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

All commodities

  100.000 124.1 (r)125.3 (r)125.5 126.7 3.6 0.2 (r)1.0 (r)0.2 1.0

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

  83.142 (r)99.5 99.6 99.5 100.0 1.8 (r)0.2 (r)0.1 -0.1 0.5

All imports excluding petroleum

  90.086 112.5 112.7 (r)112.7 113.3 1.9 0.0 0.2 (r)0.0 0.5

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.319 (r)116.8 116.8 116.7 117.2 1.9 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 -0.1 0.4

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

  82.420 125.3 (r)125.6 (r)125.5 126.3 2.0 0.0 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.6

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

  81.653 123.7 (r)123.8 123.6 124.3 2.0 0.1 (r)0.1 (r)-0.2 0.6

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.126 184.6 (r)182.7 (r)181.0 182.5 3.1 -0.4 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.9 0.8

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.825 (r)203.7 (r)201.5 (r)199.1 200.7 4.2 -0.7 (r)-1.1 (r)-1.2 0.8

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.328 203.1 201.5 197.0 198.3 -10.3 -1.9 -0.8 -2.2 0.7

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.209 126.4 124.7 121.0 122.4 -9.7 -2.2 -1.3 -3.0 1.2

Other agricultural foods

001

4.245 (r)205.3 (r)202.9 (r)200.3 202.1 5.5 (r)-0.4 (r)-1.2 (r)-1.3 0.9

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.513 (r)258.5 (r)258.1 (r)257.8 259.8 6.6 -0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.1 0.8

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.868 166.8 147.8 142.8 145.5 4.6 -0.1 -11.4 -3.4 1.9

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.599 316.3 (r)360.9 (r)347.5 351.4 23.8 -2.4 (r)14.1 (r)-3.7 1.1

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.294 86.3 (r)86.5 85.7 84.7 -2.3 -1.1 (r)0.2 (r)-0.9 -1.2

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.490 178.5 179.7 (r)179.5 183.3 3.3 -0.2 0.7 (r)-0.1 2.1

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

00180

0.632 100.4 100.4 (r)100.6 101.7 2.2 0.5 0.0 (r)0.2 1.1

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.493 (r)129.0 (r)128.8 (r)129.1 129.4 2.0 (r)0.3 -0.2 0.2 0.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.253 72.6 (r)72.3 (r)73.8 73.7 5.7 -4.3 (r)-0.4 (r)2.1 -0.1

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.301 140.9 (r)139.9 (r)139.9 141.0 -0.8 0.5 (r)-0.7 (r)0.0 0.8

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.900 144.7 (r)143.2 (r)143.1 144.4 -1.9 0.3 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.1 0.9

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.357 128.9 129.0 129.1 129.1 1.5 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.765 175.6 (r)183.5 (r)185.6 191.3 13.7 0.6 (r)4.5 (r)1.1 3.1

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.928 151.1 153.3 (r)153.9 157.6 9.1 0.7 1.5 (r)0.4 2.4

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

  14.074 172.7 (r)174.3 (r)173.9 177.1 9.3 0.8 (r)0.9 (r)-0.2 1.8

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.894 164.6 (r)165.7 (r)164.3 168.1 10.8 0.2 0.7 -0.8 2.3

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.957 134.2 (r)137.8 (r)140.8 144.4 6.8 1.3 (r)2.7 (r)2.2 2.6

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.681 181.7 (r)199.5 (r)205.3 215.0 19.7 0.3 (r)9.8 (r)2.9 4.7

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

9.914 198.6 (r)217.5 (r)222.6 232.1 20.9 0.5 (r)9.5 (r)2.3 4.3

Crude

10000

6.998 205.0 (r)224.2 (r)230.0 243.3 25.4 3.0 (r)9.4 (r)2.6 5.8

Fuel oil

10010

1.075 160.6 180.2 (r)178.8 171.4 3.3 -4.1 12.2 (r)-0.8 -4.1

Other petroleum products

10020

1.659 191.9 (r)210.0 (r)217.0 222.9 13.4 -7.8 (r)9.4 (r)3.3 2.7

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

101

0.585 82.4 (r)98.4 (r)114.1 130.4 6.2 -2.6 (r)19.4 (r)16.0 14.3

Gas-natural

10110

0.435 65.8 (r)82.7 (r)99.2 119.7 16.2 -2.4 (r)25.7 (r)20.0 20.7

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.406 82.4 (r)102.8 (r)127.7 149.2 19.4 -3.1 (r)24.8 (r)24.2 16.8

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.542 108.6 (r)109.2 (r)109.7 111.9 6.3 0.9 0.6 (r)0.5 2.0

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.157 (r)114.0 (r)115.9 (r)117.6 121.8 21.0 (r)3.3 (r)1.7 (r)1.5 3.6

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.386 (r)100.3 (r)100.3 (r)100.3 101.8 1.2 (r)0.1 0.0 0.0 1.5

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.340 (r)109.6 (r)109.7 (r)109.7 110.3 0.5 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 0.0 0.5

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.714 156.3 158.5 (r)159.8 161.3 6.8 1.7 1.4 (r)0.8 0.9

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.541 190.0 (r)190.5 (r)190.0 191.6 3.2 0.0 (r)0.3 -0.3 0.8

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.377 182.8 184.4 (r)182.9 186.9 8.1 1.1 0.9 (r)-0.8 2.2

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.663 134.5 134.5 (r)136.8 136.5 3.5 0.1 0.0 (r)1.7 -0.2

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.280 127.8 127.7 133.0 131.8 6.6 0.1 -0.1 4.2 -0.9

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.222 103.5 103.5 103.3 103.4 1.5 0.5 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.444 158.8 161.8 (r)163.2 165.2 8.3 2.4 1.9 (r)0.9 1.2

Plastic materials

12500

0.754 174.4 (r)176.1 (r)173.1 172.3 4.4 2.7 (r)1.0 (r)-1.7 -0.5

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

12510

0.589 122.2 (r)126.7 (r)131.7 134.0 10.8 7.5 (r)3.7 (r)3.9 1.7

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.333 107.3 (r)109.8 (r)112.5 115.6 15.1 2.3 (r)2.3 (r)2.5 2.8

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.205 89.8 92.1 (r)93.0 95.0 11.4 1.5 2.6 (r)1.0 2.2

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.564 134.0 133.9 (r)134.2 134.6 2.0 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.2 0.3

Selected building materials

13

1.631 (r)152.4 (r)152.8 (r)151.2 150.1 8.1 (r)2.0 (r)0.3 (r)-1.0 -0.7

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.840 (r)160.0 162.7 (r)163.2 163.3 14.8 2.6 (r)1.7 (r)0.3 0.1

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.430 187.6 193.7 192.9 192.4 31.7 4.9 3.3 -0.4 -0.3

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

13020

0.262 135.4 (r)135.7 (r)136.7 137.2 1.1 0.5 (r)0.2 (r)0.7 0.4

Building materials, finished

131

0.791 (r)145.1 (r)143.4 (r)140.2 138.0 2.2 (r)1.5 (r)-1.2 (r)-2.2 -1.6

Other finished building materials

13110

0.516 (r)147.5 (r)145.2 (r)140.5 136.8 2.6 (r)2.3 (r)-1.6 (r)-3.2 -2.6

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

13120

0.193 (r)121.0 (r)121.0 (r)120.8 120.6 0.9 (r)-0.4 0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.750 (r)224.3 (r)227.6 (r)223.5 234.4 16.4 -0.8 1.5 (r)-1.8 4.9

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.300 234.6 228.7 231.2 245.0 14.5 -1.5 -2.5 1.1 6.0

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.915 (r)193.2 (r)194.8 (r)191.7 195.5 13.3 (r)3.1 (r)0.8 (r)-1.6 2.0

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.535 228.7 234.1 (r)228.6 241.9 17.9 -2.4 2.4 (r)-2.3 5.8

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.661 138.7 140.6 137.5 142.7 19.7 2.4 1.4 -2.2 3.8

Copper (Dec. 2017=100)

14220

0.245 - - 100.0 108.4 - - - - 8.4

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.083 37.6 44.2 38.7 44.1 19.5 -8.1 17.6 -12.4 14.0

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.031 83.0 77.6 77.2 79.3 -5.4 0.7 -6.5 -0.5 2.7

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.111 276.4 273.8 262.1 280.3 30.9 6.0 -0.9 -4.3 6.9

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.787 464.4 465.1 461.1 480.3 12.7 -5.0 0.2 -0.9 4.2

Other precious metals

14280

0.463 150.3 157.2 155.1 165.1 18.6 -6.1 4.6 -1.3 6.4

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.788 156.5 (r)157.1 (r)157.7 160.1 10.6 0.8 (r)0.4 (r)0.4 1.5

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.430 (r)156.3 (r)157.4 (r)159.3 165.5 20.0 (r)2.5 (r)0.7 (r)1.2 3.9

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.469 149.2 (r)149.8 (r)150.1 150.8 9.6 0.4 (r)0.4 (r)0.2 0.5

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.889 166.0 (r)166.3 (r)166.3 168.0 6.5 0.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.0 1.0

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.660 110.3 (r)110.3 (r)110.4 110.6 2.6 0.4 (r)0.0 0.1 0.2

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

161

1.498 (r)107.3 (r)107.2 107.3 107.5 2.4 (r)0.1 -0.1 (r)0.1 0.2

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

16120

1.475 123.7 (r)123.6 (r)123.8 124.0 2.5 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.2 0.2

Capital goods

2

26.916 89.4 89.3 89.3 89.4 0.9 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  19.236 113.4 113.3 (r)113.2 113.5 0.7 0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.1 0.3

Electric generating equipment

20

3.250 117.0 (r)117.1 (r)116.9 116.9 0.8 0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.2 0.0

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.038 (r)126.8 (r)126.6 (r)126.6 126.1 1.4 (r)-0.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.4

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.212 113.0 113.3 (r)113.1 113.2 0.5 0.1 0.3 (r)-0.2 0.1

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.403 81.9 81.8 81.8 81.9 1.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  13.730 109.4 (r)109.2 (r)109.1 109.5 1.0 0.0 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 0.4

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.703 (r)130.1 (r)129.6 (r)129.2 128.5 4.4 (r)0.7 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.5

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.447 131.3 (r)131.2 (r)131.2 130.0 0.2 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 -0.9

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.265 126.6 126.4 (r)126.4 126.7 2.0 0.2 -0.2 (r)0.0 0.2

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.047 128.4 128.2 128.3 128.6 2.8 0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.2

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.494 139.0 (r)139.0 (r)139.0 139.6 0.9 -1.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.4

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.943 106.0 105.7 105.7 106.4 2.8 0.2 -0.3 0.0 0.7

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.697 137.1 137.2 137.4 138.2 2.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.6

Other industrial machines

21180

2.279 (r)125.2 (r)125.1 (r)125.1 125.2 1.7 (r)0.7 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.1

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.919 112.5 112.5 (r)112.4 112.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Agricultural machinery and equipment (Dec. 2017=100)

212

0.381 - - 100.0 100.9 - - - - 0.9

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.666 51.1 (r)51.1 (r)51.1 51.0 1.4 0.2 (r)0.0 0.0 -0.2

Computers

21300

2.734 (r)39.2 (r)39.2 (r)39.1 39.0 -0.3 (r)0.5 0.0 -0.3 -0.3

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.581 46.9 46.9 (r)46.9 46.9 3.3 0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Semiconductors

21320

2.351 61.1 (r)61.1 (r)61.1 61.1 1.2 0.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

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

  5.315 46.0 46.0 46.0 45.9 1.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.2

Telecommunications equipment

214

3.175 72.0 71.9 71.9 72.0 -3.1 -0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.248 100.9 100.9 100.9 101.0 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.964 103.0 (r)102.5 (r)102.2 103.6 1.0 0.0 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.3 1.4

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

21600

0.280 94.7 94.9 95.0 96.8 2.4 0.0 0.2 0.1 1.9

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.684 105.2 (r)104.6 (r)104.3 105.6 0.8 -0.1 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.3 1.2

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

22

2.263 134.7 134.8 135.0 135.7 -0.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.5

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.794 98.0 98.1 (r)98.3 99.9 0.5 0.4 0.1 (r)0.2 1.6

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.907 174.1 174.2 174.4 175.4 1.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.6

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.948 (r)110.3 (r)110.3 (r)110.3 110.8 0.6 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.0 0.5

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.673 (r)109.1 (r)109.1 (r)109.1 110.3 0.5 (r)-0.4 0.0 0.0 1.1

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

301

1.601 101.2 101.2 101.2 101.8 3.2 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.6

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.674 111.5 111.5 111.5 111.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.3

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

30200

1.287 106.8 107.8 107.8 106.7 -0.8 -0.1 0.9 0.0 -1.0

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

  5.902 110.5 110.6 110.7 110.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.4

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.533 124.5 123.7 123.8 123.1 -1.4 0.3 -0.6 0.1 -0.6

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

30230

4.854 111.5 111.4 111.4 111.3 0.7 0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.245 106.8 106.8 106.7 106.7 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.830 (r)121.3 121.4 121.5 121.2 0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)0.1 0.1 -0.2

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.153 112.5 (r)112.5 (r)112.6 112.8 0.2 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.1 0.2

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

1.975 106.7 106.6 (r)106.6 106.7 0.1 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.1

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.168 110.9 110.8 (r)110.9 111.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 (r)0.1 0.5

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.429 126.3 126.6 (r)126.6 126.5 1.8 0.2 0.2 (r)0.0 -0.1

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.860 (r)116.9 (r)117.2 (r)117.5 117.6 -0.3 (r)0.2 (r)0.3 (r)0.3 0.1

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.593 135.4 (r)134.7 (r)134.5 134.4 0.1 -0.3 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.677 (r)134.5 (r)134.8 134.8 134.1 0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.0 -0.5

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

5.295 (r)140.6 140.6 140.6 139.6 -0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)0.0 0.0 -0.7

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

40110

0.184 98.8 98.9 (r)98.9 98.9 -1.1 0.2 0.1 (r)0.0 0.0

Toiletries and cosmetics (Dec. 2017=100)

40120

0.505 - - 100.0 99.8 - - - - -0.2

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

40140

0.693 (r)109.1 (r)111.3 (r)111.3 112.0 1.5 (r)-0.5 2.0 (r)0.0 0.6

Durables, manufactured

41

12.111 93.0 93.0 92.8 92.9 -0.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Household goods

410

7.785 (r)98.3 98.3 98.0 98.2 -0.3 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 -0.3 0.2

Furniture, household items

41000

1.555 129.8 129.8 129.8 130.1 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.112 106.6 (r)106.1 (r)105.9 105.9 -1.1 0.6 (r)-0.5 -0.2 0.0

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.440 116.6 116.5 (r)116.5 116.7 0.3 0.1 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.2

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.204 105.3 (r)105.4 (r)105.2 104.1 -1.3 0.0 (r)0.1 -0.2 -1.0

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.353 81.6 81.7 81.3 81.7 -0.7 -0.1 0.1 -0.5 0.5

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.116 106.1 (r)106.2 (r)106.4 106.6 -0.2 0.0 (r)0.1 0.2 0.2

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.134 122.8 122.5 122.2 122.6 2.9 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.3

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.593 (r)105.5 (r)105.6 (r)105.8 105.9 -0.6 (r)0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.164 (r)92.1 (r)92.1 (r)92.1 92.6 0.1 (r)0.1 0.0 0.0 0.5

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.077 99.9 99.7 (r)102.0 102.7 3.6 0.1 -0.2 (r)2.3 0.7

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.376 50.5 50.4 50.3 50.2 -1.4 -0.6 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.077 43.7 43.6 43.5 43.4 -1.6 -0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

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

41210

0.260 (r)94.2 (r)94.2 (r)94.2 94.2 -1.4 (r)-0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.834 209.6 210.1 209.0 209.5 0.7 -1.0 0.2 -0.5 0.2

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.648 217.2 217.7 216.5 216.1 -0.6 -0.8 0.2 -0.6 -0.2

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.304 114.9 114.6 114.8 115.6 0.2 0.3 -0.3 0.2 0.7

Nonmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.222 111.0 110.9 110.9 110.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

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

42100

1.063 103.8 103.8 103.8 103.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 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

 

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