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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: December 2020 to December 2021 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
importance
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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.485 232.2 231.9 19.8 0.9 1.8 -0.6 -0.1

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.433 344.0 340.4 24.4 -0.2 5.5 -4.5 -1.0

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.774 161.2 161.3 20.6 2.1 0.6 1.0 0.1

Vegetable products

II

1.991 231.0 233.8 16.6 3.5 -1.0 0.4 1.2

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.342 412.9 401.4 -3.8 6.3 -0.1 -2.5 -2.8

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.695 115.2 121.1 23.3 2.8 -2.9 -3.4 5.1

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.437 288.7 296.1 32.8 3.0 1.8 6.2 2.6

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

III

0.411 148.3 148.3 41.9 2.0 2.1 -1.1 0.0

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.986 179.6 179.7 6.1 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.1

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.198 100.4 99.8 -0.8 3.1 -0.4 0.5 -0.6

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

20

0.341 180.3 180.3 6.7 1.8 0.1 0.5 0.0

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.115 147.2 147.0 4.6 0.3 0.2 0.8 -0.1

Mineral products

V

11.298 300.4 281.7 63.6 3.7 11.5 2.1 -6.2

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

27

10.827 294.2 275.0 63.8 3.7 11.8 2.2 -6.5

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.264 172.9 174.9 11.5 0.7 1.4 1.2 1.2

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.744 464.1 506.3 81.7 2.7 0.5 9.3 9.1

Organic chemicals

29

2.372 145.9 148.3 17.0 1.1 1.5 1.0 1.6

Pharmaceutical products

30

4.816 150.9 150.8 -2.5 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Fertilizers (Dec. 2020=100)

31

0.559 228.8 232.4 132.4 4.0 18.8 6.6 1.6

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.608 114.9 116.0 9.7 1.0 0.1 0.3 1.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.726 158.2 159.0 7.0 0.1 0.6 0.5 0.5

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.525 163.5 164.2 11.8 0.3 0.7 0.7 0.4

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.201 150.3 151.5 -1.6 -0.4 0.2 0.2 0.8

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

42

0.528 139.4 141.0 7.5 1.7 0.6 0.7 1.1

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

IX

1.081 215.9 241.4 15.3 -17.4 11.6 2.2 11.8

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2019=100)

44

1.040 150.2 168.4 15.6 -18.1 12.0 2.2 12.1

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

0.949 120.3 121.0 8.4 0.2 -0.2 -3.4 0.6

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

48

0.613 108.0 107.9 3.8 -0.5 0.4 -2.8 -0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

4.534 117.0 117.8 3.1 0.3 -0.3 0.3 0.7

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

1.820 106.4 106.6 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.6 0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.493 122.8 122.8 0.5 0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.634 105.4 105.3 5.3 0.5 -0.3 0.2 -0.1

Headgear, umbrellas, artificial flowers, etc.

XII

1.301 126.7 127.3 3.1 0.7 0.1 -0.2 0.5

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.089 124.9 125.7 3.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.6

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

XIII

0.839 132.0 131.9 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.2 -0.1

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2020=100)

68

0.302 99.2 99.3 -0.7 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.1

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

XIV

2.734 227.2 227.2 0.5 -2.4 -5.2 2.8 0.0

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

6.438 231.1 233.2 29.5 1.0 1.7 2.0 0.9

Iron and steel

72

1.311 311.1 312.6 47.2 1.3 1.5 3.1 0.5

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.931 191.5 193.8 30.8 1.7 2.1 2.4 1.2

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.542 408.6 405.8 20.9 -0.2 -2.2 1.8 -0.7

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

1.210 190.5 192.8 30.8 0.8 3.2 0.3 1.2

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

82

0.413 127.1 127.5 4.1 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.3

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.523 145.3 145.5 8.7 -0.1 1.1 0.6 0.1

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

XVI

28.162 81.2 81.2 2.8 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.558 87.4 87.3 2.8 0.0 0.2 0.2 -0.1

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

85

13.604 75.3 75.3 2.4 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.305 117.3 117.5 2.4 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.164 116.6 116.8 2.4 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.2

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2020=100)

88

1.049 101.1 101.1 1.1 0.2 -0.6 0.9 0.0

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

XVIII

3.897 102.0 102.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.2 -0.3 0.1

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.633 98.0 98.0 -0.5 -0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

3.981 114.6 115.7 4.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 1.0

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

94

2.479 122.3 123.9 6.1 0.7 0.8 0.6 1.3

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.250 102.3 102.6 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.3

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.252 128.9 130.4 2.9 0.2 0.1 -0.7 1.2

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