Export prices in the US dropped 3.3 percent from a month earlier in April of 2020, following an upwardly revised 1.7 percent fall in the previous session and compared to market expectations of a 2.1 percent decrease. It was the largest decline in export prices since the index was first published on a monthly basis in December 1988, as cost fell faster for both nonagricultural (-3.3 percent vs -1.7 percent in March), particularly nonagricultural industrial supplies & materials and consumer goods; and agricultural exports (-3.1 percent vs -1.5 percent), namely corn, meat, cotton, fruit, soybeans, and nuts. Year-on-year, export prices slid 7 percent, the largest decline since September 2015, after falling 3.8 percent in the prior month.

Export Prices in the United States averaged 109.64 points from 1983 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 135.30 points in September of 2011 and a record low of 82.40 points in September of 1986. This page provides - United States Export Prices - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Export Prices - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2020. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Export Prices in the United States is expected to be 125.00 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Export Prices in the United States to stand at 119.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Export Prices is projected to trend around 119.00 points in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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United States Export Prices

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
118.20 122.20 135.30 82.40 1983 - 2020 points Monthly
NSA, 2000=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-04-14 12:30 PM Export Prices YoY Mar -3.6% -1.3% -4%
2020-04-14 12:30 PM Export Prices MoM Mar -1.6% -1.1% -1.9% -2%
2020-05-14 12:30 PM Export Prices YoY Apr -7% -3.8% -6.2%
2020-05-14 12:30 PM Export Prices MoM Apr -3.3% -1.7% -2.1% -2.6%


News Stream
US Export Prices Fall at Record Pace in April
Export prices in the US dropped 3.3 percent from a month earlier in April of 2020, following an upwardly revised 1.7 percent fall in the previous session and compared to market expectations of a 2.1 percent decrease. It was the largest decline in export prices since the index was first published on a monthly basis in December 1988, as cost fell faster for both nonagricultural (-3.3 percent vs -1.7 percent in March), particularly nonagricultural industrial supplies & materials and consumer goods; and agricultural exports (-3.1 percent vs -1.5 percent), namely corn, meat, cotton, fruit, soybeans, and nuts. Year-on-year, export prices slid 7 percent, the largest decline since September 2015, after falling 3.8 percent in the prior month.
2020-05-14
US Export Prices Fall the Most in Over 5 Years
Export prices in the US dropped 1.6 percent from a month earlier in March 2020, following a 1.1 percent fall in February and compared with market expectations of a 1.9 percent decrease. It was the largest decline in export prices since January 2015, as cost of both nonagricultural (-1.5 percent vs 1.1 percent in February) in particular nonagricultural industrial supplies & materials, consumer goods and nonagricultural foods; and agricultural exports fell (-1.4 percent vs -2.7 percent), namely other animal feeds, vegetables, nuts, cotton, and wheat. Year-on-year, export prices went down 3.6 percent, the largest decrease since May 2016, after falling 1.3 percent in the prior month.
2020-04-14
US Export Prices Drop the Most Since 2015
Export prices in the US slid 1.1 percent month-over-month in February 2020, after a downwardly revised 0.6 percent gain in the previous month and well below market expectations of a 0.4 percent fall. It was the largest decline in export prices since December 2015, as prices for both agricultural (-2.7 percent vs 2.1 percent in January) and nonagricultural (-1.0 percent vs 0.6 percent) exports contributed to the overall decrease. Year-on-year, export prices slumped 1.3 percent, following a revised 0.4 percent increase in the prior month.
2020-03-13
US Export Prices Unexpectedly Rise in January
Export prices in the US increased 0.7 percent month-over-month in January of 2020, after a 0.2 percent drop in the prior month and against market expectations of a 0.1 percent decline. It was the largest monthly gain since March, as rising prices for both agricultural (2.0 percent vs -0.1 percent in December) and non-agricultural (0.7 percent vs -0.2 percent) exports contributed to the overall increase. Year-on-year, export prices advanced 0.5 percent, following a revised 0.9 percent fall in the prior month.
2020-02-14

United States Export Prices
In the United States, Export Prices correspond to the rate of change in the prices of goods and services sold by residents of that country to foreign buyers. Export Prices are heavily affected by exchange rates.