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: May 2018 to May 2019 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Apr.
2019(1)
Index Percent change
Apr.
2019
May
2019
Annual Monthly
May
2018
to
May
2019
Jan.
2019
to
Feb.
2019
Feb.
2019
to
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2019
to
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2019
to
May
2019

Live animals; animal products

I

1.922 211.2 216.0 3.3 0.5 1.4 -0.5 2.3

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

02

1.121 163.4 170.0 2.3 0.1 0.7 0.5 4.0

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

03

0.405 120.6 117.2 -0.8 1.1 1.7 -2.6 -2.8

Vegetable products

II

4.402 193.1 188.9 -8.5 -0.1 2.0 -3.7 -2.2

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.935 134.4 132.3 -5.2 -0.1 -1.8 -3.2 -1.6

Cereals

10

1.302 188.7 183.8 -11.8 - -2.8 -1.9 -2.6

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

12

1.651 188.7 179.2 -17.4 - -1.0 -0.3 -5.0

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.984 153.5 151.6 -1.8 0.1 0.1 0.1 -1.2

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.558 97.5 97.6 0.4 0.9 1.8 -0.3 0.1

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

22

0.525 106.5 106.7 -3.5 0.8 0.5 0.3 0.2

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.715 222.4 210.1 -9.9 -0.1 -1.7 0.4 -5.5

Mineral products

V

11.306 235.8 234.4 -2.5 4.4 5.6 1.9 -0.6

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

26

0.421 102.2 102.8 -6.5 2.6 2.5 1.3 0.6

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

27

10.689 227.2 225.7 -2.3 4.6 5.8 2.0 -0.7

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.912 139.8 139.6 0.2 0.4 -0.2 0.4 -0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.733 149.2 149.3 -10.5 3.9 -0.8 0.1 0.1

Organic chemicals

29

2.640 147.0 146.0 0.8 -0.7 -0.5 -0.3 -0.7

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.017 106.7 106.7 -0.8 0.8 -0.1 1.1 0.0

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

32

0.540 103.9 105.1 2.3 0.8 -1.0 2.4 1.2

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.853 132.6 132.0 1.1 1.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.5

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

34

0.486 124.3 124.7 4.4 -0.1 0.4 0.8 0.3

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.978 158.1 158.3 3.7 0.4 0.3 0.7 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.187 144.4 144.6 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.315 141.5 141.7 0.6 -0.1 0.7 0.1 0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.872 154.6 154.6 -2.8 0.6 -1.0 -0.1 0.0

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

IX

0.642 99.6 99.0 -7.3 0.5 -0.7 0.2 -0.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.905 126.5 125.6 -5.4 -0.9 -1.0 -1.4 -0.7

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

48

1.077 126.1 125.7 -2.7 0.0 -0.2 -1.5 -0.3

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.757 124.3 123.6 -2.6 0.5 -0.2 0.8 -0.6

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.522 129.2 127.0 -12.7 1.8 0.0 2.3 -1.7

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

XIII

0.815 127.9 127.9 3.0 0.0 1.2 0.4 0.0

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

XIV

4.162 243.9 241.4 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.1 -1.0

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.772 162.6 160.4 -2.3 0.4 1.0 0.7 -1.4

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.511 192.4 189.0 -4.2 3.9 3.5 0.6 -1.8

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.729 108.8 106.4 -14.1 -2.8 1.4 2.3 -2.2

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.332 154.0 153.0 0.4 0.0 1.4 -0.7 -0.6

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

XVI

27.898 98.1 98.1 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.219 116.4 116.6 1.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.679 78.4 78.3 -0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.632 137.1 137.2 1.5 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.277 116.8 116.7 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.3 -0.1

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

XVIII

5.783 108.9 108.9 -0.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.364 113.0 113.0 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.761 131.1 131.2 2.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.451 88.3 88.3 0.9 1.0 0.1 -0.2 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2017 trade values.

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

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