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: May 2015 to May 2016 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Apr.
2016(1)
Index Percent change
Apr.
2016
May
2016
Annual Monthly
May
2015
to
May
2016
Jan.
2016
to
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2016
to
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2016
to
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2016
to
May
2016

Live animals; animal products

I

1.727 183.0 184.2 -8.4 1.7 0.4 -0.1 0.7

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

02

1.027 145.2 148.0 -4.6 5.2 2.5 -0.6 1.9

Vegetable products

II

4.300 190.6 199.3 -5.2 1.4 -4.5 1.2 4.6

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.929 153.7 155.2 -14.3 -0.1 -8.7 -2.2 1.0

Cereals

10

1.255 177.7 184.7 -4.1 3.2 -4.3 0.6 3.9

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

12

1.521 187.4 204.8 -3.5 1.1 -3.4 3.3 9.3

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.968 146.7 149.0 -4.0 -1.0 -0.1 1.0 1.6

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

20

0.384 119.0 119.0 0.5 -0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0

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

22

0.542 108.0 111.6 0.8 -0.2 1.2 2.4 3.3

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.647 192.7 199.8 -10.4 -0.6 -1.3 0.7 3.7

Mineral products

V

5.802 140.4 153.1 -28.5 -6.2 -0.9 3.5 9.0

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

26

0.475 73.8 77.0 -15.1 0.7 3.3 3.2 4.3

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

27

5.126 131.7 144.6 -30.1 -7.0 -1.2 3.6 9.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.819 134.8 135.1 -6.2 -1.5 -0.1 0.3 0.2

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.915 171.8 171.8 -7.5 -6.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.0

Organic chemicals

29

2.470 131.2 131.1 -11.0 -0.9 -0.2 1.1 -0.1

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.945 106.4 107.4 -3.3 -0.9 0.3 0.4 0.9

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

32

0.556 99.2 99.4 - -0.7 0.0 0.3 0.2

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.845 134.5 134.6 -1.8 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

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

34

0.526 116.6 116.6 1.9 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.834 143.3 143.3 -6.6 -2.2 -0.4 -0.3 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.158 136.0 136.3 -5.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.165 131.4 131.6 -5.6 0.5 -0.2 0.2 0.2

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.993 155.2 156.4 -3.2 -0.3 0.4 -0.3 0.8

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

VIII

0.331 118.5 118.4 -16.5 0.8 -2.6 0.7 -0.1

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

41

0.183 69.2 69.2 -23.1 -0.1 0.6 1.3 0.0

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

IX

0.658 95.0 94.5 -3.2 -1.4 -0.9 1.2 -0.5

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.157 121.3 121.6 -1.5 -0.4 0.6 0.3 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.618 122.5 123.5 -0.1 -1.4 2.0 1.9 0.8

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

48

1.152 119.9 119.8 -3.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.3 -0.1

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.387 100.4 100.4 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.734 119.3 119.5 -2.0 -0.4 -0.9 0.5 0.2

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.384 112.6 115.2 -2.0 -1.1 -3.1 2.5 2.3

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

XIII

0.883 122.8 122.9 0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.1

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

68

0.298 100.5 100.5 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.445 99.4 99.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

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

XIV

4.455 231.0 234.8 0.0 1.7 3.4 0.0 1.6

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.994 141.7 145.5 -4.6 -0.9 0.8 0.4 2.7

Iron and steel

72

1.001 139.3 152.2 -3.0 -1.1 -0.2 3.6 9.3

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.430 152.1 152.6 -23.4 -0.1 5.2 0.1 0.3

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.775 102.8 105.7 -10.7 -4.4 2.9 0.3 2.8

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

82

0.397 99.7 100.1 - -0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.4

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.361 148.2 148.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

30.323 96.0 96.0 -1.1 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

18.131 112.9 112.9 -0.6 0.4 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

12.192 77.6 77.7 -2.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

15.419 131.5 131.7 0.7 -0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

9.399 115.1 115.2 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 0.5 0.1

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

XVIII

6.344 106.9 107.0 0.2 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.574 111.6 110.7 -0.8 0.4 0.0 0.1 -0.8

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.932 125.4 124.9 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.3 -0.4

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.481 89.5 89.2 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3

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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