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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 2014 to March 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2014
to
Mar.
2015
Nov.
2014
to
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2014
to
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2015
to
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015

Live animals; animal products

I

2.025 214.9 209.7 -10.5 -4.6 -4.5 -2.8 -2.4

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

02

1.230 172.9 163.3 -5.2 -5.1 -4.5 -2.5 -5.6

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.408 213.7 234.3 15.4 2.4 1.6 -0.6 9.6

Vegetable products

II

4.067 215.9 212.6 -17.1 1.1 -1.0 -3.2 -1.5

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

1.163 182.5 174.3 -8.4 4.3 -1.7 -1.0 -4.5

Cereals

10

1.042 207.5 206.0 -20.1 3.4 -3.5 -5.6 -0.7

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

12

1.439 215.6 215.4 -24.0 -2.8 1.4 -4.1 -0.1

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.203 97.0 96.3 -16.3 0.7 -0.4 -6.9 -0.7

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

3.062 161.8 159.5 -5.0 0.7 -0.1 -0.3 -1.4

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (Dec. 2009=100)

20

0.400 118.4 118.5 1.5 0.0 0.9 -0.1 0.1

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

22

0.510 110.3 110.2 -0.6 -1.2 -0.5 0.1 -0.1

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.808 244.1 237.9 -15.0 5.0 0.5 -0.3 -2.5

Mineral products

V

7.616 203.2 211.3 -39.1 -8.7 -16.2 2.6 4.0

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

26

0.493 88.7 88.5 -4.4 -2.1 -3.9 -1.2 -0.2

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

27

6.936 195.5 204.2 -41.2 -9.4 -17.3 2.9 4.5

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.789 143.0 142.3 -4.8 -0.6 -1.6 -0.9 -0.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.832 172.6 168.8 -3.4 1.0 -0.3 -0.1 -2.2

Organic chemicals

29

2.928 146.1 145.8 -10.3 -3.5 -4.3 -1.6 -0.2

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.563 111.4 110.9 -3.9 0.9 -1.0 -1.9 -0.4

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.782 135.9 136.2 2.1 0.0 2.5 -0.3 0.2

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

34

0.475 113.7 114.5 -4.4 0.0 -0.1 -2.9 0.7

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.897 153.1 151.2 -4.3 0.7 -1.4 0.8 -1.2

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.172 144.0 144.0 -4.3 -0.7 -1.3 -1.6 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.218 139.5 139.6 -3.9 -0.8 -1.5 -1.5 0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.954 162.9 162.4 -6.1 -0.7 -0.7 -1.9 -0.3

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc.

VIII

0.442 148.6 148.2 -5.6 -3.1 -2.0 -0.8 -0.3

Raw hides and skins other than furskins and leather (Dec.2014=100)

41

0.275 96.4 96.0 - - -2.9 -0.7 -0.4

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

IX

0.629 99.9 99.3 - - 0.7 -0.8 -0.6

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.222 123.4 123.0 -2.5 0.3 -0.9 -1.2 -0.3

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.612 122.7 121.8 -7.2 0.5 -1.9 -3.6 -0.7

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

48

1.201 123.7 123.3 -1.3 0.2 -0.7 -0.2 -0.3

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.409 100.3 100.3 - - 0.3 0.0 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.788 123.4 123.0 -10.2 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.3

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.456 119.8 119.5 -24.8 -1.5 -0.3 -1.8 -0.3

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

XIII

0.816 122.6 122.7 2.7 0.2 1.7 0.2 0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.422 99.6 99.8 1.9 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.2

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

XIV

4.859 240.7 236.9 -5.0 0.4 -0.2 1.9 -1.6

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.226 154.6 153.9 -5.8 -0.7 -1.3 -2.0 -0.5

Iron and steel

72

1.241 167.9 165.8 -12.5 -2.5 -0.3 -5.9 -1.3

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.494 183.2 187.4 -19.6 -2.3 -4.5 -4.9 2.3

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.898 119.5 118.3 -1.3 0.1 -3.2 -1.0 -1.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.329 147.7 147.7 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

28.913 97.6 97.6 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.374 114.0 113.9 1.2 0.0 0.4 0.4 -0.1

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.539 79.9 79.9 -1.4 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.412 130.5 130.6 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.976 114.9 114.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.3 0.0

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

XVIII

6.154 107.4 107.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.476 111.3 110.9 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.4 -0.4

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.838 123.3 122.5 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.5 -0.6

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.477 89.8 89.8 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2013 trade values.

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

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Last Modified Date: April 10, 2015
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