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January 1983, Vol. 106, No. 1
U.S. import and export price indexes
show declines during the first half
Mark J. Johnson
Economist, Division of International Price Indexes, Bureau of Labor Statistics
A strong dollar and the worldwide recession took their toll on trade, with petroleum and food leading import dip, as measured by BLS International Price Program; export prices of nonferrous metals and wheat record double-digit decreases.
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