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November 15, 2010

Export price index rose 5.8 percent over the past year

U.S. import and export prices, monthly and annual percent change, selected categories of goods, October 2010
Category Percent change
Monthly: Sep 2010 to Oct 2010 Annual: Oct 2009 to Oct 2010

Import prices


All commodities

0.9 3.6

Foods, feeds, & beverages

1.1 9.8

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

0.4 0.8

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

-0.5 -0.6

Export prices


All commodities

0.8 5.8

Foods, feeds, & beverages

2.2 14

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

0.7 0.2

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

3.1 0.9

These data featured in the TED article, Export price index rose 5.8 percent over the past year.



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