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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.720 182.1 179.4 181.8 181.9 -13.9 -1.6 -1.5 1.3 0.1

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

02

1.005 139.0 135.6 (r)141.7 144.6 -11.6 -1.4 -2.4 (r)4.5 2.0

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

0203

0.274 84.8 79.3 86.0 88.0 -0.7 -0.7 -6.5 8.4 2.3

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

0207

0.217 63.6 64.4 68.6 74.1 -19.5 -2.6 1.3 6.5 8.0

Vegetable products

II

4.460 196.4 194.4 197.2 187.5 -12.0 -1.8 -1.0 1.4 -4.9

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

1.050 170.1 172.4 (r)172.2 154.7 -11.3 -2.9 1.4 -0.1 -10.2

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

0802

0.503 100.0 89.1 80.3 74.5 - - -10.9 -9.9 -7.2

Cereals

10

1.315 185.4 178.9 184.6 176.6 -14.3 -4.1 -3.5 3.2 -4.3

Wheat and meslin

1001

0.408 178.5 172.4 175.2 168.9 -18.8 -4.8 -3.4 1.6 -3.6

Corn (maize)

1005

0.678 180.2 173.8 182.4 172.9 -10.5 -4.2 -3.6 4.9 -5.2

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

12

1.538 188.8 (r)185.6 (r)187.9 181.4 -15.8 0.4 (r)-1.7 (r)1.2 -3.5

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

1201

1.233 201.4 195.9 199.3 191.0 -16.0 1.3 -2.7 1.7 -4.2

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.946 148.5 (r)146.8 (r)145.2 144.3 -8.8 -0.4 (r)-1.1 (r)-1.1 -0.6

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

20

0.385 118.9 119.3 118.9 118.9 0.3 0.5 0.3 -0.3 0.0

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

22

0.525 106.1 104.5 104.3 105.5 -4.3 -1.3 -1.5 -0.2 1.2

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.650 199.0 (r)195.0 (r)193.1 186.6 -20.0 -0.7 (r)-2.0 (r)-1.0 -3.4

Mineral products

V

5.659 (r)154.6 (r)145.8 (r)136.7 136.1 -35.5 -9.0 (r)-5.7 -6.2 -0.4

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

26

0.440 (r)70.3 68.7 (r)68.3 70.8 -20.0 (r)-2.5 (r)-2.3 (r)-0.6 3.7

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

27

5.018 147.3 (r)138.4 128.7 127.7 -37.3 -9.7 (r)-6.0 (r)-7.0 -0.8

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

2701

0.440 81.9 79.8 74.8 75.8 -19.1 -1.6 -2.6 -6.3 1.3

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

2710

3.193 157.4 140.1 (r)130.1 134.4 -39.6 -11.5 -11.0 (r)-7.1 3.3

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

2711

0.578 55.8 62.7 (r)54.8 48.4 -40.4 4.9 12.4 (r)-12.6 -11.7

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.830 138.5 (r)136.6 (r)134.6 134.4 -6.5 -0.6 (r)-1.4 -1.5 -0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.922 (r)183.9 (r)184.3 (r)172.6 172.4 -6.6 0.4 (r)0.2 (r)-6.3 -0.1

Organic chemicals

29

2.460 (r)134.7 (r)131.4 (r)130.4 130.3 -10.4 (r)-0.9 (r)-2.4 (r)-0.8 -0.1

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.932 109.2 (r)106.6 (r)105.7 105.9 -4.9 -1.0 (r)-2.4 (r)-0.8 0.2

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

3002

1.032 93.0 93.1 (r)92.5 92.3 -4.6 -2.0 0.1 (r)-0.6 -0.2

Medicaments

3004

1.567 (r)102.2 (r)98.1 (r)97.1 97.1 -6.2 (r)-0.6 (r)-4.0 -1.0 0.0

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

32

0.556 100.0 99.6 98.9 99.0 - - -0.4 -0.7 0.1

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.845 135.5 134.3 134.1 134.4 -1.3 0.0 -0.9 -0.1 0.2

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

34

0.525 112.3 116.0 (r)116.2 116.2 1.5 -0.4 3.3 (r)0.2 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.855 (r)148.6 (r)147.6 144.5 143.8 -6.2 (r)-0.9 (r)-0.7 (r)-2.1 -0.5

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

3822

0.406 162.1 165.2 163.5 163.5 0.4 0.0 1.9 -1.0 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.187 136.5 136.0 (r)136.4 136.3 -5.5 -0.4 -0.4 (r)0.3 -0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.191 132.1 (r)131.4 (r)131.9 131.6 -5.9 -0.4 (r)-0.5 (r)0.4 -0.2

Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms

3901

0.475 201.4 (r)196.1 (r)208.9 204.4 -12.9 1.1 (r)-2.6 (r)6.5 -2.2

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

3920

0.349 100.0 99.0 98.9 99.4 - - -1.0 -0.1 0.5

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

3926

0.465 100.1 100.5 100.7 100.8 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.996 155.1 155.9 (r)155.3 156.4 -4.0 -0.6 0.5 -0.4 0.7

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

4011

0.394 (r)89.6 (r)91.5 91.5 92.4 -3.2 (r)-0.7 2.1 (r)0.0 1.0

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

VIII

0.338 120.6 120.0 120.8 117.7 -20.4 0.0 -0.5 0.7 -2.6

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

41

0.180 68.9 68.0 67.8 68.3 -28.7 -0.4 -1.3 -0.3 0.7

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

IX

0.657 96.3 (r)96.1 (r)94.7 93.3 -5.6 0.8 (r)-0.2 (r)-1.5 -1.5

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.142 121.9 120.7 (r)120.2 120.9 -1.6 -0.6 -1.0 (r)-0.4 0.6

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.596 121.3 119.5 (r)117.8 119.9 -1.5 -1.3 -1.5 (r)-1.4 1.8

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

4703

0.328 121.8 123.4 (r)123.1 122.7 1.7 0.8 1.3 (r)-0.2 -0.3

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

48

1.159 121.6 120.3 120.2 120.4 -2.4 -0.8 -1.1 -0.1 0.2

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.388 100.4 100.4 100.4 100.4 0.1 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.747 (r)120.7 (r)120.3 (r)120.0 118.7 -3.0 (r)0.5 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.2 -1.1

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.388 (r)116.6 (r)114.7 (r)113.4 109.9 -7.4 (r)0.4 (r)-1.6 (r)-1.1 -3.1

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

5201

0.264 129.9 127.2 125.7 120.7 -7.2 0.6 -2.1 -1.2 -4.0

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

XIII

0.886 122.6 122.9 (r)122.9 122.8 0.2 0.1 0.2 (r)0.0 -0.1

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

68

0.299 100.0 100.5 100.5 100.5 - - 0.5 0.0 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.447 99.3 99.4 99.4 99.4 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

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

XIV

4.320 218.2 219.7 223.4 231.3 -2.3 -2.5 0.7 1.7 3.5

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

7102

1.519 106.0 106.0 106.0 106.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

7108

1.387 384.7 395.0 412.4 451.8 4.1 -4.4 2.7 4.4 9.6

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

7112

0.204 67.5 68.3 70.3 74.7 -14.4 -4.8 1.2 2.9 6.3

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.935 141.8 (r)141.2 139.7 141.0 -7.8 -1.3 -0.4 -1.1 0.9

Iron and steel

72

0.971 137.7 136.3 (r)134.8 134.5 -16.8 -2.8 -1.0 (r)-1.1 -0.2

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

7326

0.336 99.8 99.8 99.7 99.7 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.409 151.1 144.5 (r)144.5 152.4 -18.6 -6.3 -4.4 (r)0.0 5.5

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.743 103.6 103.5 98.3 102.4 -13.4 0.0 -0.1 -5.0 4.2

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

7606

0.215 92.2 90.3 75.0 83.2 -14.1 1.7 -2.1 -16.9 10.9

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

82

0.399 100.0 100.2 (r)99.8 99.8 - - 0.2 (r)-0.4 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.362 148.3 148.2 148.2 148.2 0.3 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

30.484 96.2 96.0 (r)96.2 96.2 -1.4 -0.2 -0.2 (r)0.2 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

18.254 112.8 (r)112.7 113.4 113.4 -0.5 -0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.6 0.0

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

8407

0.397 100.4 100.4 100.4 100.4 -1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

8408

0.572 97.6 97.7 97.7 97.9 -0.8 -0.7 0.1 0.0 0.2

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.771 141.6 141.5 141.6 142.1 1.1 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.4

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

8414

0.621 139.6 141.3 139.1 139.4 -1.1 -0.1 1.2 -1.6 0.2

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts

8421

0.713 125.1 124.6 124.0 124.3 -0.8 -0.2 -0.4 -0.5 0.2

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

8429

0.401 108.5 108.4 108.5 108.7 0.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Parts for materials handling & construc- tion machines

8431

0.862 170.3 169.8 169.8 169.9 -0.4 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.1

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

8443

0.464 98.2 96.5 96.6 98.4 -2.4 -0.1 -1.7 0.1 1.9

Computer equipment

8471

1.764 42.8 (r)42.1 (r)41.9 41.4 -10.2 -0.7 (r)-1.6 (r)-0.5 -1.2

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

8479

0.571 136.2 (r)129.0 (r)129.0 129.2 -4.9 0.0 (r)-5.3 0.0 0.2

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.992 161.7 161.9 (r)162.5 162.5 0.6 0.0 0.1 (r)0.4 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

12.230 (r)78.1 77.9 (r)77.7 77.6 -2.8 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.3 -0.1

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

8501

0.308 100.0 99.6 99.6 99.6 - - -0.4 0.0 0.0

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

8502

0.277 100.0 100.1 100.2 100.2 - - 0.1 0.1 0.0

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

8517

2.400 (r)64.1 (r)64.0 (r)63.8 63.8 -2.3 (r)-0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.3 0.0

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

8536

0.751 113.5 114.3 (r)114.3 114.4 1.7 0.4 0.7 (r)0.0 0.1

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

8541

0.531 93.1 93.5 (r)90.8 91.1 0.1 -0.3 0.4 (r)-2.9 0.3

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

2.488 57.7 (r)56.8 (r)56.8 57.0 -3.6 -0.5 (r)-1.6 0.0 0.4

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

15.387 130.9 131.0 131.0 131.0 0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

9.383 114.8 114.8 114.6 114.6 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.0

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

8703

3.970 110.1 (r)110.0 (r)109.9 109.8 -0.5 0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Motor vehicles for the transport of goods

8704

1.071 (r)131.2 (r)131.2 (r)131.2 131.4 0.5 (r)-0.4 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.2

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

8708

3.171 108.6 (r)108.5 (r)108.2 108.1 -1.0 -0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.1

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

8716

0.311 101.7 101.7 102.0 102.0 1.4 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0

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

8803

1.677 175.1 175.9 (r)176.1 175.7 3.0 -0.1 0.5 (r)0.1 -0.2

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

XVIII

6.377 107.0 (r)107.3 (r)107.2 107.4 0.1 -0.3 (r)0.3 -0.1 0.2

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

9018

1.967 97.8 98.2 (r)98.0 98.2 -1.1 0.2 0.4 (r)-0.2 0.2

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

9021

0.720 88.2 (r)87.1 (r)87.0 88.0 1.5 -1.6 (r)-1.2 -0.1 1.1

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis

9027

0.653 106.0 106.5 (r)106.2 106.6 0.3 -0.1 0.5 (r)-0.3 0.4

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

9031

0.420 118.1 118.4 118.5 118.5 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.578 111.1 111.1 111.6 111.6 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.5 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.932 124.2 124.4 (r)125.0 125.0 2.1 0.2 0.2 (r)0.5 0.0

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

9401

0.386 105.1 105.1 104.7 105.6 2.6 0.1 0.0 -0.4 0.9

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.485 90.1 90.1 90.1 90.1 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

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: April 12, 2016