Table 6 U.S. Export Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 6. U.S. export price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: April 2015 to April 2016 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Mar.
2016(1)
Index Percent change
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
Annual Monthly
Apr.
2015
to
Apr.
2016
Dec.
2015
to
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2016
to
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2016
to
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2016
to
Apr.
2016

Live animals; animal products

I

1.727 182.3 182.4 -10.8 -1.5 1.4 0.2 0.1

Meat & edible meat offal (Dec. 2006=100)

02

1.029 145.0 144.1 -8.3 -2.4 4.5 2.3 -0.6

Vegetable products

II

4.264 188.3 189.8 -10.7 -1.0 1.4 -4.6 0.8

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.953 157.2 150.5 -12.9 1.4 -0.1 -8.7 -4.3

Cereals

10

1.252 176.6 177.7 -16.1 -3.5 3.2 -4.3 0.6

Oilseeds and misc. grains, seeds, fruits, plants, straw and fodder

12

1.477 181.4 187.4 -11.8 -1.7 1.2 -3.5 3.3

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.937 144.6 145.1 -7.6 -1.1 -1.0 -0.5 0.3

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (Dec. 2009=100)

20

0.386 118.9 119.0 0.7 0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.1

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar (Dec. 2008=100)

22

0.531 105.5 108.0 -2.3 -1.5 -0.2 1.2 2.4

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.636 188.9 183.6 -21.2 -2.0 -1.0 -2.2 -2.8

Mineral products

V

5.651 136.3 141.5 -28.6 -5.6 -6.2 -0.4 3.8

Ores, slag and ash (Dec. 2012=100)

26

0.465 71.9 74.1 -14.5 -2.3 1.0 3.6 3.1

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

4.986 127.7 132.7 -30.3 -6.0 -7.0 -0.8 3.9

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.819 134.3 134.7 -6.4 -1.4 -1.5 -0.1 0.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.922 172.4 171.8 -7.1 0.2 -6.2 -0.3 -0.3

Organic chemicals

29

2.448 129.6 132.1 -9.6 -2.5 -0.9 -0.4 1.9

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.945 106.0 106.0 -4.3 -2.3 -0.9 0.3 0.0

Tanning or dyeing extracts, dyes, paints varnish, putty, & inks (Dec. 2015=100)

32

0.557 98.9 99.2 - -0.4 -0.7 0.0 0.3

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.848 134.4 134.6 -1.7 -0.9 -0.1 0.2 0.1

Soap; lubricants; waxes, polishing or scouring products; candles, pastes

34

0.526 116.2 116.2 1.6 3.3 0.2 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.845 143.5 142.8 -7.3 -0.7 -2.3 -0.5 -0.5

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.168 135.7 136.4 -5.1 -0.7 0.2 -0.1 0.5

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.168 131.0 132.0 -5.2 -1.1 0.5 -0.2 0.8

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.000 155.8 155.1 -4.5 0.3 -0.3 0.5 -0.4

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc.

VIII

0.330 117.7 118.5 -17.9 -0.5 0.8 -2.6 0.7

Raw hides and skins other than furskins and leather (Dec.2014=100)

41

0.182 68.3 69.2 -25.0 -1.3 -0.1 0.6 1.3

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, baskets and wickerwork (Dec. 2014=100)

IX

0.652 93.7 96.1 -1.7 -0.2 -1.4 -1.2 2.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.158 121.0 121.3 -1.3 -1.0 -0.4 0.7 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.608 120.2 122.6 0.5 -1.5 -1.4 2.0 2.0

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

1.162 120.4 119.8 -3.1 -1.1 -0.1 0.2 -0.5

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.388 100.4 100.4 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.732 118.8 119.6 -2.5 -0.3 -0.4 -0.8 0.7

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.376 109.9 112.6 -6.0 -1.6 -1.1 -3.1 2.5

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.887 122.9 122.8 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2015=100)

68

0.299 100.5 100.5 - 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.447 99.4 99.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

4.474 231.1 231.0 -2.2 0.7 1.7 3.4 0.0

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.991 141.1 142.0 -6.6 -0.4 -0.9 0.8 0.6

Iron and steel

72

0.970 134.5 139.6 -12.1 -1.0 -1.1 -0.2 3.8

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.432 152.3 152.1 -19.3 -4.4 0.0 5.4 -0.1

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.775 102.5 102.8 -12.9 0.6 -4.4 2.9 0.3

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal (Dec. 2015=100)

82

0.399 99.8 99.7 - 0.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.1

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.363 148.2 148.2 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

30.469 96.1 96.2 -1.1 -0.3 0.2 0.0 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

18.213 113.0 113.1 -0.6 -0.2 0.4 -0.1 0.1

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

12.256 77.8 77.9 -1.9 -0.3 -0.3 0.1 0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

15.415 131.0 131.5 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.4

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

9.391 114.6 115.1 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.4

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

6.398 107.4 107.6 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.578 111.5 111.5 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.933 125.0 125.2 1.1 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.2

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.484 89.8 89.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2014 trade values.

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the 3 months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

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