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Import/Export Price Indexes
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Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: September 2019 to September 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Aug.
2020(1)
Index Percent change
Jun.
2020
Jul.
2020
Aug.
2020
Sep.
2020
Annual Monthly
Sep.
2019
to
Sep.
2020
May
2020
to
Jun.
2020
Jun.
2020
to
Jul.
2020
Jul.
2020
to
Aug.
2020
Aug.
2020
to
Sep.
2020

All commodities

  100.000 (r)120.6 (r)122.0 123.2 123.6 -1.1 (r)1.3 1.2 (r)1.0 0.3

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

  86.239 99.0 (r)99.2 (r)99.9 100.5 1.4 0.3 (r)0.2 0.7 0.6

All imports excluding petroleum

  92.808 (r)111.9 (r)112.1 113.0 113.8 1.8 (r)0.3 0.2 (r)0.8 0.7

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  92.431 116.0 116.2 117.0 117.7 1.5 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.6

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

  85.035 125.4 125.7 126.7 127.8 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.8 0.9

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

  84.658 123.6 123.9 (r)124.9 125.7 1.6 0.2 0.2 (r)0.8 0.6

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.192 (r)178.6 176.9 (r)177.8 179.3 1.4 (r)-0.3 (r)-1.0 (r)0.5 0.8

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.827 (r)195.6 (r)193.0 (r)194.4 196.5 2.4 (r)-0.1 (r)-1.3 (r)0.7 1.1

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.321 199.0 (r)206.2 (r)207.3 209.8 8.3 -2.9 (r)3.6 (r)0.5 1.2

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.201 112.2 119.1 (r)120.2 122.0 7.5 -5.6 6.1 (r)0.9 1.5

Other agricultural foods

001

4.244 (r)196.4 (r)193.0 194.5 196.8 2.6 0.3 (r)-1.7 (r)0.8 1.2

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.524 (r)297.6 (r)273.1 280.5 275.8 0.8 (r)6.4 (r)-8.2 (r)2.7 -1.7

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.736 131.8 125.5 125.4 131.9 7.8 -1.3 -4.8 -0.1 5.2

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.612 336.2 339.4 (r)344.7 348.4 0.6 -2.1 1.0 (r)1.6 1.1

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.253 65.1 66.0 67.9 69.0 8.3 -0.5 1.4 2.9 1.6

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.496 184.7 (r)183.8 (r)183.5 184.7 0.3 -0.1 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.2 0.7

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

00180

0.782 102.8 (r)103.4 (r)103.6 103.6 0.9 -0.2 (r)0.6 (r)0.2 0.0

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.529 137.1 137.3 137.4 137.9 2.5 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.4

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.263 71.5 71.2 71.0 70.5 -7.0 -3.8 -0.4 -0.3 -0.7

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.365 (r)140.3 (r)140.7 (r)140.5 140.4 -2.0 (r)-1.0 (r)0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.888 133.7 (r)134.3 (r)134.0 133.9 -6.2 -1.6 (r)0.4 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.412 146.3 146.3 146.3 146.0 3.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.2

Industrial supplies & materials

1

21.920 (r)157.7 (r)166.5 (r)172.7 174.3 -6.8 (r)6.8 (r)5.6 (r)3.7 0.9

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.946 151.5 (r)153.0 158.9 164.3 7.8 1.5 (r)1.0 3.9 3.4

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

  14.368 171.7 (r)173.8 (r)180.1 185.3 5.9 1.4 (r)1.2 3.6 2.9

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.325 166.5 (r)169.6 (r)179.1 186.6 11.1 1.9 1.9 (r)5.6 4.2

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.402 132.7 (r)132.3 (r)133.7 136.5 2.4 0.8 (r)-0.3 (r)1.1 2.1

Fuels & lubricants

10

7.569 (r)134.4 (r)154.6 160.6 156.0 -25.2 (r)20.6 (r)15.0 (r)3.9 -2.9

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

7.192 (r)142.6 (r)166.0 (r)171.8 164.6 -28.1 (r)21.8 (r)16.4 (r)3.5 -4.2

Crude

10000

4.815 (r)137.4 (r)166.5 (r)171.6 167.0 -28.8 (r)33.3 (r)21.2 (r)3.1 -2.7

Fuel oil

10010

1.098 138.1 150.8 (r)161.8 137.7 -27.6 17.5 9.2 (r)7.3 -14.9

Other petroleum products

10020

1.180 155.9 165.8 168.9 168.0 -28.0 -3.1 6.4 1.9 -0.5

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

101

0.377 98.7 (r)92.3 (r)102.3 124.6 66.1 4.2 (r)-6.5 (r)10.8 21.8

Gas-natural

10110

0.319 87.8 (r)81.2 (r)91.7 115.7 94.8 5.3 (r)-7.5 (r)12.9 26.2

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.319 107.2 (r)99.2 (r)112.0 141.3 94.6 5.2 (r)-7.5 (r)12.9 26.2

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.503 110.5 (r)109.0 108.1 107.2 -7.4 3.0 (r)-1.4 (r)-0.8 -0.8

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.375 105.3 (r)104.3 (r)102.9 102.3 -6.0 0.3 (r)-0.9 (r)-1.3 -0.6

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.346 115.7 (r)114.5 (r)113.3 112.6 -5.5 0.3 (r)-1.0 (r)-1.0 -0.6

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.523 149.6 (r)150.2 (r)150.6 151.5 -2.1 0.3 (r)0.4 (r)0.3 0.6

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.494 (r)170.3 (r)171.4 (r)174.1 172.8 -2.3 (r)-0.1 (r)0.6 1.6 -0.7

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.367 (r)170.4 (r)170.7 (r)173.3 173.0 2.1 (r)-0.4 (r)0.2 1.5 -0.2

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.630 131.9 134.6 134.3 134.5 0.2 -0.3 2.0 -0.2 0.1

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.230 123.7 122.7 121.9 121.7 -4.3 -0.8 -0.8 -0.7 -0.2

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.245 102.9 109.4 109.5 109.8 5.3 0.0 6.3 0.1 0.3

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.337 (r)152.9 (r)153.2 (r)153.4 154.8 -2.5 (r)0.4 (r)0.2 0.1 0.9

Plastic materials

12500

0.737 147.0 149.8 (r)150.7 152.2 -5.0 2.9 1.9 (r)0.6 1.0

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

12510

0.445 119.4 (r)117.9 (r)117.0 120.4 -5.9 -1.2 -1.3 -0.8 2.9

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.355 (r)104.8 (r)105.3 (r)106.0 106.8 -1.0 (r)1.2 0.5 (r)0.7 0.8

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.206 (r)90.9 (r)90.6 (r)90.7 91.2 -0.8 (r)-0.4 -0.3 (r)0.1 0.6

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.595 (r)133.4 (r)133.3 (r)133.7 133.7 -0.4 0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.3 0.0

Selected building materials

13

1.795 146.6 153.3 (r)168.8 190.2 33.6 2.8 4.6 (r)10.1 12.7

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.867 153.3 166.4 (r)190.6 227.6 51.0 4.8 8.5 (r)14.5 19.4

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.424 175.3 207.3 270.8 369.5 117.4 11.0 18.3 30.6 36.4

Stone, sand, cement and lime (Dec. 2019=100)

13020

0.269 99.5 98.9 (r)99.6 99.6 - -0.5 -0.6 (r)0.7 0.0

Building materials, finished

131

0.929 140.5 142.3 (r)151.3 161.0 19.3 1.2 1.3 (r)6.3 6.4

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

13120

0.263 120.8 120.5 120.5 121.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.4

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.868 (r)232.3 (r)236.8 (r)257.0 266.9 12.1 (r)3.3 (r)1.9 8.5 3.9

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.354 207.8 (r)208.4 (r)215.5 224.9 -3.5 2.8 (r)0.3 (r)3.4 4.4

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.719 (r)177.8 (r)175.5 (r)177.8 179.8 -12.3 (r)-0.8 (r)-1.3 (r)1.3 1.1

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.795 252.9 260.9 290.3 303.2 23.3 4.7 3.2 11.3 4.4

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.620 118.0 124.1 130.7 134.6 7.2 1.4 5.2 5.3 3.0

Copper (Dec. 2017=100)

14220

0.251 84.6 91.6 97.2 101.6 16.5 5.8 8.3 6.1 4.5

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.102 42.5 43.0 47.2 49.3 -15.1 2.2 1.2 9.8 4.4

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.030 63.7 66.9 70.8 72.2 7.6 5.8 5.0 5.8 2.0

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.079 170.5 171.9 197.4 210.8 9.9 4.0 0.8 14.8 6.8

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.669 625.2 647.1 735.6 710.7 27.1 0.6 3.5 13.7 -3.4

Other precious metals

14280

0.856 244.8 246.9 292.7 328.9 58.4 12.2 0.9 18.6 12.4

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.841 (r)157.5 (r)159.0 (r)160.2 161.2 2.0 (r)0.2 (r)1.0 0.8 0.6

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.400 151.1 152.5 (r)153.8 154.9 1.3 0.2 0.9 (r)0.9 0.7

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.488 148.8 (r)147.7 (r)146.6 147.4 -1.8 0.5 (r)-0.7 -0.7 0.5

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.953 (r)171.4 (r)174.6 (r)177.1 178.2 4.4 (r)0.1 1.9 1.4 0.6

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.821 112.1 (r)112.3 (r)113.1 113.2 0.0 0.1 (r)0.2 0.7 0.1

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

161

1.636 109.0 109.2 109.8 110.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.3

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

16120

1.620 125.9 126.0 (r)126.8 127.0 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.2

Capital goods

2

29.004 (r)88.2 (r)88.2 (r)88.3 88.4 0.6 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 0.1 0.1

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  21.167 114.4 114.7 114.9 115.2 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3

Electric generating equipment

20

3.679 (r)121.4 121.3 121.3 121.4 1.4 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.0 0.1

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.180 (r)135.2 (r)135.2 (r)135.2 135.3 2.0 (r)0.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.1

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.499 115.8 115.8 115.7 115.8 1.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.1

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.939 (r)80.1 (r)80.1 (r)80.2 80.3 0.6 (r)0.3 (r)0.0 0.1 0.1

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  15.120 (r)109.7 110.2 (r)110.4 110.8 1.5 (r)0.1 (r)0.5 (r)0.2 0.4

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.917 123.3 (r)123.8 123.7 124.1 -0.8 0.1 (r)0.4 (r)-0.1 0.3

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.629 130.4 130.9 130.9 131.3 1.4 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.3

Industrial and service machinery

211

8.214 (r)127.7 (r)128.0 (r)128.2 128.5 0.9 (r)0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.148 126.9 127.6 127.5 127.6 -0.2 -0.1 0.6 -0.1 0.1

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.562 141.7 141.9 141.6 141.8 0.0 0.0 0.1 -0.2 0.1

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

1.003 107.1 107.2 107.2 107.2 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.874 142.0 142.5 142.5 142.7 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.655 (r)126.8 (r)127.1 (r)127.7 128.2 1.2 (r)0.1 (r)0.2 0.5 0.4

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.979 109.2 109.2 109.2 109.0 -0.5 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.2

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.773 (r)47.6 (r)47.3 (r)47.3 47.1 -1.1 (r)0.2 (r)-0.6 (r)0.0 -0.4

Computers

21300

3.058 (r)35.8 35.6 35.8 35.5 -3.0 (r)0.6 (r)-0.6 0.6 -0.8

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.596 44.3 (r)44.5 (r)44.2 44.1 2.1 0.7 (r)0.5 -0.7 -0.2

Semiconductors

21320

2.119 (r)57.3 (r)56.4 (r)56.2 56.1 -2.1 (r)-0.7 (r)-1.6 (r)-0.4 -0.2

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

  5.654 42.7 (r)42.7 42.7 42.4 -0.9 0.7 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 -0.7

Telecommunications equipment

214

3.156 71.7 71.7 (r)71.7 72.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 (r)0.0 0.4

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.222 103.4 103.6 103.6 103.5 -0.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Scientific and medical machinery

216

2.236 104.4 105.9 106.8 107.9 5.9 0.7 1.4 0.8 1.0

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

21600

0.338 94.2 94.4 94.6 94.9 1.7 -0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.898 107.1 108.8 109.9 111.1 6.6 0.8 1.6 1.0 1.1

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

22

2.386 135.2 (r)135.3 135.4 135.5 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.808 (r)99.2 99.5 (r)99.4 99.4 0.0 (r)-0.6 (r)0.3 (r)-0.1 0.0

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

1.069 181.1 181.8 181.9 182.2 -1.6 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.2

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.876 110.7 (r)110.7 (r)110.8 111.0 1.3 0.0 (r)0.0 0.1 0.2

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.366 110.3 (r)109.8 (r)109.8 109.8 1.6 0.0 (r)-0.5 0.0 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.671 (r)110.9 (r)111.3 (r)111.6 111.9 1.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.4 (r)0.3 0.3

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

30200

1.264 105.0 104.9 (r)105.2 105.9 0.1 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.3 0.7

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

  5.976 110.0 110.3 (r)110.5 110.8 1.0 0.0 0.3 (r)0.2 0.3

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.543 122.8 123.0 122.9 122.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.7

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

30230

4.863 111.5 (r)111.9 (r)112.2 112.7 1.7 0.0 (r)0.4 (r)0.3 0.4

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

27.009 (r)106.6 106.8 107.0 107.1 0.1 (r)0.2 (r)0.2 0.2 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.344 124.0 124.5 124.5 124.7 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.2

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.170 114.3 114.7 114.7 114.8 1.3 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

1.921 107.4 (r)107.4 107.3 107.3 -0.5 -0.3 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.245 112.3 112.2 112.2 112.3 0.6 0.4 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.469 133.1 140.5 141.9 144.0 14.2 1.6 5.6 1.0 1.5

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.822 118.1 118.0 117.0 117.0 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.8 0.0

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.590 139.4 140.5 140.4 139.6 2.4 0.1 0.8 -0.1 -0.6

Other consumer nondurables

401

7.174 138.4 138.9 (r)139.1 139.2 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.1

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

5.762 (r)144.9 145.4 145.4 145.7 0.3 0.1 (r)0.3 0.0 0.2

Toiletries and cosmetics (Dec. 2017=100)

40120

0.564 104.4 (r)104.9 (r)105.2 105.6 0.6 -0.2 (r)0.5 0.3 0.4

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

40140

0.674 (r)109.5 (r)109.4 (r)110.5 109.4 -1.2 (r)1.0 -0.1 (r)1.0 -1.0

Durables, manufactured

41

12.391 90.5 90.5 90.8 90.9 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.1

Household goods

410

8.105 94.7 94.7 94.8 95.0 -0.9 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2

Furniture, household items

41000

1.669 127.7 (r)127.9 (r)127.8 127.7 -1.6 -0.4 (r)0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.457 117.5 117.6 (r)117.8 117.8 -0.6 0.1 0.1 (r)0.2 0.0

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.324 (r)104.4 104.5 104.4 104.4 -1.7 (r)0.2 (r)0.1 -0.1 0.0

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.406 77.0 77.0 77.1 77.4 -0.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.179 107.0 107.0 107.0 107.0 0.4 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.149 (r)121.7 122.0 (r)122.4 122.4 1.8 (r)-0.4 (r)0.2 (r)0.3 0.0

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.613 106.0 105.9 106.0 106.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.173 91.4 91.2 91.2 91.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.080 107.4 107.4 107.4 107.5 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.265 46.0 45.9 45.9 45.8 -3.6 0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

0.974 38.6 38.5 38.5 38.4 -4.7 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3

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

41210

0.259 98.8 98.5 98.5 98.5 0.2 0.0 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.842 229.1 230.1 238.9 239.3 7.8 0.2 0.4 3.8 0.2

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.675 239.3 240.0 248.4 248.2 8.0 -0.3 0.3 3.5 -0.1

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.274 114.9 114.9 (r)116.1 116.4 -0.1 1.1 0.0 (r)1.0 0.3

Nonmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.120 105.1 105.2 (r)105.8 106.1 -4.8 0.0 0.1 (r)0.6 0.3

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

42100

0.954 97.2 97.2 (r)97.8 98.3 -5.5 0.0 0.0 (r)0.6 0.5

Advanced Technology

Biotechnology (Dec. 2019=100)

  1.717 106.2 107.5 107.4 107.6 - 0.7 1.2 -0.1 0.2

Life Science (Dec. 2019=100)

  2.075 97.4 97.5 97.7 97.9 - 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

Opto-Electronics (Dec. 2019=100)

  0.844 96.6 96.4 (r)95.8 95.7 - -0.4 -0.2 (r)-0.6 -0.1

Information & Communications (Dec. 2019=100)

  11.058 101.1 100.9 100.9 100.7 - 0.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.2

Electronics (Dec. 2019=100)

  1.841 (r)99.9 (r)99.5 (r)99.5 99.5 - (r)0.4 (r)-0.4 0.0 0.0

Aerospace (Dec. 2019=100)

  2.149 101.0 101.2 101.3 101.3 - -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2018 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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