Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: May 2014 to May 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Apr.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
Annual Monthly
May
2014
to
May
2015
Jan.
2015
to
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2015
to
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2015
to
May
2015

All commodities

  100.000 125.5 125.2 (r)125.0 126.6 -9.6 -0.4 -0.2 (r)-0.2 1.3

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

  83.148 100.8 100.4 (r)100.1 100.1 -2.2 -0.2 -0.4 (r)-0.3 0.0

All imports excluding petroleum

  89.877 114.0 113.5 113.0 113.0 -2.6 -0.3 -0.4 -0.4 0.0

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.117 118.0 117.5 (r)117.1 117.1 -2.2 -0.2 -0.4 (r)-0.3 0.0

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

  81.752 126.6 126.0 125.5 125.5 -2.6 -0.3 -0.5 -0.4 0.0

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

  80.992 124.7 (r)124.2 123.7 123.8 -2.2 -0.2 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.4 0.1

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.969 179.2 178.0 (r)176.3 176.9 -1.4 0.1 -0.7 (r)-1.0 0.3

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.626 (r)197.3 196.0 (r)194.4 196.5 0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.7 -0.8 1.1

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.384 (r)246.2 (r)231.4 (r)230.0 229.8 -4.7 (r)-2.6 (r)-6.0 (r)-0.6 -0.1

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.236 151.9 140.8 (r)139.7 136.8 -11.3 -4.1 -7.3 (r)-0.8 -2.1

Other agricultural foods

001

3.965 192.0 (r)192.4 (r)191.1 193.7 2.3 0.2 0.2 (r)-0.7 1.4

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.529 279.8 (r)269.0 (r)269.1 271.0 3.4 0.9 (r)-3.9 (r)0.0 0.7

Dairy products & eggs (Dec. 2010=100)

00110

0.086 104.1 103.2 101.3 101.1 -9.7 -2.6 -0.9 -1.8 -0.2

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.592 119.8 117.7 (r)116.4 113.7 -11.5 0.0 -1.8 (r)-1.1 -2.3

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.629 326.7 344.2 (r)338.8 369.6 18.9 0.8 5.4 -1.6 9.1

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.282 (r)85.4 (r)85.5 (r)82.1 83.7 -8.7 (r)-1.7 (r)0.1 (r)-4.0 1.9

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.478 182.9 182.0 181.5 181.8 2.5 0.1 -0.5 -0.3 0.2

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.492 125.9 126.9 (r)126.5 126.6 3.3 -0.2 0.8 (r)-0.3 0.1

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.277 87.7 83.4 (r)80.4 79.2 -22.3 -0.2 -4.9 (r)-3.6 -1.5

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.343 (r)138.0 (r)137.2 135.5 132.3 -6.0 (r)0.7 (r)-0.6 -1.2 -2.4

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.935 142.1 140.6 138.4 133.7 -8.7 1.1 -1.1 -1.6 -3.4

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.364 126.3 (r)127.0 (r)126.2 126.3 1.0 0.0 (r)0.6 -0.6 0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.446 176.1 (r)175.8 (r)176.0 185.2 -26.7 -1.4 (r)-0.2 (r)0.1 5.2

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.323 153.3 (r)150.8 (r)149.1 149.0 -8.0 -1.5 (r)-1.6 -1.1 -0.1

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

  13.563 172.9 (r)170.5 (r)169.1 169.0 -6.4 -1.0 (r)-1.4 (r)-0.8 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.031 161.1 (r)158.4 (r)156.6 156.1 -7.2 -0.9 -1.7 -1.1 -0.3

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.532 143.6 (r)141.3 (r)139.8 140.1 -8.9 -2.1 (r)-1.6 (r)-1.1 0.2

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.882 (r)180.3 (r)182.9 (r)185.2 207.0 -40.0 (r)-1.9 (r)1.4 (r)1.3 11.8

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

10.122 193.3 (r)197.4 (r)201.0 226.5 -40.6 -1.4 (r)2.1 (r)1.8 12.7

Crude

10000

7.204 (r)191.8 (r)192.9 (r)200.8 230.0 -41.8 (r)-1.7 (r)0.6 (r)4.1 14.5

Fuel oil

10010

1.208 206.1 224.9 195.5 215.9 -41.2 2.2 9.1 -13.1 10.4

Other petroleum products

10020

1.582 189.1 194.9 (r)207.8 222.6 -31.7 -2.2 3.1 (r)6.6 7.1

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

101

0.556 115.3 (r)105.8 (r)98.2 98.0 -34.7 -9.9 (r)-8.2 (r)-7.2 -0.2

Gas-natural

10110

0.396 101.0 (r)90.2 (r)81.4 81.2 -41.9 -12.7 (r)-10.7 (r)-9.8 -0.2

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.342 123.9 (r)111.4 (r)100.6 100.1 -44.7 -13.4 (r)-10.1 (r)-9.7 -0.5

Nuclear fuel materials (Dec. 2011=100)

103

0.204 74.6 75.2 (r)75.9 75.2 1.8 0.8 0.8 (r)0.9 -0.9

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.596 111.9 111.7 111.2 111.1 -2.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.4 -0.1

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.175 114.0 113.6 112.1 112.2 -6.3 -0.3 -0.4 -1.3 0.1

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.421 104.3 104.2 104.1 104.0 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.361 112.9 (r)112.9 113.1 113.3 0.7 0.0 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 0.2

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

5.005 (r)162.8 (r)161.2 (r)160.5 161.1 -5.4 (r)-1.1 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.4 0.4

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.558 (r)188.4 (r)184.1 (r)185.7 189.1 -9.3 -2.7 -2.3 (r)0.9 1.8

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.372 (r)190.3 (r)184.9 (r)182.7 188.0 -8.7 -3.7 -2.8 (r)-1.2 2.9

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.705 138.0 (r)137.9 (r)137.0 137.6 -0.5 -0.3 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.7 0.4

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.296 130.1 129.3 128.5 129.9 -1.1 -0.5 -0.6 -0.6 1.1

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.225 105.4 (r)105.7 (r)105.3 105.1 -0.8 -0.1 (r)0.3 (r)-0.4 -0.2

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.673 (r)167.0 (r)165.4 (r)164.6 164.8 -5.5 -1.1 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.5 0.1

Plastic materials

12500

0.774 (r)188.9 (r)188.2 (r)184.4 183.6 -6.6 0.4 (r)-0.4 (r)-2.0 -0.4

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

12510

0.735 172.2 (r)169.9 (r)168.5 169.5 -2.8 -2.3 (r)-1.3 (r)-0.8 0.6

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.211 92.2 90.8 (r)90.8 90.8 -9.5 -1.9 -1.5 (r)0.0 0.0

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.594 118.0 117.8 (r)118.2 118.5 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 (r)0.3 0.3

Selected building materials

13

1.205 139.8 (r)138.3 (r)137.1 134.9 -4.5 -0.7 (r)-1.1 -0.9 -1.6

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.566 149.7 146.9 (r)144.3 141.0 -7.3 -1.3 -1.9 (r)-1.8 -2.3

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.227 153.8 146.8 141.5 133.1 -17.2 -3.5 -4.6 -3.6 -5.9

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

13020

0.237 141.2 141.4 140.7 141.1 1.1 0.6 0.1 -0.5 0.3

Building materials, finished

131

0.639 130.9 130.4 130.3 129.0 -1.9 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 -1.0

Other finished building materials

13110

0.422 127.9 127.1 126.9 125.2 -3.3 -0.1 -0.6 -0.2 -1.3

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

13120

0.150 118.5 (r)118.7 (r)118.7 118.4 2.2 0.0 (r)0.2 0.0 -0.3

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.363 221.6 214.8 (r)210.8 210.1 -12.8 -1.3 -3.1 (r)-1.9 -0.3

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.276 (r)214.3 (r)204.2 (r)198.2 200.1 -24.1 (r)-9.9 (r)-4.7 (r)-2.9 1.0

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.780 (r)189.5 (r)184.6 (r)173.5 167.3 -18.7 (r)-3.3 -2.6 (r)-6.0 -3.6

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.307 230.3 223.4 (r)222.7 224.1 -9.2 0.5 -3.0 -0.3 0.6

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.502 146.3 141.1 138.9 139.6 -2.6 0.9 -3.6 -1.6 0.5

Copper (Dec. 2006=100)

14220

0.257 105.5 107.2 109.2 111.6 -13.4 -6.9 1.6 1.9 2.2

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.094 48.5 45.6 (r)42.6 45.5 -22.9 -1.4 -6.0 (r)-6.6 6.8

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.033 74.7 70.5 65.8 63.2 -31.2 -3.7 -5.6 -6.7 -4.0

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.084 180.7 171.7 182.9 201.5 16.3 -1.1 -5.0 6.5 10.2

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.676 461.4 439.1 440.6 435.7 -7.8 4.3 -4.8 0.3 -1.1

Other precious metals

14280

0.484 156.1 153.2 152.5 150.8 -14.6 0.3 -1.9 -0.5 -1.1

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.716 154.5 154.1 (r)153.8 153.3 -2.4 -0.7 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.454 (r)154.1 (r)154.2 (r)153.3 153.9 -0.7 (r)-0.5 0.1 (r)-0.6 0.4

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.448 (r)143.8 143.3 (r)142.8 142.0 -3.4 (r)-0.9 -0.3 (r)-0.3 -0.6

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.814 (r)165.9 (r)165.2 (r)165.4 164.4 -2.9 (r)-0.6 -0.4 0.1 -0.6

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.678 (r)111.2 (r)110.2 (r)109.7 110.2 -1.3 (r)-0.4 -0.9 -0.5 0.5

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

160

0.187 76.5 75.4 76.1 77.6 -3.1 -0.9 -1.4 0.9 2.0

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

161

1.491 (r)107.8 (r)106.9 (r)106.3 106.5 -1.1 (r)-0.4 -0.8 (r)-0.6 0.2

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

16120

1.444 124.1 (r)123.2 (r)122.5 122.8 -1.5 -0.6 (r)-0.7 (r)-0.6 0.2

Capital goods

2

27.592 91.5 (r)91.4 (r)91.1 90.9 -1.7 -0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.3 -0.2

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  19.467 115.5 (r)115.3 (r)114.9 114.9 -1.5 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.3 0.0

Electric generating equipment

20

3.358 119.5 119.2 (r)118.2 118.0 -1.6 -0.2 -0.3 (r)-0.8 -0.2

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.081 129.0 (r)128.8 (r)128.0 128.0 -0.3 0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.6 0.0

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.277 (r)115.6 (r)115.3 114.3 114.0 -2.1 (r)-0.4 -0.3 (r)-0.9 -0.3

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.807 84.0 83.9 (r)83.7 83.5 -2.0 -0.4 -0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  13.681 111.4 (r)111.3 (r)110.9 111.0 -1.8 -0.4 (r)-0.1 -0.4 0.1

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

1.039 138.1 (r)136.7 (r)136.2 136.2 -2.7 -0.7 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.4 0.0

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.521 137.8 137.8 137.8 138.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.333 127.8 (r)127.7 (r)127.1 127.2 -2.0 -0.5 (r)-0.1 -0.5 0.1

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.111 129.5 129.3 (r)129.1 129.1 -3.1 -0.8 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.560 141.2 141.0 139.5 139.4 -3.3 -0.5 -0.1 -1.1 -0.1

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.944 105.2 (r)105.1 104.8 104.7 -0.9 -0.4 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.698 (r)139.1 (r)139.3 (r)139.1 139.1 -0.3 (r)-0.2 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.0

Other industrial machines

21180

2.367 125.3 125.1 (r)124.7 124.7 -1.9 -0.6 -0.2 (r)-0.3 0.0

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.838 116.8 116.8 116.8 116.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.4

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

8.127 53.1 53.0 (r)52.9 52.5 -2.4 0.0 -0.2 (r)-0.2 -0.8

Computers

21300

3.326 41.0 41.0 (r)41.1 40.6 -1.7 0.0 0.0 (r)0.2 -1.2

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.725 48.0 47.9 47.3 47.2 -4.1 -0.4 -0.2 -1.3 -0.2

Semiconductors

21320

2.076 64.0 (r)64.0 (r)64.0 64.0 -1.1 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0 0.0

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

  6.051 47.6 47.6 (r)47.4 47.0 -2.7 -0.2 0.0 (r)-0.4 -0.8

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.637 (r)75.4 (r)74.9 (r)74.9 75.0 -2.5 (r)-0.3 -0.7 0.0 0.1

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.241 101.4 (r)101.8 (r)101.8 101.7 0.5 0.3 (r)0.4 (r)0.0 -0.1

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.946 (r)103.1 103.5 (r)103.3 103.2 0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.4 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.677 104.4 104.9 (r)104.8 104.8 0.4 0.1 0.5 (r)-0.1 0.0

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

22

2.428 136.9 (r)136.8 (r)136.8 136.8 0.7 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0 0.0

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.768 100.1 (r)99.7 (r)99.6 99.8 -0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.4 -0.1 0.2

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.912 170.0 170.3 170.5 170.5 1.6 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.321 111.4 111.2 111.2 111.1 -2.0 -0.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.631 110.1 110.0 110.1 110.1 -2.0 -0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0

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

301

1.298 98.6 98.6 98.7 98.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.392 114.0 113.7 (r)113.3 113.3 -2.6 -0.4 -0.3 (r)-0.4 0.0

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

30200

1.299 107.6 (r)107.6 (r)107.6 107.5 -1.9 -0.3 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 -0.1

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

  6.392 (r)113.6 113.2 (r)112.5 112.4 -3.2 -0.4 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.6 -0.1

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.530 (r)128.4 (r)128.1 (r)127.3 127.4 -6.0 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.6 0.1

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

30230

4.563 114.5 114.0 (r)113.6 113.5 -2.4 -0.3 -0.4 (r)-0.4 -0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.672 107.8 107.5 107.4 107.4 -0.8 0.3 -0.3 -0.1 0.0

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.711 118.9 119.1 (r)119.1 119.1 0.7 0.1 0.2 (r)0.0 0.0

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.810 113.5 113.6 113.6 113.6 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.491 108.4 (r)108.3 108.2 108.2 0.5 0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 0.0

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.187 111.8 112.2 112.2 112.2 1.4 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.0

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.458 122.9 (r)123.4 (r)123.7 124.1 0.5 -0.6 (r)0.4 0.2 0.3

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

1.015 118.1 118.0 (r)118.2 118.2 0.7 0.3 -0.1 (r)0.2 0.0

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.492 135.4 135.4 135.4 135.3 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Other consumer nondurables

401

5.901 127.9 128.1 (r)128.1 128.1 0.5 0.2 0.2 (r)0.0 0.0

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.533 131.2 131.7 (r)131.8 131.8 1.1 0.2 0.4 (r)0.1 0.0

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

40140

0.698 112.1 111.3 111.1 111.1 -2.2 0.0 -0.7 -0.2 0.0

Durables, manufactured

41

12.484 96.2 96.0 95.8 95.8 -2.1 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Household goods

410

7.650 101.6 101.4 101.1 101.2 -2.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 0.1

Furniture, household items

41000

1.410 129.9 129.8 (r)129.6 129.7 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.1

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.116 108.3 108.5 108.4 108.7 0.6 -0.6 0.2 -0.1 0.3

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.430 119.9 (r)119.9 (r)119.9 120.0 0.8 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0 0.1

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.156 111.6 111.7 110.3 110.9 -0.1 0.9 0.1 -1.3 0.5

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.433 84.8 84.7 84.4 84.5 -3.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.4 0.1

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.245 108.4 108.4 108.2 108.1 -1.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.1

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.150 119.3 118.6 118.4 118.4 -1.9 -0.3 -0.6 -0.2 0.0

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.700 108.6 108.5 108.5 108.4 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.194 95.9 96.0 95.8 95.8 -2.1 0.0 0.1 -0.2 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.082 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.730 53.3 (r)53.3 (r)53.4 53.3 -4.1 0.0 (r)0.0 0.2 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.338 46.3 (r)46.3 (r)46.3 46.1 -5.5 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0 -0.4

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

41210

0.351 98.8 98.8 99.8 99.8 0.5 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

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

41220

0.040 57.2 57.2 (r)56.6 56.6 -0.5 0.0 0.0 (r)-1.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.859 215.4 (r)213.5 (r)212.8 211.8 -1.3 1.2 (r)-0.9 (r)-0.3 -0.5

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.650 223.4 222.5 (r)221.9 220.9 -0.4 0.6 -0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.5

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.477 122.3 (r)118.1 (r)118.0 118.3 -2.8 2.7 (r)-3.4 (r)-0.1 0.3

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.379 117.3 (r)116.6 (r)116.6 116.6 -2.8 0.0 (r)-0.6 0.0 0.0

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

42100

1.196 109.4 108.6 108.6 108.6 -3.2 0.0 -0.7 0.0 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2013 trade values.
(r) Revised

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

 

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