Table 6 U.S. Export Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 6. U.S. export price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: August 2015 to August 2016 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
July
2016(1)
Index Percent change
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2015
to
Aug.
2016
Apr.
2016
to
May
2016
May
2016
to
June
2016
June
2016
to
July
2016
July
2016
to
Aug.
2016

Live animals; animal products

I

1.747 188.9 189.1 1.4 0.8 0.9 1.3 0.1

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

02

1.039 149.8 147.8 2.5 2.3 0.3 0.2 -1.3

Vegetable products

II

4.529 204.8 191.7 -5.5 4.7 4.2 -1.5 -6.4

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.921 155.5 147.9 -14.4 1.7 1.2 -1.7 -4.9

Cereals

10

1.217 175.8 170.7 -7.2 3.9 4.2 -8.6 -2.9

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

12

1.813 227.9 209.0 0.2 9.2 7.6 3.4 -8.3

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.994 151.0 150.3 -1.8 1.4 1.1 0.7 -0.5

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

20

0.374 118.2 117.6 -0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.6 -0.5

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

22

0.553 112.3 110.2 0.0 2.9 1.8 0.9 -1.9

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.708 215.1 214.6 -1.8 3.7 4.6 2.9 -0.2

Mineral products

V

6.838 168.9 164.6 -13.4 9.3 9.1 0.8 -2.5

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

26

0.492 78.1 79.4 1.4 1.1 1.7 2.9 1.7

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

27

6.143 161.1 156.3 -14.8 10.4 10.1 0.6 -3.0

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.762 136.8 136.0 -4.1 0.4 0.1 0.4 -0.6

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.914 175.0 173.8 -5.9 0.3 0.2 0.8 -0.7

Organic chemicals

29

2.445 132.5 131.6 -8.0 0.5 0.2 -0.3 -0.7

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.965 109.3 108.7 -1.9 0.8 0.0 1.9 -0.5

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

32

0.540 98.2 98.0 - -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 -0.2

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.829 134.6 134.6 -1.2 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.0

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

34

0.511 115.7 115.6 2.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.6 -0.1

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.862 148.4 147.3 -1.0 0.3 0.5 0.2 -0.7

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.097 137.0 135.8 -3.8 0.1 -0.2 0.5 -0.9

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.122 132.7 131.3 -4.0 -0.1 0.0 0.8 -1.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.975 155.4 154.9 -2.6 0.8 -1.1 -0.3 -0.3

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

VIII

0.327 119.5 119.2 -6.7 0.1 0.6 0.2 -0.3

Raw hides and skins other than furskins and leather (Dec.2014=100)

41

0.181 69.7 68.8 -8.8 0.3 0.3 0.1 -1.3

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

IX

0.650 95.8 96.1 1.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.132 122.4 124.1 1.4 0.3 -0.3 1.0 1.4

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.630 127.5 134.0 9.0 0.9 -0.9 4.1 5.1

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

48

1.123 119.2 119.1 -2.8 0.0 0.0 -0.4 -0.1

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.379 100.4 100.4 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.718 120.6 120.1 -2.0 0.1 0.1 0.9 -0.4

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.418 124.9 121.3 0.5 2.3 2.3 5.9 -2.9

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

XIII

0.866 122.8 123.1 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2

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

68

0.292 100.5 101.3 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8

Glass and glassware

70

0.438 99.7 99.7 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0

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

XIV

4.546 240.4 241.1 8.1 1.6 -2.1 4.7 0.3

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.949 143.3 143.7 -2.8 2.1 -1.0 0.0 0.3

Iron and steel

72

0.992 140.6 143.6 -5.8 7.0 -2.9 -2.8 2.1

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.428 154.3 154.5 -8.5 -0.7 -0.2 2.8 0.1

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.776 104.8 103.2 -6.4 2.8 -0.9 0.1 -1.5

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

82

0.392 100.1 100.1 - 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.354 147.7 147.7 -0.5 0.0 -0.3 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

29.643 95.7 95.5 -1.3 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.2

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.731 112.7 112.4 -0.7 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.3

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.912 77.4 77.3 -2.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

15.105 131.5 131.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

9.194 114.8 114.3 -0.7 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.4

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

XVIII

6.166 106.0 105.8 -1.5 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1 -0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.551 112.2 112.3 1.4 -0.7 0.7 0.5 0.1

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.930 127.6 128.3 3.8 -0.4 1.0 1.1 0.5

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.470 89.2 89.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2014 trade values.

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

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