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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.873 201.7 203.3 10.9 1.8 0.0 2.8 0.8

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

02

1.082 158.2 159.1 9.1 0.9 0.3 5.3 0.6

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

03

0.403 108.0 114.6 - 5.1 -0.7 3.4 6.1

Vegetable products

II

4.462 202.3 205.7 7.9 0.5 4.0 0.7 1.7

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.857 143.7 142.0 -7.6 1.0 -4.5 2.1 -1.2

Cereals

10

1.248 182.3 173.7 -2.3 3.9 2.2 2.3 -4.7

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

12

1.715 207.2 191.6 2.2 -1.7 1.8 0.0 -7.5

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.064 147.3 147.8 1.0 -0.8 -0.3 0.6 0.3

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

20

0.382 116.7 116.9 -1.8 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.2

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

22

0.549 111.0 112.2 5.6 -1.7 -1.2 1.4 1.1

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.724 197.3 194.8 1.1 -2.0 0.4 -1.0 -1.3

Mineral products

V

8.005 191.0 193.2 37.5 2.8 -1.4 -2.6 1.2

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

26

0.553 93.1 93.7 27.0 -1.8 6.5 -0.6 0.6

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

27

7.260 182.1 184.3 39.9 3.1 -1.9 -2.7 1.2

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.882 134.8 133.1 -1.8 -2.1 0.8 0.4 -1.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.850 177.7 167.9 -2.8 0.7 -0.8 -0.3 -5.5

Organic chemicals

29

2.603 135.3 130.7 -0.9 -4.3 3.5 1.5 -3.4

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.131 103.5 103.6 -2.7 -3.5 -0.1 0.3 0.1

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.240 103.8 107.9 - 0.0 -0.2 4.0 3.9

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

32

0.522 97.9 98.2 -0.7 -0.7 0.5 0.2 0.3

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.812 131.8 131.8 -2.0 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.0

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

34

0.515 116.1 114.5 -1.7 0.5 -0.2 -0.6 -1.4

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.769 145.7 145.1 -1.2 -0.7 0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.166 139.1 138.8 1.7 0.0 0.8 1.1 -0.2

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.141 132.7 132.5 0.5 -0.2 0.2 0.7 -0.2

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.025 167.5 166.7 6.6 1.1 3.7 2.6 -0.5

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

VIII

0.353 124.3 123.8 4.5 0.7 0.9 0.9 -0.4

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

IX

0.627 96.9 97.7 2.7 0.6 -1.4 4.6 0.8

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.179 129.0 123.7 2.1 0.9 0.7 2.4 -4.1

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.742 149.1 131.6 7.4 3.2 0.4 6.8 -11.7

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

48

1.084 119.4 119.2 -0.4 -0.3 1.1 0.1 -0.2

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.353 101.5 101.6 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.758 121.0 121.1 1.5 1.2 0.6 -0.6 0.1

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.468 129.9 130.0 15.5 3.4 1.7 1.1 0.1

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

XIII

0.838 123.3 123.4 0.7 -0.4 -0.2 0.9 0.1

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

68

0.278 101.0 101.2 0.7 -1.3 0.2 0.8 0.2

Glass and glassware

70

0.428 99.3 99.4 0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.1 0.1

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

XIV

4.200 231.7 232.5 0.7 -0.1 1.9 1.8 0.3

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.973 152.8 153.5 8.3 1.2 1.2 1.3 0.5

Iron and steel

72

1.065 160.8 161.6 16.1 2.8 -0.8 3.6 0.5

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.479 169.3 169.6 12.0 -2.8 1.8 0.1 0.2

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.850 112.7 113.7 10.6 0.1 2.4 2.9 0.9

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

82

0.349 99.5 99.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.347 148.2 148.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0

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

XVI

28.699 95.9 96.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.860 113.4 113.8 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.4

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.839 77.0 77.0 -0.8 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.967 132.3 132.6 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.702 115.1 115.4 0.4 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.3

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

XVIII

6.056 106.4 106.4 -0.6 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.492 112.7 112.4 0.7 0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.3

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.899 128.2 128.2 2.2 0.3 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.438 89.3 88.7 -0.9 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.7

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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