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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 2011 to August 2012
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
July
2012(1)
Index Percent change
July
2012
Aug.
2012
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2011
to
Aug.
2012
Apr.
2012
to
May
2012
May
2012
to
June
2012
June
2012
to
July
2012
July
2012
to
Aug.
2012

Live animals; animal products

I

1.918 203.5 212.1 3.7 -1.0 0.0 0.3 4.2

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

02

1.147 166.9 166.3 1.6 0.3 -1.4 0.8 -0.4

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.431 207.6 211.5 5.8 -1.0 0.7 -0.1 1.9

Vegetable products

II

6.359 268.2 282.5 13.8 1.8 -5.3 11.1 5.3

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.855 136.1 133.5 0.6 -0.3 1.8 -2.4 -1.9

Cereals

10

2.407 310.2 339.4 12.6 -2.1 -5.8 17.4 9.4

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

12

2.479 305.0 321.4 21.9 4.4 -7.8 14.0 5.4

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

III

0.473 147.1 147.2 -8.1 1.6 -5.5 -0.7 0.1

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages,and tobacco

IV

2.776 159.3 167.3 10.9 0.6 0.5 1.0 5.0

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

20

0.327 111.5 112.3 2.7 0.4 -0.1 0.5 0.7

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

22

0.404 109.7 109.7 3.8 0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed

23

0.867 247.6 282.4 28.9 2.8 3.0 3.6 14.1

Mineral products

V

8.098 294.8 307.5 -8.8 -5.0 -8.0 -0.1 4.3

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

27

7.498 290.4 304.2 -8.8 -5.2 -8.4 -0.1 4.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

12.201 153.2 154.1 -1.0 -0.3 -0.4 -0.6 0.6

Inorganic chemicals

28

1.014 185.6 185.7 -5.6 -0.4 -0.4 1.3 0.1

Organic chemicals

29

3.348 161.6 164.4 -3.2 -1.3 -1.7 -2.1 1.7

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.161 123.7 123.9 -1.7 0.1 -0.3 -0.3 0.2

Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery cosmetic or toilet preparations

33

0.765 135.8 136.0 1.6 -0.1 0.4 -0.1 0.1

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

34

0.470 123.1 123.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

1.778 153.0 152.8 1.3 0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

5.385 145.5 146.5 -4.6 -0.5 -3.1 -1.8 0.7

Plastics and articles thereof

39

4.311 136.3 137.4 -4.2 -0.4 -3.0 -1.7 0.8

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.074 189.7 189.6 -6.1 -0.7 -3.6 -2.1 -0.1

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

VIII

0.371 130.0 132.1 -2.8 0.9 -2.8 -0.1 1.6

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

0.547 110.0 110.0 1.3 -0.6 0.9 -0.3 0.0

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

2.330 117.7 115.9 -9.5 -0.9 -0.1 -0.1 -1.5

Woodpulp and recovered paper

47

0.638 124.4 116.4 -25.2 -0.9 0.0 -1.3 -6.4

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

48

1.232 116.6 117.2 -2.5 -1.4 -0.1 0.1 0.5

Printed material

49

0.460 121.6 121.6 2.1 0.1 -0.1 1.1 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

1.894 124.2 125.2 -10.4 -1.7 -3.1 -0.6 0.8

Cotton, including yarns and woven fabrics thereof

52

0.523 129.4 133.5 -32.2 -5.4 -11.1 -2.0 3.2

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

XIII

0.749 117.9 117.8 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.403 98.5 98.5 -0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

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

XIV

5.213 275.0 271.4 -5.8 -0.8 -1.5 -0.9 -1.3

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.489 171.8 171.6 -6.9 -0.3 -3.5 -0.6 -0.1

Iron and steel

72

1.611 202.0 203.3 -11.8 0.2 -6.9 -3.5 0.6

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.379 173.6 173.2 1.7 -0.2 -0.5 0.6 -0.2

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.647 246.0 242.1 -16.9 -1.7 -7.3 1.5 -1.6

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.817 123.7 123.2 -10.7 -1.0 -2.2 -1.0 -0.4

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.396 134.3 134.4 5.5 0.0 0.0 3.9 0.1

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.342 145.8 145.8 7.4 2.7 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

XVI

27.787 97.0 96.7 0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

16.180 110.6 110.4 1.7 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.2

Electrical machinery and equipment and parts and accessories thereof

85

11.607 82.2 81.9 -1.7 0.2 -0.4 -0.7 -0.4

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

11.066 127.0 126.8 2.3 0.1 -0.1 0.2 -0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

7.315 113.2 113.0 2.4 0.0 -0.1 0.2 -0.2

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

XVIII

5.838 105.9 105.9 0.3 0.6 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

1.358 110.4 110.3 1.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Furniture; stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings nesoi;

94

0.701 120.0 119.8 -0.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 -0.2

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

0.523 91.2 91.1 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2010 trade values.

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

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