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: May 2014 to May 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Apr.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Apr.
2015
May
2015
Annual Monthly
May
2014
to
May
2015
Jan.
2015
to
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2015
to
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2015
to
May
2015

Live animals; animal products

I

1.946 205.0 203.3 -17.1 -2.5 -2.0 -2.9 -0.8

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

02

1.130 157.7 156.4 -16.2 -2.5 -5.5 -3.5 -0.8

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.434 225.3 220.5 8.4 -0.6 9.6 -3.8 -2.1

Vegetable products

II

4.027 212.3 210.3 -19.2 -3.1 -1.3 -0.3 -0.9

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

1.105 172.2 181.0 -0.9 -1.0 -4.5 -1.2 5.1

Cereals

10

1.071 211.9 192.6 -28.7 -5.6 -0.8 2.9 -9.1

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

12

1.427 212.4 212.2 -27.0 -4.1 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1

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

III

0.200 95.3 95.2 -18.9 -6.5 -0.2 -1.5 -0.1

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.988 156.8 155.2 -8.6 -0.6 -1.6 -0.8 -1.0

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

20

0.402 118.2 118.3 -0.6 -0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.1

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

22

0.514 110.5 110.7 -0.8 0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.2

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.777 233.0 225.3 -20.0 -0.9 -2.5 0.1 -3.3

Mineral products

V

7.482 198.2 215.2 -28.5 2.6 3.7 -6.0 8.6

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

26

0.482 86.1 92.4 -1.2 -1.2 -0.2 -2.7 7.3

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

27

6.805 190.5 207.6 -30.4 2.9 4.1 -6.4 9.0

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.941 144.0 144.1 -3.3 -0.5 -0.2 0.1 0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.898 185.0 185.5 7.2 2.6 1.3 0.3 0.3

Organic chemicals

29

2.956 146.4 148.1 -8.9 -1.1 -1.0 0.3 1.2

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.564 110.6 110.8 -4.1 -1.6 -0.4 -0.5 0.2

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.791 136.4 136.5 2.2 -0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1

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

34

0.482 114.4 114.4 -4.7 -2.9 0.7 -0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.935 155.1 152.8 -0.4 1.0 -0.2 1.2 -1.5

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.180 143.2 144.1 -4.4 -1.3 -0.1 -0.8 0.6

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.222 138.7 139.7 -3.9 -1.1 -0.2 -0.8 0.7

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.958 162.5 162.3 -6.6 -2.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.1

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

VIII

0.433 144.4 141.8 -10.6 -1.0 -0.5 -2.4 -1.8

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

41

0.265 92.2 89.9 - -1.0 -0.6 -3.8 -2.5

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

IX

0.620 97.8 97.5 - -0.8 -0.6 -1.0 -0.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.228 122.9 123.2 -1.4 -1.2 -0.4 0.0 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.613 122.0 123.0 -5.7 -3.6 -0.8 0.2 0.8

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

48

1.209 123.6 123.7 0.2 -0.2 -0.3 0.2 0.1

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.407 99.1 99.1 - 0.0 0.0 -1.2 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.789 122.7 121.9 -10.0 -0.8 -0.6 0.2 -0.7

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.459 119.8 117.5 -24.3 -1.8 -0.9 0.9 -1.9

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

XIII

0.821 122.4 122.2 1.7 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.2

Glass and glassware

70

0.424 99.3 99.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.3 -0.3

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

XIV

4.802 236.2 234.8 -6.3 1.9 -1.6 -0.3 -0.6

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.216 153.2 154.3 -5.6 -1.8 -0.5 -0.6 0.7

Iron and steel

72

1.225 164.6 163.9 -15.1 -5.0 -1.2 -1.7 -0.4

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.511 188.5 198.6 -11.3 -4.9 2.2 0.7 5.4

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.892 117.9 118.7 -0.6 -1.0 -1.1 -0.3 0.7

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.332 147.7 147.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

29.005 97.2 97.1 -0.5 0.1 0.0 -0.4 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.467 113.8 113.6 0.5 0.4 0.0 -0.2 -0.2

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.538 79.3 79.3 -2.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.6 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.533 130.6 130.9 0.8 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

9.038 114.9 115.1 0.0 -0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2

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

XVIII

6.171 106.9 106.8 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.488 111.5 111.7 1.1 0.4 -0.4 0.5 0.2

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.847 123.8 124.4 2.2 0.5 -0.7 1.1 0.5

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.479 89.7 89.5 0.0 0.2 0.1 -0.3 -0.2

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2013 trade values.

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

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