Table 1 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by End Use

Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: March 2017 to March 2018 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2018(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2017
to
Mar.
2018
Nov.
2017
to
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2017
to
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2018
to
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2018
to
Mar.
2018

All commodities

  100.000 126.9 126.9 3.6 0.2 0.8 0.3 0.0

All imports excluding food and fuels (Dec. 2010=100)

  82.985 100.4 100.5 1.8 -0.1 0.4 0.5 0.1

All imports excluding petroleum

  89.948 113.8 113.9 2.1 -0.1 0.6 0.4 0.1

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.149 117.8 118.0 2.1 -0.2 0.5 0.5 0.2

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.163 184.1 185.2 4.1 -0.9 0.7 1.0 0.6

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.857 202.7 203.6 4.9 -1.2 0.8 1.0 0.4

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.307 142.1 143.6 1.2 0.0 0.7 0.9 1.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

25.132 190.4 190.2 12.4 1.3 2.5 0.0 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  15.160 158.0 159.0 8.1 0.3 2.3 0.5 0.6

Industrial supplies & materials excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  14.269 178.3 180.1 8.0 -0.3 1.8 0.8 1.0

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.073 169.5 171.7 9.4 -0.8 2.3 0.8 1.3

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  6.007 143.6 143.0 6.2 2.0 2.4 0.0 -0.4

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.851 210.9 207.5 18.7 3.3 3.4 -1.0 -1.6

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

10.052 228.2 225.2 19.4 2.8 2.9 -0.8 -1.3

Crude

10000

7.117 236.5 236.1 23.2 3.2 4.2 -1.9 -0.2

Fuels, n.e.s.-coals & gas

101

0.616 121.5 113.0 11.5 16.0 13.1 -5.8 -7.0

Gas-natural

10110

0.460 106.0 95.9 20.0 20.0 13.4 -5.8 -9.5

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.551 112.7 113.2 7.8 0.5 1.5 1.3 0.4

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.722 161.9 162.6 5.4 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.4

Selected building materials

13

1.628 152.6 157.4 10.8 -1.0 -0.7 1.6 3.1

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.926 236.6 238.9 11.5 -1.8 4.9 0.9 1.0

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.812 161.6 163.1 11.4 0.3 1.6 0.9 0.9

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.641 110.3 111.1 1.7 0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.7

Capital goods

2

26.759 89.7 89.9 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.2

Electric generating equipment

20

3.236 117.7 117.8 1.1 -0.2 0.0 0.6 0.1

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.246 82.1 82.2 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.1

Transportation equipment excluding motor vehicles (Dec. 2001=100)

22

2.277 137.4 137.3 0.6 0.1 0.4 1.4 -0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.855 110.9 110.7 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.2 -0.2

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.091 107.3 107.2 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.6 -0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.741 122.0 121.9 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.6 -0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

12.014 93.1 93.3 0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.336 118.9 115.8 0.8 0.2 0.8 2.8 -2.6

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2016 trade values.

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the 3 months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

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