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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: August 2020 to August 2021 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Jul.
2021(1)
Index Percent change
Jul.
2021
Aug.
2021
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2020
to
Aug.
2021
Apr.
2021
to
May
2021
May
2021
to
Jun.
2021
Jun.
2021
to
Jul.
2021
Jul.
2021
to
Aug.
2021

Live animals; animal products

I

2.098 261.2 270.7 31.0 1.2 5.9 0.9 3.6

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

02

1.336 218.3 226.5 40.2 1.7 9.7 -1.1 3.8

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

03

0.281 119.7 123.1 19.1 -1.2 -0.7 1.0 2.8

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

04

0.348 111.4 116.5 - 1.1 -1.5 8.8 4.6

Vegetable products

II

4.912 260.3 263.3 43.7 10.5 -2.1 -3.3 1.2

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.889 140.1 146.0 21.2 -1.3 0.1 -0.4 4.2

Cereals

10

1.505 294.4 294.9 67.1 23.0 -5.5 -0.6 0.2

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

12

2.080 280.8 278.8 44.5 9.9 -1.0 -7.7 -0.7

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.928 174.0 171.3 13.7 1.6 1.7 -0.3 -1.6

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.574 103.8 104.3 5.1 1.1 0.6 0.6 0.5

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

22

0.473 110.5 110.3 7.0 0.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.2

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.835 303.4 291.6 39.3 3.8 2.7 -4.4 -3.9

Mineral products

V

14.943 269.6 271.6 70.2 6.9 4.7 7.2 0.7

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

26

0.552 126.9 128.7 31.6 6.1 -1.0 0.1 1.4

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

27

14.241 259.0 260.9 73.6 7.0 5.0 7.6 0.7

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.928 151.7 153.6 13.0 3.0 -0.1 -0.9 1.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.630 142.0 142.1 3.0 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.1

Organic chemicals

29

2.678 171.0 179.8 33.8 0.5 -2.1 -2.1 5.1

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.113 108.7 108.2 -0.3 0.2 0.2 -1.5 -0.5

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.820 135.2 135.2 5.5 0.5 2.2 0.1 0.0

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

34

0.409 127.1 127.5 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.3

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

2.128 188.3 187.3 19.4 13.1 0.6 -0.7 -0.5

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.548 175.4 174.5 25.6 0.8 0.1 -0.5 -0.5

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.760 177.6 176.4 30.3 1.0 -0.2 -0.7 -0.7

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.788 157.7 158.1 3.6 0.3 1.5 0.7 0.3

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

IX

0.633 129.0 129.4 33.7 2.1 1.7 1.3 0.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.893 146.4 147.0 19.8 1.9 2.2 3.1 0.4

Woodpulp and recovered paper (Dec. 2019=100)

47

0.750 179.6 182.3 51.5 5.5 4.3 6.3 1.5

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

48

0.907 131.5 131.0 7.6 -0.2 0.8 1.5 -0.4

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.630 130.8 131.7 12.8 2.3 -0.2 1.9 0.7

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.543 141.6 145.1 34.2 5.3 -2.7 2.5 2.5

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

XIII

0.719 133.4 133.2 3.8 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Glass and glassware (Dec. 2019=100)

70

0.398 100.0 100.0 0.5 0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.0

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

XIV

4.476 326.8 323.6 7.5 3.2 1.7 -2.2 -1.0

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

4.961 199.9 201.0 29.2 1.9 1.6 1.5 0.6

Iron and steel (Dec. 2020=100)

72

1.258 152.5 153.7 - 2.3 4.1 6.3 0.8

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.643 271.9 277.1 46.9 8.1 2.0 -4.5 1.9

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.860 140.1 140.7 43.7 0.4 1.4 1.7 0.4

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

XVI

25.458 99.7 99.8 1.7 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.253 118.8 119.0 2.8 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

10.205 79.3 79.3 0.3 -0.3 0.8 0.5 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

11.528 141.0 141.4 2.7 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.3

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

7.472 118.7 118.9 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.2

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

XVIII

5.498 111.8 111.6 1.0 0.4 0.3 0.4 -0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.181 118.4 119.5 5.1 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.9

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.657 138.4 138.4 4.1 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.0

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.375 90.9 94.0 7.1 0.3 1.1 0.0 3.4

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: September 15, 2021