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: May 2016 to May 2017 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Apr.
2017(1)
Index Percent change
Apr.
2017
May
2017
Annual Monthly
May
2016
to
May
2017
Jan.
2017
to
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2017
to
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2017
to
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2017
to
May
2017

Live animals; animal products

I

1.890 204.1 203.5 10.1 0.1 2.8 1.0 -0.3

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

02

1.088 159.5 162.0 8.7 0.3 5.3 0.8 1.6

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

03

0.427 114.9 107.3 - -0.6 3.5 6.2 -6.6

Vegetable products

II

4.503 204.7 194.6 -2.5 4.0 1.3 0.6 -4.9

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.845 142.0 137.6 -12.0 -4.5 2.1 -1.1 -3.1

Cereals

10

1.185 173.5 175.2 -5.1 2.2 2.3 -4.8 1.0

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

12

1.587 192.2 196.1 -4.2 1.8 1.6 -8.7 2.0

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.073 148.1 149.0 0.4 -0.3 0.7 0.5 0.6

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

20

0.382 116.9 117.1 -1.6 -0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

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

22

0.556 112.7 112.8 3.2 -1.2 1.6 1.3 0.1

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.715 195.5 197.3 -1.3 0.4 -1.0 -0.9 0.9

Mineral products

V

8.215 196.5 187.6 22.1 -1.4 -2.5 2.9 -4.5

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

26

0.554 93.4 91.4 22.5 6.3 -0.7 0.6 -2.1

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

27

7.469 187.8 178.7 22.9 -1.9 -2.7 3.1 -4.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.772 133.8 132.8 -2.4 0.8 0.4 -0.7 -0.7

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.804 168.4 168.3 -2.9 -0.8 -0.3 -5.2 -0.1

Organic chemicals

29

2.534 132.1 128.3 -3.2 3.5 1.6 -2.4 -2.9

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.149 104.3 104.5 -2.6 -0.1 0.0 1.1 0.2

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.249 107.9 109.9 - -0.2 4.0 3.9 1.9

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

32

0.522 98.2 98.6 -0.1 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.4

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.820 133.5 133.4 -0.9 0.2 0.1 1.1 -0.1

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

34

0.506 114.5 112.9 -3.0 -0.2 -0.6 -1.4 -1.4

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.754 144.9 144.3 -2.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.4 -0.4

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.162 139.3 138.2 1.2 0.8 1.1 0.1 -0.8

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.145 133.2 132.9 0.9 0.2 0.8 0.3 -0.2

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.017 166.7 161.0 2.1 3.7 2.6 -0.5 -3.4

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

VIII

0.350 123.3 121.4 2.4 0.7 0.7 -0.5 -1.5

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

IX

0.628 97.3 97.6 2.3 -1.4 4.6 0.4 0.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.092 124.2 123.8 1.8 0.7 2.4 -3.7 -0.3

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.653 131.6 130.3 5.4 0.4 6.8 -11.7 -1.0

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

48

1.086 120.0 119.9 0.2 1.1 0.1 0.5 -0.1

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.353 101.6 101.6 1.2 0.0 0.9 0.1 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.755 121.1 121.1 1.4 0.6 -0.6 0.1 0.0

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.467 130.0 130.6 13.4 1.7 1.1 0.1 0.5

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

XIII

0.831 122.5 122.4 -0.2 -0.1 0.8 -0.6 -0.1

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2015=100)

68

0.278 101.2 101.1 0.6 0.2 0.8 0.2 -0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.427 99.3 99.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

XIV

4.202 232.4 230.5 -1.7 1.9 1.8 0.3 -0.8

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.980 153.4 153.9 6.4 1.1 1.3 0.5 0.3

Iron and steel

72

1.067 161.6 161.4 8.3 -0.8 3.6 0.5 -0.1

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.477 169.1 169.1 12.4 1.9 -0.4 0.2 0.0

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.855 113.7 113.9 7.8 2.4 2.9 0.9 0.2

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal (Dec. 2015=100)

82

0.348 99.5 99.5 -0.5 -0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.346 148.2 148.2 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

28.675 96.0 96.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.863 113.7 113.8 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.1

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.812 77.0 77.1 -0.6 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.951 132.6 132.7 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.694 115.3 115.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2 -0.1

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

XVIII

6.029 106.3 106.5 -0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.486 112.5 112.4 1.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.898 128.3 128.4 2.8 -0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.434 88.7 88.7 -0.6 0.0 -0.2 -0.7 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2015 trade values.

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

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