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May 1983, Vol. 106, No. 5
U.S. foreign trade prices in 1982:
import index falls, export indexes mixed
Mark J. Johnson
Labor economist, Office of Wages and Industrial Relations, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Import-export prices were affected by the appreciation of the dollar and the worldwide recession; crude oil led the import price decrease, export prices of nonferrous metals, grain, and intermediate manufactured goods recorded decreases.
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