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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: August 2020 to August 2021 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Jul.
2021(1)
Index Percent change
Jul.
2021
Aug.
2021
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2020
to
Aug.
2021
Apr.
2021
to
May
2021
May
2021
to
Jun.
2021
Jun.
2021
to
Jul.
2021
Jul.
2021
to
Aug.
2021

All commodities

  100.000 134.7 134.3 9.0 1.3 1.1 0.4 -0.3

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

  83.670 105.3 105.1 5.2 1.1 0.5 0.1 -0.2

All imports excluding petroleum

  90.873 119.8 119.7 5.9 1.0 0.6 0.3 -0.1

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  90.126 123.6 123.5 5.6 0.9 0.7 0.1 -0.1

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.455 194.5 195.6 9.9 -0.2 1.9 0.6 0.6

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.975 209.0 210.9 8.3 -0.8 1.7 0.1 0.9

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.480 163.4 162.3 15.8 1.7 2.6 2.6 -0.7

Industrial supplies & materials

1

25.784 236.5 232.5 34.6 5.0 2.8 0.4 -1.7

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  16.889 202.2 199.7 25.7 5.0 1.7 -0.6 -1.2

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

  15.991 226.3 223.4 24.0 4.9 1.5 -1.2 -1.3

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  10.467 228.2 222.3 24.2 5.9 1.3 -3.0 -2.6

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  6.189 169.8 171.5 28.2 3.4 2.5 3.7 1.0

Fuels & lubricants

10

9.874 257.1 251.2 56.5 5.2 5.1 3.0 -2.3

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

9.127 274.3 267.7 55.9 5.1 5.1 2.3 -2.4

Crude petroleum

10000

6.085 289.2 276.5 61.3 4.5 6.2 2.2 -4.4

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

101

0.647 189.4 188.3 84.1 7.5 7.5 15.5 -0.6

Natural gas

10110

0.555 178.7 177.2 93.2 8.0 8.4 16.6 -0.8

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.512 126.0 128.3 17.5 2.6 3.3 3.4 1.8

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.930 185.0 187.2 24.3 3.0 1.9 2.2 1.2

Selected building materials

13

2.128 223.5 184.8 9.5 14.1 2.3 -14.9 -17.3

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

4.499 353.4 357.7 39.3 5.2 0.4 -0.9 1.2

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

2.100 197.8 201.4 25.6 2.2 2.8 3.5 1.8

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.741 119.6 120.0 6.2 1.7 0.6 1.2 0.3

Capital goods

2

27.020 89.9 90.0 1.9 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.303 122.5 122.7 1.2 -0.3 0.1 0.6 0.2

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.216 81.7 81.8 2.0 0.1 0.4 0.5 0.1

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

22

2.501 138.8 138.8 2.4 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.167 112.6 112.9 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

25.574 108.0 108.1 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.903 124.1 124.4 -0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.2

Durables, manufactured

41

11.634 92.7 92.7 2.1 0.3 0.4 0.7 0.0

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.037 120.7 120.7 4.0 0.5 1.0 0.1 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2019 trade values.

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

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Last Modified Date: September 15, 2021