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: December 2014 to December 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2014
to
Dec.
2015
Aug.
2015
to
Sept.
2015
Sept.
2015
to
Oct.
2015
Oct.
2015
to
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2015
to
Dec.
2015

Live animals; animal products

I

1.793 183.1 180.8 -21.9 0.6 -2.0 -0.4 -1.3

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

02

1.042 141.0 139.2 -25.0 1.1 -2.9 -0.4 -1.3

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.395 199.1 198.5 -6.2 0.0 1.2 -1.1 -0.3

Vegetable products

II

3.917 200.1 196.2 -12.9 -2.6 2.0 -0.8 -1.9

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

1.162 175.6 169.5 -9.6 -1.2 2.3 0.6 -3.5

Cereals

10

1.008 193.3 185.4 -18.6 -1.3 7.9 -1.3 -4.1

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

12

1.304 188.1 188.8 -14.9 -7.2 0.1 -2.9 0.4

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

III

0.197 90.9 91.3 -12.7 -1.6 -1.2 -0.3 0.4

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.935 149.3 148.9 -8.4 -1.3 -0.9 -0.3 -0.3

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

20

0.415 118.3 118.4 0.8 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1

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

22

0.518 107.9 107.2 -3.2 -1.7 0.0 -0.4 -0.6

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.692 201.2 199.8 -17.9 -3.6 -3.4 -1.1 -0.7

Mineral products

V

6.626 170.1 155.8 -34.0 -4.7 -2.2 -3.9 -8.4

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

26

0.416 72.1 70.2 -24.8 -2.4 -3.8 -1.9 -2.6

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

27

6.026 163.4 148.7 -35.3 -5.0 -2.2 -4.2 -9.0

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.944 139.6 138.7 -5.4 -0.8 -0.3 -0.5 -0.6

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.916 183.0 183.4 5.8 -0.3 -0.4 -0.2 0.2

Organic chemicals

29

2.839 136.3 135.7 -12.5 -3.1 -0.9 -0.9 -0.4

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.639 110.3 109.2 -4.8 -0.4 -0.3 0.2 -1.0

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.810 135.5 135.5 1.9 -0.5 -0.1 0.1 0.0

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

34

0.490 112.7 112.2 -4.3 0.3 -0.5 0.3 -0.4

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.939 150.6 148.6 -3.6 1.8 0.1 -0.7 -1.3

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.115 137.1 135.9 -8.4 -0.1 -1.3 -1.4 -0.9

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.165 132.6 131.3 -8.7 -0.1 -1.4 -1.6 -1.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.950 156.1 155.0 -7.4 -0.7 -0.6 -0.5 -0.7

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

VIII

0.369 119.3 119.3 -22.0 0.6 -2.9 -4.4 0.0

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

41

0.204 68.8 68.8 -31.2 1.7 -4.8 -5.8 0.0

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

IX

0.625 95.5 96.5 -3.5 -0.9 0.6 1.1 1.0

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.295 122.6 122.0 -3.2 0.9 0.0 -0.7 -0.5

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.637 122.9 121.5 -6.3 3.3 -0.3 -2.8 -1.1

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

48

1.238 122.6 121.6 -2.6 -0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.8

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.420 99.2 100.4 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.1 1.2

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.808 120.1 120.5 -3.5 -0.6 -0.7 -0.7 0.3

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.460 116.2 115.9 -5.3 -1.3 -1.3 -1.2 -0.3

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

XIII

0.848 122.5 122.6 1.9 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.437 99.2 99.4 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2

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

XIV

4.694 223.7 218.2 -7.9 1.3 0.4 -1.4 -2.5

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.044 143.6 141.7 -11.3 -0.7 -0.7 -1.5 -1.3

Iron and steel

72

1.085 141.4 137.4 -23.2 -1.4 -1.9 -4.1 -2.8

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.452 161.3 150.2 -25.6 -0.8 -0.3 -3.4 -6.9

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.809 103.6 103.6 -16.9 -2.8 -0.7 -2.7 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.344 148.6 148.3 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.2

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

XVI

29.694 96.5 96.3 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.920 113.1 112.9 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.774 78.4 78.3 -2.2 -0.4 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

15.044 131.0 131.0 0.6 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

9.333 115.0 114.9 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

XVIII

6.389 107.3 107.0 -0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.3

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.528 110.9 111.1 0.3 0.4 0.5 -0.6 0.2

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.875 123.9 124.2 1.4 0.2 0.6 -0.6 0.2

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.495 89.8 90.1 0.6 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3

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

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

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