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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: unchanged in Apr 2022 Historical Data

Fuels & Lubricants: -2.4% in Apr 2022 Historical Data

All Imports Excluding Fuels: +0.4% in Apr 2022 Historical Data

Exports News Release

All Commodities: +0.6% in Apr 2022 Historical Data

Agricultural Commodities: +1.1% in Apr 2022 Historical Data

Nonagricultural Commodities: +0.5% in Apr 2022 Historical Data

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News Release

U.S. import prices record no change in April; export prices advance 0.6%


Prices for U.S. imports recorded no change in April, after advancing 2.9 percent in March. Export prices rose 0.6 percent in April following a 4.1-percent increase the previous month. Over the past year, import prices advanced 12.0 percent and export prices rose 18.0 percent.
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Next Release

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


The Economics Daily

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Prices for U.S. exports rose 4.5 percent in March 2022

Prices for U.S. exports rose 4.5 percent in March 2022 following a 3.0-percent rise in February and a 2.8-percent increase in January. All three advances were the largest monthly increases since 1-month percent changes were first published in January 1989. 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 »