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: April 2017 to April 2018 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Mar.
2018(1)
Index Percent change
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
Annual Monthly
Apr.
2017
to
Apr.
2018
Dec.
2017
to
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2018
to
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2018
to
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2018
to
Apr.
2018

Live animals; animal products

I

1.969 211.1 211.0 3.3 -0.3 0.7 1.2 0.0

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

02

1.202 169.1 167.9 5.3 0.1 0.7 0.7 -0.7

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

03

0.434 122.1 124.6 8.2 1.7 2.4 4.0 2.0

Dairy products, eggs and honey (Dec. 2017=100)

04

0.259 94.1 92.6 - -5.6 -0.3 0.0 -1.6

Vegetable products

II

5.010 206.3 202.1 -1.2 1.1 0.1 5.7 -2.0

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.931 149.2 148.0 4.2 0.7 -0.4 1.8 -0.8

Cereals

10

1.495 201.3 197.6 13.8 1.5 4.6 4.8 -1.8

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

12

2.059 217.3 213.5 11.1 -2.4 2.2 6.6 -1.7

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.122 153.1 152.1 2.9 0.5 1.1 1.1 -0.7

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

20

0.350 118.2 118.5 1.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.593 101.0 96.9 - 1.8 1.1 -1.8 -4.1

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

22

0.525 107.2 106.3 -5.1 -1.0 0.9 1.0 -0.8

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.754 222.9 225.4 15.6 1.3 2.8 5.5 1.1

Mineral products

V

9.728 223.3 232.9 18.6 4.3 -1.7 -2.0 4.3

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

26

0.569 112.1 110.5 18.3 3.3 3.9 -1.1 -1.4

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

27

8.983 213.3 223.4 19.1 4.4 -2.1 -2.1 4.7

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.845 139.1 138.4 3.4 0.2 1.2 0.6 -0.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.752 167.7 167.7 -0.5 2.2 0.5 0.4 0.0

Organic chemicals

29

2.575 145.1 140.2 6.1 1.3 3.5 1.4 -3.4

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.256 107.6 107.7 3.3 0.9 0.8 0.2 0.1

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.255 118.5 123.5 14.6 3.5 4.7 1.4 4.2

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

32

0.529 101.0 101.7 3.6 -1.6 0.8 0.4 0.7

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.816 130.7 131.5 -1.4 -2.0 0.2 0.2 0.6

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

34

0.495 119.2 119.6 4.2 -3.3 0.2 0.7 0.3

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.809 151.2 152.3 5.0 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.7

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.180 143.5 144.4 3.7 0.4 1.2 1.3 0.6

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.296 140.0 140.9 5.9 0.6 1.3 1.1 0.6

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.883 157.3 157.6 -5.5 -0.5 0.9 2.3 0.2

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

IX

0.685 105.7 106.3 9.7 -1.1 1.6 0.9 0.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.996 126.7 130.1 4.7 0.0 -1.0 -0.2 2.7

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.597 129.2 134.2 2.0 0.0 -3.7 -1.4 3.9

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

48

1.072 124.8 127.3 5.8 0.2 0.4 0.2 2.0

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.327 104.5 107.5 5.9 -0.6 0.0 0.0 2.9

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.700 125.2 125.7 3.8 1.2 0.2 2.3 0.4

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.478 141.1 141.5 8.8 3.2 -0.2 6.8 0.3

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

XIII

0.806 123.7 123.7 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0

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

68

0.269 101.2 101.2 0.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.412 99.2 99.3 0.0 -0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1

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

XIV

4.122 240.0 240.5 3.5 2.0 0.5 -0.4 0.2

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.975 161.9 164.4 7.6 1.3 0.9 0.9 1.5

Iron and steel

72

1.093 175.1 183.0 15.4 3.6 0.2 4.2 4.5

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.576 202.3 200.4 18.5 3.0 0.9 -1.3 -0.9

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.988 122.4 120.6 6.1 0.1 3.0 0.6 -1.5

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

82

0.315 99.6 99.9 0.4 0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.3

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.341 151.2 152.0 2.6 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.5

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

XVI

27.522 97.0 97.3 1.4 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.3

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.751 114.0 114.6 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.5

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.771 78.5 78.7 2.2 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.3

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.286 134.6 134.8 1.7 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.315 116.1 116.2 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.1

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

XVIII

5.976 109.2 109.2 3.1 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.401 112.3 112.5 0.0 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.2

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.819 129.0 128.9 0.4 0.0 0.5 0.0 -0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.421 87.9 87.6 -1.2 1.1 -1.2 -0.1 -0.3

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2016 trade values.

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

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