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: January 2018 to January 2019 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Dec.
2018(1)
Index Percent change
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Annual Monthly
Jan.
2018
to
Jan.
2019
Sept.
2018
to
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2018
to
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2018
to
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2018
to
Jan.
2019

Live animals; animal products

I

1.914 208.1 208.2 0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

02

1.120 161.5 161.2 -3.3 0.1 -0.1 0.4 -0.2

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

03

0.404 119.3 120.0 4.6 0.2 0.6 -0.7 0.6

Vegetable products

II

4.752 206.4 197.0 1.0 0.4 3.4 8.3 -4.6

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.959 136.4 141.6 -3.7 -1.5 6.3 -0.7 3.8

Cereals

10

- 194.7 - - 0.2 0.8 1.2 -

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

12

- 188.7 - - 0.2 2.2 3.1 -

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.979 151.7 152.6 1.9 -0.1 0.5 -0.2 0.6

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.550 95.2 95.6 -6.1 -0.1 -1.1 -1.4 0.4

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

22

0.521 104.5 104.7 -0.5 0.3 -1.3 -0.6 0.2

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.721 222.2 223.8 8.9 -1.9 3.4 1.4 0.7

Mineral products

V

10.660 220.1 212.5 -8.3 3.8 -8.2 -8.1 -3.5

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

26

0.403 97.0 95.4 -12.5 0.0 1.0 0.6 -1.6

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

27

10.058 211.6 204.1 -8.2 4.1 -8.8 -8.8 -3.5

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.923 138.5 138.5 1.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.9 0.0

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.714 143.9 142.7 -14.2 -2.8 -0.7 -2.0 -0.8

Organic chemicals

29

2.657 146.5 149.4 8.0 0.9 -0.1 -2.7 2.0

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.029 106.0 103.9 -2.4 0.2 -0.3 -0.4 -2.0

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

32

0.531 101.1 101.6 1.8 0.1 -1.9 0.5 0.5

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.851 130.9 131.9 1.3 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.8

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

34

0.483 122.1 123.1 4.1 0.9 0.4 0.6 0.8

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.971 155.9 155.8 3.3 0.3 0.8 0.1 -0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.215 143.6 143.7 2.7 0.4 -0.6 -0.8 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.331 140.6 140.6 2.9 0.5 -0.4 -0.7 0.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.883 155.0 155.3 1.9 0.1 -1.4 -1.3 0.2

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

IX

0.644 99.0 99.9 -3.2 -2.2 -0.8 -0.8 0.9

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.060 135.4 131.8 2.7 2.8 0.6 -1.9 -2.7

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

48

1.131 131.1 128.2 3.4 0.3 0.2 0.7 -2.2

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.784 124.9 122.4 0.2 -1.1 0.1 0.2 -2.0

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.538 131.8 124.4 -6.0 -4.5 1.3 0.9 -5.6

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

XIII

0.803 124.7 125.9 2.0 0.0 0.4 -0.1 1.0

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

XIV

4.082 236.8 240.3 0.3 0.7 0.9 1.2 1.5

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.733 159.6 159.4 0.3 -0.1 0.6 -0.6 -0.1

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.497 183.8 176.5 -13.1 2.4 -0.8 0.7 -4.0

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.739 108.3 107.8 -8.8 -1.2 0.2 -2.4 -0.5

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.336 152.9 152.9 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

28.041 97.6 97.7 0.9 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.243 115.4 116.0 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.5

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.799 78.4 78.1 -0.4 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.643 135.8 136.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.328 116.3 116.2 0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

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

XVIII

5.846 109.0 108.5 -0.2 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.5

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.375 112.7 112.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.762 129.9 129.9 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.450 87.3 87.9 -1.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.7

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2017 trade values.

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

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