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Import/Export Price Indexes

Georgia: Price Movements of Top Exports and Other Highlights

May 2022

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Exports from Georgia totaled $42.4 billion in 2021, up 9.2 percent from $38.8 billion in 2020. Prices for the largest export industry in Georgia, transportation equipment manufacturing, increased in April. Export prices for machinery manufacturing, chemical manufacturing, and computer and electronic product manufacturing advanced over the same period.

Top Six Georgia Exports by Trade Dollar Value, 2021

  • Overall exports from Georgia represented 2.4 percent of the U.S. total export trade dollar value in 2021.
  • Georgia accounted for 5.3 percent of total U.S. exports of transportation equipment manufacturing by trade dollar value in 2021.
  • The top 6 export industries from Georgia accounted for 68.4 percent of the state’s total 2021 export trade dollar value.

U.S. Export Price Indexes: Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

  • Transportation equipment manufacturing export prices advanced 0.7 percent in April.
  • The index for export transportation equipment manufacturing prices increased 3.4 percent for the 12 months ended April 2022.
  • A 7.4-percent rise in motor vehicle body and trailer manufacturing prices contributed to the over-the-year increase in prices for transportation equipment manufacturing.

U.S. Export Price Indexes: Machinery Manufacturing

  • Machinery manufacturing export prices rose 1.4 percent in April.
  • Prices for export machinery manufacturing advanced 7.4 percent over the 12 months ended April 2022.
  • The 12-month increase for machinery manufacturing export prices was driven by an 11.0-percent rise in prices for commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing.

U.S. Export Price Indexes: Chemical Manufacturing

  • The price index for chemical manufacturing exports increased 1.8 percent in April.
  • The index for chemical manufacturing prices advanced 6.4 percent over the past year.
  • The 12-month rise in overall chemical manufacturing prices was led by a 53.5-percent increase in prices for pesticide, fertilizer, and other agricultural chemical manufacturing.

U.S. Export Price Indexes: Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing

  • Computer and electronic product manufacturing export prices rose 0.5 percent in April.
  • Export computer and electronic product manufacturing prices advanced 3.7 percent from April 2021 to April 2022.
  • The 12-month rise in computer and electronic product manufacturing prices was driven by an 8.1-percent increase in prices for computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing.

 

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Last Modified Date: May 25, 2022