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Import prices fall 0.2% in December on lower fuel prices; export prices decrease 1.8%

Prices for U.S. imports decreased 0.2 percent in December, after rising 0.7 percent the previous month. Export prices fell 1.8 percent in December following a 0.8-percent rise in November. Over the past year, import prices increased 10.4 percent and export prices advanced 14.7 percent.

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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"Chain drift" in the Chained Consumer Price Index: 1999–2017

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MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.5% in Dec 2021 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.9% in Dec 2021 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+199,000(p) in Dec 2021 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.19(p) in Dec 2021 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.2%(p) in Dec 2021 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+1.3% in 3rd Qtr of 2021 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-5.2%(r) in 3rd Qtr of 2021 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
-0.2% in Dec 2021 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
-1.8% in Dec 2021 News Release Historical Data