Export prices in the US rose 0.6 percent month-over-month in February of 2019, following a downwardly revised 0.5 percent drop in January and beating market expectations of a 0.1 percent gain. Higher prices for both agricultural and nonagricultural commodities contributed to the February increase. Export prices for agricultural commodities rose 0.3 percent, after falling 2.1 percent in January. Nonagricultural export prices increased 0.7 percent, the largest monthly rise since April 2018. Higher prices for nonagricultural industrial supplies and materials led the increase, with rising cost for each of the finished goods categories contributing to the advance. Year-on-year, cost of exports went up 0.3 percent, after a 0.2 percent fall in January. Export Prices in the United States averaged 109.08 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.