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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.727 179.4 (r)181.9 (r)182.3 182.4 -10.8 -1.5 (r)1.4 (r)0.2 0.1

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

02

1.029 135.6 141.7 (r)145.0 144.1 -8.3 -2.4 4.5 (r)2.3 -0.6

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

0203

0.282 79.3 86.0 (r)88.5 86.7 2.1 -6.5 8.4 (r)2.9 -2.0

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

0207

0.234 64.4 68.6 74.1 78.3 -12.4 1.3 6.5 8.0 5.7

Vegetable products

II

4.264 (r)194.5 (r)197.3 (r)188.3 189.8 -10.7 -1.0 1.4 (r)-4.6 0.8

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.953 172.4 172.2 (r)157.2 150.5 -12.9 1.4 -0.1 (r)-8.7 -4.3

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

0802

0.470 89.1 80.3 (r)75.5 74.1 - -10.9 -9.9 (r)-6.0 -1.9

Cereals

10

1.252 178.9 184.6 176.6 177.7 -16.1 -3.5 3.2 -4.3 0.6

Wheat and meslin

1001

0.391 172.4 175.2 168.9 172.9 -21.4 -3.4 1.6 -3.6 2.4

Corn (maize)

1005

0.640 173.8 182.4 172.9 173.3 -9.4 -3.6 4.9 -5.2 0.2

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

12

1.477 185.6 187.9 181.4 187.4 -11.8 -1.7 1.2 -3.5 3.3

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

1201

1.175 195.9 199.3 191.0 199.6 -10.7 -2.7 1.7 -4.2 4.5

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.937 146.8 (r)145.3 (r)144.6 145.1 -7.6 -1.1 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.5 0.3

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

20

0.386 119.3 118.9 118.9 119.0 0.7 0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.1

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

22

0.531 104.5 104.3 105.5 108.0 -2.3 -1.5 -0.2 1.2 2.4

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.636 (r)195.1 (r)193.2 (r)188.9 183.6 -21.2 -2.0 -1.0 (r)-2.2 -2.8

Mineral products

V

5.651 (r)145.9 (r)136.9 (r)136.3 141.5 -28.6 (r)-5.6 -6.2 -0.4 3.8

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

26

0.465 68.7 (r)69.4 (r)71.9 74.1 -14.5 -2.3 (r)1.0 (r)3.6 3.1

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

27

4.986 138.4 128.7 127.7 132.7 -30.3 -6.0 -7.0 -0.8 3.9

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

2701

0.451 (r)79.9 (r)75.0 (r)76.5 75.0 -19.4 (r)-2.4 (r)-6.1 (r)2.0 -2.0

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

2710

3.308 140.1 130.1 (r)134.6 140.0 -32.4 -11.0 -7.1 (r)3.5 4.0

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

2711

0.512 62.7 54.8 (r)48.5 56.5 -19.3 12.4 -12.6 (r)-11.5 16.5

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.819 136.6 (r)134.5 (r)134.3 134.7 -6.4 -1.4 -1.5 -0.1 0.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.922 184.3 (r)172.9 172.4 171.8 -7.1 0.2 (r)-6.2 (r)-0.3 -0.3

Organic chemicals

29

2.448 (r)131.3 (r)130.1 (r)129.6 132.1 -9.6 (r)-2.5 (r)-0.9 (r)-0.4 1.9

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.945 (r)106.7 105.7 (r)106.0 106.0 -4.3 (r)-2.3 (r)-0.9 (r)0.3 0.0

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

3002

1.033 93.1 92.5 (r)92.4 92.8 -3.6 0.1 -0.6 (r)-0.1 0.4

Medicaments

3004

1.570 98.1 (r)97.0 97.1 96.8 -5.7 -4.0 (r)-1.1 (r)0.1 -0.3

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

32

0.557 99.6 98.9 (r)98.9 99.2 - -0.4 -0.7 (r)0.0 0.3

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.848 134.3 134.1 134.4 134.6 -1.7 -0.9 -0.1 0.2 0.1

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

34

0.526 116.0 116.2 116.2 116.2 1.6 3.3 0.2 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.845 147.6 (r)144.2 (r)143.5 142.8 -7.3 -0.7 (r)-2.3 -0.5 -0.5

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

3822

0.407 165.2 (r)163.6 (r)163.6 165.0 1.8 1.9 -1.0 0.0 0.9

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.168 (r)135.5 (r)135.8 (r)135.7 136.4 -5.1 (r)-0.7 (r)0.2 -0.1 0.5

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.168 (r)130.7 (r)131.3 (r)131.0 132.0 -5.2 (r)-1.1 (r)0.5 -0.2 0.8

Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms

3901

0.523 196.1 208.9 (r)206.3 216.7 -8.1 -2.6 6.5 (r)-1.2 5.0

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

3920

0.382 (r)97.6 (r)97.6 (r)97.0 96.6 - (r)-2.4 (r)0.0 (r)-0.6 -0.4

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

3926

0.520 100.5 100.7 100.8 101.1 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.3

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.000 (r)155.6 (r)155.1 (r)155.8 155.1 -4.5 (r)0.3 (r)-0.3 (r)0.5 -0.4

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

4011

0.397 (r)91.2 (r)91.1 (r)92.0 89.5 -6.1 (r)1.8 (r)-0.1 1.0 -2.7

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

VIII

0.330 120.0 (r)120.9 117.7 118.5 -17.9 -0.5 (r)0.8 -2.6 0.7

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

41

0.182 68.0 (r)67.9 68.3 69.2 -25.0 -1.3 (r)-0.1 (r)0.6 1.3

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

IX

0.652 96.1 (r)94.8 (r)93.7 96.1 -1.7 -0.2 (r)-1.4 (r)-1.2 2.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.158 120.7 120.2 (r)121.0 121.3 -1.3 -1.0 -0.4 (r)0.7 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.608 119.5 117.8 (r)120.2 122.6 0.5 -1.5 -1.4 (r)2.0 2.0

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

4703

0.328 123.4 123.1 (r)123.2 124.4 4.0 1.3 -0.2 (r)0.1 1.0

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

48

1.162 120.3 120.2 120.4 119.8 -3.1 -1.1 -0.1 0.2 -0.5

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.388 100.4 100.4 100.4 100.4 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.732 120.3 (r)119.8 (r)118.8 119.6 -2.5 -0.3 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.8 0.7

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.376 114.7 113.4 109.9 112.6 -6.0 -1.6 -1.1 -3.1 2.5

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

5201

0.254 127.2 125.7 120.7 125.1 -6.6 -2.1 -1.2 -4.0 3.6

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

XIII

0.887 122.9 122.9 (r)122.9 122.8 0.3 0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 -0.1

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

68

0.299 100.5 100.5 100.5 100.5 - 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.447 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XIV

4.474 219.7 223.4 (r)231.1 231.0 -2.2 0.7 1.7 (r)3.4 0.0

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

7102

1.521 106.0 106.0 106.0 105.4 -0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.6

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

7108

1.519 395.0 412.4 (r)451.2 445.4 2.0 2.7 4.4 (r)9.4 -1.3

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

7112

0.215 68.3 70.3 (r)74.1 80.1 -6.8 1.2 2.9 (r)5.4 8.1

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.991 (r)141.3 (r)140.0 (r)141.1 142.0 -6.6 -0.4 (r)-0.9 (r)0.8 0.6

Iron and steel

72

0.970 136.3 134.8 134.5 139.6 -12.1 -1.0 -1.1 -0.2 3.8

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

7326

0.336 99.8 99.7 99.7 99.0 -0.9 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.7

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.432 144.5 144.5 (r)152.3 152.1 -19.3 -4.4 0.0 (r)5.4 -0.1

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.775 (r)104.2 (r)99.6 (r)102.5 102.8 -12.9 (r)0.6 (r)-4.4 (r)2.9 0.3

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

7606

0.241 (r)90.4 (r)78.1 (r)84.1 83.5 -13.6 (r)-2.0 (r)-13.6 (r)7.7 -0.7

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

82

0.399 100.2 99.8 99.8 99.7 - 0.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.1

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.363 148.2 148.2 148.2 148.2 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

30.469 (r)95.9 (r)96.1 (r)96.1 96.2 -1.1 (r)-0.3 0.2 0.0 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

18.213 (r)112.6 (r)113.1 (r)113.0 113.1 -0.6 (r)-0.2 (r)0.4 (r)-0.1 0.1

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

8407

0.397 100.4 100.4 100.4 99.5 -2.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.9

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

8408

0.573 97.7 97.7 97.9 98.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.772 (r)141.4 (r)141.5 (r)141.9 142.0 0.9 -0.1 0.1 (r)0.3 0.1

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

8414

0.622 (r)140.2 139.1 (r)139.5 140.7 0.0 (r)0.4 (r)-0.8 (r)0.3 0.9

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts

8421

0.715 124.6 124.0 124.3 124.2 -1.1 -0.4 -0.5 0.2 -0.1

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

8429

0.402 108.4 108.5 108.7 109.1 1.1 -0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4

Parts for materials handling & construc- tion machines

8431

0.869 169.8 169.8 (r)171.1 171.0 -0.8 -0.3 0.0 (r)0.8 -0.1

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

8443

0.474 96.5 96.6 (r)98.7 98.0 -3.4 -1.7 0.1 (r)2.2 -0.7

Computer equipment

8471

1.733 42.1 41.9 (r)41.2 41.0 -8.3 -1.6 -0.5 (r)-1.7 -0.5

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

8479

0.572 129.0 129.0 129.2 129.2 -5.1 -5.3 0.0 0.2 0.0

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.990 161.9 (r)162.2 (r)162.2 162.6 0.7 0.1 (r)0.2 0.0 0.2

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

12.256 77.9 77.7 (r)77.8 77.9 -1.9 -0.3 -0.3 (r)0.1 0.1

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

8501

0.306 99.6 99.6 99.6 98.3 - -0.4 0.0 0.0 -1.3

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

8502

0.275 100.1 100.2 100.2 100.4 - 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2

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

8517

2.378 64.0 63.8 63.8 63.7 -2.3 -0.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.2

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

8536

0.746 114.3 114.3 (r)114.5 114.9 3.4 0.7 0.0 (r)0.2 0.3

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

8541

0.526 93.5 (r)90.7 (r)90.7 90.5 -0.7 0.4 (r)-3.0 (r)0.0 -0.2

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

2.476 56.8 56.8 57.0 57.0 -2.6 -1.6 0.0 0.4 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

15.415 131.0 131.0 131.0 131.5 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.4

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

9.391 114.8 114.6 114.6 115.1 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.4

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

8703

3.968 110.0 109.9 (r)109.7 109.7 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.2 0.0

Motor vehicles for the transport of goods

8704

1.074 131.2 131.2 131.4 131.7 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2

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

8708

3.171 108.5 (r)108.1 (r)108.0 108.3 -0.8 -0.1 (r)-0.4 -0.1 0.3

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

8716

0.312 101.7 102.0 102.0 101.6 0.6 0.0 0.3 0.0 -0.4

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

8803

1.683 175.9 (r)176.4 (r)176.5 177.2 3.7 0.5 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 0.4

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

XVIII

6.398 107.3 (r)107.3 107.4 107.6 0.7 0.3 (r)0.0 (r)0.1 0.2

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

9018

1.956 98.2 98.0 (r)98.1 98.3 -0.8 0.4 -0.2 (r)0.1 0.2

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

9021

0.721 87.1 87.0 (r)87.8 87.8 2.9 -1.2 -0.1 (r)0.9 0.0

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis

9027

0.651 106.5 (r)106.3 (r)106.7 107.3 1.5 0.5 (r)-0.2 0.4 0.6

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

9031

0.417 118.4 118.5 118.5 118.9 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.3

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.578 111.1 (r)111.5 (r)111.5 111.5 0.0 0.0 (r)0.4 0.0 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.933 124.4 125.0 125.0 125.2 1.1 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.2

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

9401

0.390 105.1 104.7 105.6 105.7 2.5 0.0 -0.4 0.9 0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.484 90.1 (r)89.9 (r)89.8 89.5 -0.2 0.0 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 -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: May 12, 2016