Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: August 2013 to August 2014
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
July
2014(1)
Index Percent change
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2013
to
Aug.
2014
Apr.
2014
to
May
2014
May
2014
to
June
2014
June
2014
to
July
2014
July
2014
to
Aug.
2014

All commodities

  100.000 140.1 (r)140.4 140.0 138.8 -0.4 0.3 (r)0.2 (r)-0.3 -0.9

All imports excluding food and fuels (Dec. 2010=100)

  74.741 102.4 102.4 102.3 102.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0

All imports excluding petroleum

  81.006 (r)116.0 115.8 115.8 115.7 0.8 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.2 0.0 -0.1

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  79.999 119.7 119.6 119.6 119.7 0.7 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.1

All commodities, excluding computers semiconductors, & petrol (Dec. 2001=100)

  73.652 128.9 128.7 128.7 128.6 0.9 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

All commodities, excluding computers, semiconductors & fuels (Mar. 2003=100)

  72.645 (r)126.6 126.4 126.4 126.5 0.7 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0 0.1

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.258 (r)179.5 (r)176.6 (r)178.6 179.7 3.4 (r)-0.7 -1.6 (r)1.1 0.6

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.016 (r)196.5 (r)193.5 (r)196.2 198.0 3.7 (r)-0.6 -1.5 (r)1.4 0.9

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.384 241.2 240.2 (r)246.4 254.3 12.9 4.9 -0.4 (r)2.6 3.2

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.234 154.2 141.7 150.8 155.5 13.5 8.8 -8.1 6.4 3.1

Other agricultural foods

001

3.361 (r)189.3 (r)186.2 (r)188.8 191.1 3.9 (r)-1.0 -1.6 (r)1.4 1.2

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.491 (r)262.0 (r)266.4 (r)281.3 296.7 27.5 (r)0.0 (r)1.7 5.6 5.5

Dairy products & eggs (Dec. 2010=100)

00110

0.084 111.9 111.1 111.1 111.0 5.1 1.2 -0.7 0.0 -0.1

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.486 (r)128.5 (r)119.9 (r)117.6 119.6 -10.1 (r)-10.4 (r)-6.7 (r)-1.9 1.7

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.479 310.9 290.8 297.2 295.5 2.6 4.0 -6.5 2.2 -0.6

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.247 (r)91.7 (r)91.5 (r)91.9 93.3 -0.2 (r)-0.3 -0.2 (r)0.4 1.5

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.417 177.4 177.8 178.4 179.3 3.3 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.5

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.434 122.5 122.6 126.9 126.9 5.8 0.0 0.1 3.5 0.0

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.271 101.9 100.1 (r)100.4 93.9 - -1.4 -1.8 (r)0.3 -6.5

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.242 (r)140.7 (r)138.2 (r)138.6 138.2 2.4 (r)-1.3 -1.8 (r)0.3 -0.3

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.895 (r)146.4 (r)142.5 (r)142.9 142.4 2.3 (r)-1.8 -2.7 (r)0.3 -0.3

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.314 125.0 125.0 125.5 125.5 1.6 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0

Industrial supplies & materials

1

32.974 (r)252.6 (r)254.7 (r)252.6 245.6 -2.2 0.7 (r)0.8 (r)-0.8 -2.8

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  13.980 (r)162.0 161.6 (r)162.0 161.1 2.7 -0.9 -0.2 (r)0.2 -0.6

Industrial supplies & materials excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  12.973 (r)180.5 180.1 181.0 181.1 1.6 (r)-0.1 -0.2 0.5 0.1

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  7.875 (r)168.3 168.2 170.0 169.9 2.5 0.1 (r)-0.1 1.1 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.098 153.8 153.1 (r)152.0 150.1 2.8 -2.2 -0.5 (r)-0.7 -1.3

Fuels & lubricants

10

20.000 (r)344.9 (r)350.2 (r)344.3 328.5 -4.5 (r)1.2 (r)1.5 (r)-1.7 -4.6

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

18.993 381.5 (r)387.9 (r)381.4 364.6 -5.3 1.9 (r)1.7 (r)-1.7 -4.4

Crude

10000

14.548 395.2 (r)403.7 (r)397.9 379.5 -5.6 1.4 (r)2.2 (r)-1.4 -4.6

Fuel oil

10010

1.951 367.1 (r)375.0 (r)353.3 331.9 -10.2 0.5 (r)2.2 (r)-5.8 -6.1

Other petroleum products

10020

2.163 325.9 (r)323.4 (r)324.9 319.0 -2.9 7.8 (r)-0.8 (r)0.5 -1.8

Fuels, n.e.s.-coals & gas

101

0.857 150.0 (r)148.1 (r)147.8 133.6 29.1 -10.4 (r)-1.3 (r)-0.2 -9.6

Gas-natural

10110

0.716 139.7 (r)137.6 (r)137.6 121.6 35.4 -12.4 (r)-1.5 (r)0.0 -11.6

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.608 181.1 (r)178.2 (r)172.2 157.3 36.5 -13.3 (r)-1.6 (r)-3.4 -8.7

Nuclear fuel materials (Dec. 2011=100)

103

0.150 73.9 73.7 66.0 66.0 -19.2 -0.4 -0.3 -10.4 0.0

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.535 (r)113.7 (r)113.6 (r)113.4 113.6 0.2 (r)1.1 (r)-0.1 -0.2 0.2

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.161 119.7 119.0 118.3 118.8 0.8 3.8 -0.6 -0.6 0.4

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.374 104.5 (r)104.7 (r)104.7 104.8 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.2 0.0 0.1

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.317 (r)112.5 (r)112.6 (r)112.7 112.8 0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.633 170.3 (r)169.7 168.8 169.2 0.6 -0.6 -0.4 -0.5 0.2

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.581 (r)208.5 (r)211.9 (r)213.8 214.1 -2.1 (r)-2.8 (r)1.6 0.9 0.1

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.391 206.0 210.8 214.7 217.4 6.2 -2.0 2.3 1.9 1.3

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.637 138.3 138.4 138.5 139.0 0.9 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.270 131.4 131.4 131.4 131.2 -0.8 -0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.2

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.198 106.0 105.9 106.1 106.1 1.3 0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.0

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.345 174.4 (r)173.0 171.6 172.1 0.8 -0.4 (r)-0.8 -0.8 0.3

Plastic materials

12500

0.759 196.5 196.3 (r)195.0 194.5 5.2 -0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.7 -0.3

Fertilizers, pesticides & insecticides (Dec. 2007=100)

12510

0.608 174.4 170.6 (r)169.4 167.4 0.8 1.1 -2.2 (r)-0.7 -1.2

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.113 100.3 (r)99.5 (r)98.1 99.2 -1.4 -1.5 (r)-0.8 -1.4 1.1

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.522 118.1 (r)117.2 117.8 118.9 -0.3 -0.3 -0.8 (r)0.5 0.9

Selected building materials

13

1.039 141.3 141.6 142.2 142.1 1.4 -0.6 0.2 0.4 -0.1

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.508 152.1 (r)152.1 153.5 153.8 3.8 -0.7 (r)0.0 0.9 0.2

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.214 160.8 159.4 164.3 163.9 9.3 -1.1 -0.9 3.1 -0.2

Stone, sand, cement and lime (Dec. 2001=100)

13020

0.189 139.6 140.9 139.8 140.9 0.6 -0.4 0.9 -0.8 0.8

Building materials, finished

131

0.531 131.5 132.0 132.0 131.7 -0.7 -0.5 0.4 0.0 -0.2

Other finished building materials

13110

0.359 129.5 130.3 130.2 129.8 -1.0 -0.8 0.6 -0.1 -0.3

Nontextile floor & wall coverings; mach. parts of china (Dec. 2007=100)

13120

0.116 115.8 115.8 115.8 116.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.601 (r)241.0 239.7 (r)244.7 244.0 4.1 (r)0.3 (r)-0.5 2.1 -0.3

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.355 263.5 261.6 265.5 263.3 0.5 -0.2 -0.7 1.5 -0.8

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.907 (r)205.8 (r)205.2 (r)205.0 203.9 3.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.3 -0.1 -0.5

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.338 (r)246.7 245.1 252.8 252.4 5.1 (r)0.4 (r)-0.6 3.1 -0.2

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.498 143.4 148.2 150.5 154.5 9.6 1.6 3.3 1.6 2.7

Copper (Dec. 2006=100)

14220

0.233 128.8 126.7 125.2 130.3 4.7 3.6 -1.6 -1.2 4.1

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.133 59.0 60.5 60.2 57.4 17.4 10.1 2.5 -0.5 -4.7

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.042 91.8 91.8 89.1 88.2 14.8 1.4 0.0 -2.9 -1.0

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.079 173.3 176.9 187.6 197.7 25.1 0.8 2.1 6.0 5.4

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.649 472.6 455.5 482.0 474.2 1.1 -2.6 -3.6 5.8 -1.6

Other precious metals

14280

0.507 (r)176.5 173.5 (r)183.3 181.1 6.4 (r)0.0 (r)-1.7 (r)5.6 -1.2

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.642 157.1 157.9 158.3 159.1 2.2 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.5

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.440 155.0 155.9 155.3 156.1 1.4 1.4 0.6 -0.4 0.5

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.421 147.0 147.4 148.5 148.3 0.9 -0.5 0.3 0.7 -0.1

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.781 169.3 170.1 170.8 172.2 3.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.8

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.523 111.7 112.0 (r)112.0 112.2 -0.7 0.1 0.3 (r)0.0 0.2

Unfinished, nonmetals asso. with durable goods output (Dec. 2011=100)

160

0.185 80.1 80.7 (r)80.9 81.1 -5.6 0.3 0.7 (r)0.2 0.2

Finished nonmetals (boxes, belting, glass, etc.)

161

1.338 107.7 107.9 107.9 108.0 -0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1

Other finished nonmetals (boxes, belting, glass, etc.)

16120

1.291 124.7 124.9 (r)124.9 125.0 -0.5 0.0 0.2 (r)0.0 0.1

Capital goods

2

24.852 92.5 92.5 92.5 92.5 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  17.498 116.6 (r)116.7 (r)116.7 116.8 0.3 0.1 (r)0.1 0.0 0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.011 119.9 (r)119.7 (r)120.3 120.4 0.6 0.4 (r)-0.2 0.5 0.1

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.048 128.4 128.7 128.7 129.0 1.8 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.2

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

1.963 (r)116.4 (r)116.1 (r)117.0 116.9 -0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.3 0.8 -0.1

Nonelectrical machinery

21

19.919 85.2 85.2 85.1 85.1 -0.1 0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  12.564 (r)113.0 113.1 112.9 113.1 0.2 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 -0.2 0.2

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

1.138 140.0 (r)140.2 (r)140.3 140.5 -4.0 -0.4 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.566 137.7 137.4 137.1 137.1 -1.0 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Industrial and service machinery

211

6.782 129.8 (r)130.1 (r)129.8 130.1 1.2 0.2 (r)0.2 -0.2 0.2

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.119 133.2 133.5 133.1 133.1 1.6 0.2 0.2 -0.3 0.0

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.530 144.1 144.1 144.3 144.2 2.5 -0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Pulp & paper machinery

21150

0.200 132.0 130.8 129.4 129.3 -1.3 -0.1 -0.9 -1.1 -0.1

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.848 105.6 (r)105.7 (r)105.8 107.5 1.2 0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 1.6

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.629 139.5 139.5 140.1 139.9 1.2 0.6 0.0 0.4 -0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.193 127.1 127.2 126.9 126.9 0.6 0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.0

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.733 (r)116.3 (r)117.0 (r)117.3 117.9 1.8 (r)0.5 (r)0.6 (r)0.3 0.5

Agricultural machinery and equipment

212

0.410 (r)146.3 (r)146.1 (r)145.7 145.2 0.2 (r)-0.4 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.355 53.8 (r)53.8 53.7 53.6 -0.6 0.7 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Computers

21300

3.038 41.3 41.3 41.3 41.1 0.7 2.5 0.0 0.0 -0.5

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.549 49.2 49.1 (r)49.1 49.1 -1.8 -0.2 -0.2 (r)0.0 0.0

Semiconductors

21320

1.768 64.7 64.6 (r)64.4 64.6 -0.5 -0.3 -0.2 (r)-0.3 0.3

Computers, peripherals, accessories and parts (excludes end use 21320)

  5.587 48.3 48.3 48.3 48.2 -0.4 1.0 0.0 0.0 -0.2

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.339 76.9 76.9 (r)76.8 76.8 -0.9 -0.1 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.223 101.2 101.2 101.3 101.3 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.672 103.1 103.3 103.0 102.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.3 -0.1

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.412 104.4 104.7 (r)104.2 104.2 0.4 0.1 0.3 (r)-0.5 0.0

Transportation equipment excluding motor vehicles (Dec. 2001=100)

22

1.923 135.8 (r)135.8 (r)135.8 135.9 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.0 0.1

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.642 100.0 (r)100.1 (r)100.2 100.2 -0.8 -0.4 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 0.0

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.808 (r)167.8 167.6 167.4 167.5 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

13.433 113.4 (r)113.4 112.6 112.7 -0.7 0.0 (r)0.0 (r)-0.7 0.1

Passenger cars, new and used

300

6.682 112.3 112.3 111.1 111.2 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -1.1 0.1

Vehicles designed to transport goods (Dec. 2013=100)

301

1.034 98.0 98.2 98.1 98.1 - 0.4 0.2 -0.1 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

5.717 116.3 116.3 115.9 115.8 -0.7 0.0 0.0 -0.3 -0.1

Engines and engine parts for automotive vehicles (Dec. 2004=100)

30200

1.203 109.6 (r)109.7 109.5 109.6 -0.2 -0.2 (r)0.1 (r)-0.2 0.1

Automotive Parts & Accessories (Incl. Engines & Parts), Excluding Canadian

  5.717 116.1 (r)116.0 (r)115.6 115.6 -0.1 0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.3 0.0

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.447 135.6 135.3 (r)130.6 130.5 -8.0 -0.1 -0.2 (r)-3.5 -0.1

Non-engine parts & accessories (Dec. 2003=100)

30230

4.067 (r)116.3 (r)116.3 (r)116.2 116.1 0.1 (r)0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

23.483 108.3 108.3 (r)108.3 108.3 0.8 0.0 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Nondurables, manufactured

40

11.370 118.3 118.5 118.6 118.7 2.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

5.823 112.8 112.7 112.8 113.0 0.8 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.116 107.7 107.5 107.4 107.9 0.3 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.5

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

1.839 110.7 110.6 (r)110.9 111.1 1.0 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.3 0.2

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.394 123.5 123.8 124.1 124.1 1.8 0.9 0.2 0.2 0.0

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.895 (r)117.4 (r)117.4 117.5 117.7 1.6 (r)0.2 0.0 (r)0.1 0.2

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.429 134.2 134.2 134.1 134.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Other consumer nondurables

401

5.547 127.4 127.9 (r)128.1 128.1 4.0 0.2 0.4 (r)0.2 0.0

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.362 130.4 131.0 131.1 131.2 5.0 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.1

Books, magazines and other printed materials

40110

0.167 128.0 127.9 127.9 127.9 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Toiletries and cosmetics

40120

0.398 116.8 (r)117.0 117.9 118.0 0.8 0.1 (r)0.2 (r)0.8 0.1

Other products (notions, writing supplies, tobacco products, etc.)

40140

0.619 113.6 113.6 113.4 113.4 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Durables, manufactured

41

10.918 97.9 97.8 (r)97.6 97.5 -0.9 0.0 -0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Household goods

410

6.416 103.3 103.3 (r)103.0 102.9 -0.7 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Furniture, household items

41000

1.197 130.4 130.7 130.6 130.5 1.3 0.0 0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.100 108.1 108.9 108.9 109.0 1.5 0.1 0.7 0.0 0.1

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.363 119.0 119.0 119.6 119.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.1

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.005 111.0 (r)110.7 110.2 111.8 -1.9 0.0 (r)-0.3 -0.5 1.5

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

3.659 87.4 87.3 (r)87.0 86.5 -1.3 0.0 -0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.6

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.122 (r)109.2 (r)109.2 (r)109.4 109.3 0.7 (r)0.0 0.0 0.2 -0.1

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.139 120.7 120.7 120.7 119.3 -0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 -1.2

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.558 (r)109.1 (r)109.1 (r)109.3 109.3 1.2 (r)0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.241 97.9 97.6 97.6 97.6 -1.4 -0.5 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.073 99.6 99.5 99.6 99.6 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.677 55.6 55.5 55.0 54.9 -4.2 -0.4 -0.2 -0.9 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.334 48.8 48.7 48.1 48.0 -5.0 -0.6 -0.2 -1.2 -0.2

Radios, phonographs, and tape decks (Dec. 2012=100)

41210

0.309 99.3 99.7 98.7 98.8 0.0 0.5 0.4 -1.0 0.1

Records, tapes & disks (Dec. 2009=100)

41220

0.035 56.9 56.9 56.9 56.9 -4.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.703 214.5 213.5 217.7 216.7 0.0 0.1 -0.5 2.0 -0.5

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.544 221.8 (r)221.0 (r)225.0 224.3 0.1 0.0 (r)-0.4 1.8 -0.3

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.195 121.7 121.3 121.3 120.8 3.8 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.4

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.097 119.9 119.9 119.9 119.9 2.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Gem diamonds-uncut or unset (Dec. 2007=100)

42100

0.939 112.2 112.2 112.2 112.2 3.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2012 trade values.
(r) Revised

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the three months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

 

Last Modified Date: September 12, 2014