October 15, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Import prices increase in September 2009

One-month percent change in export price indexes, September 2008–September 2009
Month Imports
All imports Fuel Imports Nonfuel imports

Sep 2008

-3.6 -11.7 -0.5

Oct 2008

-6.0 -20.8 -0.8

Nov 2008

-7.4 -27.8 -1.7

Dec 2008

-4.6 -22.2 -1.1

Jan 2009

-1.3 -4.7 -0.7

Feb 2009

0.0 2.7 -0.4

Mar 2009

0.5 7.8 -0.6

Apr 2009

1.1 7.5 0.1

May 2009

1.7 9.8 0.2

Jun 2009

2.7 16.0 0.2

Jul 2009

-0.7 -2.8 -0.2

Aug 2009

1.6 7.1 0.3

Sep 2009

0.1 -1.8 0.6

These data featured in the TED article, Import prices increase in September 2009.