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: March 2013 to March 2014
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2014(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2013
to
Mar.
2014
Nov.
2013
to
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2013
to
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2014
to
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2014
to
Mar.
2014

Live animals; animal products

I

2.034 226.5 234.3 7.4 0.8 -1.7 1.8 3.4

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

02

1.146 166.9 172.4 1.9 0.5 -1.6 0.8 3.3

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.352 203.6 202.6 -0.3 2.3 -2.6 2.4 -0.5

Vegetable products

II

4.580 246.7 255.7 -6.5 0.0 0.5 0.4 3.6

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

1.214 190.6 187.6 20.5 -0.6 6.9 1.5 -1.6

Cereals

10

1.090 241.8 257.9 -17.7 -0.7 -2.9 1.8 6.7

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

12

1.834 267.9 283.3 -4.4 3.8 -1.6 0.6 5.7

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.241 111.2 115.4 -14.6 0.3 -1.6 -3.0 3.8

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.888 167.2 167.9 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.7 0.4

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

20

0.338 114.9 114.6 1.8 1.4 1.1 -0.2 -0.3

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

22

0.478 110.6 110.9 -2.2 -0.4 -0.5 -1.3 0.3

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.749 276.0 281.5 5.7 1.8 -0.9 4.8 2.0

Mineral products

V

10.565 330.5 339.5 9.8 4.3 2.3 4.2 2.7

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

26

0.429 92.7 92.5 -5.3 -1.3 3.3 -1.4 -0.2

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

27

9.958 329.7 339.3 10.8 4.6 2.3 4.5 2.9

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.716 149.5 149.6 -3.2 0.0 -0.4 -0.6 0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.891 175.9 175.3 -5.2 -0.6 -0.7 0.6 -0.3

Organic chemicals

29

3.105 163.6 163.6 -2.7 0.2 1.6 -0.1 0.0

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.539 114.9 114.8 -7.1 -0.3 -2.7 -2.3 -0.1

Fertilizers (Dec. 2012=100)

31

0.257 72.3 74.3 -23.5 -4.1 -7.8 3.7 2.8

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.700 133.3 133.4 -3.8 0.3 -0.1 -1.8 0.1

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

34

0.464 121.4 118.8 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 -2.1

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.784 157.2 158.1 3.5 1.0 1.0 -0.1 0.6

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.145 150.1 150.5 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.5 0.3

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.180 145.0 145.3 1.7 -0.2 0.3 0.6 0.2

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.965 172.0 172.9 -5.8 0.1 -0.9 -0.2 0.5

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

VIII

0.430 153.7 157.0 8.7 1.2 1.5 1.3 2.1

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.274 125.6 126.2 4.6 -0.5 1.0 1.6 0.5

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.685 130.9 131.5 4.2 -1.6 1.0 2.5 0.5

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

48

1.163 124.1 124.9 5.4 -0.1 1.2 1.6 0.6

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.940 136.8 136.8 5.4 0.1 2.6 1.3 0.0

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.634 157.0 158.2 9.1 -0.8 5.2 3.9 0.8

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

XIII

0.732 119.1 119.4 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.3

Glass and glassware

70

0.375 97.7 97.7 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

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

XIV

4.262 241.9 249.6 -9.9 -1.8 -0.8 1.3 3.2

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.307 165.5 165.2 -2.5 0.2 0.8 -0.8 -0.2

Iron and steel

72

1.381 186.7 190.3 -2.4 0.9 1.7 -2.0 1.9

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.609 232.7 229.4 -8.6 -1.3 2.1 -2.5 -1.4

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.838 121.9 119.8 -4.1 -0.9 0.5 1.1 -1.7

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.399 138.7 139.3 5.8 0.9 1.2 -0.1 0.4

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.309 146.9 147.0 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1

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

XVI

27.546 97.2 97.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.621 112.3 112.5 1.0 -0.1 0.2 0.4 0.2

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

10.925 80.9 81.1 -1.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.2

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.289 129.3 129.5 1.3 0.0 0.5 0.1 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.664 114.8 114.8 1.0 -0.1 0.7 -0.2 0.0

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

XVIII

5.948 107.4 107.5 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.403 110.4 110.3 -0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 -0.1

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.776 121.5 121.4 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.474 89.6 89.6 -1.5 0.0 1.4 -0.1 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2012 trade values.

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

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