Export prices unchanged in November

December 14, 2000

Prices for overall exports were unchanged in November as declines in nonagricultural export prices countered increases for agricultural export prices.

Over-the-month percent change in export price index, November 1999-November 2000 (not seasonally adjusted)
[Chart data—TXT]

For the second consecutive month, nonagricultural export prices decreased 0.1 percent. Over the November 1999 to November 2000 period, however, this index advanced 1.2 percent.

Led by increasing grain prices, the index for agricultural exports rose 1.1 percent in November after advancing 0.5 percent and 3.2 percent in the prior two months. During the past year, export agricultural prices rose 1.3 percent. Over the same 12-month period, the index for overall exports also increased 1.3 percent.

These data are a product of the BLS International Price program. Learn more in "U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes - November 2000," news release USDL 00-358. Note: export price data are subject to revision in each of the three months after original publication.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Export prices unchanged in November on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2000/dec/wk2/art04.htm (visited August 24, 2016).

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