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

Table 9. U.S. terms of trade indexes and percent changes by locality: January 2018 to January 2019(1) [December 2017=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Index Percent change
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Annual Monthly
Jan.
2018
to
Jan.
2019
Sept.
2018
to
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2018
to
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2018
to
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2018
to
Jan.
2019

Industrialized Countries(2)

105.1 104.3 3.8 -0.1 2.5 1.6 -0.8

Canada

115.8 114.2 13.1 -0.1 7.7 4.7 -1.4

European Union

101.9 102.1 0.9 0.2 0.5 -0.4 0.2

Germany

104.3 104.1 -0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.2

Latin America(3)

101.9 101.8 1.8 0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.1

Mexico

101.8 101.6 1.0 0.5 -0.5 -0.3 -0.2

Pacific Rim(4)

99.5 99.5 -0.9 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0

China

98.5 98.3 -2.5 1.0 0.2 -0.7 -0.2

Japan

99.2 98.1 -2.4 0.1 0.0 -0.3 -1.1

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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Last Modified Date: February 15, 2019