Table 6. U.S. export price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: May 2014 to May 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Apr.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
Annual Monthly
May
2014
to
May
2015
Jan.
2015
to
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2015
to
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2015
to
May
2015

Live animals; animal products

I

1.946 (r)215.4 (r)211.1 (r)205.0 203.3 -17.1 -2.5 (r)-2.0 (r)-2.9 -0.8

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

02

1.130 (r)173.1 (r)163.5 (r)157.7 156.4 -16.2 (r)-2.5 (r)-5.5 (r)-3.5 -0.8

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

0203

0.271 (r)96.4 (r)88.2 (r)84.6 87.4 -28.9 (r)2.3 (r)-8.5 (r)-4.1 3.3

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

0207

0.296 99.8 92.0 89.4 85.4 -27.5 -7.8 -7.8 -2.8 -4.5

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.434 213.7 234.3 (r)225.3 220.5 8.4 -0.6 9.6 (r)-3.8 -2.1

Vegetable products

II

4.027 215.9 213.0 212.3 210.3 -19.2 -3.1 -1.3 -0.3 -0.9

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

1.105 182.5 174.3 172.2 181.0 -0.9 -1.0 -4.5 -1.2 5.1

Cereals

10

1.071 207.6 206.0 211.9 192.6 -28.7 -5.6 -0.8 2.9 -9.1

Wheat and meslin

1001

0.601 211.9 207.9 220.1 189.7 -30.9 -7.5 -1.9 5.9 -13.8

Corn (maize)

1005

0.313 191.0 193.2 191.3 185.2 -25.5 -3.2 1.2 -1.0 -3.2

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

12

1.427 215.6 215.4 212.4 212.2 -27.0 -4.1 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1

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

1201

1.065 221.3 227.3 223.6 224.0 -31.7 -5.6 2.7 -1.6 0.2

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.200 (r)97.0 (r)96.8 (r)95.3 95.2 -18.9 (r)-6.5 (r)-0.2 (r)-1.5 -0.1

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.988 (r)160.7 (r)158.1 (r)156.8 155.2 -8.6 (r)-0.6 -1.6 (r)-0.8 -1.0

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

20

0.402 118.4 118.5 (r)118.2 118.3 -0.6 -0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.1

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

22

0.514 110.3 110.2 110.5 110.7 -0.8 0.1 -0.1 0.3 0.2

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.777 (r)238.7 (r)232.8 (r)233.0 225.3 -20.0 (r)-0.9 (r)-2.5 (r)0.1 -3.3

Mineral products

V

7.482 (r)203.2 (r)210.8 (r)198.2 215.2 -28.5 (r)2.6 (r)3.7 (r)-6.0 8.6

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

26

0.482 88.7 88.5 86.1 92.4 -1.2 -1.2 -0.2 -2.7 7.3

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

27

6.805 (r)195.5 (r)203.6 (r)190.5 207.6 -30.4 (r)2.9 (r)4.1 (r)-6.4 9.0

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

2701

0.624 (r)95.2 (r)93.3 (r)92.7 92.4 -12.3 (r)-3.5 (r)-2.0 (r)-0.6 -0.3

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

2710

4.825 (r)212.0 222.4 (r)207.1 230.9 -32.3 7.1 4.9 (r)-6.9 11.5

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

2711

0.691 72.5 81.2 70.0 71.8 - -10.6 12.0 -13.8 2.6

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.941 (r)144.1 (r)143.8 (r)144.0 144.1 -3.3 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.2 (r)0.1 0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.898 182.1 184.5 185.0 185.5 7.2 2.6 1.3 0.3 0.3

Organic chemicals

29

2.956 (r)147.3 (r)145.9 (r)146.4 148.1 -8.9 (r)-1.1 (r)-1.0 (r)0.3 1.2

Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atoms only (Dec. 2009=100)

2933

0.455 92.0 91.7 92.5 92.1 6.7 -2.0 -0.3 0.9 -0.4

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.564 (r)111.7 (r)111.2 (r)110.6 110.8 -4.1 (r)-1.6 -0.4 -0.5 0.2

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

3002

0.814 96.7 96.7 96.3 96.4 - -0.5 0.0 -0.4 0.1

Medicaments

3004

1.448 (r)103.6 (r)103.4 (r)102.7 103.0 -6.5 (r)-2.5 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.7 0.3

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.791 135.9 136.2 136.4 136.5 2.2 -0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1

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

34

0.482 113.7 114.5 114.4 114.4 -4.7 -2.9 0.7 -0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.935 153.6 153.3 (r)155.1 152.8 -0.4 1.0 -0.2 (r)1.2 -1.5

Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, etc. (Dec.2014=100)

3808

0.312 102.0 108.4 107.8 107.8 - 2.0 6.3 -0.6 0.0

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

3822

0.382 162.9 162.9 (r)162.0 162.0 -6.2 1.1 0.0 (r)-0.6 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.180 144.5 (r)144.3 (r)143.2 144.1 -4.4 -1.3 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.8 0.6

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.222 140.1 139.8 (r)138.7 139.7 -3.9 -1.1 -0.2 (r)-0.8 0.7

Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms

3901

0.533 241.5 234.8 (r)227.7 231.1 -10.9 -1.3 -2.8 (r)-3.0 1.5

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

3926

0.430 100.2 100.2 100.4 100.4 - 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.958 162.8 162.9 (r)162.5 162.3 -6.6 -2.0 0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.1

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

4011

0.384 96.0 95.5 95.3 95.5 -2.8 -0.7 -0.5 -0.2 0.2

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

VIII

0.433 (r)148.6 (r)147.9 (r)144.4 141.8 -10.6 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.5 -2.4 -1.8

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

41

0.265 (r)96.4 (r)95.8 92.2 89.9 - (r)-1.0 -0.6 (r)-3.8 -2.5

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

IX

0.620 99.4 98.8 97.8 97.5 - -0.8 -0.6 -1.0 -0.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.228 123.4 122.9 122.9 123.2 -1.4 -1.2 -0.4 0.0 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.613 122.7 121.7 (r)122.0 123.0 -5.7 -3.6 -0.8 (r)0.2 0.8

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

4703

0.328 120.8 120.7 (r)119.6 119.5 0.3 -0.8 -0.1 (r)-0.9 -0.1

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

48

1.209 123.7 123.3 123.6 123.7 0.2 -0.2 -0.3 0.2 0.1

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.407 100.3 100.3 99.1 99.1 - 0.0 0.0 -1.2 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.789 (r)123.2 (r)122.4 (r)122.7 121.9 -10.0 (r)-0.8 -0.6 (r)0.2 -0.7

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.459 119.8 118.7 119.8 117.5 -24.3 -1.8 -0.9 0.9 -1.9

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

5201

0.338 130.0 130.2 134.0 130.8 -24.8 -1.4 0.2 2.9 -2.4

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

XIII

0.821 122.6 122.6 122.4 122.2 1.7 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.2

Glass and glassware

70

0.424 99.6 99.6 99.3 99.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.3 -0.3

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

XIV

4.802 240.7 (r)236.8 (r)236.2 234.8 -6.3 1.9 -1.6 -0.3 -0.6

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

7102

1.488 106.3 106.2 106.2 106.2 -3.6 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

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

7108

1.954 455.8 433.9 436.7 430.8 -8.2 4.1 -4.8 0.6 -1.4

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

7112

0.239 89.2 87.3 (r)85.9 86.3 -10.4 1.0 -2.1 (r)-1.6 0.5

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.216 154.9 (r)154.2 (r)153.2 154.3 -5.6 -1.8 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.6 0.7

Iron and steel

72

1.225 169.4 167.4 (r)164.6 163.9 -15.1 -5.0 -1.2 -1.7 -0.4

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

7326

0.304 100.0 100.0 99.9 99.9 - 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.511 183.2 187.2 (r)188.5 198.6 -11.3 -4.9 2.2 (r)0.7 5.4

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.892 119.5 118.2 117.9 118.7 -0.6 -1.0 -1.1 -0.3 0.7

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

7606

0.272 98.2 96.7 97.0 97.4 0.0 0.5 -1.5 0.3 0.4

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.332 147.7 147.7 147.7 147.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

29.005 97.6 (r)97.6 (r)97.2 97.1 -0.5 0.1 (r)0.0 -0.4 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.467 114.0 114.0 (r)113.8 113.6 0.5 0.4 0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.2

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

8407

0.435 101.4 102.3 102.3 102.3 2.3 0.0 0.9 0.0 0.0

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

8408

0.466 99.0 98.7 97.9 97.9 - -1.1 -0.3 -0.8 0.0

Parts for spark-ignition and diesel internal combustion piston engines

8409

0.432 135.8 135.8 135.9 135.8 0.5 -0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Turbojets, turbopropellers and other gas turbines, and parts thereof

8411

3.027 (r)179.3 (r)179.3 (r)179.3 179.2 5.2 1.8 (r)0.0 0.0 -0.1

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.730 (r)139.6 140.5 140.7 141.2 0.2 (r)0.1 (r)0.6 0.1 0.4

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

8414

0.608 140.5 140.9 140.7 141.1 1.7 0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.3

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts

8421

0.636 125.2 (r)125.3 (r)125.7 125.6 0.0 0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.3 -0.1

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

8429

0.425 (r)108.0 (r)108.0 (r)107.9 107.3 2.8 (r)0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.6

Parts for materials handling & construc- tion machines

8431

0.875 170.0 170.5 (r)172.3 172.5 0.7 0.1 0.3 (r)1.1 0.1

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

8443

0.471 101.0 100.8 (r)101.5 98.0 -3.4 0.0 -0.2 (r)0.7 -3.4

Computer equipment

8471

1.782 (r)46.6 (r)46.2 (r)44.7 44.4 -8.8 (r)0.4 -0.9 (r)-3.2 -0.7

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

8479

0.529 135.5 (r)135.8 (r)136.2 136.1 1.0 0.1 (r)0.2 0.3 -0.1

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.888 161.5 (r)161.6 (r)161.4 160.2 0.8 0.1 0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.7

Parts for transmitting power (Dec. 2012=100)

8483

0.419 104.4 104.7 104.6 104.6 3.8 0.0 0.3 -0.1 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.538 79.9 (r)79.8 79.3 79.3 -2.1 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.6 0.0

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

8517

2.101 65.5 (r)65.2 (r)65.1 64.9 -3.7 -0.2 (r)-0.5 -0.2 -0.3

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

8536

0.655 113.7 112.5 110.9 110.1 -5.9 0.1 -1.1 -1.4 -0.7

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

8541

0.430 91.5 91.0 (r)91.1 97.1 0.4 -1.7 -0.5 (r)0.1 6.6

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

2.407 59.1 59.1 (r)58.5 57.8 -2.2 0.2 0.0 (r)-1.0 -1.2

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.533 130.4 130.5 (r)130.6 130.9 0.8 0.0 0.1 (r)0.1 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

9.038 114.8 114.9 114.9 115.1 0.0 -0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2

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

8703

3.514 110.3 110.4 110.4 110.7 -0.2 -0.3 0.1 0.0 0.3

Motor vehicles for the transport of goods

8704

1.198 130.5 130.7 (r)130.8 130.9 0.2 0.0 0.2 (r)0.1 0.1

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

8708

3.148 109.3 (r)109.2 (r)109.2 109.3 -0.4 -0.3 (r)-0.1 0.0 0.1

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

8716

0.301 100.6 100.6 101.0 101.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0

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

8803

1.387 170.3 170.5 (r)170.8 170.7 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.2 -0.1

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

XVIII

6.171 107.4 107.3 106.9 106.8 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1

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

9018

1.811 99.6 (r)99.3 (r)99.1 98.9 -2.1 -0.5 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.2

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

9021

0.672 86.8 86.6 (r)85.2 85.1 -6.0 -0.7 -0.2 (r)-1.6 -0.1

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis

9027

0.617 106.3 106.3 105.7 105.6 -0.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.6 -0.1

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

9031

0.393 (r)117.4 117.7 (r)117.8 117.7 3.9 (r)0.3 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.488 111.3 110.9 111.5 111.7 1.1 0.4 -0.4 0.5 0.2

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.847 123.3 122.4 123.8 124.4 2.2 0.5 -0.7 1.1 0.5

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

9401

0.335 101.4 102.9 103.1 103.7 3.2 -0.3 1.5 0.2 0.6

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.479 89.9 90.0 (r)89.7 89.5 0.0 0.2 0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.2

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2013 trade values.
(r) Revised

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

 

Last Modified Date: June 11, 2015