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Import/Export Price Indexes
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Table 6. Variances for U.S. export price indexes for categories of goods

Table 6. Variances for U.S. export price indexes for categories of goods: January 2019–December 2019
Description Harmonized
system
1-month
median
absolute
percent
change
1-month
median
standard
error
3-month
median
absolute
percent
change
3-month
median
standard
error
12-month
median
absolute
percent
change
12-month
median
standard
error

Live animals; animal products

DI 0.6 0.51 1.6 0.98 3.0 1.11

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

D02 0.9 0.78 2.5 1.33 3.5 1.54

Fish and crustaceans, mollusks and aquatic invertebrates (Dec. 2016=100)

D03 1.2 1.29 2.4 2.43 1.3 2.44

Vegetable products

DII 2.8 0.63 3.3 0.99 3.6 1.34

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

D08 2.3 1.01 2.8 1.83 4.8 1.76

Nuts nesoi, fresh or dried (Dec. 2015=100)

D0802 1.3 0.88 3.2 1.23 7.9 1.48

Cereals

D10 2.6 0.03 6.4 0.04 3.7 0.07

Wheat and meslin(1)

D1001 4.1 0.00 3.9 0.00 6.0 0.00

Corn (maize)(2)

D1005 2.3 0.00 6.2 0.02 5.2 0.05

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

D12 2.2 0.19 2.3 0.31 6.2 0.40

Soybeans, whether or not broken (Dec. 2001=100)(1)

D1201 2.7 0.00 3.2 0.00 8.0 0.00

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

DIV 0.6 0.32 0.9 0.55 1.8 0.98

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

D21 0.5 0.55 1.3 1.28 2.5 2.37

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

D22 1.4 0.70 1.7 1.15 2.6 1.48

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

D23 1.3 1.09 2.8 1.73 1.4 2.46

Mineral products

DV 1.5 0.49 6.2 0.75 10.3 1.09

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

D26 0.9 0.73 2.6 1.01 8.2 1.39

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

D27 1.6 0.51 6.5 0.80 10.5 1.16

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

D2710 3.1 0.65 6.2 0.92 8.3 1.04

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

D2711 4.1 1.88 11.6 3.09 31.0 9.67

Products of the chemical or allied industries

DVI 0.2 0.13 0.5 0.36 0.8 1.82

Inorganic chemicals

D28 0.6 0.29 1.9 0.90 7.1 3.75

Organic chemicals

D29 0.7 0.43 2.2 1.20 4.0 2.67

Pharmaceutical products

D30 0.1 0.07 0.9 0.87 1.2 2.52

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

D3002 0.1 0.06 0.5 0.59 1.2 1.93

Medicaments

D3004 0.2 0.16 0.8 1.39 1.9 5.27

Tanning or dyeing extracts, dyes, paints varnish, putty, & inks (Dec. 2015=100)

D32 1.2 0.53 1.2 0.90 2.3 1.88

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

D33 0.3 0.17 0.9 0.63 0.3 1.94

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

D34 0.2 0.18 0.8 0.39 3.8 2.97

Miscellaneous chemical products

D38 0.2 0.26 0.4 0.56 2.1 1.04

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

D3822 0.1 0.16 0.6 0.67 0.9 1.70

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

DVII 0.0 0.23 0.6 0.47 1.5 0.96

Plastics and articles thereof

D39 0.1 0.27 0.6 0.57 1.2 1.04

Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms

D3901 1.4 1.31 4.0 1.63 12.3 5.73

Polyacetals, epoxide resins, alkyds, carbs in primary forms (Dec. 2017=100)

D3907 0.7 0.95 1.1 2.37 3.2 2.64

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

D3926 0.0 0.06 0.3 0.25 1.2 1.08

Rubber and articles thereof

D40 0.3 0.31 0.5 0.86 2.7 1.38

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

D4011 0.2 0.18 0.4 0.44 2.9 2.19

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

DIX 0.8 0.47 2.5 0.87 7.7 1.79

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

DX 1.0 0.31 3.1 0.87 8.0 1.99

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

D48 0.2 0.34 1.3 0.90 3.3 2.62

Textile and textile articles

DXI 0.6 0.33 1.5 0.40 3.2 0.99

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

D52 2.1 0.99 5.1 0.77 11.8 1.15

Cotton, not carded or combed (Dec. 2018=100)

D5201 2.6 1.23 6.5 0.88 14.5 1.34

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

DXIII 0.1 0.21 0.4 0.81 2.6 1.74

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

DXIV 1.2 0.37 2.9 0.63 4.7 0.74

Diamonds, whether or not worked, but not mounted or set (Dec. 2013=100)(2)

D7102 0.0 0.00 0.3 0.00 0.4 0.00

Gold (including gold plated with platinum), unwrought (Dec. 2001=100)(2)

D7108 2.4 0.04 5.5 0.06 7.4 0.12

Base metals and articles of base metals

DXV 0.7 0.34 1.6 0.73 2.3 1.41

Copper and articles thereof

D74 2.1 0.56 3.7 0.77 6.3 1.66

Aluminum and articles thereof

D76 1.3 0.30 2.9 0.80 11.7 2.25

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

D83 0.2 0.10 0.3 0.35 0.8 0.51

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

DXVI 0.1 0.09 0.2 0.20 0.4 0.42

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

D84 0.1 0.11 0.4 0.32 0.9 0.68

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

D8407 0.0 0.11 0.1 0.38 1.1 1.39

Diesel & semi-diesel internal Cumbus. piston engines (Dec. 2018=100)

D8408 0.0 0.04 0.1 0.20 11.2 1.86

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

D8413 0.1 0.11 0.2 0.47 2.3 1.74

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

D8414 0.5 0.64 1.3 0.92 4.4 1.35

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts

D8421 0.2 0.51 0.5 0.64 1.2 2.33

Parts for materials handling & construction machines

D8431 0.2 0.12 0.7 0.31 2.8 0.79

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

D8443 0.2 0.09 0.4 0.19 1.0 0.61

Computer equipment

D8471 0.3 0.42 1.5 0.74 3.9 0.94

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

D8479 0.0 0.03 0.8 0.50 1.6 0.85

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

D8481 0.1 0.12 0.3 0.36 3.8 1.28

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

D85 0.1 0.10 0.3 0.16 0.6 0.33

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

D8517 0.2 0.12 0.4 0.26 1.8 0.53

Electrical circuit switching, protecting or connection app of 1000 volts or less

D8536 0.1 0.11 0.3 0.24 1.0 0.56

Electric control or distribution equipment (Dec. 2016=100)

D8537 0.1 0.05 0.2 0.10 0.4 0.30

Semiconductors; L.E.D.s; mounted crystals; parts thereof (Dec. 2017=100)

D8541 0.1 0.18 0.8 0.56 1.5 0.66

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

D8542 0.0 0.13 0.3 0.65 1.0 1.13

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

DXVII 0.1 0.04 0.2 0.10 1.4 0.24

Motor vehicles and their parts

D87 0.1 0.06 0.2 0.16 0.3 0.42

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

D8703 0.2 0.12 0.1 0.26 0.4 0.86

Motor vehicles for the transport of goods

D8704 0.1 0.05 0.3 0.16 1.2 0.32

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

D8708 0.2 0.08 0.6 0.19 0.3 0.57

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

D8803 0.1 0.06 0.6 0.30 3.3 0.99

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

DXVIII 0.2 0.11 0.3 0.35 0.5 0.68

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

D9018 0.2 0.17 0.6 0.33 1.0 0.63

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

D9021 0.4 0.09 1.9 0.42 3.3 2.66

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis

D9027 0.1 0.11 0.1 0.22 1.9 0.36

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

D9031 0.2 0.26 0.6 0.59 1.7 1.17

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

DXX 0.1 0.11 0.2 0.28 0.2 0.50

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

D94 0.1 0.09 0.2 0.29 0.8 0.64

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

D9401 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.01 0.6 0.29

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

D95 0.2 0.11 0.4 0.41 0.9 0.38

Footnotes:
(1) Index calculated using strictly alternative price data from one or more secondary sources. Indexes calculated using this method will have standard error values of zero.
(2) Index calculated using a mix of directly collected price data and alternative price data from one or more secondary sources. Indexes calculated using this method will have low standard error values.

 

Last Modified Date: January 22, 2021