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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: May 2019 to May 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Apr.
2020(1)
Index Percent change
Apr.
2020
May
2020
Annual Monthly
May
2019
to
May
2020
Jan.
2020
to
Feb.
2020
Feb.
2020
to
Mar.
2020
Mar.
2020
to
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2020
to
May
2020

Live animals; animal products

I

1.971 204.6 204.6 -5.1 -1.9 -1.4 -3.0 0.0

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

02

1.156 156.1 163.5 -3.5 -2.4 0.1 -4.9 4.7

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

03

0.366 117.6 114.9 -2.0 -1.2 -5.1 2.1 -2.3

Vegetable products

II

4.235 184.5 181.5 -4.1 -4.7 -1.1 -4.1 -1.6

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.945 128.0 128.1 -2.8 -0.7 0.3 -6.4 0.1

Cereals

10

1.404 185.8 177.7 -3.3 -0.2 -1.0 -6.3 -4.4

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

12

1.481 186.6 182.9 1.6 -5.4 1.2 -2.0 -2.0

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.110 149.3 151.5 -0.3 -1.0 -2.8 -1.2 1.5

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (Dec. 2019=100)

20

0.343 97.9 98.1 - -0.8 -0.5 -0.7 0.2

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.621 100.2 100.1 3.0 0.2 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1

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

22

0.514 93.2 101.2 -4.9 0.9 -5.8 -8.1 8.6

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.750 215.9 217.0 2.2 -4.2 -6.0 2.2 0.5

Mineral products

V

6.991 121.0 131.6 -43.5 -10.4 -11.4 -27.6 8.8

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

26

0.378 85.6 82.6 -18.1 -0.8 -3.4 -3.2 -3.5

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

27

6.406 112.2 123.2 -45.1 -11.0 -11.9 -29.3 9.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

11.300 135.0 134.2 -3.7 -0.3 -0.4 -1.2 -0.6

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.737 137.8 140.2 -6.5 -5.0 -0.7 -0.9 1.7

Organic chemicals

29

2.523 134.2 131.1 -9.5 0.1 -0.1 -3.2 -2.3

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.276 106.3 106.0 -0.7 0.1 -0.7 -1.0 -0.3

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

32

0.555 103.8 103.6 -1.4 0.1 -1.0 -0.1 -0.2

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.908 128.1 128.0 -3.1 -0.5 0.1 -0.2 -0.1

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

34

0.519 125.6 125.1 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.4

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

2.118 157.3 156.7 -0.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.5 -0.4

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.306 139.1 137.6 -4.4 0.4 0.1 -2.0 -1.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.393 136.3 134.5 -4.7 0.3 0.2 -1.9 -1.3

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.913 149.6 149.2 -3.4 0.5 -0.3 -2.1 -0.3

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

IX

0.608 95.1 95.2 -3.4 -0.1 2.5 2.4 0.1

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.868 120.8 122.7 -2.1 0.4 1.3 1.3 1.6

Woodpulp and recovered paper (Dec. 2019=100)

47

0.492 111.5 119.5 - 4.8 5.7 5.0 7.2

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

48

1.079 123.3 122.7 -2.4 -1.1 0.0 0.6 -0.5

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.718 116.0 117.2 -5.3 -0.6 -1.4 -2.6 1.0

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.442 103.0 106.9 -15.8 -1.6 -4.3 -9.8 3.8

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

XIII

0.846 126.5 126.3 -0.9 0.1 0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Glass and glassware (Dec. 2019=100)

70

0.411 100.0 100.0 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XIV

4.965 270.3 273.1 13.1 4.4 -1.9 -0.8 1.0

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.655 150.3 150.1 -6.5 -1.1 -0.3 -3.2 -0.1

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.451 152.3 155.3 -17.6 -5.1 -1.2 -10.7 2.0

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.686 94.3 91.6 -13.9 1.7 -1.8 -4.9 -2.9

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.358 155.9 155.9 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

30.030 98.2 98.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.928 116.4 116.2 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.1 -0.2

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

12.101 78.7 78.7 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.093 138.0 137.8 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.475 116.6 116.4 -0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

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

XVIII

6.342 110.3 110.1 1.0 0.3 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.419 113.7 113.3 0.3 0.9 -0.1 0.1 -0.4

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.793 132.8 132.7 1.1 0.5 0.5 0.3 -0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.462 88.2 87.2 -1.0 1.7 -1.1 -0.2 -1.1

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2018 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: June 12, 2020