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Import/Export Price Indexes

Import/Export Price Indexes

The International Price Program (IPP) produces Import/Export Price Indexes (MXP) containing data on changes in the prices of nonmilitary goods and services traded between the U.S. and the rest of the world.


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  • BLS introduces historic (2012–18) research export price indexes using administrative trade data and superlative index methodology Read More »


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Latest Numbers

Imports News Release

All Commodities: -0.2% in Dec 2021 Historical Data

Fuels & Lubricants: -6.5% in Dec 2021 Historical Data

All Imports Excluding Fuels: +0.5% in Dec 2021 Historical Data

Exports News Release

All Commodities: -1.8% in Dec 2021 Historical Data

Agricultural Commodities: +0.8% in Dec 2021 Historical Data

Nonagricultural Commodities: -2.1% in Dec 2021 Historical Data

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News Release

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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Next Release

January 2022 U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes are scheduled to be released on February 16, 2022, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time. read more »


The Economics Daily

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Export prices up 18.2 percent for year ended November 2021, largest increase on record

Prices for U.S. exports rose 18.2 percent from November 2020 to November 2021, the largest 12-month advance since data were first collected in September 1984. Agricultural export prices rose 21.4 percent. read more »

Monthly Labor Review

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From the barrel to the pump: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on prices for petroleum products

This article details price movements for petroleum products in the context of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. read more »