Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: March 2013 to March 2014
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2014(1)
Index Percent change
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2013
to
Mar.
2014
Nov.
2013
to
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2013
to
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2014
to
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2014
to
Mar.
2014

All commodities

  100.000 137.8 (r)138.3 (r)139.6 140.4 -0.6 0.1 0.4 0.9 0.6

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

  74.723 101.8 102.1 (r)102.0 102.2 -1.2 -0.2 0.3 (r)-0.1 0.2

All imports excluding petroleum

  81.244 115.2 (r)115.8 115.9 116.6 0.1 0.2 (r)0.5 (r)0.1 0.6

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  79.909 119.0 (r)119.3 119.2 119.6 -0.8 -0.1 0.3 (r)-0.1 0.3

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

  73.906 127.9 128.6 128.9 129.8 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.7

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

  72.571 125.7 126.1 126.0 126.5 -0.8 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.4

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.186 (r)175.9 (r)177.0 (r)175.7 182.2 4.9 0.5 0.6 -0.7 3.7

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

3.895 192.1 (r)191.9 (r)189.9 199.1 2.4 0.7 (r)-0.1 -1.0 4.8

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.343 218.4 209.9 220.0 244.4 2.2 1.8 -3.9 4.8 11.1

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.220 134.6 128.8 142.0 156.6 1.8 5.0 -4.3 10.2 10.3

Other agricultural foods

001

3.283 186.5 (r)187.1 (r)183.9 191.0 2.2 0.6 (r)0.3 -1.7 3.9

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.427 (r)235.2 (r)237.8 (r)244.2 253.3 11.8 (r)0.9 (r)1.1 (r)2.7 3.7

Dairy products & eggs (Dec. 2010=100)

00110

0.083 108.1 108.1 109.8 110.1 5.2 0.4 0.0 1.6 0.3

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.523 128.9 (r)127.6 (r)126.3 144.0 7.5 -0.5 (r)-1.0 (r)-1.0 14.0

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.468 319.3 (r)327.6 (r)289.8 303.0 -2.2 3.9 (r)2.6 (r)-11.5 4.6

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.239 92.6 89.7 (r)88.5 95.0 -1.8 0.2 -3.1 (r)-1.3 7.3

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.412 172.2 (r)174.4 (r)176.1 174.0 -1.7 -0.1 1.3 1.0 -1.2

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.418 120.7 120.9 121.9 121.9 1.6 0.0 0.2 0.8 0.0

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.269 100.0 99.6 99.3 108.2 - - -0.4 -0.3 9.0

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.291 138.9 143.2 143.7 143.8 13.8 -0.3 3.1 0.3 0.1

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.946 144.6 150.3 (r)150.7 150.9 18.6 -0.5 3.9 0.3 0.1

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.312 124.1 124.6 124.6 124.8 2.0 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.2

Industrial supplies & materials

1

32.949 242.3 (r)243.9 (r)251.8 254.1 -1.4 0.3 0.7 (r)3.2 0.9

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.193 (r)160.1 (r)162.2 (r)164.5 168.0 0.5 (r)1.0 (r)1.3 (r)1.4 2.1

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

  12.858 178.5 (r)178.8 178.9 179.9 -4.6 -0.4 (r)0.2 0.1 0.6

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  7.758 166.8 165.8 167.0 168.0 -5.6 -0.5 -0.6 0.7 0.6

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.099 151.7 (r)157.1 (r)160.6 167.0 8.5 2.9 (r)3.6 (r)2.2 4.0

Fuels & lubricants

10

20.092 324.3 (r)327.6 (r)345.1 349.1 0.8 0.7 (r)1.0 (r)5.3 1.2

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

18.757 (r)357.7 (r)358.8 375.8 376.2 -2.4 -0.2 (r)0.3 (r)4.7 0.1

Crude

10000

14.017 364.8 (r)366.5 (r)382.5 387.5 -2.5 -1.0 (r)0.5 (r)4.4 1.3

Fuel oil

10010

2.168 359.2 356.1 391.7 362.2 -4.2 1.2 -0.9 10.0 -7.5

Other petroleum products

10020

2.117 (r)319.1 (r)315.6 (r)317.2 323.8 -5.3 (r)2.2 -1.1 0.5 2.1

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

101

1.162 (r)145.7 (r)170.7 (r)199.9 236.4 90.8 (r)26.4 (r)17.2 (r)17.1 18.3

Gas-natural

10110

1.011 (r)134.2 (r)162.9 (r)193.7 235.8 115.3 (r)31.2 (r)21.4 (r)18.9 21.7

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.893 (r)169.8 (r)207.6 (r)252.4 319.7 127.9 (r)28.2 (r)22.3 (r)21.6 26.7

Nuclear fuel materials (Dec. 2011=100)

103

0.173 77.0 (r)76.3 76.3 76.3 -10.9 0.7 (r)-0.9 (r)0.0 0.0

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.537 113.9 113.3 113.6 112.6 -0.1 -0.3 -0.5 0.3 -0.9

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.164 119.7 119.6 120.8 117.5 1.6 -0.2 -0.1 1.0 -2.7

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.373 104.8 104.1 104.0 104.0 -0.8 -0.5 -0.7 -0.1 0.0

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.316 112.6 111.9 111.7 111.7 -0.3 -0.6 -0.6 -0.2 0.0

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.636 168.0 (r)170.2 (r)168.5 169.7 -3.0 -0.3 1.3 (r)-1.0 0.7

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.589 216.6 (r)216.7 (r)216.3 216.4 -9.6 -1.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.374 204.7 203.9 205.0 209.8 -5.2 -0.2 -0.4 0.5 2.3

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.639 138.3 (r)138.4 (r)138.7 138.6 -0.5 0.0 0.1 0.2 -0.1

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.273 133.1 132.6 (r)132.6 132.5 -1.9 -0.2 -0.4 (r)0.0 -0.1

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.197 104.6 (r)104.8 (r)105.2 105.2 -0.5 0.0 (r)0.2 (r)0.4 0.0

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.334 169.7 (r)173.0 (r)170.7 172.4 -2.7 -0.2 1.9 (r)-1.3 1.0

Plastic materials

12500

0.720 (r)183.1 (r)193.6 (r)184.4 185.8 0.9 -1.1 5.7 -4.8 0.8

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

12510

0.579 159.5 (r)165.0 (r)161.0 167.6 -15.8 -1.1 3.4 (r)-2.4 4.1

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.169 102.2 (r)102.1 (r)102.9 103.1 1.9 0.9 (r)-0.1 (r)0.8 0.2

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.517 116.2 116.6 116.4 117.2 -3.4 -1.0 0.3 -0.2 0.7

Selected building materials

13

1.049 (r)142.4 142.5 (r)143.2 143.0 -4.0 (r)-0.1 0.1 (r)0.5 -0.1

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.515 153.1 153.5 (r)155.0 154.8 -1.9 0.1 0.3 (r)1.0 -0.1

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.218 164.2 164.5 (r)166.9 166.6 -5.1 0.3 0.2 (r)1.5 -0.2

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

13020

0.191 139.7 140.1 140.8 140.6 0.6 -0.1 0.3 0.5 -0.1

Building materials, finished

131

0.534 132.6 132.6 132.6 132.5 -5.8 -0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Other finished building materials

13110

0.362 131.2 (r)131.1 (r)131.1 130.9 -8.3 -0.5 (r)-0.1 0.0 -0.2

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

13120

0.116 115.9 115.9 115.9 115.9 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.492 235.6 233.9 236.8 238.8 -9.4 -1.0 -0.7 1.2 0.8

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.355 266.7 (r)263.3 (r)264.5 260.2 -5.4 1.3 (r)-1.3 0.5 -1.6

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.908 201.1 201.6 204.8 205.9 3.4 1.2 0.2 1.6 0.5

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.229 239.9 237.5 240.4 243.7 -13.8 -2.1 -1.0 1.2 1.4

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.465 137.5 137.7 140.3 140.4 -5.2 -1.7 0.1 1.9 0.1

Copper (Dec. 2006=100)

14220

0.257 132.8 136.7 137.6 129.1 -10.2 1.3 2.9 0.7 -6.2

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.109 48.9 48.9 49.0 49.9 -17.1 -2.0 0.0 0.2 1.8

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.040 89.6 89.5 86.5 89.4 -6.3 -1.2 -0.1 -3.4 3.4

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.073 160.7 168.9 174.0 173.6 -4.3 -0.8 5.1 3.0 -0.2

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.614 462.8 446.5 455.0 475.5 -19.5 -3.2 -3.5 1.9 4.5

Other precious metals

14280

0.471 170.3 167.3 170.1 175.3 -17.7 -3.9 -1.8 1.7 3.1

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.625 155.8 155.8 (r)156.3 157.5 -1.9 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.8

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.433 154.1 152.2 (r)152.2 154.7 -0.5 0.1 -1.2 (r)0.0 1.6

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.414 146.7 146.1 145.8 147.8 -1.3 0.0 -0.4 -0.2 1.4

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.778 167.0 168.5 169.8 169.8 -2.9 0.0 0.9 0.8 0.0

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.519 112.3 111.1 (r)111.4 111.6 -2.4 -0.2 -1.1 (r)0.3 0.2

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

160

0.180 78.8 77.9 (r)78.2 79.4 -13.8 -2.6 -1.1 (r)0.4 1.5

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

161

1.339 108.6 (r)107.5 107.7 107.7 -0.6 0.3 (r)-1.0 (r)0.2 0.0

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

16120

1.293 125.8 (r)124.5 124.8 124.8 -1.0 0.2 (r)-1.0 (r)0.2 0.0

Capital goods

2

24.854 92.5 92.6 (r)92.3 92.4 -0.6 -0.1 0.1 (r)-0.3 0.1

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  17.516 (r)116.4 116.8 (r)116.5 116.6 -0.5 (r)-0.1 0.3 (r)-0.3 0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

2.995 119.3 (r)119.5 119.4 119.4 -0.1 0.0 (r)0.2 (r)-0.1 0.0

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.032 126.3 126.5 126.4 126.6 0.6 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.2

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

1.963 116.7 (r)116.8 (r)116.8 116.6 -0.5 0.0 (r)0.1 0.0 -0.2

Nonelectrical machinery

21

19.926 85.2 85.3 (r)85.0 85.1 -0.8 -0.1 0.1 (r)-0.4 0.1

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  12.589 (r)112.8 (r)113.2 (r)112.9 113.0 -0.8 (r)-0.2 0.4 -0.3 0.1

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

1.163 (r)145.7 (r)145.7 (r)143.0 142.8 -6.0 (r)-0.2 (r)0.0 (r)-1.9 -0.1

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.575 137.7 (r)138.0 (r)138.8 138.8 -2.0 0.1 (r)0.2 0.6 0.0

Industrial and service machinery

211

6.779 128.7 (r)129.4 (r)129.5 129.5 0.2 -0.2 (r)0.5 0.1 0.0

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.112 131.8 132.0 (r)131.9 132.0 1.9 -0.2 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.1

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.530 140.8 (r)144.5 (r)144.1 144.1 1.3 0.0 (r)2.6 -0.3 0.0

Pulp & paper machinery

21150

0.204 131.4 131.7 (r)131.7 131.7 1.6 -0.2 0.2 (r)0.0 0.0

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.849 (r)106.0 (r)105.8 (r)105.6 105.6 -0.8 (r)-0.4 -0.2 (r)-0.2 0.0

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.622 137.8 (r)138.2 138.3 138.4 -0.2 -0.1 (r)0.3 0.1 0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.198 126.2 127.0 (r)126.9 127.0 -0.9 -0.2 0.6 (r)-0.1 0.1

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.723 115.9 115.4 (r)115.5 115.5 -1.4 -0.1 -0.4 (r)0.1 0.0

Agricultural machinery and equipment

212

0.415 145.7 146.7 147.1 151.1 3.8 0.1 0.7 0.3 2.7

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.338 53.9 53.7 (r)53.5 53.5 -0.9 -0.2 -0.4 (r)-0.4 0.0

Computers

21300

2.996 40.6 40.6 40.6 40.6 -0.5 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.561 50.0 49.7 (r)49.2 49.2 -1.6 -0.2 -0.6 (r)-1.0 0.0

Semiconductors

21320

1.782 65.3 65.0 (r)64.7 65.2 -0.3 0.2 -0.5 (r)-0.5 0.8

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

  5.557 48.3 48.2 (r)47.9 47.9 -1.0 -0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.6 0.0

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.351 77.2 77.1 (r)77.1 77.1 -2.4 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.0

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.222 99.6 100.7 100.7 100.9 2.1 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.2

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.659 102.6 (r)103.1 (r)101.9 102.0 -0.5 0.0 (r)0.5 (r)-1.2 0.1

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.397 103.7 (r)104.3 (r)102.9 103.0 -0.7 0.0 (r)0.6 -1.3 0.1

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

22

1.932 136.0 136.1 (r)136.2 136.2 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.621 (r)101.0 (r)100.7 (r)100.8 100.8 -0.3 (r)0.0 -0.3 (r)0.1 0.0

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.778 167.2 (r)167.5 (r)167.6 167.7 0.9 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

13.523 (r)113.3 113.2 (r)113.1 113.1 -1.6 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 0.0

Passenger cars, new and used

300

6.774 111.8 112.3 112.3 112.3 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0

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

301

1.016 100.0 (r)96.4 (r)96.2 95.9 - - (r)-3.6 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

5.734 116.3 116.1 115.9 116.0 -2.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.1

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

30200

1.204 109.3 (r)109.3 (r)109.3 109.9 -2.0 -0.3 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.5

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

  5.734 (r)115.5 (r)115.7 115.5 115.6 -2.5 (r)-0.1 0.2 (r)-0.2 0.1

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.469 140.3 (r)137.5 (r)136.8 136.3 -7.7 0.1 (r)-2.0 -0.5 -0.4

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

30230

4.061 115.9 116.0 (r)115.8 115.7 -1.9 -0.1 0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

23.488 107.2 (r)108.0 108.1 108.1 0.4 -0.2 (r)0.7 (r)0.1 0.0

Nondurables, manufactured

40

11.326 116.3 (r)117.8 (r)117.9 117.8 1.7 0.0 (r)1.3 (r)0.1 -0.1

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

5.798 112.3 112.2 (r)112.0 112.3 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.2 0.3

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.117 (r)107.6 (r)107.6 (r)107.2 107.5 -0.7 (r)0.2 0.0 (r)-0.4 0.3

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

1.829 110.4 (r)110.1 (r)110.1 110.4 1.1 0.0 (r)-0.3 0.0 0.3

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.388 (r)122.2 (r)122.6 (r)121.8 122.5 -2.7 (r)-0.2 (r)0.3 (r)-0.7 0.6

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.885 116.1 (r)115.9 (r)115.9 116.1 -0.1 0.1 (r)-0.2 0.0 0.2

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.432 134.5 134.7 134.8 134.8 1.4 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Other consumer nondurables

401

5.528 123.5 (r)127.0 (r)127.3 126.8 3.5 0.0 (r)2.8 0.2 -0.4

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.342 125.1 (r)129.8 (r)130.2 129.7 4.6 -0.1 (r)3.8 (r)0.3 -0.4

Books, magazines and other printed materials

40110

0.169 128.9 (r)128.9 (r)128.6 128.2 -0.3 0.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Toiletries and cosmetics

40120

0.396 117.6 117.0 (r)117.0 116.2 -0.7 0.1 -0.5 (r)0.0 -0.7

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

40140

0.621 114.1 113.6 113.4 113.5 0.6 0.1 -0.4 -0.2 0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

10.975 97.9 97.9 97.9 97.9 -1.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Household goods

410

6.440 103.3 103.2 (r)103.1 103.0 -1.0 -0.3 -0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Furniture, household items

41000

1.193 129.8 130.0 129.9 130.2 0.5 0.1 0.2 -0.1 0.2

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.099 107.6 107.7 107.8 107.7 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.1 -0.1

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.363 120.1 120.4 119.3 118.8 -0.6 0.1 0.2 -0.9 -0.4

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.023 112.9 112.1 (r)111.9 111.8 -2.8 -0.6 -0.7 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

3.669 87.1 87.0 87.0 86.7 -1.0 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.3

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.122 108.9 109.0 109.1 109.2 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.139 120.5 119.8 (r)120.1 120.1 -2.1 0.3 -0.6 (r)0.3 0.0

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.555 108.4 108.7 108.9 109.0 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.1

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.244 98.9 98.7 98.6 98.6 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.074 99.8 99.9 100.0 100.0 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.715 (r)56.2 (r)56.1 (r)56.1 56.1 -2.9 (r)0.2 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Television and video receivers

41200

1.371 (r)49.5 (r)49.4 (r)49.4 49.4 -3.3 (r)0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

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

41210

0.309 98.3 98.6 98.5 98.6 -1.8 0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.1

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

41220

0.035 56.9 56.9 56.9 56.9 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.697 213.2 (r)213.9 (r)215.5 218.1 -4.8 -1.7 (r)0.3 0.7 1.2

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.542 221.2 (r)222.1 (r)223.7 225.3 -3.2 -1.1 (r)0.4 0.7 0.7

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.187 117.1 118.5 (r)120.2 120.4 3.4 0.0 1.2 1.4 0.2

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.083 116.9 117.4 118.0 119.8 3.0 0.0 0.4 0.5 1.5

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

42100

0.931 109.5 110.0 110.9 112.2 3.3 0.0 0.5 0.8 1.2

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

 

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