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: March 2017 to March 2018 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2018(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2017
to
Mar.
2018
Nov.
2017
to
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2017
to
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2018
to
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2018
to
Mar.
2018

Live animals; animal products

I

1.952 208.5 211.3 4.7 0.5 -0.3 0.7 1.3

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

02

1.198 167.9 169.5 7.1 1.2 0.1 0.7 1.0

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

03

0.419 117.4 122.1 13.1 0.5 1.7 2.4 4.0

Dairy products, eggs and honey (Dec. 2017=100)

04

0.260 94.1 94.1 - - -5.6 -0.3 0.0

Vegetable products

II

4.758 195.2 206.2 1.3 -1.4 1.1 0.1 5.6

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.918 146.6 148.5 3.4 -1.5 0.8 -0.5 1.3

Cereals

10

1.431 192.0 201.5 10.5 0.4 1.5 4.6 4.9

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

12

1.939 203.8 217.3 3.2 2.2 -2.4 2.2 6.6

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.101 151.5 153.8 4.4 -0.1 0.5 1.1 1.5

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

20

0.349 117.6 117.6 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.606 102.9 100.3 - - 1.8 1.1 -2.5

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

22

0.521 106.1 107.3 -3.3 -2.7 -1.0 0.9 1.1

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.719 211.9 228.2 15.7 1.7 1.3 3.1 7.7

Mineral products

V

9.958 227.7 220.8 16.1 -0.1 4.3 -1.8 -3.0

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

26

0.577 113.3 111.2 19.8 0.4 3.3 3.9 -1.9

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

27

9.204 217.7 210.8 16.3 -0.1 4.4 -2.1 -3.2

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.884 139.1 139.8 3.8 0.6 0.8 1.2 0.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.757 168.8 169.5 -4.6 2.5 3.1 0.7 0.4

Organic chemicals

29

2.534 142.7 144.9 7.0 0.3 1.2 3.3 1.5

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.307 109.3 109.5 6.1 0.5 2.7 0.9 0.2

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.252 117.0 118.7 14.6 0.7 3.5 4.8 1.5

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

32

0.528 100.7 101.0 3.2 -0.5 -1.6 0.9 0.3

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.814 130.4 130.7 -1.0 0.1 -2.0 0.2 0.2

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

34

0.492 118.4 119.2 2.7 -3.7 -3.3 0.2 0.7

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.806 150.8 151.1 3.8 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.2

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.128 141.6 143.6 3.2 -0.7 0.4 1.2 1.4

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.262 138.4 140.1 5.6 -0.8 0.6 1.2 1.2

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.866 153.7 157.4 -6.0 -0.4 -0.5 0.9 2.4

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

IX

0.681 104.8 105.5 9.2 -0.1 -1.1 1.6 0.7

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.009 127.0 126.4 -2.0 -0.1 0.0 -1.0 -0.5

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.607 131.0 128.1 -14.1 0.5 0.0 -3.7 -2.2

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

48

1.073 124.5 124.8 4.5 -0.6 0.2 0.4 0.2

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.329 104.5 104.5 3.0 0.0 -0.6 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.663 122.1 124.8 3.1 0.5 1.2 0.0 2.2

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.449 132.1 141.1 8.6 2.2 3.2 -0.2 6.8

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

XIII

0.807 123.5 123.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2

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

68

0.270 101.3 101.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.413 99.1 99.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.3 0.2

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

XIV

4.154 240.9 240.2 3.7 -0.2 2.0 0.5 -0.3

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.946 160.4 161.9 6.3 0.2 1.3 0.9 0.9

Iron and steel

72

1.053 168.0 175.6 10.6 1.2 3.6 0.2 4.5

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.585 205.0 202.0 19.7 0.8 3.0 0.9 -1.5

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.985 121.7 122.4 8.6 -0.8 0.1 3.0 0.6

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

82

0.316 99.6 99.6 0.1 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.339 149.4 149.1 0.6 -0.1 0.8 0.1 -0.2

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

XVI

27.576 96.8 96.9 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.789 113.9 113.9 0.5 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.787 78.4 78.6 2.1 0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.3

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.333 134.5 134.7 1.8 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.328 115.9 116.0 0.8 -0.1 0.4 0.3 0.1

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

XVIII

5.980 108.9 108.9 2.4 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.405 112.2 112.2 -0.4 -0.1 0.3 -0.2 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.821 128.9 128.9 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.423 88.0 87.9 -1.6 -0.8 1.1 -1.2 -0.1

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2016 trade values.

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

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