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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: September 2019 to September 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Aug.
2020(1)
Index Percent change
Aug.
2020
Sep.
2020
Annual Monthly
Sep.
2019
to
Sep.
2020
May
2020
to
Jun.
2020
Jun.
2020
to
Jul.
2020
Jul.
2020
to
Aug.
2020
Aug.
2020
to
Sep.
2020

Live animals; animal products

I

1.936 207.0 205.0 -4.2 1.7 1.1 -2.0 -1.0

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

02

1.163 161.7 163.6 -0.7 0.2 -1.7 -0.3 1.2

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

03

0.315 104.1 106.0 -12.3 -9.8 -1.2 1.7 1.8

Vegetable products

II

4.084 183.2 193.9 4.1 1.7 2.6 -3.3 5.8

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.863 120.5 125.4 -10.9 -3.8 -1.7 -0.2 4.1

Cereals

10

1.294 176.5 191.3 7.7 2.6 2.2 -5.3 8.4

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

12

1.488 193.0 204.2 11.7 1.0 4.1 0.3 5.8

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.048 150.7 153.2 0.5 0.4 1.7 -2.0 1.7

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (Dec. 2019=100)

20

0.325 95.5 95.5 - -0.6 -0.8 -0.4 0.0

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.597 99.2 99.6 0.9 -0.6 0.9 0.3 0.4

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

22

0.552 103.1 108.7 1.1 4.8 6.3 -8.2 5.4

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.706 209.4 214.8 2.7 -1.4 0.0 -1.4 2.6

Mineral products

V

8.888 158.5 157.2 -25.4 23.6 5.9 1.5 -0.8

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

26

0.419 97.8 104.4 6.0 2.0 5.3 9.6 6.7

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

27

8.270 149.2 147.4 -27.0 25.8 6.0 1.2 -1.2

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

11.000 135.4 135.7 -1.6 -0.1 0.6 0.3 0.2

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.717 138.0 138.5 -7.2 -0.1 -1.4 0.0 0.4

Organic chemicals

29

2.405 131.8 131.9 -5.9 -0.9 0.6 0.9 0.1

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.254 108.7 109.6 2.0 0.6 1.0 1.0 0.8

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

32

0.523 100.6 101.5 -2.9 0.1 2.1 -5.0 0.9

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.882 128.1 128.1 -1.8 -0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

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

34

0.505 125.9 125.9 0.6 0.2 0.6 -0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

2.053 157.0 156.8 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.152 139.1 140.9 -0.8 -1.3 0.5 1.7 1.3

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.247 135.7 138.2 -0.5 -1.6 0.5 2.0 1.8

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.905 152.6 150.1 -2.2 0.3 0.5 0.3 -1.6

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

IX

0.598 96.4 97.9 4.0 0.3 0.3 0.8 1.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.846 122.9 123.2 1.5 0.3 -0.2 0.3 0.2

Woodpulp and recovered paper (Dec. 2019=100)

47

0.519 121.0 121.2 - 0.6 0.2 1.3 0.2

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

48

1.035 121.7 121.8 -2.5 0.2 -0.9 -0.2 0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.676 116.5 118.0 0.6 0.2 0.8 -0.9 1.3

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.438 107.1 111.2 1.7 1.2 3.6 -3.3 3.8

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

XIII

0.825 127.0 127.2 -0.2 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2

Glass and glassware (Dec. 2019=100)

70

0.477 99.5 99.3 - -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

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

XIV

5.368 300.9 304.9 16.0 1.2 1.3 7.5 1.3

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.681 155.6 159.2 2.2 0.6 1.7 1.2 2.3

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.546 188.6 194.6 12.4 6.6 9.1 4.4 3.2

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.696 97.9 103.2 4.6 -0.5 3.4 3.9 5.4

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.350 155.9 155.9 1.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0

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

XVI

29.146 98.2 98.2 0.4 -0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.337 115.9 115.9 -0.2 -0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.809 79.1 79.2 1.4 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.652 137.7 137.7 0.5 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.186 116.0 116.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.0

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

XVIII

6.180 110.7 110.8 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.378 113.7 113.3 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.4 -0.4

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.771 133.0 133.2 2.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.447 87.8 86.7 -2.1 0.6 0.3 -1.7 -1.3

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2018 trade values.

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

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Last Modified Date: October 15, 2020