Table 6. U.S. export price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: December 2016 to December 2017 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2017(1)
Index Percent change
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2016
to
Dec.
2017
Aug.
2017
to
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2017
to
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2017
to
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2017
to
Dec.
2017

Live animals; animal products

I

1.882 208.6 208.8 (r)206.6 207.3 7.5 -1.8 0.1 -1.1 0.3

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

02

1.104 (r)166.6 (r)166.6 164.5 166.6 12.1 -2.7 0.0 (r)-1.3 1.3

Meat of swine (pork), fresh, chilled or frozen (Dec. 2010=100)

0203

0.300 95.0 92.5 92.3 92.2 3.1 -2.7 -2.6 -0.2 -0.1

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

03

0.410 110.1 112.9 112.2 111.2 11.2 0.5 2.5 -0.6 -0.9

Vegetable products

II

4.234 190.8 (r)200.2 (r)195.7 192.9 0.4 -0.6 (r)4.9 (r)-2.2 -1.4

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.868 141.9 (r)144.6 148.3 146.0 0.1 1.4 (r)1.9 (r)2.6 -1.6

Nuts nesoi, fresh or dried (Dec. 2015=100)

0802

0.387 78.3 (r)83.5 (r)82.8 82.9 7.8 -0.1 (r)6.6 -0.8 0.1

Cereals

10

1.209 174.1 178.8 180.0 180.7 7.7 -3.8 2.7 0.7 0.4

Wheat and meslin

1001

0.364 178.2 180.5 181.7 181.6 14.4 -6.8 1.3 0.7 -0.1

Corn (maize)

1005

0.537 160.6 164.3 166.0 167.0 -0.5 -4.1 2.3 1.0 0.6

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

12

1.625 199.8 (r)199.5 (r)200.0 204.6 -1.2 -0.3 (r)-0.2 0.3 2.3

Soybeans, whether or not broken (Dec. 2001=100)

1201

1.301 211.3 210.9 211.2 216.7 -3.8 -0.8 -0.2 0.1 2.6

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.042 149.5 149.4 (r)149.0 148.9 0.5 0.3 -0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.1

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

20

0.377 116.5 (r)117.2 (r)117.1 117.1 0.3 -0.4 (r)0.6 -0.1 0.0

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

22

0.530 112.5 (r)112.3 (r)109.3 107.5 -4.6 0.4 (r)-0.2 (r)-2.7 -1.6

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.715 194.0 (r)194.8 (r)198.5 201.6 -0.4 1.5 (r)0.4 (r)1.9 1.6

Mineral products

V

9.148 217.1 (r)211.6 (r)222.4 221.9 14.8 6.3 (r)-2.5 (r)5.1 -0.2

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

26

0.612 (r)101.4 (r)102.9 (r)105.1 105.0 17.2 (r)6.4 (r)1.5 2.1 -0.1

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

27

8.346 208.2 202.3 (r)213.3 212.8 14.9 6.4 -2.8 (r)5.4 -0.2

Coal, briquettes and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal (Dec. 2007=100)

2701

0.527 119.3 119.2 118.9 118.9 17.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.3 0.0

Petroleum oils & oils from bituminous minerals (excl crude) & products, nes

2710

5.470 214.9 203.3 (r)216.4 211.0 11.0 8.5 -5.4 (r)6.4 -2.5

Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons (Dec. 2014=100)

2711

1.340 106.1 112.0 (r)114.7 121.1 37.1 2.9 5.6 (r)2.4 5.6

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.737 134.9 (r)135.3 (r)135.5 136.2 0.1 0.2 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 0.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.748 157.1 158.1 158.7 162.7 -8.9 -3.4 0.6 0.4 2.5

Organic chemicals

29

2.621 (r)135.8 137.1 (r)138.4 139.7 3.8 (r)2.1 1.0 (r)0.9 0.9

Hormones, natural or synthetic; and other steroids (Dec. 2016=100)

2937

0.291 107.9 108.1 107.8 107.8 7.8 0.5 0.2 -0.3 0.0

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.122 105.4 105.4 104.8 105.3 -1.7 0.1 0.0 -0.6 0.5

Human and animal blood, prepared; other blood frctns (Dec. 2014=100)

3002

1.157 90.2 90.4 (r)89.6 90.9 -1.7 -0.1 0.2 (r)-0.9 1.5

Medicaments

3004

1.633 98.2 98.0 97.6 97.5 -1.4 0.1 -0.2 -0.4 -0.1

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.242 (r)104.6 (r)104.6 (r)106.4 106.3 6.3 (r)-1.3 (r)0.0 1.7 -0.1

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

32

0.535 99.4 (r)102.0 (r)101.9 101.4 3.6 1.1 (r)2.6 (r)-0.1 -0.5

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.804 132.5 132.1 132.6 132.7 1.3 0.2 -0.3 0.4 0.1

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

34

0.553 (r)129.0 (r)126.1 (r)126.6 126.6 8.8 (r)-0.6 (r)-2.2 (r)0.4 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.726 144.2 144.7 144.4 144.4 -1.7 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.0

Composite diagnostic or laboratory reagents (Dec. 2001=100)

3822

0.406 163.9 164.1 164.1 164.1 -1.9 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Binders made for foundry molds or cores (Dec. 2016=100)

3824

0.270 97.9 98.4 97.8 97.6 -2.4 0.1 0.5 -0.6 -0.2

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.116 137.9 (r)139.8 (r)140.4 138.8 1.7 1.0 (r)1.4 (r)0.4 -1.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.193 (r)134.0 (r)135.9 (r)137.0 135.2 2.5 1.1 (r)1.4 (r)0.8 -1.3

Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms

3901

0.597 218.8 227.3 (r)231.7 216.5 3.4 4.9 3.9 (r)1.9 -6.6

Articles of plastics, polymers, and resins, nes. (Dec. 2014=100)

3926

0.459 99.7 99.7 99.7 99.7 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.923 153.7 156.0 (r)153.7 153.3 -1.5 0.6 1.5 (r)-1.5 -0.3

New pneumatic tires of rubber (Dec. 2013=100)

4011

0.355 91.7 92.4 90.8 91.1 3.8 0.3 0.8 -1.7 0.3

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc.

VIII

0.321 116.3 114.7 114.9 116.2 -4.1 -0.7 -1.4 0.2 1.1

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

IX

0.664 100.8 (r)103.8 (r)104.5 103.8 11.3 1.6 (r)3.0 0.7 -0.7

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.136 126.0 121.1 (r)128.8 129.1 4.1 -2.6 -3.9 (r)6.4 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.668 133.7 112.9 (r)136.8 139.0 3.2 -7.9 -15.6 (r)21.2 1.6

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

48

1.109 122.3 124.4 124.4 123.6 4.5 0.1 1.7 0.0 -0.6

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.359 101.5 101.5 105.1 105.1 4.5 0.0 0.0 3.5 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.711 (r)119.7 (r)119.7 (r)120.1 120.2 0.5 (r)-0.3 (r)0.0 0.3 0.1

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.443 125.0 123.1 125.4 127.0 4.0 -1.8 -1.5 1.9 1.3

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

XIII

0.824 123.3 123.5 123.5 123.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0

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

68

0.274 101.3 101.4 101.3 101.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.419 98.7 (r)99.0 99.0 99.1 -0.5 0.4 (r)0.3 (r)0.0 0.1

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

XIV

4.188 240.5 234.6 235.4 235.0 5.1 2.9 -2.5 0.3 -0.2

Diamonds, whether or not worked, but not mounted or set (Dec. 2013=100)

7102

1.229 101.0 101.0 101.0 101.0 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Gold (including gold plated with platinum), unwrought (Dec. 2001=100)

7108

1.470 484.7 459.6 460.4 456.4 8.0 5.9 -5.2 0.2 -0.9

Waste and scrap of precious metals (Dec. 2010=100)

7112

0.282 84.2 80.7 82.6 82.0 8.6 3.8 -4.2 2.4 -0.7

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.992 157.0 (r)156.7 (r)156.3 156.6 6.3 2.3 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.3 0.2

Iron and steel

72

1.030 168.8 (r)165.4 (r)158.5 160.5 5.5 5.4 (r)-2.0 (r)-4.2 1.3

Screws, bolts, nuts, screw hooks, rivets, cotters, washers (Dec. 2016=100)

7318

0.274 101.8 101.9 101.9 101.9 1.9 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.543 188.8 190.7 (r)195.8 197.4 15.5 5.2 1.0 (r)2.7 0.8

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.881 115.8 115.9 119.0 118.1 10.6 3.7 0.1 2.7 -0.8

Aluminum plates, sheets and strip, over 0.2 mm thick (Dec. 2012=100)

7606

0.277 96.7 97.9 98.7 97.9 10.2 4.1 1.2 0.8 -0.8

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

82

0.342 99.5 99.5 99.5 99.5 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.341 148.2 148.2 148.2 148.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

XVI

28.382 (r)96.2 96.7 96.6 96.6 1.2 (r)-0.2 (r)0.5 -0.1 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.609 113.8 113.9 113.8 113.8 1.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Spark-ignition internal combustion piston engines (Dec. 2013=100)

8407

0.389 101.5 101.5 101.5 101.5 -0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.674 144.2 (r)144.5 (r)146.3 146.5 3.3 1.1 (r)0.2 (r)1.2 0.1

Air or vacuum pumps, compressors and fans; vent & recycling hoods; parts

8414

0.521 139.0 138.6 (r)137.6 135.9 -1.7 -0.3 -0.3 (r)-0.7 -1.2

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts

8421

0.686 127.0 126.7 126.3 126.1 -0.2 0.3 -0.2 -0.3 -0.2

Self-propelled earth-moving, tamping, & road roller machines (Dec. 2012=100)

8429

0.303 111.6 111.9 (r)111.3 111.1 1.8 -0.1 0.3 (r)-0.5 -0.2

Parts for materials handling & construction machines

8431

0.649 169.2 169.1 169.0 168.9 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Printing mach., machines ancilliary to printing; parts thereof (Dec. 2013=100)

8443

0.428 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.4 1.4 -1.2 0.0 0.0 -0.4

Computer equipment

8471

1.495 37.0 36.9 36.8 36.8 -4.9 -0.8 -0.3 -0.3 0.0

Machines & appliances having individual functions, n.e.s.o.i.; parts thereof

8479

0.511 132.2 132.2 132.6 132.6 2.2 1.5 0.0 0.3 0.0

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.906 163.0 163.1 163.0 163.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Parts for transmitting power (Dec. 2016=100)

8483

0.559 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.7 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.773 77.3 (r)78.1 (r)78.0 78.0 1.3 -0.1 (r)1.0 -0.1 0.0

Electrical apparatus for line telephony or line telegraphy; videophones; parts

8517

2.309 60.7 60.7 (r)60.4 60.4 -2.1 -0.3 0.0 (r)-0.5 0.0

Electrical circuit switching, protecting or connection app of 1000 volts or less

8536

0.768 115.5 (r)115.3 (r)115.2 115.3 0.8 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.1 0.1

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

2.387 56.9 (r)58.4 58.3 58.4 2.5 0.0 (r)2.6 (r)-0.2 0.2

Electric control or distribution equipment (Dec. 2016=100)

8537

0.415 103.1 103.2 (r)103.0 103.0 3.0 0.0 0.1 (r)-0.2 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.786 133.2 133.2 133.3 133.4 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.550 115.4 115.3 115.3 115.2 0.7 0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Tractors other than work trucks (Dec. 2016=100)

8701

0.379 103.9 104.6 104.1 104.0 4.0 0.1 0.7 -0.5 -0.1

Automobiles and other motor vehicles inc minivans, 4-dr specialty vehicles

8703

3.516 108.4 108.5 108.9 108.8 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.4 -0.1

Motor vehicles for the transport of goods

8704

0.913 133.9 134.9 133.3 133.2 -1.0 0.0 0.7 -1.2 -0.1

Parts and access of tractors, buses automobiles, trucks, spec. vehicles

8708

3.165 109.0 108.4 (r)108.4 108.4 0.7 0.1 -0.6 (r)0.0 0.0

Parts, nesoi, of civil aircraft and spacecraft (exc. military)

8803

1.405 180.6 181.2 (r)181.3 181.3 2.1 0.3 0.3 (r)0.1 0.0

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

XVIII

5.972 106.8 (r)107.1 107.0 106.9 0.9 0.1 (r)0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Instruments/appliances used in medical surgical, dental, veternarian sciences

9018

1.850 (r)95.7 (r)96.0 (r)95.6 95.3 -0.7 (r)0.0 0.3 (r)-0.4 -0.3

Hearing aids; artificial body parts; and orthopedic app. (Dec. 2001=100)

9021

0.675 83.8 84.0 84.3 84.3 5.5 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.0

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis

9027

0.603 106.3 106.4 106.4 106.4 -0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers etc., and parts (Dec. 2016=100)

9030

0.444 101.2 101.5 (r)101.2 101.0 1.0 0.4 0.3 (r)-0.3 -0.2

Measuring or checking instruments, and appliances n.e.s. (Dec. 2001=100)

9031

0.382 118.5 118.5 118.5 118.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Automatic regulating or controlling instrs. & parts (Dec. 2016=100)

9032

0.280 100.0 (r)103.9 (r)103.9 103.9 3.9 0.0 (r)3.9 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.456 112.2 112.2 (r)112.0 111.8 -0.4 -0.1 0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.880 128.2 128.2 (r)127.9 128.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.1

Seats other than barber, dental and similar chairs (Dec. 2011=100)

9401

0.361 104.3 104.3 104.1 104.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.428 88.7 88.8 88.8 88.1 -1.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.8

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2015 trade values.
(r) Revised

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 10, 2018