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15

U.S. import prices drop 0.5% in October on lower fuel prices; export prices fall 0.1%

U.S. import prices dropped 0.5 percent in October, after increasing 0.1 percent in September. The price index for U.S. exports decreased 0.1 percent in October following a 0.2-percent drop in September. Over the last year, import prices dropped 3.0 percent and export prices declined 2.2 percent.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.4% in Oct 2019 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.6% in Oct 2019 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+128,000(p) in Oct 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.06(p) in Oct 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
+0.4%(p) in Oct 2019 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.7% in 3rd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
-0.3% in 3rd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

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

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.1% in Oct 2019 News Release Historical Data