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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 2019 to August 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Jul.
2020(1)
Index Percent change
Jul.
2020
Aug.
2020
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2019
to
Aug.
2020
Apr.
2020
to
May
2020
May
2020
to
Jun.
2020
Jun.
2020
to
Jul.
2020
Jul.
2020
to
Aug.
2020

Live animals; animal products

I

1.985 210.9 206.5 -5.1 0.5 1.7 1.0 -2.1

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

02

1.170 161.8 161.2 -6.1 5.5 0.2 -1.9 -0.4

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

03

0.311 102.4 104.0 -12.4 -2.3 -9.8 -1.2 1.6

Vegetable products

II

4.245 189.4 183.3 -3.8 -1.6 1.7 2.6 -3.2

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.870 120.8 120.9 -10.6 0.0 -3.8 -1.7 0.1

Cereals

10

1.375 186.4 176.5 -9.2 -4.3 2.6 2.2 -5.3

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

12

1.493 192.5 192.9 4.7 -1.9 1.0 4.1 0.2

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.127 153.7 150.4 -2.4 0.9 0.4 1.7 -2.1

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (Dec. 2019=100)

20

0.329 95.9 95.3 - -0.8 -0.6 -0.8 -0.6

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.599 98.9 99.2 0.4 -0.6 -0.6 0.9 0.3

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

22

0.604 112.3 103.1 -7.0 7.1 4.8 6.3 -8.2

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.719 212.0 209.1 -2.8 0.0 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4

Mineral products

V

8.698 154.2 157.5 -25.9 0.9 23.6 4.5 2.1

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

26

0.383 88.7 99.7 1.4 -3.0 2.0 4.7 12.4

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

27

8.114 145.5 148.1 -27.3 1.2 25.8 4.6 1.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

11.025 134.9 135.0 -2.6 -0.7 -0.1 0.6 0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.721 138.0 138.0 -7.9 1.7 -0.1 -1.4 0.0

Organic chemicals

29

2.389 130.2 131.7 -7.1 -2.5 -1.5 0.9 1.2

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.239 107.6 108.0 0.1 -0.4 0.6 1.0 0.4

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

32

0.554 105.9 100.6 -5.9 -0.2 0.1 2.1 -5.0

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.886 127.9 128.2 -1.8 0.0 -0.2 0.2 0.2

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

34

0.508 126.0 125.9 1.0 -0.4 0.2 0.6 -0.1

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

2.063 156.9 157.1 1.0 -0.3 0.0 0.3 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.098 136.8 139.1 -2.8 -0.9 -1.3 0.5 1.7

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.191 133.1 135.7 -3.1 -1.1 -1.6 0.5 2.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.907 152.1 152.6 -0.7 -0.1 0.3 0.5 0.3

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

IX

0.596 95.6 96.4 0.9 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.8

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.850 122.5 122.8 0.3 1.3 0.3 -0.2 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper (Dec. 2019=100)

47

0.515 119.4 120.7 - 6.3 0.6 0.2 1.1

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

48

1.042 121.9 121.7 -2.6 -0.4 0.2 -0.9 -0.2

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.698 117.3 117.3 -0.1 0.8 0.2 0.6 0.0

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.453 110.3 110.0 1.2 3.3 1.2 3.2 -0.3

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

XIII

0.829 126.9 126.9 -0.4 -0.2 0.1 0.5 0.0

Glass and glassware (Dec. 2019=100)

70

0.481 99.7 99.7 - -0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.0

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

XIV

5.026 280.1 301.0 16.3 1.0 1.2 1.3 7.5

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.649 153.7 155.6 -1.1 -0.1 0.6 1.7 1.2

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.526 180.7 188.3 9.0 2.1 6.6 9.1 4.2

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.674 94.2 97.9 -3.7 -2.9 -0.5 3.4 3.9

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.352 156.0 155.9 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1

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

XVI

29.305 98.1 98.2 0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.435 115.9 115.9 -0.2 -0.1 -0.4 0.3 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.870 79.1 79.1 1.3 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.724 137.6 137.7 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.230 116.0 116.0 -0.3 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

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

XVIII

6.206 110.5 110.7 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.392 114.1 114.3 1.3 -0.3 0.3 0.0 0.2

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.774 132.8 132.8 1.7 -0.1 0.2 -0.1 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.457 89.3 89.6 1.1 -0.7 0.6 0.3 0.3

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2018 trade values.

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

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Last Modified Date: September 15, 2020