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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: March 2020 to March 2021 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2021(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2020
to
Mar.
2021
Nov.
2020
to
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2020
to
Jan.
2021
Jan.
2021
to
Feb.
2021
Feb.
2021
to
Mar.
2021

Live animals; animal products

I

1.917 220.8 234.4 11.1 -1.1 0.9 1.9 6.2

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

02

1.206 176.2 192.6 17.4 0.4 3.0 1.1 9.3

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

03

0.291 111.1 116.6 1.2 0.1 1.3 0.7 5.0

Dairy products, eggs and honey (Dec. 2020=100)

04

0.350 100.2 97.6 - - -6.0 6.6 -2.6

Vegetable products

II

5.013 245.8 251.0 30.5 -0.2 9.7 3.5 2.1

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.956 139.4 146.1 6.9 2.3 4.3 3.2 4.8

Cereals

10

1.433 259.3 258.5 30.4 1.0 11.5 6.5 -0.3

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

12

2.194 274.0 281.3 47.7 5.4 11.8 2.0 2.7

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.990 164.4 166.0 9.5 1.4 2.5 0.7 1.0

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.603 100.8 100.9 0.9 0.4 0.3 -0.2 0.1

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

22

0.509 110.0 110.0 8.5 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.0

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.821 276.1 284.9 32.6 4.8 8.7 2.9 3.2

Mineral products

V

12.438 207.7 224.2 34.1 9.2 9.2 8.6 7.9

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

26

0.535 113.9 118.4 33.9 5.7 6.1 1.1 4.0

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

27

11.740 197.6 213.9 34.8 9.6 9.4 9.2 8.2

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.980 141.1 143.9 5.3 0.9 -0.4 0.8 2.0

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.662 138.2 138.9 -0.1 0.4 1.5 0.7 0.5

Organic chemicals

29

2.688 158.8 168.4 21.5 2.5 0.2 2.6 6.0

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.351 108.3 109.8 2.2 0.6 -1.4 0.4 1.4

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.851 129.9 130.0 1.3 0.1 1.2 0.0 0.1

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

34

0.437 125.7 125.7 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.6 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.898 155.4 154.8 -2.0 -0.3 -0.7 0.1 -0.4

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.222 152.8 160.1 12.8 1.9 1.9 3.0 4.8

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.400 151.9 160.4 15.4 2.1 2.3 3.5 5.6

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.822 152.3 152.9 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4

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

IX

0.598 112.8 117.1 26.3 2.3 4.5 2.1 3.8

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.778 127.3 129.3 8.4 2.2 2.3 0.0 1.6

Woodpulp and recovered paper (Dec. 2019=100)

47

0.590 130.8 137.0 29.0 7.7 3.3 2.8 4.7

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

48

0.938 125.8 125.8 2.6 0.1 2.0 0.5 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.678 124.7 126.5 6.2 0.3 2.1 2.0 1.4

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.556 134.2 139.6 22.2 1.5 7.5 5.8 4.0

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

XIII

0.782 134.4 134.6 6.2 1.3 1.5 0.1 0.1

Glass and glassware (Dec. 2019=100)

70

0.427 99.1 99.4 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.3

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

XIV

4.577 309.3 310.3 13.9 -1.3 4.6 -1.5 0.3

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.897 182.6 189.4 22.0 3.0 10.0 -0.7 3.7

Iron and steel (Dec. 2020=100)

72

1.142 128.2 136.6 - - 33.1 -3.7 6.6

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.578 226.3 253.5 48.6 7.8 5.2 -1.2 12.0

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.855 128.9 133.5 34.6 9.6 8.4 0.0 3.6

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

XVI

27.124 98.3 98.4 0.3 -0.1 0.5 0.3 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.205 116.8 116.9 0.5 0.1 1.0 0.4 0.1

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

10.918 78.5 78.5 0.0 -0.3 -0.3 0.1 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

12.300 139.2 139.3 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

7.960 117.1 117.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0

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

XVIII

5.869 110.4 110.4 -0.3 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.254 116.4 116.6 2.5 0.1 1.7 0.7 0.2

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.705 137.3 137.7 4.0 -0.1 2.5 0.1 0.3

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.397 89.0 89.0 0.2 0.2 0.8 1.3 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2019 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: April 14, 2021