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U.S. import prices rise 0.2% in November on higher fuel prices; export prices up 0.2%

U.S. import prices increased 0.2 percent in November, after falling 0.5 percent in October. The price index for U.S. exports rose 0.2 percent in November following a 0.1-percent decline in October. Over the past year, import and export prices each fell 1.3 percent.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI):
+0.3% in Nov 2019 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate:
3.5% in Nov 2019 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment:
+266,000(p) in Nov 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
+$0.07(p) in Nov 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
unchanged in Nov 2019 News Release Historical Data

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

Productivity:
-0.2%(r) in 3rd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index:
+0.2% in Nov 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index:
+0.2% in Nov 2019 News Release Historical Data