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: September 2017 to September 2018 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Aug.
2018(1)
Index Percent change
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Annual Monthly
Sept.
2017
to
Sept.
2018
May
2018
to
June
2018
June
2018
to
July
2018
July
2018
to
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2018
to
Sept.
2018

Live animals; animal products

I

1.925 207.9 208.5 0.0 -0.6 0.9 -1.0 0.3

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

02

1.147 162.5 161.1 -3.3 -0.9 0.6 -1.9 -0.9

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

03

0.421 119.4 120.6 9.5 -3.4 3.9 0.6 1.0

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

04

0.282 103.0 107.5 - 4.4 -1.6 0.9 4.4

Vegetable products

II

4.540 188.3 183.6 -3.8 -1.4 -8.9 1.6 -2.5

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.813 131.1 130.7 -7.9 2.1 -5.3 -2.9 -0.3

Cereals

10

1.452 196.8 190.8 9.6 -2.6 -7.7 5.0 -3.0

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

12

1.806 191.9 178.7 -10.6 -2.2 -11.7 2.4 -6.9

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.044 150.4 149.8 0.2 -0.7 -1.6 -0.3 -0.4

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

20

0.343 116.8 116.2 -0.3 -0.5 -0.5 0.1 -0.5

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.567 97.5 97.8 - 0.2 -1.5 1.7 0.3

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

22

0.525 108.0 103.2 -8.3 -0.3 -0.6 -1.5 -4.4

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.716 213.3 215.8 11.2 -2.3 -4.3 -2.2 1.2

Mineral products

V

10.671 246.7 249.9 15.1 2.3 0.7 -0.3 1.3

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

26

0.492 97.7 94.7 -6.6 -1.7 -2.6 -7.2 -3.1

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

27

9.999 239.1 242.7 16.6 2.6 0.8 0.1 1.5

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.767 139.1 139.3 3.3 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.678 152.8 151.7 -3.4 0.0 -5.5 -3.2 -0.7

Organic chemicals

29

2.590 147.4 148.4 9.3 0.8 1.0 0.0 0.7

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.194 106.7 106.6 1.1 -0.8 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.262 122.9 127.9 22.3 -1.8 0.5 1.6 4.1

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

32

0.532 102.5 102.4 3.0 -0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.809 130.9 130.9 -1.2 0.4 -0.2 0.1 0.0

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

34

0.492 119.9 119.8 -7.1 0.1 -0.2 0.5 -0.1

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.822 153.8 153.9 6.7 -0.1 0.8 0.0 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.210 145.4 145.4 5.4 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.321 141.9 141.8 5.8 0.4 0.4 -0.1 -0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.889 159.5 159.4 3.7 0.4 -0.6 0.6 -0.1

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

IX

0.671 104.4 102.9 2.1 0.2 -0.5 -2.0 -1.4

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.107 134.7 132.8 5.4 0.8 1.1 -0.4 -1.4

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.663 144.5 138.8 3.8 2.2 2.7 -1.7 -3.9

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

48

1.108 129.9 129.6 6.0 -0.2 0.6 0.1 -0.2

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.336 108.1 107.9 6.3 0.8 -0.3 0.0 -0.2

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.698 126.1 126.1 5.3 -0.7 -1.0 1.1 0.0

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.472 140.2 135.0 8.0 -2.6 -3.2 2.3 -3.7

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

XIII

0.802 124.0 124.2 0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.2

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

68

0.269 102.1 102.6 1.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.5

Glass and glassware

70

0.409 99.2 99.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

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

XIV

3.955 232.0 230.4 -4.2 0.2 -1.5 -1.3 -0.7

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.886 160.2 159.9 1.8 0.5 -0.7 -2.3 -0.2

Iron and steel

72

1.095 176.6 179.8 6.5 0.3 -0.1 -3.2 1.8

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.525 185.9 178.8 -5.3 4.2 -4.6 -5.2 -3.8

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.913 114.0 112.4 -2.9 -0.1 -2.7 -5.3 -1.4

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

82

0.314 100.0 100.0 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.343 153.0 153.0 3.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

27.525 97.7 97.7 1.6 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.782 115.1 115.2 1.2 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.1

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.743 78.9 78.9 2.1 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.272 135.4 135.6 1.8 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.269 116.3 116.4 0.9 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1

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

XVIII

5.952 109.6 109.5 2.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.397 112.8 112.8 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.1 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.819 130.0 130.0 1.4 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.416 87.6 87.6 -1.2 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0

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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