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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 2021 to December 2022 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
importance
Nov.
2022(1)
Index Percent change
Nov.
2022
Dec.
2022
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2021
to
Dec.
2022
Aug.
2022
to
Sep.
2022
Sep.
2022
to
Oct.
2022
Oct.
2022
to
Nov.
2022
Nov.
2022
to
Dec.
2022

Live animals; animal products

I

1.479 226.6 225.5 -2.3 1.2 -1.2 -1.9 -0.5

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.420 311.3 300.5 -11.1 -0.9 -3.2 -3.1 -3.5

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.750 156.0 157.2 -2.1 1.7 -0.4 -1.8 0.8

Vegetable products

II

2.237 246.5 255.1 9.9 0.9 -2.7 3.4 3.5

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.499 494.1 494.7 29.2 11.8 -3.4 2.0 0.1

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.798 120.3 122.0 0.9 -6.2 -4.0 14.7 1.4

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.411 290.7 286.2 -3.9 0.7 -1.8 -8.3 -1.5

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

III

0.442 154.0 151.9 2.4 -0.4 1.6 0.7 -1.4

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.286 190.6 191.2 5.6 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.3

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2021=100)

17

0.219 107.7 107.4 7.4 -1.0 1.7 -0.4 -0.3

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.217 110.9 111.9 12.1 0.3 -0.3 8.5 0.9

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.066 147.7 148.5 1.4 0.0 -0.1 0.3 0.5

Mineral products

V

10.677 331.6 333.2 19.5 -5.9 -2.2 -3.5 0.5

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

27

10.317 326.0 327.6 20.4 -6.0 -2.2 -3.7 0.5

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

11.207 174.2 173.3 -0.8 -0.8 -1.1 -0.3 -0.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.781 551.5 548.4 7.9 1.4 0.9 0.4 -0.6

Organic chemicals

29

2.571 144.7 143.7 -2.1 -3.2 -0.9 -0.2 -0.7

Pharmaceutical products

30

5.148 145.1 145.1 -3.9 -0.3 -1.5 -0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.836 119.5 119.7 3.5 0.4 0.4 -0.2 0.2

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.745 157.9 157.6 -0.6 -0.7 -0.2 -1.4 -0.2

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.579 159.7 159.2 -2.7 -1.3 -0.1 -1.9 -0.3

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.166 157.8 157.8 4.2 0.6 -0.3 -0.3 0.0

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

42

0.414 140.8 140.2 0.5 0.2 -1.1 -0.4 -0.4

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

IX

1.148 235.1 225.7 -8.4 -3.9 -4.3 -0.5 -4.0

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

44

1.115 164.3 157.6 -8.5 -3.9 -4.5 -0.5 -4.1

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.007 134.2 134.3 10.6 1.5 0.1 -2.1 0.1

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

48

0.677 124.9 125.8 15.7 1.3 0.2 0.3 0.7

Textile and textile articles

XI

4.662 121.2 121.0 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.299 127.7 127.8 3.3 0.1 0.9 0.2 0.1

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

1.192 103.0 102.8 -3.2 0.4 0.0 0.1 -0.2

Headgear, umbrellas, artificial flowers, etc.

XII

1.022 127.1 127.2 -0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

0.819 124.1 124.2 -1.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1

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

XIII

0.798 133.9 134.8 2.1 -0.2 0.1 -0.3 0.7

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

68

0.299 102.3 102.4 3.1 -0.5 0.5 0.0 0.1

Glass and glassware (Dec. 2021=100)

70

0.274 100.9 100.3 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.5 -0.6

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

XIV

4.394 222.0 232.9 2.8 -2.2 1.6 -3.7 4.9

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.881 233.5 236.6 0.9 -1.1 -0.9 -1.5 1.3

Iron and steel

72

1.128 313.0 305.7 -2.2 0.5 0.2 -5.7 -2.3

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.867 204.2 204.0 3.5 -0.8 -0.9 0.2 -0.1

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.447 355.9 377.2 -8.1 -0.2 -0.8 2.7 6.0

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

1.025 182.8 189.9 -1.5 -3.0 -2.4 -1.7 3.9

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

82

0.415 129.2 129.8 2.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.4 0.5

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.530 151.0 150.3 3.3 -0.2 -1.3 0.2 -0.5

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

XVI

28.292 82.8 82.8 2.0 -0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.567 89.4 89.6 2.5 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2

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

85

13.725 76.5 76.5 1.5 -0.1 0.4 -0.1 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

11.168 121.2 121.2 3.3 0.1 1.0 0.1 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

10.351 120.3 120.3 3.2 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.0

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

88

0.726 107.8 107.9 6.9 0.3 3.7 0.0 0.1

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

XVIII

3.780 105.3 105.6 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.573 101.4 101.6 3.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.252 119.4 120.1 3.6 0.1 -0.3 -0.3 0.6

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

94

2.579 127.6 128.2 3.3 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1 0.5

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.408 105.9 106.6 3.8 0.1 0.0 -0.6 0.7

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.264 138.0 138.1 5.6 0.4 0.0 1.4 0.1

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2020 trade values.

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

Last Modified Date: January 13, 2023