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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.910 208.6 208.9 8.8 2.3 0.2 -1.8 0.1

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

02

1.123 166.5 166.2 13.1 2.3 0.2 -2.7 -0.2

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

03

0.405 110.1 113.9 - 5.5 0.5 0.5 3.5

Vegetable products

II

4.150 190.8 200.1 5.2 3.2 -0.6 -0.6 4.9

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.835 141.9 144.7 -4.7 3.1 1.9 1.4 2.0

Cereals

10

1.176 174.1 178.8 5.9 7.6 -5.2 -3.8 2.7

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

12

1.632 199.8 199.0 -0.1 4.1 1.2 -0.3 -0.4

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.061 149.2 149.0 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.3 -0.1

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

20

0.377 116.6 117.7 1.0 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.9

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

22

0.548 112.4 111.3 -0.2 0.2 0.6 0.3 -1.0

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.697 192.7 192.9 -6.2 0.2 -1.6 1.5 0.1

Mineral products

V

8.951 216.6 211.4 17.9 2.2 4.7 6.1 -2.4

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

26

0.597 101.9 103.8 27.2 2.7 3.1 6.9 1.9

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

27

8.163 207.6 201.9 17.7 2.2 4.9 6.1 -2.7

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.744 135.0 135.2 -0.4 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.742 157.1 158.4 -9.5 0.5 1.1 -3.4 0.8

Organic chemicals

29

2.575 135.7 135.7 2.1 1.5 1.1 2.0 0.0

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.148 105.5 105.9 -2.6 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.4

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.238 104.5 104.4 - -0.6 -1.0 -1.4 -0.1

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

32

0.523 99.4 102.4 5.0 -0.4 -1.7 1.1 3.0

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.805 132.5 132.1 0.8 -0.1 -0.2 0.2 -0.3

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

34

0.564 128.9 125.8 8.2 15.3 0.1 -0.7 -2.4

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.726 144.2 144.8 -0.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.4

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.054 138.0 139.6 2.0 -0.3 0.0 1.0 1.2

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.128 134.1 135.6 2.3 0.1 0.2 1.0 1.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.926 153.5 156.0 0.8 -2.0 -0.8 0.5 1.6

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

VIII

0.326 116.3 114.6 -4.8 -0.9 -2.3 -0.7 -1.5

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

IX

0.644 101.0 103.9 9.3 2.3 0.8 1.8 2.9

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.101 126.2 123.1 0.4 2.0 -0.8 -2.5 -2.5

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.656 133.7 119.4 -7.7 3.6 -2.5 -7.9 -10.7

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

48

1.097 122.5 124.8 5.2 1.5 0.1 0.1 1.9

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.348 101.5 101.5 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.713 119.6 119.3 -0.3 -0.3 0.3 -0.4 -0.3

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.444 125.0 123.1 0.7 -1.0 0.9 -1.8 -1.5

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

XIII

0.827 123.3 123.5 0.4 0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.2

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

68

0.275 101.3 101.4 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.420 98.7 99.1 -0.6 -0.1 -0.2 0.4 0.4

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

XIV

4.300 240.5 234.6 -0.3 -1.5 1.7 2.9 -2.5

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.037 156.9 156.3 9.5 0.2 1.2 2.3 -0.4

Iron and steel

72

1.098 168.1 163.9 16.5 1.2 2.5 5.5 -2.5

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.526 188.8 190.1 24.7 2.7 4.3 5.2 0.7

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.861 115.8 115.9 12.4 -0.9 1.3 3.7 0.1

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

82

0.344 99.5 99.5 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.343 148.2 148.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0

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

XVI

28.455 96.4 96.6 1.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.727 114.0 114.3 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.728 77.3 77.6 0.8 0.4 0.1 -0.1 0.4

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.847 133.1 133.1 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.595 115.3 115.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.2

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

XVIII

5.992 106.8 107.3 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.5

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.465 112.2 112.1 -0.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.886 128.2 128.1 -0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.429 88.7 88.8 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

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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