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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: December 2020 to December 2021 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2021(1)
Index Percent change
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2020
to
Dec.
2021
Aug.
2021
to
Sep.
2021
Sep.
2021
to
Oct.
2021
Oct.
2021
to
Nov.
2021
Nov.
2021
to
Dec.
2021

All commodities

  100.000 137.8 137.5 10.4 0.4 1.5 0.7 -0.2

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

  82.462 106.2 106.7 5.7 0.0 0.4 0.6 0.5

All imports excluding petroleum

  89.974 121.5 121.9 6.8 0.2 0.7 0.7 0.3

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  88.928 124.8 125.4 6.4 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.5

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.466 199.5 200.4 13.7 1.4 0.8 -0.2 0.5

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.994 214.7 216.1 13.0 1.5 0.7 -0.5 0.7

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.472 166.3 166.1 16.2 1.1 0.7 0.7 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

26.834 251.9 247.7 36.2 1.0 5.2 2.1 -1.7

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  17.082 209.5 211.1 25.4 -0.3 2.3 2.8 0.8

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

  15.842 229.5 233.3 23.2 -0.6 1.4 1.9 1.7

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  10.022 223.7 227.0 19.6 -1.8 0.6 1.9 1.5

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  6.786 191.5 190.9 34.8 2.1 5.0 4.2 -0.3

Fuels & lubricants

10

11.072 295.1 276.0 62.7 3.6 11.1 2.3 -6.5

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

10.026 308.5 290.0 62.0 3.5 10.5 1.0 -6.0

Crude petroleum

10000

6.542 318.3 296.9 59.7 4.4 11.9 -0.5 -6.7

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

101

0.949 284.0 249.3 80.5 5.4 20.5 18.5 -12.2

Natural gas

10110

0.848 279.7 241.3 86.9 6.5 20.8 22.5 -13.7

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.490 123.6 123.8 12.9 0.5 -0.1 -3.4 0.2

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

5.249 201.7 206.0 31.9 1.8 3.3 2.5 2.1

Selected building materials

13

1.710 183.8 197.6 12.2 -10.0 7.3 1.3 7.5

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

4.433 356.5 355.2 24.4 -0.9 -2.1 2.8 -0.4

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

2.148 207.1 208.8 27.5 1.3 1.1 1.7 0.8

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.731 121.7 123.2 8.4 0.7 0.7 0.3 1.2

Capital goods

2

26.522 90.3 90.4 2.3 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.233 122.8 123.1 1.5 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.2

Nonelectrical machinery

21

20.838 82.2 82.2 2.4 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0

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

22

2.451 139.2 139.3 2.1 0.1 -0.2 0.4 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

14.973 113.8 114.0 2.8 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

25.204 108.9 109.4 2.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.5

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.652 124.6 124.8 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2

Durables, manufactured

41

11.513 93.9 94.5 4.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.039 123.7 126.1 7.5 0.2 -0.2 2.5 1.9

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

Last Modified Date: January 14, 2022