April 12, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Import and export prices in March 2012

U.S. import and export prices, monthly and annual percent change, March 2012
Category Percent change
Monthly: Feb 2012 to Mar 2012 Annual: Mar 2011 to Mar 2012

Import prices


All imports

1.3 3.4

Fuel imports

3.8 7.4

Nonfuel imports

0.5 2.0

Export prices


All exports

0.8 0.9

Agricultural exports

2.7 -5.5

Nonagricultural exports

0.5 1.7

These data are featured in the TED article, Import and export prices in March 2012.



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