The Export and Import Price Indices (XMPI) are measures of price changes of goods imported into or exported outside the country. The XMPI are used to analyse Terms of Trade (ToT) which is the ratio of Export Price Index (XPI) to the Import Price Index (MPI).
The overall export price index during the first quarter (Jan- March, 2015) was 110.2. When compared to the previous quarter (October – December, 2015) the XPI increased by 2.4 percent. When compared to the same quarter last year the export index increased by 7.9 percent.