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: April 2017 to April 2018 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Mar.
2018(1)
Index Percent change
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
Annual Monthly
Apr.
2017
to
Apr.
2018
Dec.
2017
to
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2018
to
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2018
to
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2018
to
Apr.
2018

All commodities

  100.000 126.5 126.9 3.3 0.8 0.2 -0.2 0.3

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

  83.362 100.5 100.7 1.8 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.2

All imports excluding petroleum

  90.185 113.7 113.8 1.7 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.1

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.477 117.8 118.0 1.8 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.2

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.114 182.1 181.3 1.6 0.7 1.0 -1.1 -0.4

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.793 199.4 198.2 1.6 0.8 1.0 -1.6 -0.6

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.321 143.2 143.3 1.5 0.6 0.9 0.8 0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.991 188.8 190.6 12.2 2.4 -0.3 -0.5 1.0

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  15.245 158.4 159.3 7.1 2.3 0.2 0.6 0.6

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

  14.457 180.1 181.4 7.8 1.8 0.9 1.0 0.7

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.227 171.9 172.6 8.7 2.3 1.0 1.3 0.4

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.949 141.5 142.6 4.7 2.3 -0.8 -0.6 0.8

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.523 203.9 206.6 18.7 3.3 -1.8 -2.4 1.3

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

9.815 222.2 225.7 20.6 2.7 -1.1 -2.2 1.6

Crude

10000

6.974 231.0 235.1 23.4 4.1 -2.6 -1.6 1.8

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

101

0.524 103.0 100.3 -6.7 13.1 -12.9 -8.3 -2.6

Gas-natural

10110

0.367 84.3 80.6 -6.6 13.4 -15.4 -11.4 -4.4

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.555 113.1 114.5 7.6 1.5 1.3 0.4 1.2

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.752 162.4 164.2 5.9 0.9 0.8 0.4 1.1

Selected building materials

13

1.684 157.5 159.1 9.3 -0.7 1.6 3.1 1.0

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.974 238.8 240.3 11.1 4.8 0.9 1.0 0.6

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.838 163.4 163.0 9.7 1.8 1.0 0.9 -0.2

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.664 111.5 111.8 2.3 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.3

Capital goods

2

26.837 89.7 89.7 1.1 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.0

Electric generating equipment

20

3.246 117.7 117.8 1.3 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.1

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.338 82.2 82.2 1.1 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.0

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

22

2.253 135.5 135.4 0.7 0.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.899 110.8 110.9 0.3 0.5 0.2 -0.1 0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.158 107.2 107.3 0.3 0.1 0.5 -0.1 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.780 122.0 122.1 0.4 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

12.072 93.3 93.4 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.305 115.8 116.6 0.3 0.8 2.8 -2.6 0.7

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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