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

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

Industrialized Countries(2)

100.9 102.4 - 0.5 1.0 -0.1 1.5

Canada

102.7 106.7 - 1.3 2.2 0.0 3.9

European Union

101.8 102.0 - -0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2

Germany

103.9 104.2 - -0.5 -0.3 0.2 0.3

Latin America(3)

101.6 102.2 - 0.6 -0.9 0.2 0.6

Mexico

102.4 102.5 - -0.1 -0.9 0.3 0.1

Pacific Rim(4)

99.3 99.7 - -0.3 -0.6 0.3 0.4

China

99.1 99.1 - 0.0 -1.7 1.1 0.0

Japan

99.5 99.6 - 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1

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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