Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: September 2017 to September 2018 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Aug.
2018(1)
Index Percent change
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Annual Monthly
Sept.
2017
to
Sept.
2018
May
2018
to
June
2018
June
2018
to
July
2018
July
2018
to
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2018
to
Sept.
2018

All commodities

  100.000 (r)128.2 (r)128.1 (r)127.6 128.2 3.5 (r)0.0 -0.1 (r)-0.4 0.5

All imports excluding food and fuels (Dec. 2010=100)

  82.530 100.7 100.6 100.4 100.3 1.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1

All imports excluding petroleum

  89.014 (r)113.5 113.4 113.2 113.2 0.6 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.1 -0.2 0.0

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  88.387 117.8 (r)117.6 117.4 117.4 0.6 -0.3 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 0.0

All commodities, excluding computers semiconductors, & petrol (Dec. 2001=100)

  81.502 126.6 126.4 (r)126.1 126.2 0.7 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.1

All commodities, excluding computers, semiconductors & fuels (Mar. 2003=100)

  80.875 (r)124.9 124.7 124.5 124.5 0.7 (r)-0.3 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.857 (r)178.0 175.3 (r)175.9 179.5 -3.2 (r)-2.7 (r)-1.5 (r)0.3 2.0

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.571 (r)194.7 190.6 (r)191.7 196.2 -4.4 (r)-2.9 (r)-2.1 (r)0.6 2.3

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.322 (r)204.0 (r)201.6 196.7 193.3 -6.6 (r)-1.0 (r)-1.2 (r)-2.4 -1.7

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.203 (r)123.0 (r)121.3 (r)119.7 114.7 -11.3 (r)0.5 (r)-1.4 (r)-1.3 -4.2

Other agricultural foods

001

3.993 (r)193.6 (r)190.0 (r)191.5 196.8 -4.5 (r)-3.2 (r)-1.9 (r)0.8 2.8

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.508 (r)261.3 (r)259.5 (r)259.7 252.8 -2.4 -1.2 (r)-0.7 (r)0.1 -2.7

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.803 (r)139.7 (r)128.6 (r)134.3 152.7 -8.5 (r)-5.2 (r)-7.9 4.4 13.7

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.469 272.8 275.8 (r)276.4 288.8 -10.9 -11.2 1.1 0.2 4.5

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.249 76.0 75.2 (r)73.8 73.5 -15.8 -4.0 -1.1 (r)-1.9 -0.4

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.504 188.2 187.9 (r)187.8 187.6 4.9 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Other animal & vegetable preparations & products (Dec. 2015=100)

00180

0.635 102.7 (r)102.7 102.6 102.4 2.5 -0.2 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.2

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.497 132.1 (r)132.0 132.1 131.9 2.6 0.4 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 -0.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.256 80.8 75.2 76.0 76.2 0.4 -2.2 -6.9 1.1 0.3

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.287 140.2 (r)141.2 (r)140.7 142.0 1.3 -1.9 (r)0.7 -0.4 0.9

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.884 142.7 (r)143.6 (r)142.9 144.9 0.4 -2.8 0.6 (r)-0.5 1.4

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.357 130.4 131.4 131.4 131.3 1.9 0.0 0.8 0.0 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

25.910 201.0 (r)200.4 (r)197.3 200.3 14.8 1.3 (r)-0.3 (r)-1.5 1.5

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.983 (r)159.8 (r)158.5 (r)157.0 156.2 4.1 (r)0.2 (r)-0.8 (r)-0.9 -0.5

Industrial supplies & materials excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  14.286 183.1 181.1 (r)179.5 178.7 4.3 0.2 -1.1 (r)-0.9 -0.4

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.062 175.4 (r)172.6 (r)170.2 168.9 2.9 0.3 (r)-1.6 (r)-1.4 -0.8

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.862 (r)140.1 (r)140.7 (r)140.3 140.3 5.9 (r)-0.1 (r)0.4 (r)-0.3 0.0

Fuels & lubricants

10

11.613 230.5 (r)232.1 (r)226.9 235.5 30.0 2.6 (r)0.7 (r)-2.2 3.8

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

10.986 (r)255.4 (r)256.6 (r)250.7 261.1 32.1 2.8 (r)0.5 (r)-2.3 4.1

Crude

10000

7.860 (r)270.2 (r)271.9 (r)262.5 278.0 39.7 (r)2.0 (r)0.6 (r)-3.5 5.9

Fuel oil

10010

1.120 187.5 192.0 189.4 189.1 12.9 4.1 2.4 -1.4 -0.2

Other petroleum products

10020

1.855 (r)244.3 (r)240.2 (r)246.6 245.1 17.8 (r)6.4 (r)-1.7 (r)2.7 -0.6

Fuels, n.e.s.-coals & gas

101

0.445 (r)83.8 (r)90.5 (r)88.2 85.8 1.4 (r)-1.6 (r)8.0 (r)-2.5 -2.7

Gas-natural

10110

0.299 (r)59.5 (r)72.1 (r)69.3 66.5 -1.3 (r)-5.4 (r)21.2 (r)-3.9 -4.0

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.267 (r)70.8 (r)86.2 (r)85.3 81.7 -3.9 (r)-5.2 (r)21.8 (r)-1.0 -4.2

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.591 118.6 120.3 121.5 121.4 12.8 1.5 1.4 1.0 -0.1

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.174 129.5 130.3 (r)132.5 133.8 21.2 1.8 0.6 (r)1.7 1.0

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.417 107.7 109.6 110.3 109.8 9.6 1.4 1.8 0.6 -0.5

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.359 115.9 116.6 117.5 117.8 7.6 1.5 0.6 0.8 0.3

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.706 163.2 (r)162.5 (r)162.2 162.5 5.7 -0.2 -0.4 (r)-0.2 0.2

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.515 185.5 182.2 183.9 183.3 -3.5 -2.0 -1.8 0.9 -0.3

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.364 180.0 177.1 179.4 179.2 -0.9 -2.0 -1.6 1.3 -0.1

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.662 138.9 (r)139.1 (r)138.8 139.2 3.6 -0.9 (r)0.1 -0.2 0.3

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.284 137.6 (r)138.1 137.2 138.3 8.3 -1.9 0.4 -0.7 0.8

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.219 103.6 (r)103.7 (r)103.8 103.7 0.7 -0.2 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 -0.1

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.467 (r)168.2 (r)167.6 (r)167.0 167.5 8.0 (r)0.2 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.4 0.3

Plastic materials

12500

0.727 (r)170.3 (r)170.0 (r)169.7 169.0 -0.5 (r)0.3 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 -0.4

Fertilizers, pesticides & insecticides (Dec. 2007=100)

12510

0.593 132.5 (r)132.7 (r)135.0 137.5 20.9 0.5 (r)0.2 (r)1.7 1.9

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.337 120.3 119.0 (r)115.6 117.2 11.7 0.2 -1.1 (r)-2.9 1.4

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.254 100.0 99.1 98.4 98.4 11.2 0.1 -0.9 -0.7 0.0

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.555 134.3 (r)134.9 (r)134.2 133.9 -0.1 0.4 (r)0.4 (r)-0.5 -0.2

Selected building materials

13

1.649 162.7 159.5 (r)155.4 153.6 2.8 0.4 -2.0 -2.6 -1.2

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.873 183.5 179.3 (r)172.5 168.2 7.9 2.2 -2.3 -3.8 -2.5

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.449 229.3 219.3 204.7 193.7 8.3 3.5 -4.4 -6.7 -5.4

Stone, sand, cement and lime (Dec. 2001=100)

13020

0.264 141.5 141.3 140.1 140.2 4.1 1.0 -0.1 -0.8 0.1

Building materials, finished

131

0.776 143.7 141.3 (r)139.7 140.2 -2.0 -1.5 -1.7 (r)-1.1 0.4

Other finished building materials

13110

0.508 146.6 143.0 (r)140.7 142.1 -1.5 -2.3 -2.5 (r)-1.6 1.0

Nontextile floor & wall coverings; mach. parts of china (Dec. 2007=100)

13120

0.185 117.9 117.9 117.8 115.9 -4.6 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -1.6

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.864 245.5 (r)238.8 (r)234.1 230.9 2.1 0.6 (r)-2.7 (r)-2.0 -1.4

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.327 263.6 (r)267.1 (r)256.4 250.6 5.2 0.6 (r)1.3 (r)-4.0 -2.3

Iron & steel mill products

141

1.034 218.9 219.8 (r)220.3 222.3 18.6 -0.6 0.4 (r)0.2 0.9

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.503 246.5 235.5 (r)229.4 224.4 -4.2 1.1 -4.5 (r)-2.6 -2.2

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.687 152.6 148.2 145.3 143.3 5.8 0.0 -2.9 -2.0 -1.4

Copper (Dec. 2017=100)

14220

0.225 108.7 96.8 (r)93.4 88.0 - 5.7 -10.9 (r)-3.5 -5.8

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.098 55.0 49.3 46.5 44.3 8.3 10.4 -10.4 -5.7 -4.7

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.031 82.6 77.8 78.8 74.7 -9.3 -1.9 -5.8 1.3 -5.2

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.091 264.2 235.8 219.7 205.5 -21.2 3.3 -10.7 -6.8 -6.5

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.748 473.6 457.7 445.5 437.9 -10.4 -1.0 -3.4 -2.7 -1.7

Other precious metals

14280

0.444 161.7 154.8 (r)151.4 148.9 -7.0 2.3 -4.3 (r)-2.2 -1.7

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.794 163.4 162.6 (r)160.8 160.5 3.4 -0.7 -0.5 (r)-1.1 -0.2

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.441 166.7 166.8 166.1 164.2 7.7 1.2 0.1 -0.4 -1.1

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.478 155.6 155.0 155.3 156.2 5.1 -0.1 -0.4 0.2 0.6

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.875 171.6 170.2 (r)166.5 166.4 0.4 -1.9 -0.8 (r)-2.2 -0.1

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.694 113.1 113.7 114.4 114.7 4.4 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.3

Finished nonmetals (boxes, belting, glass, etc.)

161

1.521 109.6 109.9 110.7 110.8 3.4 1.0 0.3 0.7 0.1

Other finished nonmetals (boxes, belting, glass, etc.)

16120

1.498 126.4 126.8 127.8 127.9 3.4 1.0 0.3 0.8 0.1

Capital goods

2

26.497 89.4 89.4 89.3 89.3 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  18.976 113.6 (r)113.6 113.5 113.4 0.1 -0.2 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.230 117.9 118.0 (r)118.1 118.1 0.9 -0.3 0.1 (r)0.1 0.0

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.031 127.5 127.3 127.8 127.7 0.6 -0.2 -0.2 0.4 -0.1

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.199 114.1 114.2 114.3 114.3 1.2 -0.3 0.1 0.1 0.0

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.046 81.9 (r)81.9 81.7 81.7 -0.1 -0.2 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  13.530 109.5 109.4 109.3 109.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.696 (r)129.9 130.2 130.0 129.3 0.1 (r)-0.4 (r)0.2 -0.2 -0.5

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.440 130.5 131.2 131.2 131.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.5 0.0 0.0

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.177 127.1 (r)127.0 (r)127.0 126.9 0.4 -0.2 (r)-0.1 0.0 -0.1

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.038 (r)129.4 (r)129.2 (r)129.2 128.8 0.3 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 (r)0.0 -0.3

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.494 141.1 141.3 141.3 140.8 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.4

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.929 105.6 (r)106.1 (r)105.8 105.6 -0.2 -0.3 (r)0.5 -0.3 -0.2

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.693 138.8 138.9 139.1 139.1 1.6 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0

Other industrial machines

21180

2.242 125.4 (r)125.2 (r)125.1 125.0 0.6 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.904 112.6 112.4 (r)112.4 112.5 0.0 0.0 -0.2 (r)0.0 0.1

Agricultural machinery and equipment (Dec. 2017=100)

212

0.377 100.0 100.7 100.7 100.7 - -0.3 0.7 0.0 0.0

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.512 51.0 51.0 50.9 50.9 -0.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Computers

21300

2.666 38.7 38.7 38.8 38.8 -0.5 -0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.545 (r)47.3 (r)47.3 (r)47.1 46.9 0.2 (r)0.0 0.0 -0.4 -0.4

Semiconductors

21320

2.301 61.1 (r)60.9 (r)60.8 60.9 -0.2 -0.5 (r)-0.3 -0.2 0.2

Computers, peripherals, accessories and parts (excludes end use 21320)

  5.211 45.9 45.9 (r)45.9 45.8 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 -0.2

Telecommunications equipment

214

3.114 71.9 71.9 71.7 71.8 -0.8 0.0 0.0 -0.3 0.1

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.252 (r)103.3 (r)103.5 104.1 104.1 3.2 (r)2.8 (r)0.2 (r)0.6 0.0

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.917 101.9 101.8 101.4 101.5 -1.5 -0.2 -0.1 -0.4 0.1

Laboratory testing and control instruments (Dec. 2016=100)

21600

0.275 94.7 94.8 94.8 94.8 0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.643 103.9 103.8 (r)103.4 103.5 -1.7 -0.3 -0.1 (r)-0.4 0.1

Transportation equipment excluding motor vehicles (Dec. 2001=100)

22

2.221 134.9 134.7 134.7 134.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.772 100.1 99.7 99.7 99.4 1.8 0.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.3

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.870 174.7 174.5 174.6 174.7 0.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.701 110.4 110.4 110.4 110.4 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.561 109.5 109.2 109.2 109.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.3 0.0 0.1

Vehicles designed to transport goods (Dec. 2013=100)

301

1.598 101.5 102.7 102.7 102.8 3.0 0.0 1.2 0.0 0.1

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.543 111.4 111.3 111.2 111.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Engines and engine parts for automotive vehicles (Dec. 2004=100)

30200

1.241 106.3 105.7 105.7 106.7 -0.2 0.3 -0.6 0.0 0.9

Automotive Parts & Accessories (Incl. Engines & Parts), Excluding Canadian

  5.919 110.2 110.2 (r)110.0 110.1 -0.3 -0.2 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.1

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.532 126.2 125.6 125.5 125.5 1.1 0.0 -0.5 -0.1 0.0

Non-engine parts & accessories (Dec. 2003=100)

30230

4.770 111.4 111.4 111.3 111.1 -0.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.034 107.3 107.6 107.6 107.5 0.6 -0.3 0.3 0.0 -0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.867 122.7 123.8 123.8 123.9 2.0 -0.1 0.9 0.0 0.1

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.084 113.1 113.1 113.1 113.2 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

1.944 106.8 (r)106.6 (r)106.7 106.9 0.2 -0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)0.1 0.2

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.154 112.1 (r)112.1 112.1 112.2 1.0 0.4 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.1

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.428 127.9 128.2 128.2 127.7 1.3 0.1 0.2 0.0 -0.4

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.848 117.5 (r)117.7 (r)117.7 117.8 0.9 0.3 (r)0.2 0.0 0.1

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.583 134.4 134.5 (r)134.5 134.3 -1.1 0.1 0.1 (r)0.0 -0.1

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.783 (r)136.8 139.1 (r)139.2 139.2 3.3 (r)-0.4 (r)1.7 0.1 0.0

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

5.405 (r)142.9 (r)145.4 (r)145.9 145.8 3.5 (r)-0.6 1.7 (r)0.3 -0.1

Books, magazines and other printed materials (Dec. 2016=100)

40110

0.193 104.4 (r)105.3 (r)105.7 107.6 9.1 4.4 (r)0.9 (r)0.4 1.8

Toiletries and cosmetics (Dec. 2017=100)

40120

0.500 100.6 (r)100.5 (r)100.5 100.5 - -0.7 (r)-0.1 0.0 0.0

Other products (notions, writing supplies, tobacco products, etc)

40140

0.686 111.6 114.2 111.9 111.7 1.8 0.2 2.3 -2.0 -0.2

Durables, manufactured

41

11.883 92.9 92.7 92.6 92.5 -0.6 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Household goods

410

7.651 98.0 98.0 97.9 97.8 -0.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Furniture, household items

41000

1.548 131.1 131.1 (r)131.3 131.3 1.2 0.0 0.0 (r)0.2 0.0

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.111 (r)105.9 (r)106.1 (r)106.2 106.5 0.5 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 0.1 0.3

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.439 118.2 118.2 118.1 118.3 1.5 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.2

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.187 105.4 (r)105.8 (r)105.3 104.9 -0.4 -0.3 (r)0.4 -0.5 -0.4

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.248 80.9 80.7 80.7 80.6 -1.3 -0.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.103 107.3 107.4 107.5 107.6 1.4 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.132 122.5 122.7 122.6 122.7 0.0 -0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.1

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.585 (r)106.8 106.8 107.0 107.1 1.6 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 0.2 0.1

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.162 92.5 92.6 92.6 92.3 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.3

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.080 106.9 106.9 106.9 106.9 7.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.322 49.5 49.2 (r)49.1 49.0 -3.5 -0.8 -0.6 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.053 42.6 42.3 (r)42.2 42.1 -4.1 -0.9 -0.7 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Radios, phonographs, and tape decks (Dec. 2012=100)

41210

0.269 96.3 96.5 96.5 96.2 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 -0.3

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.807 209.6 (r)209.1 205.5 205.4 -3.0 -0.4 (r)-0.2 -1.7 0.0

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.627 216.1 216.0 212.7 213.0 -2.7 -0.5 0.0 -1.5 0.1

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

- 114.9 113.8 (r)114.9 - - -2.1 -1.0 (r)1.0 -

Nonmanufactured consumer durables

421

- 111.9 111.8 111.8 - - 0.4 -0.1 0.0 -

Gem diamonds-uncut or unset (Dec. 2007=100)

42100

- 104.7 104.7 104.7 - - 0.6 0.0 0.0 -

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2016 trade values.
(r) Revised

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

 

Last Modified Date: October 12, 2018