The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Database holds current time series data that are published simultaneously with the Import and Export Price Index News Release.
The data query and extraction tool provides users with an interface to select more than 1000 data series. Unique letter/number combinations represent different descriptors that characterize the index type,
product or industry classification, geographic coverage, and time period availability. More information on the format of the data can be found at https://download.bls.gov/pub/time.series/ei/ei.txt.
- Series Identifiers Key—Not sure what code to use for what you are looking for? Use this as a guide to how the series codes are defined. The Series Identifiers Key presents all published data series for the Import and Export Price Indexes with detailed descriptions of the data series codes. The purpose of this file is to act as a data dictionary for data users to more easily identify the data series they would like to use.
- Series Report—Already know the series identifier for the statistic you want? Use this shortcut to retrieve your data.
- Locality-Based Index Codes Prefixes - Looking for an industry level index by country or region? Use this as a guide to the database codes.
- Text files (FTP) - For those who want it all. Download a flat file of the entire database or large subset of the database.