Table 6. U.S. export price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: March 2014 to March 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2014
to
Mar.
2015
Nov.
2014
to
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2014
to
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2015
to
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015

Live animals; animal products

I

2.025 231.6 221.2 (r)214.9 209.7 -10.5 -4.6 -4.5 (r)-2.8 -2.4

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

02

1.230 185.6 (r)177.3 (r)172.9 163.3 -5.2 -5.1 (r)-4.5 (r)-2.5 -5.6

Meat of swine (pork), fresh, chilled or frozen (Dec. 2010=100)

0203

0.303 102.4 93.9 95.4 85.5 -17.7 -11.6 -8.3 1.6 -10.4

Meat and edible offal of poultry, fresh, chilled, or frozen (Dec. 2009=100)

0207

0.329 115.5 108.3 100.0 92.2 -16.7 -4.8 -6.2 -7.7 -7.8

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.408 211.6 215.0 (r)213.7 234.3 15.4 2.4 1.6 -0.6 9.6

Vegetable products

II

4.067 (r)225.2 223.0 (r)215.9 212.6 -17.1 (r)1.1 -1.0 -3.2 -1.5

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

1.163 (r)187.6 (r)184.4 (r)182.5 174.3 -8.4 (r)4.3 -1.7 (r)-1.0 -4.5

Cereals

10

1.042 227.7 219.8 207.5 206.0 -20.1 3.4 -3.5 -5.6 -0.7

Wheat and meslin

1001

0.575 245.7 229.2 211.9 207.9 -17.4 8.1 -6.7 -7.5 -1.9

Corn (maize)

1005

0.311 195.3 197.4 191.0 193.2 -21.0 -0.2 1.1 -3.2 1.2

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

12

1.439 221.8 224.9 215.6 215.4 -24.0 -2.8 1.4 -4.1 -0.1

Soybeans, whether or not broken (Dec. 2001=100)

1201

1.047 232.8 234.4 221.3 227.3 -28.6 -3.4 0.7 -5.6 2.7

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

III

0.203 104.6 (r)104.2 97.0 96.3 -16.3 0.7 (r)-0.4 (r)-6.9 -0.7

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.062 162.5 162.3 161.8 159.5 -5.0 0.7 -0.1 -0.3 -1.4

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

20

0.400 117.5 118.5 118.4 118.5 1.5 0.0 0.9 -0.1 0.1

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

22

0.510 110.8 110.2 110.3 110.2 -0.6 -1.2 -0.5 0.1 -0.1

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.808 243.5 (r)244.8 (r)244.1 237.9 -15.0 5.0 0.5 -0.3 -2.5

Mineral products

V

7.616 236.2 198.0 (r)203.2 211.3 -39.1 -8.7 -16.2 (r)2.6 4.0

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

26

0.493 93.4 89.8 88.7 88.5 -4.4 -2.1 -3.9 -1.2 -0.2

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

27

6.936 229.7 189.9 (r)195.5 204.2 -41.2 -9.4 -17.3 (r)2.9 4.5

Coal, briquettes and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal (Dec. 2007=100)

2701

0.644 99.8 98.7 (r)96.2 96.2 -13.3 -0.2 -1.1 (r)-2.5 0.0

Petroleum oils & oils from bituminous minerals (excl crude) & products, nes

2710

4.899 247.1 198.0 (r)211.8 223.8 -39.4 -12.4 -19.9 (r)7.0 5.7

Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons (Dec. 2014=100)

2711

0.711 100.0 81.1 72.5 81.2 - - -18.9 -10.6 12.0

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.789 (r)146.6 (r)144.3 (r)143.0 142.3 -4.8 (r)-0.6 (r)-1.6 (r)-0.9 -0.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.832 (r)173.3 (r)172.7 (r)172.6 168.8 -3.4 (r)1.0 -0.3 (r)-0.1 -2.2

Organic chemicals

29

2.928 (r)155.1 (r)148.5 (r)146.1 145.8 -10.3 (r)-3.5 (r)-4.3 (r)-1.6 -0.2

Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atoms only (Dec. 2009=100)

2933

0.519 85.5 93.9 92.0 91.7 5.0 -0.7 9.8 -2.0 -0.3

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.563 114.7 113.5 111.4 110.9 -3.9 0.9 -1.0 -1.9 -0.4

Human and animal blood, prepared; other blood frctns (Dec. 2014=100)

3002

0.811 100.0 97.2 96.7 96.7 - - -2.8 -0.5 0.0

Medicaments

3004

1.444 106.9 106.3 103.1 103.0 -6.6 -0.7 -0.6 -3.0 -0.1

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.782 133.0 136.3 135.9 136.2 2.1 0.0 2.5 -0.3 0.2

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

34

0.475 117.2 117.1 113.7 114.5 -4.4 0.0 -0.1 -2.9 0.7

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.897 154.1 (r)151.9 (r)153.1 151.2 -4.3 0.7 (r)-1.4 0.8 -1.2

Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, etc. (Dec.2014=100)

3808

0.293 100.0 100.0 102.0 101.1 - - 0.0 2.0 -0.9

Composite diagnostic or laboratory reagents (Dec. 2001=100)

3822

0.380 162.3 (r)160.7 (r)162.4 162.4 -6.5 0.0 (r)-1.0 (r)1.1 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.172 (r)148.3 (r)146.3 (r)144.0 144.0 -4.3 (r)-0.7 -1.3 -1.6 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.218 (r)143.8 (r)141.6 (r)139.5 139.6 -3.9 (r)-0.8 -1.5 -1.5 0.1

Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms

3901

0.562 261.6 244.8 (r)241.5 240.4 -6.6 -2.4 -6.4 (r)-1.3 -0.5

Articles of plastics, polymers, and resins, nes. (Dec. 2014=100)

3926

0.426 100.0 100.2 100.2 100.2 - - 0.2 0.0 0.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.954 167.3 166.1 162.9 162.4 -6.1 -0.7 -0.7 -1.9 -0.3

New pneumatic tires of rubber (Dec. 2013=100)

4011

0.385 97.2 96.7 96.2 95.8 -1.7 -0.6 -0.5 -0.5 -0.4

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

VIII

0.442 (r)152.9 (r)149.8 (r)148.6 148.2 -5.6 (r)-3.1 -2.0 (r)-0.8 -0.3

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

41

0.275 100.0 97.1 96.4 96.0 - - -2.9 -0.7 -0.4

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

IX

0.629 100.0 (r)100.7 (r)99.9 99.3 - - (r)0.7 (r)-0.8 -0.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.222 126.0 124.9 123.4 123.0 -2.5 0.3 -0.9 -1.2 -0.3

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.612 129.7 127.3 (r)122.7 121.8 -7.2 0.5 -1.9 (r)-3.6 -0.7

Chemical woodpulp, soda or sulfate, except dissolving grades (Dec. 2007=100)

4703

0.329 123.4 121.8 (r)120.8 120.8 2.8 0.6 -1.3 (r)-0.8 0.0

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

48

1.201 124.9 124.0 123.7 123.3 -1.3 0.2 -0.7 -0.2 -0.3

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.409 100.0 100.3 100.3 100.3 - - 0.3 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.788 (r)124.9 (r)124.2 (r)123.4 123.0 -10.2 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.6 -0.6 -0.3

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.456 (r)122.4 (r)122.0 (r)119.8 119.5 -24.8 (r)-1.5 (r)-0.3 -1.8 -0.3

Cotton, not carded or combed (Dec. 2006=100)

5201

0.326 (r)132.1 (r)131.8 (r)130.0 131.4 -26.8 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.2 -1.4 1.1

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

XIII

0.816 120.3 122.4 (r)122.6 122.7 2.7 0.2 1.7 (r)0.2 0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.422 98.9 99.4 (r)99.6 99.8 1.9 0.4 0.5 (r)0.2 0.2

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

XIV

4.859 (r)236.8 (r)236.3 (r)240.7 236.9 -5.0 0.4 -0.2 1.9 -1.6

Diamonds, whether or not worked, but not mounted or set (Dec. 2013=100)

7102

1.480 106.3 106.3 106.3 106.2 -2.2 -2.8 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Gold (including gold plated with platinum), unwrought (Dec. 2001=100)

7108

2.025 433.8 438.0 455.8 433.9 -7.7 3.8 1.0 4.1 -4.8

Waste and scrap of precious metals (Dec 2010=100)

7112

0.246 (r)90.0 (r)88.3 (r)89.2 87.3 -12.5 (r)2.9 -1.9 1.0 -2.1

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.226 (r)159.8 (r)157.8 (r)154.6 153.9 -5.8 -0.7 -1.3 (r)-2.0 -0.5

Iron and steel

72

1.241 (r)178.9 (r)178.4 (r)167.9 165.8 -12.5 (r)-2.5 (r)-0.3 (r)-5.9 -1.3

Other articles of iron and steel (Dec. 2014=100)

7326

0.302 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 - - 0.0 0.0 0.0

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.494 201.8 192.7 (r)183.2 187.4 -19.6 -2.3 -4.5 (r)-4.9 2.3

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.898 124.7 120.7 119.5 118.3 -1.3 0.1 -3.2 -1.0 -1.0

Aluminum plates, sheets and strip, over 0.2 mm thick (Dec. 2012=100)

7606

0.273 99.6 97.7 98.2 96.8 -2.6 -0.4 -1.9 0.5 -1.4

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.329 147.1 147.7 147.7 147.7 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

28.913 97.3 97.5 (r)97.6 97.6 0.2 0.1 0.2 (r)0.1 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.374 (r)113.2 (r)113.6 (r)114.0 113.9 1.2 (r)0.0 0.4 (r)0.4 -0.1

Spark-ignition internal combustion piston engines (Dec. 2013=100)

8407

0.427 101.4 101.4 101.4 102.4 2.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.0

Diesel & semi-diesel internal Cumbus. piston engines (Dec. 2014=100)

8408

0.467 100.0 100.1 99.0 98.7 - - 0.1 -1.1 -0.3

Parts for spark-ignition and diesel internal combustion piston engines

8409

0.428 135.4 136.0 135.8 135.8 0.9 -0.1 0.4 -0.1 0.0

Turbojets, turbopropellers and other gas turbines, and parts thereof

8411

3.006 175.0 (r)176.2 (r)179.6 179.7 6.5 0.0 (r)0.7 (r)1.9 0.1

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.715 (r)140.3 139.1 (r)139.2 140.2 0.2 (r)0.1 (r)-0.9 (r)0.1 0.7

Air or vacuum pumps, compressors and fans; vent & recycling hoods; parts

8414

0.602 (r)140.5 (r)140.3 (r)140.5 140.9 1.7 (r)-0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.3

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts

8421

0.628 125.1 125.0 (r)125.2 125.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 0.2 0.0

Self-propelled earth-moving, tamping, & road roller machines (Dec. 2012=100)

8429

0.425 (r)106.0 (r)107.5 (r)108.8 108.8 4.9 (r)0.6 (r)1.4 (r)1.2 0.0

Parts for materials handling & construc- tion machines

8431

0.855 170.0 169.8 (r)170.0 170.5 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 (r)0.1 0.3

Printing mach., machines ancilliary to printing; parts thereof (Dec. 2013=100)

8443

0.465 101.0 101.1 101.0 100.8 -1.0 -1.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.2

Computer equipment

8471

1.839 46.4 46.4 (r)46.6 46.1 -4.8 -1.3 0.0 (r)0.4 -1.1

Machines & appliances having individual functions, n.e.s.o.i.; parts thereof

8479

0.522 135.1 135.4 135.5 135.9 1.2 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.881 159.5 161.3 (r)161.5 161.7 2.0 0.1 1.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Parts for transmitting power (Dec. 2012=100)

8483

0.414 104.3 104.4 104.4 104.7 4.2 3.6 0.1 0.0 0.3

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.539 80.1 80.1 79.9 79.9 -1.4 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Electrical apparatus for line telephony or line telegraphy; videophones; parts

8517

2.097 65.7 65.6 (r)65.4 64.8 -4.6 0.0 -0.2 (r)-0.3 -0.9

Electrical circuit switching, protecting or connection app not > 1000 volt

8536

0.666 114.0 113.6 113.7 113.4 -2.0 0.4 -0.4 0.1 -0.3

Semiconductors; L.E.D.s; mounted crystals; parts thereof (Dec. 2013=100)

8541

0.429 95.8 (r)93.1 (r)91.4 90.8 -6.6 2.5 (r)-2.8 (r)-1.8 -0.7

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

2.409 58.4 59.0 59.0 59.0 -0.2 0.7 1.0 0.0 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.412 130.2 130.4 (r)130.5 130.6 0.9 0.1 0.2 (r)0.1 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.976 115.2 (r)115.2 (r)114.9 114.9 0.3 0.0 (r)0.0 -0.3 0.0

Automobiles and other motor vehicles inc minivans, 4-dr specialty vehicles

8703

3.491 111.1 (r)110.8 (r)110.5 110.5 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.3 0.0

Motor vehicles for the transport of goods

8704

1.187 130.6 (r)130.5 (r)130.5 130.7 1.2 0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 0.2

Parts and access of tractors, buses automobiles, trucks, spec. vehicles

8708

3.129 109.6 109.6 (r)109.3 109.2 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Trailers and semi-trailers; and parts thereof (Dec. 2013=100)

8716

0.298 100.5 100.6 100.6 100.6 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Parts, nesoi, of civil aircraft and spacecraft (exc. military)

8803

1.373 (r)168.7 (r)170.1 (r)170.3 170.5 1.3 (r)0.4 0.8 0.1 0.1

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

XVIII

6.154 107.6 (r)107.5 107.4 107.4 -0.1 0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 0.0

Instruments/appliances used in medical surgical, dental, veternarian sciences

9018

1.818 100.8 (r)100.2 (r)99.9 99.8 -1.6 -0.1 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Hearing aids; artificial body parts; and orthopedic app. (Dec. 2001=100)

9021

0.680 87.8 87.4 86.6 86.4 -4.4 -0.1 -0.5 -0.9 -0.2

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis

9027

0.621 105.6 106.6 106.8 107.1 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.2 0.3

Measuring or checking instruments, and appliances n.e.s. (Dec. 2001=100)

9031

0.389 117.8 116.5 116.9 117.4 3.5 -0.2 -1.1 0.3 0.4

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.476 110.8 110.9 111.3 110.9 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.4 -0.4

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.838 122.5 122.7 123.3 122.5 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.5 -0.6

Seats other than barber, dental and similar chairs (Dec. 2011=100)

9401

0.327 101.5 101.7 101.4 102.9 2.6 0.3 0.2 -0.3 1.5

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.477 89.6 89.7 89.8 89.8 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0

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

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 10, 2015