The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
California: Price Movements of Top Exports and
California accounted for 19.2 percent
of total U.S. exports of computer and
electronic product manufacturing by
trade dollar value in 2019, ranking
second among all states.
In 2019, California accounted for 7.9
percent of total U.S. transportation
equipment manufacturing exports.
The top 6 export industries from
California accounted for roughly 70.5
percent of the state’s total export
In 2019, California ranked second among U.S. states and
territories in total exports. The export dollar value from
California totaled $173.3 billion, a decrease of 2.9
percent from the 2018 value of $178.4 billion. The price
index for the top export industry in California, computer
and electronic product manufacturing, was unchanged
over the third quarter of 2020. The export price indexes
for transportation equipment manufacturing, machinery
manufacturing, and chemical manufacturing all increased
over the same period.
U.S. Export Price Indexes: Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
Computer and electronic product
manufacturing export prices were
unchanged for the 3 months ended in
Export prices for computer and
electronic product manufacturing
advanced 0.4 percent over the past
The 12-month increase in computer and
electronic product manufacturing prices
was driven by a 2.9-percent rise in
prices for semiconductor and other
electronic component manufacturing.
Top Six California Exports by Trade Dollar Value, 2019
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Foreign Trade Statistics.
Billions of Dollars