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Oct
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U.S. import prices rise 0.2% in September on higher fuel prices; export prices fall 0.2%

U.S. import prices increased 0.2 percent in September, after falling 0.2 percent in August. The price index for U.S. exports decreased 0.2 percent in September following a 0.6- percent drop in August. Import and export prices declined 1.6 percent over the past year.

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Labor force characteristics by race and ethnicity, 2018

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Latest Numbers

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

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

Payroll Employment:
+136,000(p) in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings:
-$0.01(p) in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand:
-0.3%(p) in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI):
+0.6% in 2nd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

Productivity:
+2.3% in 2nd Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

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

U.S. Export Price Index:
-0.2% in Sep 2019 News Release Historical Data