Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: October 2016 to October 2017 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Sept.
2017(1)
Index Percent change
July
2017
Aug.
2017
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Annual Monthly
Oct.
2016
to
Oct.
2017
June
2017
to
July
2017
July
2017
to
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2017
to
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2017
to
Oct.
2017

All commodities

  100.000 (r)122.2 (r)122.9 (r)123.9 124.2 2.5 (r)-0.2 0.6 (r)0.8 0.2

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

  84.181 98.9 99.1 99.3 99.5 1.3 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2

All imports excluding petroleum

  91.137 111.9 (r)112.1 112.5 112.6 1.4 -0.1 (r)0.2 (r)0.4 0.1

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  90.579 116.0 116.3 (r)116.6 116.8 1.4 -0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2

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

  83.583 124.6 124.9 (r)125.3 125.3 1.3 -0.1 0.2 (r)0.3 0.0

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

  83.025 (r)122.8 123.2 (r)123.6 123.7 1.4 (r)-0.1 (r)0.3 (r)0.3 0.1

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.300 (r)181.9 (r)182.3 (r)185.6 185.2 3.1 -0.1 0.2 1.8 -0.2

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.974 (r)199.8 (r)200.6 (r)205.3 204.2 3.7 (r)0.0 0.4 (r)2.3 -0.5

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.356 (r)210.6 (r)211.9 (r)207.7 204.1 -7.3 (r)2.5 0.6 (r)-2.0 -1.7

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.231 131.4 132.8 129.3 126.7 -2.5 4.2 1.1 -2.6 -2.0

Other agricultural foods

001

4.347 (r)199.5 (r)199.8 (r)206.2 205.8 4.6 (r)-0.5 0.2 (r)3.2 -0.2

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.592 (r)268.0 (r)262.2 (r)259.3 261.2 6.1 (r)-0.7 (r)-2.2 (r)-1.1 0.7

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

1.058 145.7 148.4 (r)166.9 167.0 15.5 -1.7 1.9 12.5 0.1

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.479 (r)320.7 (r)317.4 (r)324.0 316.4 -4.8 (r)0.4 -1.0 2.1 -2.3

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.298 85.5 (r)86.3 (r)87.3 85.8 2.4 0.7 (r)0.9 1.2 -1.7

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.441 177.6 178.8 178.9 179.8 0.4 -0.2 0.7 0.1 0.5

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

00180

0.622 99.2 (r)99.5 100.2 100.5 0.9 -0.3 (r)0.3 (r)0.7 0.3

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.479 128.3 (r)128.2 128.5 129.0 0.9 0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.2 0.4

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.271 76.9 79.3 75.9 72.6 5.1 4.9 3.1 -4.3 -4.3

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.326 141.4 141.0 (r)140.4 142.0 1.1 -0.4 -0.3 (r)-0.4 1.1

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.932 146.1 145.4 (r)144.6 145.5 0.4 -0.8 -0.5 (r)-0.6 0.6

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.345 128.8 128.8 128.9 128.9 1.3 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.0

Industrial supplies & materials

1

23.136 (r)165.6 (r)169.0 (r)174.3 176.2 10.1 (r)-0.6 (r)2.1 (r)3.1 1.1

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.449 (r)147.1 (r)148.3 (r)150.1 151.0 7.1 (r)-0.7 (r)0.8 (r)1.2 0.6

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

  13.749 (r)167.1 168.8 (r)171.3 172.8 7.9 -0.4 1.0 (r)1.5 0.9

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.677 (r)158.3 (r)160.7 (r)164.1 164.5 10.1 (r)-0.2 (r)1.5 2.1 0.2

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.597 (r)133.1 (r)132.7 (r)132.5 134.1 2.8 (r)-1.4 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.2 1.2

Fuels & lubricants

10

9.421 (r)164.8 (r)171.2 (r)180.6 183.1 13.2 (r)-1.0 (r)3.9 (r)5.5 1.4

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

8.863 (r)177.6 (r)185.4 (r)197.0 200.4 14.9 -0.6 (r)4.4 (r)6.3 1.7

Crude

10000

6.170 181.9 (r)188.2 (r)198.1 208.0 16.8 0.9 (r)3.5 (r)5.3 5.0

Fuel oil

10010

0.958 150.7 160.5 167.5 159.9 7.8 -2.4 6.5 4.4 -4.5

Other petroleum products

10020

1.593 (r)176.0 187.1 (r)208.2 191.2 8.6 (r)-5.3 (r)6.3 (r)11.3 -8.2

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

101

0.406 (r)95.8 (r)91.8 (r)85.9 80.9 -13.8 (r)-7.2 (r)-4.2 (r)-6.4 -5.8

Gas-natural

10110

0.306 79.3 74.6 (r)68.7 64.1 -18.2 -3.1 -5.9 (r)-7.9 -6.7

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.275 101.1 94.6 (r)86.7 80.0 -15.4 -2.6 -6.4 (r)-8.4 -7.7

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.542 108.0 (r)107.7 (r)107.6 108.4 3.2 0.7 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.1 0.7

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.151 112.0 (r)110.5 (r)110.4 113.2 12.6 2.4 (r)-1.3 (r)-0.1 2.5

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.390 100.1 100.2 (r)100.2 100.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 (r)0.0 0.0

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.342 109.5 (r)109.6 (r)109.5 109.5 0.2 0.1 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.0

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.564 152.5 (r)152.6 (r)153.5 156.5 4.5 -0.9 (r)0.1 (r)0.6 2.0

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.559 182.5 185.6 (r)190.0 190.0 2.9 -2.9 1.7 (r)2.4 0.0

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.382 173.7 176.4 (r)180.8 182.8 -0.3 -2.6 1.6 (r)2.5 1.1

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.680 133.2 133.2 (r)134.1 134.3 1.7 0.1 0.0 (r)0.7 0.1

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.291 126.0 125.7 (r)127.1 127.3 2.5 -0.2 -0.2 (r)1.1 0.2

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.219 102.6 102.6 (r)103.0 103.5 1.9 0.7 0.0 (r)0.4 0.5

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.257 154.7 (r)154.5 (r)154.8 159.2 5.6 -0.8 (r)-0.1 (r)0.2 2.8

Plastic materials

12500

0.711 165.9 (r)167.6 (r)169.8 174.4 2.8 -2.4 (r)1.0 (r)1.3 2.7

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

12510

0.469 120.6 (r)116.2 (r)112.9 122.0 7.3 -2.0 (r)-3.6 (r)-2.8 8.1

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.360 102.9 (r)103.6 (r)104.5 108.5 - 0.4 (r)0.7 (r)0.9 3.8

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.063 (r)87.1 (r)87.5 (r)88.4 90.0 7.4 (r)-0.3 (r)0.5 (r)1.0 1.8

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.654 (r)134.5 134.5 (r)134.0 134.3 1.8 (r)0.3 (r)0.0 (r)-0.4 0.2

Selected building materials

13

1.478 147.4 (r)150.2 (r)149.4 152.6 11.1 1.1 (r)1.9 (r)-0.5 2.1

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.705 153.9 158.5 155.9 160.0 13.6 0.9 3.0 -1.6 2.6

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.339 174.1 184.9 178.8 187.6 32.5 2.1 6.2 -3.3 4.9

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

13020

0.253 134.6 134.7 134.7 135.4 -0.7 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.5

Building materials, finished

131

0.773 (r)140.9 (r)142.3 (r)143.0 145.4 9.1 (r)1.3 (r)1.0 (r)0.5 1.7

Other finished building materials

13110

0.523 142.1 (r)144.2 (r)144.2 148.0 13.4 1.9 (r)1.5 (r)0.0 2.6

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

13120

0.168 (r)119.3 (r)119.1 (r)121.5 121.2 1.0 (r)0.1 -0.2 (r)2.0 -0.2

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.670 (r)211.2 (r)216.5 (r)226.1 224.3 14.6 -1.4 2.5 4.4 -0.8

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.341 224.2 229.1 238.2 234.6 42.4 -0.9 2.2 4.0 -1.5

Iron & steel mill products

141

1.021 184.4 185.6 (r)187.4 193.3 18.2 -0.9 0.7 1.0 3.1

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.308 (r)213.5 (r)220.8 (r)234.3 228.7 9.7 (r)-1.7 3.4 6.1 -2.4

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.572 (r)129.2 (r)129.2 (r)135.5 138.7 19.0 (r)0.6 0.0 (r)4.9 2.4

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.101 33.0 35.7 40.9 37.6 9.0 2.8 8.2 14.6 -8.1

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.037 79.6 82.0 82.4 83.0 4.3 2.2 3.0 0.5 0.7

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.114 232.0 232.9 260.7 276.4 40.0 12.1 0.4 11.9 6.0

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.612 446.7 462.8 488.8 464.4 -0.5 -4.4 3.6 5.6 -5.0

Other precious metals

14280

0.468 142.7 149.1 160.1 150.3 4.7 -3.9 4.5 7.4 -6.1

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.776 151.1 (r)152.2 (r)155.0 156.1 8.6 0.5 0.7 1.8 0.7

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.437 (r)149.2 (r)150.2 (r)151.4 154.9 14.7 0.9 (r)0.7 (r)0.8 2.3

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.495 145.9 146.3 (r)148.4 149.0 7.4 0.8 0.3 (r)1.4 0.4

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.844 160.1 161.7 166.0 166.0 6.1 0.1 1.0 2.7 0.0

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.685 (r)109.9 (r)110.0 (r)109.9 110.4 2.3 (r)0.6 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.5

Unfinished, nonmetals asso. with durable goods output (Dec. 2011=100)

160

0.166 73.9 73.3 72.4 75.1 6.7 -2.4 -0.8 -1.2 3.7

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

161

1.519 (r)106.9 (r)107.1 (r)107.2 107.2 1.8 (r)0.9 0.2 (r)0.1 0.0

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

16120

1.494 (r)123.4 (r)123.6 (r)123.7 123.7 1.9 (r)1.1 (r)0.2 0.1 0.0

Capital goods

2

27.304 89.1 89.2 (r)89.2 89.4 0.6 0.1 0.1 (r)0.0 0.2

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  19.733 113.1 (r)113.3 (r)113.2 113.3 0.3 0.3 (r)0.2 (r)-0.1 0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.299 116.6 (r)116.8 (r)117.0 117.1 1.2 0.3 (r)0.2 0.2 0.1

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.064 126.4 126.8 126.9 126.8 1.5 0.2 0.3 0.1 -0.1

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.235 112.6 112.8 (r)112.9 113.2 1.0 0.3 0.2 (r)0.1 0.3

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.457 81.7 81.8 (r)81.7 81.8 0.6 0.2 0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  13.900 (r)109.1 109.3 (r)109.2 109.2 0.3 (r)0.2 (r)0.2 (r)-0.1 0.0

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.937 128.9 (r)126.2 (r)128.4 129.5 6.5 1.2 (r)-2.1 (r)1.7 0.9

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.481 128.9 (r)129.3 (r)131.4 132.1 1.2 0.1 (r)0.3 1.6 0.5

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.418 (r)125.2 (r)126.0 (r)126.3 126.4 1.3 0.2 0.6 (r)0.2 0.1

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.119 125.0 127.8 128.4 128.3 2.6 0.0 2.2 0.5 -0.1

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.530 140.2 (r)140.7 (r)140.5 139.0 -0.2 -0.1 (r)0.4 -0.1 -1.1

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.965 (r)104.7 (r)105.2 (r)105.8 106.0 1.4 (r)-0.1 0.5 0.6 0.2

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.735 136.2 136.5 (r)136.9 137.1 0.8 0.6 0.2 (r)0.3 0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.382 (r)123.1 (r)123.8 (r)124.1 124.5 1.0 (r)0.0 0.6 0.2 0.3

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.826 112.4 112.5 112.5 112.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.554 51.0 (r)51.0 (r)51.0 51.2 1.4 0.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.4

Computers

21300

2.833 39.2 39.1 (r)39.0 39.2 -1.3 0.0 -0.3 (r)-0.3 0.5

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.654 (r)46.7 (r)46.8 (r)46.8 46.8 4.2 (r)0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0

Semiconductors

21320

2.067 60.9 (r)60.9 (r)61.0 61.6 1.1 0.2 (r)0.0 0.2 1.0

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

  5.487 45.9 45.9 (r)45.9 46.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 (r)0.0 0.2

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.927 73.5 73.5 (r)72.0 71.6 -4.1 0.0 0.0 (r)-2.0 -0.6

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.237 100.6 100.6 100.9 100.9 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.941 102.9 102.9 103.0 103.0 -0.5 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0

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

21600

0.252 94.4 94.6 (r)94.7 94.8 - -0.4 0.2 (r)0.1 0.1

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.689 105.2 105.2 105.3 105.3 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.0

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

22

2.548 134.3 (r)134.7 (r)135.0 135.6 -0.5 -0.1 (r)0.3 (r)0.2 0.4

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.793 98.0 (r)97.6 (r)97.7 98.2 -1.4 -0.3 (r)-0.4 0.1 0.5

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.939 173.0 (r)174.8 (r)175.8 176.9 3.3 0.0 (r)1.0 (r)0.6 0.6

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

16.118 (r)110.1 (r)110.2 (r)110.3 110.1 -0.5 (r)-0.3 0.1 0.1 -0.2

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.643 (r)109.5 (r)109.5 (r)109.5 108.8 -1.1 (r)-0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.6

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

301

1.661 99.8 99.8 99.8 101.2 2.7 -0.7 0.0 0.0 1.4

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.815 (r)111.0 (r)111.2 (r)111.4 111.5 -0.6 (r)0.1 (r)0.2 0.2 0.1

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

30200

1.364 106.3 106.5 (r)107.0 106.8 -0.7 -0.2 0.2 (r)0.5 -0.2

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

  5.969 (r)110.0 (r)110.3 (r)110.4 110.5 -0.8 (r)0.1 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 0.1

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.558 (r)123.7 (r)124.0 (r)124.1 124.8 0.1 (r)-1.9 0.2 0.1 0.6

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

30230

4.893 (r)111.0 (r)111.3 (r)111.4 111.5 -0.7 (r)0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

27.142 106.9 (r)107.0 (r)106.9 106.8 -0.1 0.0 (r)0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.330 121.5 121.5 121.5 121.4 1.5 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.597 (r)112.5 (r)112.6 (r)112.7 112.6 0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1 (r)0.1 -0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.177 106.5 (r)106.8 106.8 106.8 0.0 0.1 (r)0.3 (r)0.0 0.0

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.294 111.1 111.1 111.1 110.9 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.2

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.463 125.4 125.4 126.1 126.3 3.7 -0.2 0.0 0.6 0.2

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.963 (r)116.9 117.0 (r)116.7 116.6 -0.9 (r)-0.8 (r)0.1 -0.3 -0.1

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.551 135.8 (r)135.8 (r)135.8 135.8 1.0 0.3 (r)0.0 0.0 0.0

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.733 (r)134.9 134.9 (r)134.8 134.7 3.0 (r)-0.2 (r)0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

5.377 141.1 (r)141.1 (r)140.9 140.6 3.6 -0.3 (r)0.0 -0.1 -0.2

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

40110

0.194 100.1 98.4 (r)98.6 98.8 - 0.0 -1.7 (r)0.2 0.2

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

40140

0.688 109.6 109.7 109.7 109.8 -1.1 -0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

12.513 93.1 93.2 93.1 93.0 -1.3 0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Household goods

410

7.878 98.5 98.5 (r)98.3 98.2 -1.3 0.4 0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Furniture, household items

41000

1.568 (r)129.2 (r)129.6 (r)129.7 129.9 1.2 (r)0.1 (r)0.3 0.1 0.2

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.114 105.2 (r)106.0 (r)105.9 106.6 -0.5 -0.4 (r)0.8 (r)-0.1 0.7

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.429 116.5 116.6 116.5 116.6 0.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.1

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.201 (r)105.1 (r)105.1 (r)105.3 105.3 -1.5 (r)0.4 (r)0.0 0.2 0.0

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.452 82.1 82.1 (r)81.6 81.5 -2.3 0.4 0.0 (r)-0.6 -0.1

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.201 106.0 106.1 106.1 106.1 -1.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.144 122.2 122.5 122.7 122.8 3.0 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.653 105.4 105.4 105.4 105.4 -1.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.165 92.1 92.1 92.1 92.1 -0.4 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.078 99.7 99.8 99.8 99.9 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.585 50.8 50.8 (r)50.8 50.8 -1.4 0.0 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Television and video receivers

41200

1.261 44.0 44.0 43.9 44.0 -0.9 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.2

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

41210

0.280 95.1 95.2 95.1 95.2 -3.1 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.1

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.849 207.5 (r)210.3 211.8 209.4 -0.9 -0.7 1.3 (r)0.7 -1.1

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.650 215.1 218.3 219.1 217.0 -0.3 -0.5 1.5 0.4 -1.0

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.299 114.9 114.4 (r)114.6 114.9 -3.1 -0.1 -0.4 (r)0.2 0.3

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.212 111.3 111.3 111.1 111.0 -3.2 0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.1

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

42100

1.051 103.8 103.8 103.8 103.8 -3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2015 trade values.
(r) Revised

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

 

Last Modified Date: November 16, 2017