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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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Latest Numbers

Imports News Release

All Commodities: -1.4% in Jul 2022 Historical Data

Fuels & Lubricants: -7.5% in Jul 2022 Historical Data

All Imports Excluding Fuels: -0.5% in Jul 2022 Historical Data

Exports News Release

All Commodities: -3.3% in Jul 2022 Historical Data

Agricultural Commodities: -3.0% in Jul 2022 Historical Data

Nonagricultural Commodities: -3.3% in Jul 2022 Historical Data

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News Release

U.S. import prices decrease 1.4% in July on lower fuel prices; export prices fall 3.3%


Prices for U.S. imports decreased 1.4 percent in July, after increasing 0.3 percent in June. Export prices fell 3.3 percent in July following a 0.7-percent rise the previous month. Over the past year, import prices increased 8.8 percent and export prices rose 13.1 percent.
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Next Release

August 2022 U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes are scheduled to be released on September 15, 2022, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time. read more »


The Economics Daily

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U.S. export prices up 18.2 percent from June 2021 to June 2022

U.S. export prices increased 18.2 percent from June 2021 to June 2022, compared with a 16.9-percent increase over the previous year. From 2012 to 2020, over-the-year changes from June to June ranged from −5.8 percent (in 2015) to 5.3 percent (2018). 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 »