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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.831 (r)192.9 (r)196.0 (r)196.7 201.2 9.8 (r)0.2 (r)1.6 0.4 2.3

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

02

1.030 (r)148.6 (r)149.9 (r)150.3 158.2 8.3 (r)0.6 0.9 (r)0.3 5.3

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

0203

0.298 (r)89.4 (r)90.2 (r)89.8 92.4 4.4 (r)0.1 0.9 (r)-0.4 2.9

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

03

0.385 100.0 (r)104.3 (r)102.9 105.6 - - (r)4.3 (r)-1.3 2.6

Vegetable products

II

4.439 192.2 (r)193.1 (r)200.8 202.7 7.6 -1.0 (r)0.5 4.0 0.9

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.841 145.8 147.3 140.7 142.6 -9.3 -3.8 1.0 -4.5 1.4

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

0802

0.401 76.9 77.5 75.9 80.0 6.0 0.4 0.8 -2.1 5.4

Cereals

10

1.223 167.8 174.3 178.2 182.3 3.2 -1.8 3.9 2.2 2.3

Wheat and meslin

1001

0.342 158.7 163.0 167.2 172.8 2.3 -0.8 2.7 2.6 3.3

Corn (maize)

1005

0.594 167.8 175.2 179.6 184.1 6.5 -2.4 4.4 2.5 2.5

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

12

1.719 207.1 (r)203.5 (r)207.1 207.2 14.2 3.7 (r)-1.7 1.8 0.0

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

1201

1.414 225.3 220.3 224.7 224.3 17.4 4.5 -2.2 2.0 -0.2

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.051 (r)148.1 (r)146.8 (r)146.3 146.6 1.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.9 (r)-0.3 0.2

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

20

0.382 116.8 116.6 116.4 116.6 -1.9 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.2

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

22

0.541 112.7 110.8 (r)109.3 109.2 3.8 0.6 -1.7 (r)-1.4 -0.1

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.733 (r)202.5 (r)198.4 (r)199.2 197.1 3.0 (r)0.6 (r)-2.0 (r)0.4 -1.1

Mineral products

V

8.233 (r)193.3 (r)198.7 (r)195.9 193.3 42.4 (r)7.7 (r)2.8 (r)-1.4 -1.3

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

26

0.559 89.6 88.0 (r)93.8 92.5 29.4 4.4 -1.8 (r)6.6 -1.4

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

27

7.482 (r)185.2 (r)190.9 (r)187.2 184.6 45.2 (r)8.2 (r)3.1 (r)-1.9 -1.4

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

2701

0.585 (r)101.5 (r)123.5 (r)129.3 122.4 59.6 (r)10.2 (r)21.7 (r)4.7 -5.3

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

2710

4.887 190.1 (r)193.9 (r)189.2 187.4 40.3 4.4 (r)2.0 (r)-2.4 -1.0

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

2711

1.047 88.3 94.5 (r)87.7 84.6 74.4 31.4 7.0 (r)-7.2 -3.5

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.870 136.0 (r)133.1 (r)134.3 134.9 0.4 0.0 (r)-2.1 (r)0.9 0.4

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.856 178.6 179.8 (r)178.5 178.2 3.4 1.6 0.7 (r)-0.7 -0.2

Organic chemicals

29

2.583 (r)134.6 128.6 (r)133.9 135.8 4.5 (r)0.3 (r)-4.5 (r)4.1 1.4

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

2937

0.259 100.0 96.4 96.5 96.5 - - -3.6 0.1 0.0

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.131 107.1 (r)103.3 (r)103.2 103.4 -2.5 -1.0 (r)-3.5 (r)-0.1 0.2

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

3002

1.194 (r)92.5 (r)91.4 (r)90.8 90.8 -1.7 (r)-2.0 (r)-1.2 (r)-0.7 0.0

Medicaments

3004

1.601 98.9 (r)93.6 (r)94.0 94.4 -2.8 -0.7 (r)-5.4 (r)0.4 0.4

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.230 100.0 (r)100.0 (r)99.5 103.4 - - (r)0.0 (r)-0.5 3.9

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

32

0.523 97.9 (r)97.2 (r)97.9 98.3 -0.6 0.5 (r)-0.7 (r)0.7 0.4

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.810 131.0 131.2 131.2 131.2 -2.4 -0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0

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

34

0.519 (r)116.4 (r)117.0 (r)116.8 116.0 -0.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.5 (r)-0.2 -0.7

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.775 (r)146.9 (r)145.9 145.9 145.5 1.3 0.5 (r)-0.7 (r)0.0 -0.3

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

3822

0.412 167.2 163.5 163.5 163.5 -1.0 -0.1 -2.2 0.0 0.0

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

3824

0.288 100.0 (r)101.7 (r)102.6 101.6 - - (r)1.7 (r)0.9 -1.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.122 136.5 (r)136.5 (r)137.6 138.7 2.1 -0.4 (r)0.0 (r)0.8 0.8

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.120 (r)131.9 (r)131.7 (r)131.7 132.2 0.8 -0.5 (r)-0.2 (r)0.0 0.4

Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms

3901

0.545 (r)209.3 208.4 (r)207.2 209.9 1.6 (r)-2.0 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.6 1.3

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

3926

0.479 97.8 (r)102.0 (r)102.0 102.0 1.2 0.0 (r)4.3 0.0 0.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.002 155.7 (r)157.4 (r)163.3 167.7 7.7 -0.4 (r)1.1 (r)3.7 2.7

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

4011

0.354 (r)87.8 (r)88.8 (r)88.6 89.8 -2.3 (r)-1.0 (r)1.1 (r)-0.2 1.4

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

VIII

0.351 121.2 122.1 (r)123.2 123.8 5.2 0.1 0.7 (r)0.9 0.5

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

IX

0.597 93.3 (r)93.9 (r)92.1 93.1 -1.1 -0.7 (r)0.6 (r)-1.9 1.1

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.133 (r)124.0 125.1 126.0 129.0 6.7 (r)0.8 (r)0.9 0.7 2.4

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.696 (r)134.7 139.0 (r)139.6 149.3 24.2 (r)3.0 (r)3.2 (r)0.4 6.9

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

48

1.086 118.3 118.0 119.3 119.4 -0.7 -0.2 -0.3 1.1 0.1

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.351 100.6 100.6 100.6 101.5 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.771 119.6 121.0 (r)121.6 121.6 2.4 0.2 1.2 (r)0.5 0.0

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.464 122.1 (r)126.3 (r)128.5 129.9 18.2 -0.3 3.4 (r)1.7 1.1

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

XIII

0.834 122.9 (r)122.6 (r)122.3 122.6 -0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 0.2

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

68

0.275 101.3 99.5 99.5 100.2 -0.3 0.0 -1.8 0.0 0.7

Glass and glassware

70

0.432 99.6 100.2 (r)99.8 99.9 0.5 -0.2 0.6 (r)-0.4 0.1

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

XIV

4.137 223.6 223.4 227.7 231.7 0.3 -5.2 -0.1 1.9 1.8

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

7102

1.245 100.1 100.1 100.1 101.0 -4.7 -4.8 0.0 0.0 0.9

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

7108

1.425 422.7 421.9 437.2 449.6 -0.4 -9.6 -0.2 3.6 2.8

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

7112

0.277 75.5 76.1 79.4 81.0 9.3 -5.6 0.8 4.3 2.0

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.919 147.3 149.6 (r)150.8 152.6 8.2 1.9 1.6 (r)0.8 1.2

Iron and steel

72

1.028 152.2 158.6 (r)154.9 158.7 17.9 5.2 4.2 (r)-2.3 2.5

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

7318

0.279 100.0 101.8 (r)101.6 101.6 - - 1.8 (r)-0.2 0.0

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.479 170.9 (r)166.2 (r)169.0 171.2 12.7 9.0 (r)-2.8 (r)1.7 1.3

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.828 106.8 106.9 109.5 112.7 10.0 0.5 0.1 2.4 2.9

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

7606

0.260 88.8 89.2 90.6 92.4 9.9 1.8 0.5 1.6 2.0

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

82

0.349 100.0 (r)99.8 (r)99.5 99.5 -0.3 0.0 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.3 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.347 147.7 147.7 147.7 148.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3

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

XVI

28.743 95.5 95.7 (r)95.8 95.8 -0.2 0.2 0.2 (r)0.1 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.896 112.7 (r)113.0 (r)113.3 113.3 0.4 0.4 (r)0.3 (r)0.3 0.0

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

8407

0.399 102.2 102.2 102.2 102.2 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.667 141.8 (r)142.0 (r)142.0 142.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2

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

8414

0.537 (r)138.2 (r)138.9 (r)139.2 139.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.5 (r)0.2 0.1

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts

8421

0.699 126.3 124.7 126.3 126.8 2.0 -0.2 -1.3 1.3 0.4

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

8429

0.308 109.1 (r)109.5 (r)110.9 111.0 2.1 -0.1 (r)0.4 (r)1.3 0.1

Parts for materials handling & construction machines

8431

0.661 169.7 (r)169.3 (r)168.7 168.0 -1.1 0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.4 -0.4

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

8443

0.430 98.0 (r)98.2 98.3 98.2 0.0 0.8 (r)0.2 (r)0.1 -0.1

Computer equipment

8471

1.561 38.7 (r)37.9 37.7 37.7 -8.5 -0.3 (r)-2.1 (r)-0.5 0.0

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

8479

0.510 129.8 (r)129.8 (r)129.8 129.8 0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0 0.0

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.927 (r)163.0 (r)163.1 (r)163.5 161.6 -0.4 (r)-0.1 0.1 0.2 -1.2

Parts for transmitting power (Dec. 2016=100)

8483

0.569 100.0 100.5 100.5 100.4 - - 0.5 0.0 -0.1

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.847 77.0 77.0 (r)76.8 77.0 -0.8 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.3 0.3

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

8517

2.382 61.7 (r)61.6 (r)61.4 61.3 -3.5 -0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.3 -0.2

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

8536

0.782 114.4 115.7 115.4 115.5 1.0 -0.2 1.1 -0.3 0.1

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

2.353 57.0 56.7 56.6 56.6 -0.7 0.0 -0.5 -0.2 0.0

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

8537

0.409 100.0 (r)99.7 (r)99.8 103.0 - - (r)-0.3 (r)0.1 3.2

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.992 131.7 132.2 132.3 132.3 1.0 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.718 114.4 115.1 115.1 115.1 0.5 -0.3 0.6 0.0 0.0

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

8701

0.379 100.0 103.5 103.1 103.3 - - 3.5 -0.4 0.2

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

8703

3.554 108.3 108.7 108.6 108.7 -0.9 -0.5 0.4 -0.1 0.1

Motor vehicles for the transport of goods

8704

0.939 134.5 (r)135.0 (r)135.3 134.6 2.4 -0.1 0.4 (r)0.2 -0.5

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

8708

3.200 107.6 108.2 (r)108.2 108.2 0.2 0.0 0.6 (r)0.0 0.0

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

8803

1.406 177.5 (r)177.4 (r)177.5 177.9 0.7 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.1 0.2

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

XVIII

6.063 105.9 (r)105.9 (r)106.3 106.4 -0.5 -0.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.4 0.1

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

9018

1.922 (r)96.0 (r)96.0 96.3 96.4 -1.4 (r)0.1 0.0 (r)0.3 0.1

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

9021

0.655 79.9 (r)79.1 (r)79.3 79.3 -6.6 -0.4 (r)-1.0 (r)0.3 0.0

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis

9027

0.622 106.8 105.9 (r)106.5 106.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.8 (r)0.6 0.0

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

9030

0.446 100.0 99.0 (r)98.6 98.6 - - -1.0 (r)-0.4 0.0

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

9031

0.394 118.5 118.2 118.5 118.5 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 0.3 0.0

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

9032

0.277 100.0 100.0 (r)100.0 100.0 - - 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.497 (r)112.3 (r)112.6 (r)112.8 112.7 1.1 (r)-0.2 0.3 (r)0.2 -0.1

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.902 (r)128.1 (r)128.5 (r)128.4 128.2 2.6 (r)-0.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.2

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

9401

0.370 (r)104.2 (r)104.5 (r)104.5 104.4 -1.1 (r)-1.2 0.3 0.0 -0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.440 89.3 89.5 89.5 89.3 -0.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 -0.2

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: April 12, 2017