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 2016 to December 2017 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2017(1)
Index Percent change
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2016
to
Dec.
2017
Aug.
2017
to
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2017
to
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2017
to
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2017
to
Dec.
2017

Live animals; animal products

I

1.882 206.6 207.3 7.5 -1.8 0.1 -1.1 0.3

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

02

1.104 164.5 166.6 12.1 -2.7 0.0 -1.3 1.3

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

03

0.410 112.2 111.2 11.2 0.5 2.5 -0.6 -0.9

Vegetable products

II

4.234 195.7 192.9 0.4 -0.6 4.9 -2.2 -1.4

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.868 148.3 146.0 0.1 1.4 1.9 2.6 -1.6

Cereals

10

1.209 180.0 180.7 7.7 -3.8 2.7 0.7 0.4

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

12

1.625 200.0 204.6 -1.2 -0.3 -0.2 0.3 2.3

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.042 149.0 148.9 0.5 0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1

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

20

0.377 117.1 117.1 0.3 -0.4 0.6 -0.1 0.0

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

22

0.530 109.3 107.5 -4.6 0.4 -0.2 -2.7 -1.6

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.715 198.5 201.6 -0.4 1.5 0.4 1.9 1.6

Mineral products

V

9.148 222.4 221.9 14.8 6.3 -2.5 5.1 -0.2

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

26

0.612 105.1 105.0 17.2 6.4 1.5 2.1 -0.1

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

27

8.346 213.3 212.8 14.9 6.4 -2.8 5.4 -0.2

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.737 135.5 136.2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.748 158.7 162.7 -8.9 -3.4 0.6 0.4 2.5

Organic chemicals

29

2.621 138.4 139.7 3.8 2.1 1.0 0.9 0.9

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.122 104.8 105.3 -1.7 0.1 0.0 -0.6 0.5

Fertilizers (Dec. 2016=100)

31

0.242 106.4 106.3 6.3 -1.3 0.0 1.7 -0.1

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

32

0.535 101.9 101.4 3.6 1.1 2.6 -0.1 -0.5

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.804 132.6 132.7 1.3 0.2 -0.3 0.4 0.1

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

34

0.553 126.6 126.6 8.8 -0.6 -2.2 0.4 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.726 144.4 144.4 -1.7 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.116 140.4 138.8 1.7 1.0 1.4 0.4 -1.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.193 137.0 135.2 2.5 1.1 1.4 0.8 -1.3

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.923 153.7 153.3 -1.5 0.6 1.5 -1.5 -0.3

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

VIII

0.321 114.9 116.2 -4.1 -0.7 -1.4 0.2 1.1

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

IX

0.664 104.5 103.8 11.3 1.6 3.0 0.7 -0.7

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.136 128.8 129.1 4.1 -2.6 -3.9 6.4 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.668 136.8 139.0 3.2 -7.9 -15.6 21.2 1.6

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

48

1.109 124.4 123.6 4.5 0.1 1.7 0.0 -0.6

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.359 105.1 105.1 4.5 0.0 0.0 3.5 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.711 120.1 120.2 0.5 -0.3 0.0 0.3 0.1

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.443 125.4 127.0 4.0 -1.8 -1.5 1.9 1.3

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

XIII

0.824 123.5 123.5 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0

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

68

0.274 101.3 101.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.419 99.0 99.1 -0.5 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.1

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

XIV

4.188 235.4 235.0 5.1 2.9 -2.5 0.3 -0.2

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.992 156.3 156.6 6.3 2.3 -0.2 -0.3 0.2

Iron and steel

72

1.030 158.5 160.5 5.5 5.4 -2.0 -4.2 1.3

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.543 195.8 197.4 15.5 5.2 1.0 2.7 0.8

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.881 119.0 118.1 10.6 3.7 0.1 2.7 -0.8

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

82

0.342 99.5 99.5 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.341 148.2 148.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

XVI

28.382 96.6 96.6 1.2 -0.2 0.5 -0.1 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.609 113.8 113.8 1.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.773 78.0 78.0 1.3 -0.1 1.0 -0.1 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.786 133.3 133.4 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.550 115.3 115.2 0.7 0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

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

XVIII

5.972 107.0 106.9 0.9 0.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.456 112.0 111.8 -0.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.2

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.880 127.9 128.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.428 88.8 88.1 -1.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.8

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2015 trade values.

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

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