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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.985 210.8 206.9 -15.6 -4.6 -2.5 -2.1 -1.9

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

02

1.159 163.1 158.6 -13.2 -4.3 -2.6 -5.7 -2.8

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.447 234.3 231.6 10.8 1.6 -0.6 9.6 -1.2

Vegetable products

II

4.011 213.0 212.3 -17.8 -1.0 -3.1 -1.3 -0.3

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

1.110 174.3 172.2 -5.3 -1.7 -1.0 -4.5 -1.2

Cereals

10

1.034 206.0 211.9 -20.2 -3.5 -5.6 -0.8 2.9

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

12

1.436 215.4 212.4 -26.7 1.4 -4.1 -0.1 -1.4

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

III

0.201 96.2 93.3 -20.4 -0.9 -6.8 -0.5 -3.0

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.996 158.4 157.4 -7.5 -0.5 -0.4 -1.6 -0.6

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

20

0.400 118.5 118.1 -0.8 0.9 -0.1 0.1 -0.3

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

22

0.509 110.2 110.5 -0.9 -0.5 0.1 -0.1 0.3

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.776 234.6 236.2 -16.7 -1.1 -0.2 -2.4 0.7

Mineral products

V

7.919 211.3 199.4 -33.6 -16.2 2.7 3.9 -5.6

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

26

0.492 88.5 86.1 -6.0 -3.9 -1.2 -0.2 -2.7

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

27

7.238 204.1 191.8 -35.6 -17.3 3.1 4.3 -6.0

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.823 143.5 143.1 -4.1 -1.2 -0.6 -0.3 -0.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.888 184.5 185.0 7.4 2.4 2.6 1.3 0.3

Organic chemicals

29

2.910 145.2 143.5 -11.5 -3.9 -1.4 -1.2 -1.2

Pharmaceutical products

30

2.551 110.9 110.3 -4.4 -1.0 -1.9 -0.4 -0.5

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.784 136.2 136.4 2.3 2.5 -0.3 0.2 0.1

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

34

0.478 114.5 114.4 -4.5 -0.1 -2.9 0.7 -0.1

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.899 153.3 154.7 -0.3 -1.3 1.0 -0.2 0.9

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.177 144.2 143.5 -4.8 -1.3 -1.3 -0.2 -0.5

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.224 139.8 139.0 -4.4 -1.5 -1.1 -0.2 -0.6

Rubber and articles thereof

40

0.953 162.9 162.8 -6.3 -0.7 -2.0 0.1 -0.1

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

VIII

0.440 148.2 144.6 -8.8 -1.8 -0.9 -0.3 -2.4

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

41

0.273 95.9 92.2 - -2.6 -0.9 -0.6 -3.9

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

IX

0.622 98.8 97.8 - 0.2 -0.8 -0.6 -1.0

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.212 122.9 122.9 -2.1 -0.9 -1.2 -0.4 0.0

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.607 121.7 122.1 -7.6 -1.9 -3.6 -0.8 0.3

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

48

1.197 123.3 123.6 0.2 -0.7 -0.2 -0.3 0.2

Printed material (Dec. 2014=100)

49

0.409 100.3 99.1 - 0.3 0.0 0.0 -1.2

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.775 122.6 123.1 -9.4 -0.6 -0.7 -0.6 0.4

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.451 118.7 119.8 -23.5 -0.3 -1.8 -0.9 0.9

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

XIII

0.816 122.6 122.4 2.1 1.7 0.2 0.0 -0.2

Glass and glassware

70

0.422 99.6 99.3 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.0 -0.3

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

XIV

4.779 236.9 236.1 -7.0 -0.2 1.9 -1.6 -0.3

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.212 154.3 153.7 -5.4 -1.3 -1.8 -0.4 -0.4

Iron and steel

72

1.236 167.4 164.5 -13.9 -0.3 -5.0 -1.2 -1.7

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.504 187.2 192.4 -13.9 -4.5 -4.9 2.2 2.8

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.888 118.2 117.9 0.7 -3.2 -1.0 -1.1 -0.3

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.329 147.7 147.7 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

28.875 97.5 97.1 -0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

17.363 114.0 113.6 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.0 -0.4

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.512 79.7 79.3 -2.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.5

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.414 130.5 130.7 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

8.971 114.9 114.9 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.1 0.0

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

XVIII

6.143 107.3 106.9 -0.7 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.470 110.9 111.5 0.6 0.1 0.4 -0.4 0.5

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.832 122.4 123.8 1.1 0.2 0.5 -0.7 1.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.478 90.0 89.9 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.1

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: May 13, 2015
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