June 13, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Import and export prices, July 2012

12-month percent change in the U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes, January 2009–July 2012
Month All imports All exports

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

3.5 1.1

Apr 2012

0.8 0.7

May 2012

-0.8 -0.2

Jun 2012

-2.5 -2.1

Jul 2012

-3.2 -1.2

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