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 2016 to September 2017 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Aug.
2017(1)
Index Percent change
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Annual Monthly
Sept.
2016
to
Sept.
2017
May
2017
to
June
2017
June
2017
to
July
2017
July
2017
to
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2017
to
Sept.
2017

Live animals; animal products

I

1.965 213.0 209.0 9.3 1.6 2.5 0.3 -1.9

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

02

1.169 172.1 167.3 14.3 2.8 2.6 0.4 -2.8

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

03

0.406 109.5 110.1 - -4.4 5.5 0.5 0.5

Vegetable products

II

4.207 192.1 190.8 1.7 -3.7 3.2 -0.5 -0.7

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.829 139.9 141.8 -0.1 -3.2 3.1 1.9 1.4

Cereals

10

1.231 181.1 174.2 6.0 1.3 7.6 -5.1 -3.8

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

12

1.649 200.5 199.8 -2.5 -2.8 4.1 1.2 -0.3

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.074 148.8 149.5 0.3 -0.6 0.5 0.2 0.5

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

20

0.381 117.0 116.6 -0.9 0.0 0.1 -0.1 -0.3

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

22

0.551 112.2 113.0 2.2 -0.6 0.2 0.7 0.7

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.692 189.9 192.9 -7.2 -1.7 0.2 -1.6 1.6

Mineral products

V

8.500 204.2 217.8 26.6 -0.1 2.2 4.7 6.7

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

26

0.561 95.2 101.9 25.5 -1.5 2.7 3.0 7.0

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

27

7.745 195.6 208.9 27.5 0.0 2.2 4.9 6.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.801 134.7 135.6 -0.3 -0.4 1.1 0.4 0.7

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.774 162.9 156.8 -9.3 -4.5 0.5 1.2 -3.7

Organic chemicals

29

2.552 133.6 138.6 4.6 0.2 1.6 1.4 3.7

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.164 105.3 105.6 -3.0 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.3

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.243 106.0 102.6 - -1.5 -0.6 -1.0 -3.2

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

32

0.521 98.3 99.4 1.7 1.8 -0.4 -1.7 1.1

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.809 132.3 132.3 -1.7 -0.5 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

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

34

0.571 129.8 129.0 11.4 -0.9 15.3 0.1 -0.6

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.738 144.1 144.1 -1.6 -0.6 0.0 0.1 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.044 136.7 138.1 1.1 -0.4 -0.3 0.0 1.0

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.115 132.8 134.3 1.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 1.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.929 152.9 153.9 -1.6 -2.5 -2.0 -0.6 0.7

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

VIII

0.330 117.1 116.6 -2.8 -0.8 -0.9 -2.3 -0.4

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

IX

0.638 99.2 101.2 4.9 -2.0 2.5 0.6 2.0

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.172 129.5 126.1 2.6 3.2 2.0 -0.8 -2.6

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.717 145.2 133.6 2.8 10.1 3.6 -2.5 -8.0

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

48

1.104 122.4 122.5 3.0 0.2 1.5 0.1 0.1

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.351 101.5 101.5 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.734 120.2 119.3 -0.6 -0.7 -0.3 0.3 -0.7

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.455 127.3 125.0 2.4 -2.3 -1.0 0.9 -1.8

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

XIII

0.831 123.0 123.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1

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

68

0.277 101.3 101.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.421 98.4 98.4 -1.3 -0.4 0.0 -0.2 0.0

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

XIV

4.208 233.7 240.5 0.0 1.3 -1.5 1.7 2.9

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.958 153.4 157.5 10.2 -0.9 0.1 1.3 2.7

Iron and steel

72

1.049 159.5 172.2 20.7 -2.4 0.8 3.0 8.0

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.504 179.5 189.3 26.5 -0.6 2.7 4.3 5.5

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.836 111.6 114.6 11.0 -2.3 -1.1 1.4 2.7

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

82

0.346 99.5 99.5 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.345 148.0 148.2 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1

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

XVI

28.659 96.4 96.3 0.9 0.0 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.840 114.0 114.0 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.819 77.4 77.3 0.1 -0.1 0.4 0.1 -0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.941 133.0 133.2 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.653 115.3 115.3 0.8 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

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

XVIII

6.032 106.8 106.9 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.477 112.3 112.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.893 128.3 128.3 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.432 88.7 88.7 -0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 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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