May 11, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

U.S. import and export price indexes in April 2012

12-month percent change in U.S. import and export prices indexes, not seasonally adjusted, April 2002–April 2012
Month and year All imports All exports

Apr 2002

-3.6 -1.9

May 2002

-3.7 -1.6

Jun 2002

-3.6 -1.4

Jul 2002

-1.7 -0.7

Aug 2002

-1.3 -0.3

Sep 2002

-0.4 -0.2

Oct 2002

1.9 0.4

Nov 2002

2.5 1.0

Dec 2002

4.2 1.0

Jan 2003

5.8 1.4

Feb 2003

7.5 2.3

Mar 2003

6.8 2.2

Apr 2003

1.8 1.6

May 2003

1.0 1.7

Jun 2003

2.2 1.5

Jul 2003

2.3 1.1

Aug 2003

2.0 0.9

Sep 2003

0.7 1.0

Oct 2003

0.8 1.3

Nov 2003

2.3 1.7

Dec 2003

2.4 2.2

Jan 2004

2.2 2.6

Feb 2004

0.9 2.7

Mar 2004

1.1 3.3

Apr 2004

4.6 4.1

May 2004

6.9 4.4

Jun 2004

5.7 3.9

Jul 2004

5.6 4.5

Aug 2004

7.1 4.0

Sep 2004

8.2 4.0

Oct 2004

9.9 4.4

Nov 2004

9.0 4.2

Dec 2004

6.7 4.0

Jan 2005

5.7 4.0

Feb 2005

6.1 3.4

Mar 2005

7.6 3.3

Apr 2005

8.4 3.1

May 2005

5.9 2.5

Jun 2005

7.4 3.2

Jul 2005

8.2 2.8

Aug 2005

8.2 3.1

Sep 2005

9.9 3.6

Oct 2005

8.2 3.7

Nov 2005

6.4 2.8

Dec 2005

8.0 2.8

Jan 2006

8.7 2.7

Feb 2006

6.9 2.7

Mar 2006

4.5 2.3

Apr 2006

5.8 2.5

May 2006

8.6 3.5

Jun 2006

7.4 4.2

Jul 2006

7.0 4.5

Aug 2006

6.0 5.2

Sep 2006

1.6 3.9

Oct 2006

-1.0 2.9

Nov 2006

1.3 3.9

Dec 2006

2.5 4.5

Jan 2007

0.0 4.1

Feb 2007

1.2 4.9

Mar 2007

2.8 5.4

Apr 2007

2.1 5.1

May 2007

1.2 4.6

Jun 2007

2.3 4.3

Jul 2007

2.8 4.0

Aug 2007

1.9 3.7

Sep 2007

4.8 4.5

Oct 2007

9.1 5.6

Nov 2007

12.0 6.2

Dec 2007

10.6 6.0

Jan 2008

13.6 6.8

Feb 2008

13.5 6.9

Mar 2008

15.2 7.9

Apr 2008

16.9 8.0

May 2008

19.1 8.1

Jun 2008

21.3 8.7

Jul 2008

21.4 10.2

Aug 2008

18.1 8.3

Sep 2008

13.1 7.0

Oct 2008

4.9 4.0

Nov 2008

-5.9 -0.3

Dec 2008

-10.1 -2.9

Jan 2009

-12.5 -3.4

Feb 2009

-12.7 -4.5

Mar 2009

-14.9 -6.7

Apr 2009

-16.4 -6.7

May 2009

-17.3 -6.6

Jun 2009

-17.5 -6.6

Jul 2009

-19.1 -8.3

Aug 2009

-15.3 -6.2

Sep 2009

-12.0 -5.6

Oct 2009

-5.6 -3.6

Nov 2009

3.4 0.4

Dec 2009

8.6 3.4

Jan 2010

11.4 3.5

Feb 2010

11.3 3.4

Mar 2010

11.2 4.9

Apr 2010

11.2 5.5

May 2010

8.5 5.6

Jun 2010

4.3 3.7

Jul 2010

4.9 3.9

Aug 2010

3.8 4.1

Sep 2010

3.6 4.9

Oct 2010

3.9 5.8

Nov 2010

4.1 6.5

Dec 2010

5.3 6.5

Jan 2011

5.6 7.0

Feb 2011

7.6 8.7

Mar 2011

10.3 9.5

Apr 2011

11.9 9.2

May 2011

12.9 9.1

Jun 2011

13.6 10.1

Jul 2011

13.7 9.8

Aug 2011

12.9 9.4

Sep 2011

12.7 9.4

Oct 2011

11.1 6.3

Nov 2011

10.1 4.8

Dec 2011

8.5 3.6

Jan 2012

6.9 2.6

Feb 2012

5.1 1.8

Mar 2012

3.6 1.1

Apr 2012

0.5 0.7

These data featured in the TED article, U.S. import and export price indexes in April 2012.

Percent change in U.S. import price indexes by selected locality of origin, April 2011–April 2012
Locality of origin 12-month percent change

Industrialized countries

-1.1

Other countries

1.0

Canada

-5.6

Latin America

-0.9

Mexico

-3.1

European Union

1.6

Pacific Rim

0.7

China

2.0

Japan

0.6

These data featured in the TED article, U.S. import and export price indexes in April 2012.

 
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