent for the year; corn exports were down slightly in September, but up 93 percent for the year; soybeans exports quadrupled in September, but are down 3.5 percent down for the year; wheat exports were down for the month and down 25.7 percent for the year.

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