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: August 2016 to August 2017 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
July
2017(1)
Index Percent change
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2016
to
Aug.
2017
Apr.
2017
to
May
2017
May
2017
to
June
2017
June
2017
to
July
2017
July
2017
to
Aug.
2017

Live animals; animal products

I

1.529 196.8 195.0 2.2 1.8 1.2 -0.7 -0.9

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.462 253.5 248.1 3.6 2.8 1.6 -0.5 -2.1

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.745 141.7 140.2 -1.4 0.6 0.1 -1.5 -1.1

Vegetable products

II

2.106 220.1 221.9 2.1 1.5 1.3 -1.1 0.8

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.408 463.4 457.9 5.8 1.0 9.8 -0.9 -1.2

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.888 131.1 133.9 1.1 3.7 1.1 -2.7 2.1

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.363 232.5 233.1 -0.5 -1.1 -1.4 2.6 0.3

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

III

0.303 115.3 116.7 8.8 0.1 1.6 0.1 1.2

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.721 161.6 162.4 0.9 0.0 0.4 0.6 0.5

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.187 86.7 85.9 -1.3 -0.1 0.8 0.1 -0.9

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.193 94.5 95.4 -15.5 -1.7 4.0 -2.0 1.0

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

20

0.364 168.7 169.4 7.2 0.2 -0.1 2.4 0.4

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.010 128.6 128.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2 -0.4

Mineral products

V

8.667 165.8 172.6 15.6 -0.6 -3.4 -0.4 4.1

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

27

8.398 163.0 170.0 15.7 -0.9 -3.8 -0.4 4.3

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

9.352 151.5 151.2 3.3 -0.1 0.1 -0.3 -0.2

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.550 275.0 268.7 4.3 -0.1 -2.3 -1.6 -2.3

Organic chemicals

29

2.387 123.0 123.1 1.9 0.0 0.1 -0.4 0.1

Pharmaceutical products

30

4.358 148.6 148.7 5.4 0.1 0.1 -0.4 0.1

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.256 72.3 69.5 -5.3 -3.8 0.1 -1.4 -3.9

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

32

0.196 109.0 108.9 7.5 0.1 1.5 0.4 -0.1

Essential oils and resinoids (Dec. 2016=100)

33

0.547 99.8 100.2 - 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.4

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.694 105.0 105.0 3.2 -0.5 0.5 1.1 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.457 139.4 139.5 1.9 0.1 -0.4 -0.1 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.205 141.8 142.2 1.6 0.2 -0.2 0.6 0.3

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.252 136.4 136.2 2.6 -0.1 -0.7 -1.6 -0.1

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

VIII

0.690 123.7 123.7 0.3 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.0

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

42

0.659 129.0 129.0 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.0

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

IX

0.949 156.7 161.7 14.2 1.2 -1.3 1.6 3.2

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

44

0.924 108.0 111.6 14.7 1.2 -1.4 1.6 3.3

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.098 110.7 110.5 0.8 0.3 0.3 0.1 -0.2

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

48

0.722 102.9 102.9 -1.6 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Printed matter (Dec. 2015=100)

49

0.221 106.1 105.9 5.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 -0.2

Textile and textile articles

XI

5.380 113.2 113.4 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

2.204 103.7 104.1 0.6 -0.4 0.1 0.2 0.4

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.836 118.9 118.9 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.654 103.7 103.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Headgear, umbrellas, artificial flowers, etc.

XII

1.523 121.8 121.9 -0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.1

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.289 120.9 121.1 -0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.2

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

XIII

0.945 129.9 130.3 -0.5 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.3

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

68

0.327 96.4 96.5 -1.7 -0.2 0.5 -0.1 0.1

Ceramic products

69

0.270 135.0 135.3 -1.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.7 0.2

Glass and glassware

70

0.348 130.4 131.3 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.7

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

XIV

2.783 167.3 170.6 -4.7 -1.2 1.2 -1.9 2.0

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.579 167.2 168.2 7.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.2 0.6

Iron and steel

72

1.351 194.9 197.2 12.9 -0.3 -1.1 -0.8 1.2

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.715 145.0 143.2 3.8 1.0 1.3 0.7 -1.2

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.387 271.7 285.3 18.1 -1.9 0.0 2.1 5.0

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.809 128.7 128.7 6.6 -0.4 -0.8 0.2 0.0

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

82

0.435 122.5 123.0 0.6 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 0.4

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.523 136.4 136.8 0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.3

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

XVI

29.989 80.6 80.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.918 86.0 86.3 0.8 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.3

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

85

15.071 75.4 75.5 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.663 113.9 114.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

13.196 112.9 113.0 0.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.1

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

88

1.335 115.6 115.3 -2.9 0.0 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3

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

XVIII

3.883 101.7 101.8 -1.6 -0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.551 98.3 98.4 -1.9 -0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.272 143.9 143.9 1.7 0.0 0.4 1.0 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.306 111.0 111.1 -0.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1

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

94

2.664 116.6 116.8 0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.2

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.366 101.4 101.3 -2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.277 129.7 129.7 -3.9 0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2015 trade values.

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

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