Table 9. U.S. terms of trade indexes by locality(1) [December 2017=100, unless otherwise noted]
Category Months
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Industrialized Countries(2)

                       

2017

- - - - - - - - - - - 100.0

2018

100.5 100.1 100.4 100.1 99.5 99.6 99.5 100.0 101.0 100.9 103.3 105.7

2019

101.7 99.8 99.4 98.7 98.2 99.7 100.0 100.2 - - - -

Canada

                       

2017

- - - - - - - - - - - 100.0

2018

101.0 101.3 102.5 101.6 99.2 99.1 99.2 100.5 102.8 102.7 110.4 117.8

2019

105.4 98.4 96.9 94.5 94.2 98.3 99.2 99.8 - - - -

European Union

                       

2017

- - - - - - - - - - - 100.0

2018

101.2 100.9 101.1 101.2 101.2 101.4 101.4 101.3 101.6 101.8 102.3 101.9

2019

102.1 102.5 102.6 103.1 102.7 102.7 103.3 103.3 - - - -

Germany

                       

2017

- - - - - - - - - - - 100.0

2018

104.3 104.2 104.9 104.8 104.7 104.5 104.5 104.0 103.7 104.0 104.2 104.2

2019

104.7 104.5 104.3 105.3 105.5 105.8 106.9 106.9 - - - -

Latin America(3)

                       

2017

- - - - - - - - - - - 100.0

2018

100.0 100.1 100.6 100.7 100.9 101.6 101.7 102.3 101.4 101.5 101.6 102.5

2019

102.4 102.1 103.5 103.0 101.8 101.2 102.2 101.4 - - - -

Mexico

                       

2017

- - - - - - - - - - - 100.0

2018

100.6 101.0 101.1 101.6 102.1 102.6 103.1 103.0 102.1 102.6 102.0 101.8

2019

101.9 102.0 103.3 101.8 101.2 101.2 101.7 101.0 - - - -

Pacific Rim(4)

                       

2017

- - - - - - - - - - - 100.0

2018

100.4 100.9 101.2 100.8 101.1 100.8 99.9 99.6 99.0 99.3 99.5 99.6

2019

99.5 100.0 100.3 100.7 100.0 100.1 100.9 100.5 - - - -

China

                       

2017

- - - - - - - - - - - 100.0

2018

100.8 101.4 102.4 102.2 102.4 101.8 99.7 99.7 98.0 99.0 99.2 98.7

2019

98.4 99.3 100.0 100.6 99.3 99.3 99.7 98.2 - - - -

Japan

                       

2017

- - - - - - - - - - - 100.0

2018

100.5 101.7 101.2 100.7 100.7 100.5 99.5 99.5 99.4 99.5 99.5 99.2

2019

97.8 98.8 98.9 99.5 98.8 98.9 99.8 99.0 - - - -

Footnotes
(1) Terms of trade indexes are derived by dividing the export price index by the corresponding import price index and multiplying by 100.
(2) Western Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
(3) Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
(4) China, Japan, Australia, Brunei, Indonesia, Macao, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, and the Asian Newly Industrialized Countries.

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

 

Last Modified Date: September 13, 2019