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15

U.S. import prices down 0.5% in January on lower fuel prices; export prices fall 0.6%

U.S. import prices declined 0.5 percent in January following a 1.0-percent drop in December. Prices for U.S. exports fell 0.6 percent in both January and December. Import prices declined 1.7 percent over the past 12 months and export prices decreased 0.2 percent.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
unchanged in Jan 2019 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
4.0% in Jan 2019 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+304,000(p) in Jan 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.03(p) in Jan 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.1%(p) in Jan 2019 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 4th Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.2%(r) in 3rd Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.5% in Jan 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.6% in Jan 2019 News Release Historical Data