January 17, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Import and export prices in 2011

12-month percent changes in U.S. import and export price indexes, selected categories of goods, December 2010 and 2011
Index 12-month percent change
December 2010 December 2011

All imports

5.3 8.5

Fuel imports

14.2 25.2

Nonfuel imports

3.0 3.4

All exports

6.5 3.6

Agricultural exports

20.5 0.8

Nonagricultural exports

5.1 4.0

These data are featured in the TED article, Import and export prices in 2011.