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August 17, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Import prices turn down in July 2009

Over-the-month percent change in price index for imports, July 2008–July 2009 (not seasonally adjusted) (1)
Month Percent change

Jul 2008

1.4

Aug 2008

-3.1

Sep 2008

-3.6

Oct 2008

-6.0

Nov 2008

-7.4

Dec 2008

-4.6

Jan 2009

-1.3

Feb 2009

0.0

Mar 2009

0.5

Apr 2009

1.1

May 2009

1.7

Jun 2009

2.6

Jul 2009

-0.7

Footnotes:
(1) Data may be revised in each of the three months after original publication.

These data featured in the TED article, Import prices turn down in July 2009.

 

 

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