Export prices down four months in a row
June 14, 2001
The Export Price Index decreased for the fourth straight month, down 0.3 percent in May.
The price index for agricultural exports declined 0.1 percent in May, after falling 0.7 percent in April. For the year ended in May, prices for agricultural exports were down 1.4 percent.
Nonagricultural export prices also declined in May, down 0.3 percent after decreasing 0.1 percent in April. For the year ended in May, the index fell 0.6 percent. Over the same time period, overall export prices also fell 0.6 percent.
These data are a product of the BLS International Price program. Learn more in "U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes - May 2001," news release USDL 01-173. Note: export price data are subject to revision in each of the three months after original publication.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Export prices down four months in a row on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/june/wk2/art04.htm (visited September 19, 2019).
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