Table 5 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: June 2018 to June 2019 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
importance
May
2019(1)
Index Percent change
May
2019
June
2019
Annual Monthly
June
2018
to
June
2019
Feb.
2019
to
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2019
to
Apr.
2019
Apr.
2019
to
May
2019
May
2019
to
June
2019

Live animals; animal products

I

1.390 196.9 195.6 1.7 2.1 0.8 -1.0 -0.7

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.381 266.9 267.0 7.5 2.2 3.0 0.3 0.0

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.726 139.7 139.2 0.5 2.4 -0.3 -1.1 -0.4

Vegetable products

II

1.962 223.7 215.3 6.9 -3.5 7.8 -1.1 -3.8

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.465 504.1 506.8 41.8 0.1 12.7 -13.9 0.5

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.752 139.9 124.5 0.4 -5.8 14.1 8.5 -11.0

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.310 194.8 197.8 -7.3 -0.8 -0.1 -2.5 1.5

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.225 85.5 83.9 -16.3 -0.9 -2.7 -3.0 -1.9

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.806 165.1 165.2 -1.1 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.221 97.0 98.0 -2.9 0.7 0.6 -0.2 1.0

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants

20

0.359 170.0 170.1 -0.7 -0.6 -1.6 0.4 0.1

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.062 132.3 132.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Mineral products

V

11.250 230.1 215.4 -6.6 7.2 1.5 2.2 -6.4

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

10.943 227.7 212.8 -6.9 7.3 1.6 2.3 -6.5

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.853 156.9 156.1 -1.3 -0.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.535 307.4 293.9 -6.7 -3.3 -2.9 -1.4 -4.4

Organic chemicals

29

2.019 127.9 127.8 -4.3 -0.5 0.6 0.1 -0.1

Pharmaceutical products

30

4.302 152.6 152.0 0.3 -0.1 -0.3 0.1 -0.4

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.288 88.0 86.8 6.0 -2.0 -3.8 2.9 -1.4

Essential oils and resinoids (Dec. 2016=100)

33

0.591 102.7 102.3 -0.6 0.3 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.578 103.2 102.9 -3.9 -1.5 -0.5 -0.2 -0.3

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.454 140.6 140.8 -0.4 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.312 143.5 143.6 -0.5 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.142 136.9 137.3 -0.4 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.3

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc

VIII

0.615 124.8 124.6 -1.0 0.0 -0.5 0.1 -0.2

Articles of leather; travel goods, bags, etc. of various materials

42

0.587 131.2 131.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.5 0.1 -0.1

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

0.821 141.7 143.6 -20.4 -0.3 -2.5 -2.7 1.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.093 120.2 120.0 1.8 -0.7 -0.3 -1.3 -0.2

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

0.729 111.3 111.2 2.7 -0.1 -0.4 -0.2 -0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

4.833 114.3 114.1 -0.2 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

1.952 104.6 104.5 0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.620 120.4 120.6 0.7 0.0 -0.2 0.2 0.2

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.642 103.5 103.4 -0.5 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Headgear, umbrellas, artificial flowers, etc.

XII

1.346 122.2 122.2 -0.1 -0.5 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.118 121.2 121.1 0.0 -0.5 -0.2 0.1 -0.1

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.939 132.0 132.0 -0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.0

Ceramic products

69

0.265 136.2 136.2 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

2.670 176.4 178.2 2.3 0.4 -0.6 -0.8 1.0

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.832 176.5 174.5 -5.8 0.4 0.4 -1.2 -1.1

Iron and steel

72

1.348 219.9 217.8 -5.9 0.5 1.3 -1.4 -1.0

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.708 150.1 149.9 -2.1 0.1 0.0 -0.5 -0.1

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.449 285.7 273.5 -13.5 2.0 -0.6 -2.5 -4.3

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

1.000 132.3 130.6 -9.3 0.2 0.7 -1.6 -1.3

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.438 123.8 123.8 0.7 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.513 136.1 135.9 -0.7 -0.1 -0.7 -0.1 -0.1

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

29.697 79.3 79.2 -1.6 -0.1 -0.6 0.0 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.765 85.5 85.3 -1.8 -0.3 -0.7 -0.1 -0.2

Electrical machinery and equip, sound and TV recorders & reproducers, parts

85

14.932 73.4 73.5 -1.5 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.780 113.5 113.5 -0.7 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.608 112.5 112.6 -0.6 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.1

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2002=100)

88

1.064 114.5 114.5 -1.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 0.0

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

3.943 101.6 101.5 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.678 98.1 98.0 -1.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3 -0.1

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.205 140.8 140.6 -0.8 -0.6 0.1 -0.5 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.414 112.4 112.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.2

Furniture & stuffed furnishings; lamps & lighting fittings, nesoi; prefab bldgs

94

2.779 118.7 118.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.3

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.366 102.0 102.0 -0.7 0.0 -0.4 -0.2 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.268 128.8 128.8 -0.3 -0.1 -0.6 0.0 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2017 trade values.

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

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