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: January 2017 to January 2018 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Dec.
2017(1)
Index Percent change
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Annual Monthly
Jan.
2017
to
Jan.
2018
Sept.
2017
to
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2017
to
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2017
to
Dec.
2017
Dec.
2017
to
Jan.
2018

Live animals; animal products

I

1.366 191.0 193.6 2.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 1.4

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.374 245.6 247.4 7.4 0.4 -1.1 0.3 0.7

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.702 138.5 140.9 -3.8 0.5 -1.3 0.2 1.7

Vegetable products

II

2.049 220.7 224.4 5.9 -0.9 -2.6 -2.8 1.7

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.479 504.8 506.4 24.1 -3.1 16.9 -4.9 0.3

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.819 128.5 130.9 5.9 -0.3 -11.9 -3.7 1.9

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.332 217.2 218.3 -8.7 -2.0 -1.2 -2.2 0.5

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

III

0.309 116.3 114.4 -1.6 -1.0 0.2 -0.9 -1.6

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.767 162.2 162.7 2.3 -0.3 0.0 0.1 0.3

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.195 86.6 90.8 5.6 1.3 -0.7 0.0 4.8

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.199 94.4 94.4 -6.3 0.0 0.6 -1.3 0.0

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

20

0.373 171.3 169.9 6.9 0.6 0.3 -0.2 -0.8

Miscellaneous edible preparations (Dec. 2017=100)

21

0.204 100.0 99.5 - - - - -0.5

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.034 129.2 130.1 2.0 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.7

Mineral products

V

10.454 204.3 214.0 19.5 0.4 9.6 2.7 4.7

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

27

10.211 202.2 212.0 19.8 0.3 10.0 2.8 4.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

9.434 154.8 155.8 3.9 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.6

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.604 302.8 313.1 19.4 4.5 3.7 7.3 3.4

Organic chemicals

29

2.401 129.8 131.2 7.9 0.8 1.6 1.6 1.1

Pharmaceutical products

30

4.410 148.2 148.2 0.3 -0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.261 80.4 81.5 6.5 9.0 3.2 -0.9 1.4

Tanning extracts; dye, pigments, varnish, paints & putty (Dec. 2011=100)

32

0.183 106.3 107.0 5.1 -0.7 -0.5 0.9 0.7

Essential oils and resinoids (Dec. 2016=100)

33

0.581 102.3 102.5 2.3 0.2 0.1 -0.3 0.2

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.638 105.8 107.1 4.0 0.3 0.3 0.1 1.2

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.431 140.3 139.9 1.5 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.251 142.8 142.6 2.6 0.6 0.2 -0.3 -0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.180 137.3 136.4 -0.4 -0.2 -0.7 0.4 -0.7

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

VIII

0.638 124.1 124.2 0.7 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.1

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

42

0.602 129.5 129.6 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1

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

IX

1.038 162.6 160.5 11.8 2.8 0.4 -1.6 -1.3

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2014=100)

44

1.014 112.2 110.7 12.2 2.8 0.4 -1.6 -1.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.058 111.4 112.5 2.6 0.5 0.3 0.2 1.0

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

48

0.696 103.1 103.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.7

Printed matter (Dec. 2015=100)

49

0.205 104.9 105.0 -0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

5.029 113.5 113.7 0.5 -0.1 -0.2 0.3 0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

2.040 103.5 103.9 0.0 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.4

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.721 118.6 119.1 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.2 0.4

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.653 104.2 104.3 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.1

Headgear, umbrellas, artificial flowers, etc.

XII

1.395 122.1 122.0 -0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 -0.1

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.169 121.2 121.1 -0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.1

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

XIII

0.930 131.0 131.6 0.8 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.5

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2015=100)

68

0.330 97.7 98.0 0.9 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.3

Ceramic products

69

0.263 136.7 136.7 -0.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0

Glass and glassware

70

0.337 130.6 131.7 1.5 0.1 -0.2 -0.4 0.8

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

XIV

3.056 171.0 175.1 6.2 -2.5 0.8 -0.6 2.4

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.470 173.9 177.2 9.9 0.9 0.7 -0.9 1.9

Iron and steel

72

1.218 203.1 209.4 13.4 1.8 0.1 -0.6 3.1

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.595 149.4 150.9 9.2 1.2 0.2 0.2 1.0

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.411 293.2 306.5 15.8 -2.9 2.8 -2.3 4.5

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.934 135.6 137.4 12.3 2.6 0.9 -1.4 1.3

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

82

0.419 121.8 122.1 -0.6 -0.8 0.0 -0.1 0.2

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.525 137.9 136.5 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 -1.0

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

XVI

29.211 80.6 80.5 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.256 86.6 86.5 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

85

14.955 75.0 74.8 -0.9 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.3

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.097 113.9 114.7 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.877 112.8 113.7 1.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.8

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

88

1.127 116.1 116.7 -1.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5

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

XVIII

3.859 101.6 103.7 2.1 0.0 -0.3 -0.1 2.1

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.567 98.1 100.4 2.0 0.0 -0.3 -0.2 2.3

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.234 144.4 141.5 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.3 -2.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.320 111.4 111.4 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0

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

94

2.721 117.1 117.2 0.7 0.0 0.3 -0.1 0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.311 101.6 101.7 -1.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.288 129.6 128.6 -0.8 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.8

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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