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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: September 2018 to September 2019 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Aug.
2019(1)
Index Percent change
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Annual Monthly
Sept.
2018
to
Sept.
2019
May
2019
to
June
2019
June
2019
to
July
2019
July
2019
to
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2019
to
Sept.
2019

Live animals; animal products

I

2.006 217.4 213.8 2.9 1.0 -0.1 -0.1 -1.7

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

02

1.193 171.5 164.8 2.5 1.9 0.2 -0.9 -3.9

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

03

0.403 118.6 120.4 0.9 -1.0 0.4 1.8 1.5

Vegetable products

II

4.403 190.5 185.9 1.3 5.2 0.2 -4.5 -2.4

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.969 135.4 139.9 6.6 6.1 -2.5 -0.7 3.3

Cereals

10

1.380 194.4 177.3 -6.9 11.9 -0.5 -5.0 -8.8

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

12

1.658 184.3 182.8 2.3 3.8 1.7 -3.0 -0.8

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.046 154.6 153.4 1.3 1.0 0.8 -0.1 -0.8

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.573 98.8 98.6 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.1 -0.2

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

22

0.564 112.7 110.9 4.4 3.6 2.5 -0.2 -1.6

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.702 215.6 209.5 -3.1 1.5 0.8 -0.7 -2.8

Mineral products

V

10.346 212.8 211.9 -15.7 -6.8 1.4 -3.3 -0.4

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

26

0.410 98.3 96.6 1.3 -3.7 -0.5 1.7 -1.7

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

27

9.737 204.1 203.3 -16.8 -7.0 1.5 -3.6 -0.4

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.963 138.6 138.0 -1.1 -0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.735 147.7 146.4 -3.7 -0.3 0.0 -1.3 -0.9

Organic chemicals

29

2.592 142.4 141.3 -5.5 -0.7 -0.8 -0.2 -0.8

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.093 107.9 107.4 0.8 0.0 1.0 0.0 -0.5

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

32

0.567 107.5 104.5 2.1 -1.2 1.6 1.9 -2.8

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.851 130.5 130.4 -0.4 -0.6 -0.2 -0.5 -0.1

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

34

0.494 124.6 125.2 4.5 -0.1 0.1 0.2 0.5

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.973 155.5 156.3 1.4 -0.4 -0.6 -0.1 0.5

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.213 143.1 142.0 -2.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.6 -0.8

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.333 140.2 138.9 -1.8 0.1 -0.1 -0.6 -0.9

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.879 153.7 153.4 -3.7 -0.6 0.5 -0.3 -0.2

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

IX

0.624 95.5 94.3 -8.4 -1.3 -0.8 -1.0 -1.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.869 122.4 121.6 -8.9 -0.6 -1.6 -0.1 -0.7

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

48

1.083 125.0 124.9 -3.6 0.2 -0.2 -0.6 -0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.683 117.4 117.5 -6.7 -1.9 -0.2 -3.1 0.1

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.445 108.7 109.3 -19.0 -6.7 -1.9 -6.5 0.6

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

XIII

0.824 127.4 128.2 3.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.6

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

XIV

4.477 258.8 262.9 14.1 1.6 2.3 3.1 1.6

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.679 157.3 155.3 -2.8 -1.2 -0.6 -0.2 -1.3

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.465 172.7 171.4 -4.6 -5.3 -0.3 -3.0 -0.8

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.691 101.7 98.8 -11.9 -2.2 -1.1 -1.3 -2.9

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.337 154.3 154.1 0.8 0.0 -0.1 0.3 -0.1

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

XVI

28.163 97.6 97.6 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.365 115.8 115.8 0.5 0.1 -0.2 -0.3 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.798 78.1 78.1 -1.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.817 137.1 137.1 1.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.358 116.3 116.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

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

XVIII

5.988 111.3 111.4 1.8 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.382 112.9 112.9 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.769 130.6 130.7 0.6 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.458 88.6 88.6 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.5 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2017 trade values.

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

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Last Modified Date: October 11, 2019