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: December 2017 to December 2018 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2018(1)
Index Percent change
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2017
to
Dec.
2018
Aug.
2018
to
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2018
to
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2018
to
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2018
to
Dec.
2018

Live animals; animal products

I

1.931 208.2 208.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0

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

02

1.136 160.7 161.5 -3.0 -1.1 0.1 -0.1 0.5

Fish and crustaceans, mollusks and aquatic invertebrates (Dec. 2016=100)

03

0.425 120.2 119.3 5.8 0.9 0.2 0.6 -0.7

Dairy products, eggs and honey (Dec. 2017=100)

04

0.295 107.8 107.0 7.0 3.8 1.6 -0.7 -0.7

Vegetable products

II

4.602 190.5 206.3 6.9 -2.5 0.4 3.4 8.3

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.852 137.3 136.1 -6.8 0.2 -1.5 6.3 -0.9

Cereals

10

1.422 192.4 194.7 7.7 -3.2 0.2 0.8 1.2

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

12

1.726 183.1 188.7 -7.6 -6.9 0.2 2.2 3.1

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.081 151.9 152.3 2.1 0.2 -0.1 0.5 0.3

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

20

0.343 116.7 117.0 -0.2 -0.5 0.0 0.4 0.3

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.563 96.5 96.6 -3.4 0.3 -0.2 -1.1 0.1

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

22

0.512 105.1 104.3 -1.9 -2.7 0.3 -1.3 -0.8

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.737 219.0 224.7 10.7 1.1 -1.9 3.4 2.6

Mineral products

V

10.383 239.7 220.1 -0.9 1.4 3.8 -8.2 -8.2

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

26

0.487 96.4 97.0 -8.1 -2.4 0.0 1.0 0.6

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

27

9.715 231.9 211.7 -0.6 1.6 4.1 -8.8 -8.7

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.835 139.7 138.4 1.5 0.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.9

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.651 146.6 144.8 -11.0 -0.7 -2.9 -0.7 -1.2

Organic chemicals

29

2.641 150.1 144.9 6.2 0.8 0.9 -0.5 -3.5

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.192 106.4 106.1 0.6 -0.1 0.2 -0.3 -0.3

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.284 132.7 132.9 23.3 3.9 2.7 1.2 0.2

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

32

0.523 100.6 101.1 -0.3 -0.2 0.1 -1.9 0.5

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.809 130.7 130.8 -1.5 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.1

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

34

0.502 122.0 122.3 0.1 -0.1 1.4 0.4 0.2

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.849 155.8 155.9 3.9 0.1 0.4 0.7 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.196 144.8 143.6 3.0 -0.1 0.4 -0.6 -0.8

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.318 141.5 140.5 3.4 -0.1 0.5 -0.5 -0.7

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.878 157.2 155.4 1.5 -0.1 0.1 -1.4 -1.1

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

IX

0.643 99.8 99.2 -5.0 -1.4 -2.3 -0.7 -0.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.163 138.0 135.2 5.4 -0.9 2.8 0.6 -2.0

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.713 155.2 143.9 5.7 -2.3 8.1 1.6 -7.3

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

48

1.112 130.2 131.1 6.0 -0.2 0.3 0.2 0.7

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.338 108.4 108.4 3.1 -0.2 0.5 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.683 124.7 124.9 3.5 -0.2 -1.0 0.0 0.2

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.440 130.5 131.6 2.7 -3.7 -4.2 0.9 0.8

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

XIII

0.808 124.8 124.7 1.1 0.2 0.0 0.4 -0.1

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

68

0.274 103.8 103.7 2.4 0.5 0.0 1.2 -0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.410 99.2 99.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XIV

3.999 234.1 236.8 0.8 -0.7 0.7 0.9 1.2

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.904 160.5 159.7 1.8 -0.2 -0.1 0.6 -0.5

Iron and steel

72

1.111 178.5 177.1 9.5 1.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.8

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.518 182.5 183.5 -6.9 -3.4 2.4 -0.8 0.5

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.893 111.0 108.4 -8.2 -1.6 -1.2 0.2 -2.3

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

82

0.316 100.0 100.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.344 152.9 152.9 3.2 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

27.556 97.6 97.5 0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.845 115.3 115.2 1.4 0.0 0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.711 78.6 78.5 0.0 0.0 -0.5 0.0 -0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.325 135.7 135.9 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.292 116.4 116.4 1.1 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0

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

XVIII

5.930 109.0 108.9 0.9 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.399 112.8 112.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.820 129.9 129.9 1.2 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.417 87.5 87.5 -0.7 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2016 trade values.

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

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