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

Import and export prices up in August 2012

1-month percent change in the Import and Export Price Indexes, August 2011–August 2012
Month All imports All exports

Aug 2011

-0.4 0.4

Sep 2011

-0.1 0.5

Oct 2011

-0.4 -2.0

Nov 2011

0.7 0.1

Dec 2011

0.0 -0.5

Jan 2012

0.0 0.3

Feb 2012

0.0 0.5

Mar 2012

1.4 0.8

Apr 2012

-0.1 0.4

May 2012

-1.5 -0.5

Jun 2012

-2.3 -1.7

Jul 2012

-0.7 0.4

Aug 2012

0.7 0.9

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




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