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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: October 2019 to October 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Sep.
2020(1)
Index Percent change
Sep.
2020
Oct.
2020
Annual Monthly
Oct.
2019
to
Oct.
2020
Jun.
2020
to
Jul.
2020
Jul.
2020
to
Aug.
2020
Aug.
2020
to
Sep.
2020
Sep.
2020
to
Oct.
2020

Live animals; animal products

I

1.903 204.7 211.4 -0.4 1.1 -2.1 -1.0 3.3

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

02

1.172 164.0 166.7 3.7 -1.7 -0.3 1.4 1.6

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

03

0.315 104.8 108.3 -11.3 -1.4 1.3 1.4 3.3

Vegetable products

II

4.299 194.1 204.9 6.4 2.6 -3.3 5.9 5.6

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.896 125.9 125.1 -9.6 -1.7 -0.2 4.5 -0.6

Cereals

10

1.394 191.3 203.2 6.9 2.2 -5.3 8.4 6.2

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

12

1.564 204.2 211.9 11.5 4.1 0.3 5.8 3.8

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.082 153.3 154.8 0.3 1.7 -2.0 1.7 1.0

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

20

0.325 96.1 96.6 - -0.8 0.0 0.2 0.5

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.595 99.6 99.9 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.3

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

22

0.578 108.7 108.7 -5.3 6.3 -8.2 5.4 0.0

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.720 214.8 224.5 7.9 0.0 -1.4 2.6 4.5

Mineral products

V

8.828 158.4 156.5 -25.9 5.9 2.2 -0.8 -1.2

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

26

0.433 101.5 99.9 1.6 5.3 9.6 3.8 -1.6

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

27

8.198 148.8 147.1 -27.3 6.0 1.9 -1.0 -1.1

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

11.070 137.1 137.9 0.1 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.6

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.715 138.5 132.8 -10.3 -1.4 0.0 0.4 -4.1

Organic chemicals

29

2.494 137.5 142.8 2.5 0.6 2.9 2.3 3.9

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.258 109.6 109.7 2.1 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.1

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

32

0.527 102.0 101.4 -4.2 2.1 -4.3 0.7 -0.6

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.877 128.1 128.1 -1.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0

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

34

0.502 125.9 125.9 0.8 0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

2.035 156.7 156.4 0.2 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.131 139.4 139.8 -1.0 0.6 1.5 0.4 0.3

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.247 136.5 136.9 -0.8 0.5 1.7 0.8 0.3

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.884 150.1 150.8 -1.8 0.5 0.3 -1.6 0.5

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

IX

0.609 98.8 100.9 8.7 0.5 1.0 2.1 2.1

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.844 123.6 121.5 2.0 -0.4 0.3 0.7 -1.7

Woodpulp and recovered paper (Dec. 2019=100)

47

0.517 121.3 113.3 - -0.3 1.3 0.8 -6.6

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

48

1.034 122.4 122.8 -1.1 -0.9 -0.2 0.6 0.3

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.686 118.0 118.3 0.2 0.8 -0.9 1.3 0.3

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.452 111.2 112.7 0.0 3.6 -3.3 3.8 1.3

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

XIII

0.830 128.6 129.0 1.3 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.3

Glass and glassware (Dec. 2019=100)

70

0.474 99.3 99.3 - 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

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

XIV

5.404 304.8 303.0 15.8 1.3 7.5 1.3 -0.6

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.765 159.4 160.7 4.6 1.7 1.2 2.4 0.8

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.556 193.4 193.5 13.6 9.1 4.4 2.5 0.1

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.730 103.2 105.6 7.1 3.4 3.9 5.4 2.3

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.348 156.0 156.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

28.965 98.2 98.2 0.8 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.226 115.9 115.9 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.740 79.1 79.1 1.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.572 137.7 137.9 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.134 116.0 116.1 0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1

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

XVIII

6.136 110.6 110.4 -0.4 0.2 0.0 0.1 -0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.365 113.3 114.0 1.2 0.1 -0.4 -0.4 0.6

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.767 133.1 134.2 2.8 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.8

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.438 86.7 87.0 -1.6 0.3 -1.7 -1.3 0.3

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: November 17, 2020