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
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
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 (r)182.5 (r)183.2 (r)183.0 184.2 -8.4 (r)1.7 (r)0.4 (r)-0.1 0.7

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

02

1.027 (r)142.6 (r)146.1 (r)145.2 148.0 -4.6 (r)5.2 (r)2.5 -0.6 1.9

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

0203

0.276 86.0 88.5 86.7 88.5 2.3 8.4 2.9 -2.0 2.1

Meat and edible offal of poultry, fresh, chilled, or frozen (Dec. 2009=100)

0207

0.248 68.6 (r)74.6 (r)78.8 90.1 5.5 6.5 (r)8.7 (r)5.6 14.3

Vegetable products

II

4.300 (r)197.2 188.3 (r)190.6 199.3 -5.2 1.4 (r)-4.5 (r)1.2 4.6

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.929 172.2 157.2 (r)153.7 155.2 -14.3 -0.1 -8.7 (r)-2.2 1.0

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

0802

0.460 80.3 75.5 74.1 76.2 - -9.9 -6.0 -1.9 2.8

Cereals

10

1.255 184.6 176.6 177.7 184.7 -4.1 3.2 -4.3 0.6 3.9

Wheat and meslin

1001

0.399 175.2 168.9 172.9 172.0 -9.3 1.6 -3.6 2.4 -0.5

Corn (maize)

1005

0.639 182.4 172.9 173.3 185.9 0.4 4.9 -5.2 0.2 7.3

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

12

1.521 (r)187.7 181.4 187.4 204.8 -3.5 (r)1.1 (r)-3.4 3.3 9.3

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

1201

1.224 199.3 191.0 199.6 223.0 -0.4 1.7 -4.2 4.5 11.7

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.968 (r)145.4 (r)145.2 (r)146.7 149.0 -4.0 -1.0 (r)-0.1 (r)1.0 1.6

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

20

0.384 118.9 118.9 119.0 119.0 0.5 -0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0

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

22

0.542 104.3 105.5 108.0 111.6 0.8 -0.2 1.2 2.4 3.3

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.647 (r)193.9 (r)191.4 (r)192.7 199.8 -10.4 (r)-0.6 (r)-1.3 (r)0.7 3.7

Mineral products

V

5.802 136.9 (r)135.7 (r)140.4 153.1 -28.5 -6.2 (r)-0.9 (r)3.5 9.0

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

26

0.475 (r)69.2 (r)71.5 (r)73.8 77.0 -15.1 (r)0.7 (r)3.3 (r)3.2 4.3

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

27

5.126 128.7 (r)127.1 (r)131.7 144.6 -30.1 -7.0 (r)-1.2 (r)3.6 9.8

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

2701

0.443 (r)75.3 (r)76.7 (r)75.3 78.1 -15.6 (r)-5.8 (r)1.9 (r)-1.8 3.7

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

2710

3.432 130.1 (r)133.6 (r)140.1 159.3 -30.5 -7.1 (r)2.7 (r)4.9 13.7

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

2711

0.545 54.8 48.5 (r)51.8 52.5 -26.9 -12.6 -11.5 (r)6.8 1.4

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.819 (r)134.6 (r)134.4 (r)134.8 135.1 -6.2 -1.5 -0.1 0.3 0.2

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.915 172.9 172.4 171.8 171.8 -7.5 -6.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.0

Organic chemicals

29

2.470 130.1 (r)129.8 (r)131.2 131.1 -11.0 -0.9 (r)-0.2 (r)1.1 -0.1

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.945 105.7 106.0 (r)106.4 107.4 -3.3 -0.9 0.3 (r)0.4 0.9

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

3002

1.043 92.5 92.4 (r)93.7 94.8 -1.7 -0.6 -0.1 (r)1.4 1.2

Medicaments

3004

1.561 97.0 97.1 (r)96.9 97.9 -5.0 -1.1 0.1 (r)-0.2 1.0

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

32

0.556 98.9 98.9 99.2 99.4 - -0.7 0.0 0.3 0.2

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.845 (r)134.2 134.4 (r)134.5 134.6 -1.8 -0.1 (r)0.1 0.1 0.1

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

34

0.526 116.2 116.2 (r)116.6 116.6 1.9 0.2 0.0 (r)0.3 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.834 (r)144.4 (r)143.8 (r)143.3 143.3 -6.6 (r)-2.2 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.3 0.0

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

3822

0.413 (r)164.4 (r)165.1 (r)167.0 167.8 3.6 (r)-0.5 (r)0.4 (r)1.2 0.5

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.158 135.8 (r)135.8 (r)136.0 136.3 -5.1 0.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.1 0.2

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.165 131.3 (r)131.1 (r)131.4 131.6 -5.6 0.5 -0.2 (r)0.2 0.2

Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms

3901

0.478 (r)208.5 (r)206.5 (r)211.1 205.6 -11.0 (r)6.3 (r)-1.0 (r)2.2 -2.6

Plates, sheets, films, etc., of plastic; laminated, etc. (Dec. 2015=100)

3920

0.340 97.6 97.0 96.6 96.7 - 0.0 -0.6 -0.4 0.1

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

3926

0.466 100.7 100.8 101.1 101.1 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.993 155.1 (r)155.7 (r)155.2 156.4 -3.2 -0.3 (r)0.4 (r)-0.3 0.8

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

4011

0.385 91.1 (r)91.9 (r)89.6 89.7 -5.4 -0.1 (r)0.9 (r)-2.5 0.1

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

VIII

0.331 120.9 117.7 118.5 118.4 -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 67.9 68.3 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 94.8 (r)93.9 (r)95.0 94.5 -3.2 -1.4 (r)-0.9 (r)1.2 -0.5

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.157 120.2 (r)120.9 121.3 121.6 -1.5 -0.4 (r)0.6 (r)0.3 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.618 117.8 120.2 (r)122.5 123.5 -0.1 -1.4 2.0 (r)1.9 0.8

Chemical woodpulp, soda or sulfate, except dissolving grades (Dec. 2007=100)

4703

0.330 123.1 123.2 (r)124.3 126.1 5.3 -0.2 0.1 (r)0.9 1.4

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

48

1.152 120.2 (r)120.3 (r)119.9 119.8 -3.1 -0.1 (r)0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.387 100.4 100.4 100.4 100.4 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.734 119.8 (r)118.7 (r)119.3 119.5 -2.0 -0.4 (r)-0.9 (r)0.5 0.2

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.384 113.4 109.9 112.6 115.2 -2.0 -1.1 -3.1 2.5 2.3

Cotton, not carded or combed (Dec. 2006=100)

5201

0.262 125.7 120.7 125.1 129.4 -1.1 -1.2 -4.0 3.6 3.4

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

XIII

0.883 122.9 (r)122.8 122.8 122.9 0.6 0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 0.1

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

68

0.298 100.5 100.5 100.5 100.5 - 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.445 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

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

XIV

4.455 223.4 231.1 231.0 234.8 0.0 1.7 3.4 0.0 1.6

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

7102

1.507 106.0 106.0 105.4 105.4 -0.8 0.0 0.0 -0.6 0.0

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

7108

1.494 412.4 451.2 445.4 465.7 8.1 4.4 9.4 -1.3 4.6

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

7112

0.232 70.3 74.1 80.1 79.9 -7.4 2.9 5.4 8.1 -0.2

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.994 140.0 141.1 (r)141.7 145.5 -4.6 -0.9 0.8 (r)0.4 2.7

Iron and steel

72

1.001 134.8 134.5 (r)139.3 152.2 -3.0 -1.1 -0.2 (r)3.6 9.3

Other articles of iron and steel (Dec. 2014=100)

7326

0.332 99.7 99.7 99.0 99.0 -0.9 -0.1 0.0 -0.7 0.0

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.430 (r)144.4 (r)151.9 152.1 152.6 -23.4 (r)-0.1 (r)5.2 (r)0.1 0.3

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.775 99.6 102.5 102.8 105.7 -10.7 -4.4 2.9 0.3 2.8

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

7606

0.239 78.1 84.1 83.5 85.4 -11.8 -13.6 7.7 -0.7 2.3

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

82

0.397 99.8 99.8 99.7 100.1 - -0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.4

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.361 148.2 148.2 148.2 148.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

30.323 96.1 (r)96.0 (r)96.0 96.0 -1.1 0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

18.131 (r)113.0 (r)112.9 (r)112.9 112.9 -0.6 0.4 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.0

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

8407

0.392 100.4 100.4 99.5 99.5 -2.7 0.0 0.0 -0.9 0.0

Diesel & semi-diesel internal Cumbus. piston engines (Dec. 2014=100)

8408

0.566 97.7 97.9 (r)97.1 97.4 -0.5 0.0 0.2 (r)-0.8 0.3

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.769 141.5 141.9 (r)141.9 141.9 0.6 0.1 0.3 (r)0.0 0.0

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

8414

0.625 (r)139.3 (r)139.6 140.7 137.2 -2.8 (r)-0.6 (r)0.2 (r)0.8 -2.5

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts

8421

0.711 124.0 124.3 124.2 124.3 -1.0 -0.5 0.2 -0.1 0.1

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

8429

0.401 108.5 108.7 109.1 109.5 1.5 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.4

Parts for materials handling & construc- tion machines

8431

0.853 169.8 (r)169.9 (r)168.6 168.7 -2.1 0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.8 0.1

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

8443

0.466 96.6 (r)98.2 (r)97.5 98.3 0.2 0.1 (r)1.7 -0.7 0.8

Computer equipment

8471

1.713 (r)41.6 41.2 (r)40.9 40.9 -7.7 (r)-1.2 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.7 0.0

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

8479

0.572 (r)129.2 (r)129.5 (r)129.7 129.9 -4.6 (r)0.2 0.2 (r)0.2 0.2

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.986 162.2 162.2 (r)162.2 162.2 1.1 0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

12.192 (r)77.8 (r)77.7 (r)77.6 77.7 -2.0 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1

Electric motors and generators (excludes generating sets) (Dec. 2015=100)

8501

0.302 99.6 99.6 98.3 98.3 - 0.0 0.0 -1.3 0.0

Electric generating sets and rotary converters (Dec. 2015=100)

8502

0.276 100.2 100.2 100.4 97.8 - 0.1 0.0 0.2 -2.6

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

8517

2.373 63.8 (r)63.6 (r)63.6 63.6 -2.5 -0.3 (r)-0.3 (r)0.0 0.0

Electrical circuit switching, protecting or connection app not > 1000 volt

8536

0.748 114.3 (r)114.4 (r)114.8 114.9 4.2 0.0 (r)0.1 0.3 0.1

Semiconductors; L.E.D.s; mounted crystals; parts thereof (Dec. 2013=100)

8541

0.531 (r)92.5 (r)92.1 (r)91.7 91.4 -0.8 (r)-1.1 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.4 -0.3

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

2.474 56.8 57.0 57.0 57.0 -2.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

15.419 (r)130.9 131.0 131.5 131.7 0.7 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 0.4 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

9.399 114.6 (r)114.5 115.1 115.2 0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.5 0.1

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

8703

3.955 (r)109.8 109.7 (r)109.8 110.0 -0.4 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 0.2

Motor vehicles for the transport of goods

8704

1.073 131.2 131.4 131.7 132.0 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2

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

8708

3.164 108.1 108.0 (r)108.2 107.8 -1.4 -0.4 -0.1 (r)0.2 -0.4

Trailers and semi-trailers; and parts thereof (Dec. 2013=100)

8716

0.311 102.0 102.0 (r)102.1 102.4 1.5 0.3 0.0 (r)0.1 0.3

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

8803

1.678 (r)176.5 (r)176.6 (r)177.1 177.0 3.7 0.3 0.1 (r)0.3 -0.1

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

XVIII

6.344 (r)107.0 (r)106.9 (r)106.9 107.0 0.2 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 0.1

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

9018

1.926 (r)97.9 (r)97.8 (r)97.8 98.2 -0.7 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 0.4

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

9021

0.678 (r)85.6 (r)84.9 (r)83.5 83.7 -1.8 (r)-1.7 (r)-0.8 (r)-1.6 0.2

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis

9027

0.647 106.3 106.7 107.3 106.9 1.2 -0.2 0.4 0.6 -0.4

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

9031

0.413 (r)118.4 (r)118.4 (r)118.7 118.7 0.9 (r)0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.574 111.5 111.5 (r)111.6 110.7 -0.8 0.4 0.0 (r)0.1 -0.8

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.932 125.0 125.0 (r)125.4 124.9 0.5 0.5 0.0 (r)0.3 -0.4

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

9401

0.389 104.7 105.6 (r)105.8 104.6 1.0 -0.4 0.9 (r)0.2 -1.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.481 89.9 89.8 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.
(r) Revised

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

 

Last Modified Date: June 14, 2016