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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.970 212.3 213.0 13.1 -0.2 1.6 2.5 0.3

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

02

1.216 171.4 172.2 16.6 1.8 2.8 2.6 0.5

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

03

0.422 109.0 109.2 - -6.3 -4.4 5.5 0.2

Vegetable products

II

4.266 193.6 192.5 0.8 -5.0 -3.6 3.3 -0.6

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.827 138.8 141.6 -2.4 -3.1 -2.1 3.0 2.0

Cereals

10

1.306 190.9 180.8 5.9 0.9 1.3 7.6 -5.3

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

12

1.640 198.2 200.7 -4.0 1.9 -2.8 4.1 1.3

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.085 148.4 148.7 -1.3 0.5 -0.6 0.5 0.2

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

20

0.383 117.1 117.0 -0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.1

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

22

0.550 111.4 112.4 2.0 -0.1 -0.6 0.2 0.9

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.708 192.9 189.6 -11.9 0.5 -1.7 0.2 -1.7

Mineral products

V

8.167 195.0 202.7 24.9 -2.7 -0.1 2.2 3.9

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

26

0.547 92.1 95.0 21.0 -2.1 -2.1 2.9 3.1

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

27

7.427 186.4 194.1 26.0 -2.8 0.0 2.2 4.1

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.826 134.2 134.8 -0.9 -0.4 -0.4 1.1 0.4

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.770 161.0 163.0 -6.5 -0.5 -4.5 0.5 1.2

Organic chemicals

29

2.530 131.6 133.4 0.9 -2.0 0.1 1.5 1.4

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.179 105.1 105.5 -2.8 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.247 107.1 106.0 - 1.5 -1.5 -0.6 -1.0

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

32

0.533 100.0 98.3 0.4 0.4 1.8 -0.4 -1.7

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.816 132.5 132.3 -1.7 0.0 -0.5 -0.1 -0.2

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

34

0.575 129.7 129.9 12.3 -1.1 -0.9 15.3 0.2

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.745 143.9 144.0 -2.0 -0.3 -0.6 0.1 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.077 136.8 137.0 0.7 -1.1 -0.4 -0.2 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.137 132.7 133.1 1.1 -0.6 0.1 0.2 0.3

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.941 153.8 152.7 -1.7 -3.4 -2.5 -2.0 -0.7

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

VIII

0.341 119.9 117.1 -1.8 -1.4 -0.8 -0.9 -2.3

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

IX

0.637 98.6 99.2 3.8 1.3 -2.0 2.5 0.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.209 130.8 129.0 4.0 -0.2 3.8 1.6 -1.4

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.746 150.0 143.6 7.2 -0.8 11.9 2.7 -4.3

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

48

1.110 122.3 122.4 3.0 -0.1 0.2 1.5 0.1

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.353 101.5 101.5 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.740 119.8 120.0 0.2 -0.1 -0.7 -0.3 0.2

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.454 126.2 127.3 4.9 0.4 -2.3 -1.0 0.9

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

XIII

0.836 123.0 123.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0

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

68

0.279 101.1 101.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

Glass and glassware

70

0.425 98.5 98.4 -1.3 -0.3 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1

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

XIV

4.165 229.9 233.7 -3.1 -0.8 1.3 -1.5 1.7

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.926 151.4 153.3 7.1 -0.1 -0.9 0.1 1.3

Iron and steel

72

1.024 154.7 158.6 10.7 -0.8 -2.4 0.7 2.5

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.486 172.1 180.4 17.0 -0.3 -0.6 2.7 4.8

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.830 110.1 111.6 8.1 0.2 -2.3 -1.1 1.4

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

82

0.348 99.5 99.5 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.347 148.0 148.0 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

28.798 96.2 96.3 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.936 113.9 114.1 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.862 77.2 77.2 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

15.010 132.8 133.0 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.698 115.1 115.2 0.8 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1

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

XVIII

6.050 106.4 106.8 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.4

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.487 112.3 112.3 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.899 128.3 128.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.435 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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