Table 3. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: March 2015 to March 2016 [December 2005=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description NAICS Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2016(1)
Index Percent change
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2015
to
Mar.
2016
Nov.
2015
to
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2015
to
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2016
to
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2016
to
Mar.
2016

Nonmanufactured articles

  6.398 76.1 (r)68.0 (r)64.3 66.8 -30.6 -8.4 (r)-10.6 (r)-5.4 3.9

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

11

2.022 (r)176.9 (r)179.6 (r)170.3 167.1 -4.7 (r)1.6 (r)1.5 (r)-5.2 -1.9

Crop production

111

1.630 191.7 194.6 (r)182.3 177.3 -3.4 2.8 1.5 (r)-6.3 -2.7

Fruit and tree nut farming

1113

0.779 155.0 (r)147.7 (r)150.7 149.7 -6.6 2.1 (r)-4.7 (r)2.0 -0.7

Animal production (Dec. 2014=100)

112

0.221 (r)77.1 (r)81.3 (r)82.6 85.3 -8.9 (r)-5.2 (r)5.4 (r)1.6 3.3

Mining

21

4.376 63.6 (r)53.9 (r)50.9 54.2 -37.6 -11.5 (r)-15.3 (r)-5.6 6.5

Mining (except oil and gas) (Dec. 2006=100)

212

0.241 97.4 93.0 93.1 93.1 -19.7 -0.2 -4.5 0.1 0.0

Manufactured articles

  93.313 (r)109.0 (r)108.3 (r)108.2 108.2 -3.7 -0.5 (r)-0.6 -0.1 0.0

Manufactured goods, part 1

31

12.423 122.8 122.7 (r)122.7 122.6 -2.1 -0.3 -0.1 (r)0.0 -0.1

Food manufacturing

311

3.468 (r)147.3 (r)147.1 (r)147.6 147.3 -5.3 (r)-0.9 -0.1 (r)0.3 -0.2

Grain and oilseed milling

3112

0.465 129.2 (r)130.3 (r)130.3 129.4 -7.6 -4.4 (r)0.9 (r)0.0 -0.7

Starch and vegetable fats and oils manufacturing

31122

0.363 117.1 118.7 (r)118.7 117.9 -8.7 -5.3 1.4 (r)0.0 -0.7

Sugar and confectionery product manufacturing

3113

0.365 148.6 (r)147.0 (r)145.7 148.2 -3.3 -0.7 (r)-1.1 (r)-0.9 1.7

Fruit and vegetable preserving and specialty food manufacturing

3114

0.430 (r)139.5 (r)139.2 (r)138.6 139.3 -4.0 (r)0.6 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.4 0.5

Animal slaughtering and processing

3116

0.470 (r)160.7 (r)156.5 (r)165.6 160.6 -11.4 (r)-3.3 (r)-2.6 (r)5.8 -3.0

Seafood product preparation and packaging

3117

0.874 147.4 (r)151.0 149.8 150.9 -2.7 0.9 2.4 (r)-0.8 0.7

Other food manufacturing

3119

0.461 (r)175.5 (r)171.5 (r)171.0 169.6 -5.9 (r)-0.4 (r)-2.3 (r)-0.3 -0.8

All other food manufacturing (Dec. 2015=100)

31199

0.181 100.0 (r)96.9 (r)96.3 95.7 - - (r)-3.1 (r)-0.6 -0.6

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

312

1.122 117.8 118.0 (r)118.1 118.6 0.7 -0.3 0.2 (r)0.1 0.4

Beverage manufacturing (Dec. 2009=100)

3121

1.033 108.6 108.7 (r)108.8 109.3 0.7 -0.2 0.1 (r)0.1 0.5

Breweries (Dec. 2006=100)

31212

0.233 122.5 122.1 (r)122.4 124.4 1.7 -0.3 -0.3 0.2 1.6

Wineries

31213

0.341 116.9 117.0 (r)116.8 117.3 0.8 -0.3 0.1 (r)-0.2 0.4

Distilleries

31214

0.318 117.4 117.5 118.1 118.1 0.9 -0.1 0.1 0.5 0.0

Textile mills (Dec. 2011=100)

313

0.418 (r)99.4 (r)99.4 (r)99.1 98.7 -3.2 (r)-0.3 (r)0.0 (r)-0.3 -0.4

Fabric mills

3132

0.251 (r)132.9 (r)132.7 (r)132.1 131.9 -3.2 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.5 -0.2

Textile product mills

314

0.927 110.8 110.1 109.6 109.4 -3.1 -0.1 -0.6 -0.5 -0.2

Textile furnishings mills

3141

0.663 106.2 105.5 105.2 105.2 -3.1 -0.1 -0.7 -0.3 0.0

Curtain and linen mills

31412

0.542 106.8 106.1 105.7 105.7 -3.5 -0.1 -0.7 -0.4 0.0

Other textile product mills (Dec. 2006=100)

3149

0.264 (r)125.1 (r)124.5 (r)123.4 122.7 -3.2 (r)-0.4 -0.5 (r)-0.9 -0.6

All other textile product mills (Dec. 2012=100)

31499

0.205 96.4 95.9 94.9 94.3 -2.7 0.1 -0.5 -1.0 -0.6

Apparel manufacturing

315

4.505 (r)111.4 111.6 111.6 111.4 -0.7 (r)-0.1 (r)0.2 0.0 -0.2

Cut and sew apparel manufacturing (Dec. 2009=100)

3152

4.030 110.7 110.9 110.9 110.7 -0.6 -0.1 0.2 0.0 -0.2

Men's and boys' cut and sew apparel manufacturing

31522

1.598 113.1 113.1 113.2 113.1 -1.1 -0.2 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Womens and girls cut and sown apparel manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

31524

2.394 100.0 100.2 (r)100.2 100.0 -0.2 0.0 0.2 (r)0.0 -0.2

Apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing

3159

0.356 117.3 (r)117.1 (r)116.9 116.2 -2.1 0.0 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 -0.6

Leather and allied product manufacturing

316

1.983 124.4 (r)124.0 123.7 123.6 -0.5 -0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.2 -0.1

Footwear manufacturing

3162

1.333 122.5 122.1 122.1 122.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.1

Other leather and allied product manufacturing (Dec. 2015=100)

3169

0.616 100.0 99.9 99.8 99.8 - - -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Manufactured goods, part 2

32

16.879 116.0 (r)113.5 (r)113.2 112.5 -8.9 -0.9 (r)-2.2 (r)-0.3 -0.6

Wood product manufacturing

321

0.775 (r)110.8 (r)110.9 (r)110.3 111.0 -4.7 (r)-0.5 0.1 (r)-0.5 0.6

Sawmills and wood preservation

3211

0.249 100.2 101.0 99.6 102.6 -10.9 -2.1 0.8 -1.4 3.0

Veneer, plywood, and engineered wood product manufacturing

3212

0.264 (r)110.2 (r)110.1 (r)109.3 108.7 -2.1 (r)1.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.7 -0.5

Other wood product manufacturing

3219

0.262 (r)130.3 (r)129.9 (r)130.2 129.9 -0.8 -0.5 (r)-0.3 0.2 -0.2

Paper manufacturing

322

1.106 (r)105.9 105.4 105.4 105.9 -3.4 (r)-0.7 (r)-0.5 0.0 0.5

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

3221

0.571 101.3 (r)100.8 (r)100.8 100.6 -4.6 -1.1 (r)-0.5 0.0 -0.2

Paper mills

32212

0.379 95.9 (r)95.1 (r)95.7 95.5 -3.7 0.0 (r)-0.8 0.6 -0.2

Converted paper product manufacturing

3222

0.535 (r)114.1 113.5 (r)113.7 115.0 -2.0 -0.3 (r)-0.5 (r)0.2 1.1

Paper bag and coated and treated paper manufacturing (Dec. 2006=100)

32222

0.267 (r)107.7 (r)106.8 (r)107.1 107.1 -5.5 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.8 (r)0.3 0.0

Petroleum and coal products manufacturing

324

1.536 74.3 (r)60.5 (r)56.1 56.8 -42.9 -5.9 (r)-18.6 (r)-7.3 1.2

Chemical manufacturing

325

9.850 (r)131.1 (r)131.6 (r)132.5 130.9 -2.6 (r)-0.1 (r)0.4 (r)0.7 -1.2

Basic chemical manufacturing

3251

2.484 138.4 (r)135.5 (r)135.3 133.0 -9.5 -0.1 (r)-2.1 (r)-0.1 -1.7

Other basic inorganic chemical manufacturing (Dec. 2008=100)

32518

0.582 64.5 60.7 (r)60.1 56.4 -21.9 0.8 -5.9 (r)-1.0 -6.2

Other basic organic chemical manufacturing

32519

1.701 105.2 104.7 (r)105.0 104.5 -4.2 -0.2 -0.5 (r)0.3 -0.5

Resin, synthetic rubber, and artificial synthetic fibers and filaments

3252

0.830 120.5 119.2 (r)116.1 116.0 -12.5 -0.6 -1.1 (r)-2.6 -0.1

Resin and synthetic rubber manufacturing

32521

0.718 121.4 120.2 (r)116.8 116.5 -13.3 -0.6 -1.0 (r)-2.8 -0.3

Pesticide, fertilizer, other agricult. chemical manufacturing (Dec. 2007=100)

3253

0.359 151.6 142.0 (r)141.1 134.7 -22.9 -2.2 -6.3 -0.6 -4.5

Fertilizer manufacturing (Dec. 2008=100)

32531

0.299 105.1 97.2 96.7 91.8 -26.0 -2.7 -7.5 -0.5 -5.1

Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing

3254

5.118 (r)122.4 (r)125.7 (r)128.1 126.8 5.3 (r)0.4 (r)2.7 (r)1.9 -1.0

Soap, cleaning compound, and toilet preparation manufacturing

3256

0.555 (r)108.3 (r)107.4 (r)106.8 105.4 -4.4 (r)-0.8 (r)-0.8 (r)-0.6 -1.3

Other chemical product and preparation manufacturing (Dec. 2006=100)

3259

0.426 155.1 151.8 (r)152.9 153.2 -3.6 -0.6 -2.1 (r)0.7 0.2

Plastics and rubber products manufacturing

326

2.340 118.3 (r)117.2 (r)117.3 116.9 -2.9 -0.3 (r)-0.9 (r)0.1 -0.3

Plastics product manufacturing

3261

1.304 117.8 (r)116.1 (r)116.4 116.1 -2.4 -0.1 (r)-1.4 0.3 -0.3

Other plastics product manufacturing

32619

0.962 116.5 116.6 (r)116.8 116.5 -0.3 -0.1 0.1 (r)0.2 -0.3

Rubber product manufacturing

3262

1.036 119.9 119.6 119.5 118.9 -3.5 -0.4 -0.3 -0.1 -0.5

Tire manufacturing

32621

0.698 125.8 125.1 125.0 124.1 -4.3 -0.6 -0.6 -0.1 -0.7

Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

327

1.067 (r)130.4 (r)130.2 (r)130.1 130.0 -0.2 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Clay product and refractory manufacturing

3271

0.317 127.9 128.3 128.3 127.4 -0.8 0.1 0.3 0.0 -0.7

Pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixture manufacturing (Dec. 2014=100)

32711

0.205 100.3 100.7 100.7 99.7 -0.6 0.2 0.4 0.0 -1.0

Other nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

3279

0.348 130.3 (r)129.4 (r)129.3 129.7 -0.1 0.0 (r)-0.7 (r)-0.1 0.3

All other nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

32799

0.269 127.4 (r)126.8 (r)126.7 127.2 0.7 -0.2 -0.5 (r)-0.1 0.4

Manufactured goods, part 3

33

64.011 103.5 (r)103.2 (r)103.2 103.3 -2.5 -0.4 (r)-0.3 0.0 0.1

Primary metal manufacturing

331

3.930 (r)120.5 (r)117.8 (r)118.0 121.3 -15.6 (r)-3.3 (r)-2.2 (r)0.2 2.8

Iron and steel mills and ferroalloy manufacturing

3311

1.572 (r)109.4 104.5 (r)103.7 103.9 -22.6 (r)-2.0 (r)-4.5 (r)-0.8 0.2

Alumina and aluminum production and processing

3313

0.539 93.5 92.1 91.1 92.2 -14.9 -1.1 -1.5 -1.1 1.2

Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production and processing

3314

1.714 (r)159.3 (r)158.9 (r)161.3 170.7 -9.7 (r)-5.2 (r)-0.3 (r)1.5 5.8

Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) smelting and refining

33141

1.352 (r)176.0 (r)176.1 (r)179.7 191.7 -8.7 -5.5 (r)0.1 2.0 6.7

Copper rolling, drawing, extruding, and alloying

33142

0.151 158.0 153.0 (r)151.9 154.6 -13.3 -1.4 -3.2 (r)-0.7 1.8

Nonferr. metal (except copper and alum.) rolling, drawing, extruding, & alloying

33149

0.211 160.5 160.4 160.1 165.8 -13.2 -6.0 -0.1 -0.2 3.6

Fabricated metal product manufacturing

332

3.212 123.9 (r)123.3 (r)122.9 122.6 -3.0 -0.3 (r)-0.5 -0.3 -0.2

Cutlery and handtool manufacturing

3322

0.451 115.1 115.1 115.2 115.3 -1.7 -0.3 0.0 0.1 0.1

Hardware manufacturing

3325

0.362 118.7 (r)117.8 (r)117.6 117.4 -1.3 -0.3 (r)-0.8 -0.2 -0.2

Machine shops; and screw, nut, and bolt manufacturing (Dec. 2012=100)

3327

0.242 88.6 88.6 (r)88.5 87.3 -5.7 -0.7 0.0 (r)-0.1 -1.4

Other fabricated metal product manufacturing

3329

1.534 121.9 (r)121.2 (r)120.6 120.4 -3.3 -0.2 (r)-0.6 -0.5 -0.2

Metal valve manufacturing

33291

0.909 116.3 115.1 (r)114.7 114.5 -4.9 -0.2 -1.0 -0.3 -0.2

All other fabricated metal product manufacturing

33299

0.625 128.5 128.6 127.7 127.5 -0.9 0.0 0.1 -0.7 -0.2

Machinery manufacturing

333

7.969 117.7 (r)117.2 (r)117.1 116.8 -2.2 -0.4 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.1 -0.3

Agriculture, construction, and mining machinery manufacturing

3331

1.593 113.2 112.3 112.3 112.3 -3.1 -0.3 -0.8 0.0 0.0

Construction machinery manufacturing

33312

0.930 118.7 116.9 117.1 117.1 -2.4 -0.3 -1.5 0.2 0.0

Industrial machinery manufacturing

3332

1.031 (r)124.6 124.0 123.7 122.5 -0.7 (r)-1.1 (r)-0.5 -0.2 -1.0

Industrial machinery manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

33324

1.031 95.3 (r)94.9 94.6 93.7 -0.7 -1.1 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.3 -1.0

Commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing

3333

0.620 109.3 108.5 108.6 108.7 -4.2 -1.1 -0.7 0.1 0.1

Ventilation, heating, air-conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment

3334

0.695 123.5 122.9 (r)121.6 121.0 -3.5 -0.4 -0.5 (r)-1.1 -0.5

Metalworking machinery manufacturing

3335

0.664 (r)121.7 (r)121.7 (r)122.0 121.5 -2.2 (r)-0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.4

Engine, turbine, and power transmission equipment manufacturing

3336

1.261 120.9 120.3 120.1 120.2 -1.9 -0.2 -0.5 -0.2 0.1

Other general purpose machinery manufacturing

3339

2.104 117.7 (r)117.5 (r)117.7 117.0 -1.3 -0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)0.2 -0.6

Pump and compressor manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

33391

0.442 97.7 (r)97.4 (r)95.8 95.7 -3.3 -0.8 (r)-0.3 (r)-1.6 -0.1

Material handling equipment manufacturing

33392

0.319 141.2 141.1 141.4 141.7 -2.8 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.2

All other general purpose machinery manufacturing

33399

1.342 115.0 114.9 (r)115.7 114.7 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.7 -0.9

Computer and electronic product manufacturing

334

18.680 77.3 77.1 (r)77.1 76.9 -2.0 -0.1 -0.3 (r)0.0 -0.3

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

3341

5.178 (r)71.4 71.2 71.1 71.1 -2.9 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.1 0.0

Communications equipment manufacturing

3342

5.376 (r)83.3 83.2 83.5 83.2 -0.4 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 0.4 -0.4

Audio and video equipment manufacturing

3343

1.765 64.3 64.2 63.3 63.3 -2.6 -0.3 -0.2 -1.4 0.0

Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing

3344

3.445 78.1 78.0 (r)77.5 77.4 -3.5 -0.3 -0.1 (r)-0.6 -0.1

Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments

3345

2.657 103.1 102.4 103.2 102.9 -1.0 -0.2 -0.7 0.8 -0.3

Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media

3346

0.259 41.9 41.7 41.6 41.3 -7.8 -0.5 -0.5 -0.2 -0.7

Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing

335

5.029 116.1 116.5 (r)116.0 115.9 -2.3 -0.5 0.3 (r)-0.4 -0.1

Electric lighting equipment manufacturing

3351

0.661 (r)116.3 (r)117.3 (r)117.8 117.3 -1.9 (r)0.0 0.9 (r)0.4 -0.4

Lighting fixture manufacturing

33512

0.547 (r)125.1 (r)125.3 (r)125.8 125.2 -1.3 (r)0.0 0.2 0.4 -0.5

Household appliance manufacturing

3352

1.162 108.4 (r)109.1 108.5 108.6 -0.9 -1.2 0.6 -0.5 0.1

Small electrical appliance manufacturing

33521

0.559 117.3 (r)116.9 (r)116.6 116.9 -1.8 -0.3 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.3 0.3

Major appliance manufacturing

33522

0.603 99.1 100.8 (r)100.0 100.0 0.0 -2.0 1.7 (r)-0.8 0.0

Other electrical equipment and component manufacturing

3359

1.666 117.7 (r)117.2 (r)116.0 115.9 -3.0 -0.3 (r)-0.4 (r)-1.0 -0.1

Battery manufacturing (Dec. 2009=100)

33591

0.257 96.2 95.8 (r)94.5 94.6 -2.6 0.2 -0.4 (r)-1.4 0.1

Wiring device manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

33593

0.193 100.9 100.6 100.5 100.3 -0.8 -0.4 -0.3 -0.1 -0.2

All other electrical equipment and component manufacturing

33599

0.818 (r)117.9 117.7 (r)117.3 117.3 -1.8 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.3 0.0

Transportation equipment manufacturing

336

17.776 (r)109.6 (r)109.6 (r)109.5 109.6 -0.6 (r)-0.2 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 0.1

Motor vehicle manufacturing

3361

9.270 105.3 (r)105.3 (r)105.2 105.3 0.0 -0.2 (r)0.0 -0.1 0.1

Automobile and light duty motor vehicle manufacturing

33611

8.551 105.4 (r)105.3 (r)105.2 105.3 -0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1

Heavy duty truck manufacturing (Dec. 2015=100)

33612

0.719 100.0 100.6 100.6 100.6 - - 0.6 0.0 0.0

Motor vehicle parts manufacturing

3363

5.545 108.3 (r)108.1 (r)107.8 108.0 -2.1 -0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.3 0.2

Motor vehicle gasoline engine and engine parts manufacturing

33631

0.938 99.2 (r)101.6 (r)101.9 102.2 2.2 0.2 (r)2.4 0.3 0.3

Motor vehicle electrical and electronic equipment manufacturing

33632

0.906 99.3 98.3 (r)98.0 97.9 -2.9 -0.1 -1.0 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Motor vehicle brake system manufacturing

33634

0.245 94.6 (r)94.9 (r)95.0 95.0 -1.8 -0.3 (r)0.3 0.1 0.0

Motor vehicle transmission and power train parts manufacturing

33635

0.868 (r)125.6 (r)123.9 (r)122.7 123.8 -5.6 (r)-0.4 (r)-1.4 (r)-1.0 0.9

Motor vehicle seating and interior trim manufacturing (Dec. 2012=100)

33636

0.425 97.1 96.6 96.6 96.6 -3.5 -0.4 -0.5 0.0 0.0

Other motor vehicle parts manufacturing

33639

1.753 111.5 (r)110.8 (r)110.6 110.6 -1.7 -0.4 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.2 0.0

Aerospace product and parts manufacturing

3364

2.471 131.7 132.1 132.3 132.4 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.1

Other transportation equipment manufacturing

3369

0.298 119.0 118.6 118.7 118.6 -1.7 -0.3 -0.3 0.1 -0.1

Furniture and related product manufacturing

337

1.713 115.1 115.3 (r)115.2 115.1 -0.9 -0.3 0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Household and institutional furniture and kitchen cabinet manufacturing

3371

1.277 116.3 (r)116.4 116.2 116.2 -1.0 -0.3 (r)0.1 (r)-0.2 0.0

Office furniture (including fixtures) manufacturing

3372

0.359 (r)110.4 (r)111.3 (r)111.2 110.9 0.0 -0.5 0.8 -0.1 -0.3

Miscellaneous manufacturing

339

5.702 118.9 119.1 120.0 120.3 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 0.8 0.3

Medical equipment and supplies manufacturing

3391

1.606 104.7 105.0 107.1 107.2 1.6 -0.2 0.3 2.0 0.1

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

3399

4.096 123.4 123.6 123.9 124.3 -0.9 -0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Jewelry and silverware manufacturing

33991

1.972 137.8 138.1 138.4 139.4 -1.1 -0.4 0.2 0.2 0.7

Sporting and athletic goods manufacturing

33992

0.365 119.2 119.4 119.6 119.4 -0.9 0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.2

Doll, toy, and game manufacturing

33993

0.922 105.4 105.2 105.0 105.0 -1.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

All other miscellaneous manufacturing

33999

0.723 123.8 124.4 (r)125.1 125.0 0.1 -0.2 0.5 (r)0.6 -0.1

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2014 trade values.
(r) Revised

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the 3 months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

 

Last Modified Date: April 12, 2016