Table 9 U.S. Terms of Trade Indexes, by Locality

Table 9. U.S. terms of trade indexes and percent changes by locality: September 2017 to September 2018(1) [December 2017=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description 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

Industrialized Countries(2)

99.6 99.7 - 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Canada

100.0 99.6 - -0.1 0.1 0.8 -0.4

European Union

101.2 101.5 - 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.3

Germany

104.1 103.7 - -0.2 0.0 -0.4 -0.4

Latin America(3)

102.5 101.3 - 0.7 0.1 0.8 -1.2

Mexico

103.1 102.1 - 0.5 0.5 0.0 -1.0

Pacific Rim(4)

99.6 99.0 - -0.3 -0.9 -0.3 -0.6

China

99.6 98.0 - -0.6 -2.1 -0.1 -1.6

Japan

98.9 98.6 - -0.2 -1.3 -0.3 -0.3

Footnotes
(1) Terms of trade indexes are derived by dividing the export price index by the corresponding import price index and multiplying by 100.
(2) Western Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
(3) Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
(4) China, Japan, Australia, Brunei, Indonesia, Macao, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, and the Asian Newly Industrialized Countries.

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

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