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Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: September 2018 to September 2019 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Aug.
2019(1)
Index Percent change
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Sept.
2019
Annual Monthly
Sept.
2018
to
Sept.
2019
May
2019
to
June
2019
June
2019
to
July
2019
July
2019
to
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2019
to
Sept.
2019

All commodities

  100.000 125.6 (r)125.6 (r)125.3 125.6 -1.6 -1.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 0.2

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

  83.554 (r)99.2 99.2 99.2 99.2 -1.1 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 0.0 0.0

All imports excluding petroleum

  89.883 112.0 112.0 112.0 111.9 -1.1 -0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.1

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.536 116.2 116.2 116.2 116.1 -1.1 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

  82.281 125.3 125.3 (r)125.3 125.3 -0.7 -0.3 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

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

  81.934 123.7 123.8 123.7 123.8 -0.6 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.1

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.982 179.9 179.0 (r)178.1 176.7 -1.7 -1.5 -0.5 (r)-0.5 -0.8

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.622 197.0 (r)196.0 (r)193.7 191.6 -2.5 -1.8 (r)-0.5 (r)-1.2 -1.1

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.315 192.8 193.6 (r)185.7 193.8 0.9 2.1 0.4 (r)-4.1 4.4

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.185 110.5 110.9 (r)105.2 113.5 0.4 2.0 0.4 (r)-5.1 7.9

Other agricultural foods

001

4.041 197.7 (r)196.5 (r)194.7 191.5 -3.0 -2.3 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.9 -1.6

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.509 274.5 (r)273.0 (r)273.1 271.1 6.2 -0.6 (r)-0.5 (r)0.0 -0.7

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.718 143.6 146.2 132.4 122.4 -19.8 -10.3 1.8 -9.4 -7.6

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.611 347.3 326.7 343.4 344.9 19.4 0.5 -5.9 5.1 0.4

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.227 (r)64.8 (r)64.8 (r)65.1 63.7 -13.9 (r)-1.4 0.0 (r)0.5 -2.2

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.504 (r)184.6 (r)184.5 (r)184.3 184.0 -2.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

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

00180

0.649 102.6 (r)102.8 (r)102.7 102.7 -0.2 -0.1 (r)0.2 -0.1 0.0

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.525 134.2 134.2 (r)135.9 134.6 2.0 -0.2 0.0 (r)1.3 -1.0

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.266 76.9 76.8 (r)75.6 75.8 0.3 0.4 -0.1 (r)-1.6 0.3

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.361 (r)141.2 (r)140.8 (r)143.4 143.7 1.1 (r)-0.2 -0.3 (r)1.8 0.2

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.932 (r)142.8 (r)142.2 (r)142.9 143.4 -1.2 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.4 (r)0.5 0.3

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.380 132.8 132.9 140.5 140.6 7.1 0.3 0.1 5.7 0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.336 (r)189.2 (r)189.5 (r)187.5 189.7 -3.7 -3.9 (r)0.2 (r)-1.1 1.2

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.375 151.6 (r)151.7 151.7 152.3 -2.5 -1.2 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 0.4

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

  13.873 (r)174.0 (r)174.3 (r)173.8 174.6 -2.2 (r)-0.6 (r)0.2 -0.3 0.5

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.789 (r)164.7 (r)165.9 (r)166.0 167.7 -0.5 -0.5 (r)0.7 0.1 1.0

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.430 135.7 (r)134.4 (r)134.2 133.2 -5.2 -2.3 -1.0 (r)-0.1 -0.7

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.464 (r)215.2 (r)215.4 (r)211.3 215.8 -5.1 -7.8 (r)0.1 (r)-1.9 2.1

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

10.117 236.6 (r)237.1 (r)231.6 237.0 -5.8 -7.5 (r)0.2 (r)-2.3 2.3

Crude

10000

7.316 (r)246.5 (r)244.3 (r)239.8 246.3 -6.7 (r)-8.5 (r)-0.9 (r)-1.8 2.7

Fuel oil

10010

1.097 190.9 196.1 (r)191.9 190.2 0.6 -5.0 2.7 (r)-2.1 -0.9

Other petroleum products

10020

1.608 (r)226.0 (r)237.4 (r)226.1 233.2 -4.9 -4.7 5.0 -4.8 3.1

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

101

0.347 74.4 (r)71.5 (r)79.2 77.1 -11.3 -16.7 (r)-3.9 (r)10.8 -2.7

Gas-natural

10110

0.254 57.1 55.6 (r)62.9 60.6 -10.4 -22.1 -2.6 (r)13.1 -3.7

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.254 69.8 (r)68.0 (r)76.8 74.0 -11.1 -22.1 (r)-2.6 (r)12.9 -3.6

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.556 (r)120.5 (r)116.8 (r)116.4 115.5 -5.9 (r)0.1 -3.1 (r)-0.3 -0.8

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.406 (r)110.7 (r)109.5 (r)109.3 108.8 -1.1 (r)0.1 -1.1 -0.2 -0.5

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.363 (r)120.5 (r)119.8 (r)119.7 119.0 0.8 (r)0.4 (r)-0.6 -0.1 -0.6

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.527 (r)157.5 (r)156.8 155.0 154.3 -5.0 (r)-0.9 -0.4 -1.1 -0.5

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.516 179.6 180.3 179.3 177.6 -3.2 -0.6 0.4 -0.6 -0.9

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.365 171.4 171.9 172.3 170.4 -5.2 -1.5 0.3 0.2 -1.1

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.629 133.4 (r)137.7 (r)134.9 133.5 -4.0 -1.5 (r)3.2 (r)-2.0 -1.0

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.255 (r)126.8 (r)135.3 (r)128.6 125.8 -9.0 -3.1 (r)6.7 (r)-5.0 -2.2

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.222 103.7 104.3 104.2 104.0 0.2 -0.5 0.6 -0.1 -0.2

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.320 162.2 (r)160.3 (r)158.5 158.0 -5.6 -1.0 -1.2 (r)-1.1 -0.3

Plastic materials

12500

0.715 163.9 161.7 (r)159.1 158.6 -6.2 0.1 -1.3 (r)-1.6 -0.3

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

12510

0.496 (r)131.5 (r)126.7 (r)125.0 125.3 -8.7 (r)-2.7 (r)-3.7 (r)-1.3 0.2

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.328 113.4 111.4 (r)107.5 107.3 -8.3 -4.1 -1.8 (r)-3.5 -0.2

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.222 93.5 93.1 92.7 92.4 -5.9 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.3

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.559 135.6 135.7 135.4 134.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 -0.2 -1.0

Selected building materials

13

1.477 141.7 143.0 (r)141.3 142.3 -6.8 0.6 0.9 (r)-1.2 0.7

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.706 146.9 149.2 (r)147.0 150.7 -9.8 0.4 1.6 (r)-1.5 2.5

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.289 158.4 164.6 158.6 170.0 -11.3 0.2 3.9 -3.6 7.2

Building materials, finished

131

0.771 136.8 137.3 (r)136.0 134.6 -3.5 0.7 0.4 (r)-0.9 -1.0

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

13120

0.215 121.3 120.9 120.9 120.9 4.2 0.2 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.792 (r)229.1 (r)231.6 (r)233.3 237.9 3.2 (r)-1.2 (r)1.1 (r)0.7 2.0

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.378 237.0 236.5 240.3 234.2 -6.5 -0.3 -0.2 1.6 -2.5

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.948 (r)209.6 (r)205.4 (r)204.8 204.7 -7.5 (r)-1.4 (r)-2.0 -0.3 0.0

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.467 229.2 235.1 237.5 245.7 9.5 -1.2 2.6 1.0 3.5

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.680 131.4 130.7 127.6 125.6 -12.4 -2.0 -0.5 -2.4 -1.6

Copper (Dec. 2017=100)

14220

0.244 89.4 90.1 86.8 87.2 -0.9 -6.7 0.8 -3.7 0.5

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.117 40.0 41.5 51.8 58.1 31.2 -3.1 3.8 24.8 12.2

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.028 75.9 72.9 67.0 67.1 -10.2 -2.4 -4.0 -8.1 0.1

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.070 219.7 207.7 192.7 191.8 -6.7 -8.8 -5.5 -7.2 -0.5

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.595 486.0 511.3 542.4 559.3 27.7 4.0 5.2 6.1 3.1

Other precious metals

14280

0.519 170.2 183.7 184.7 207.0 39.0 -0.9 7.9 0.5 12.1

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.766 157.0 157.4 (r)157.1 157.7 -1.9 -0.5 0.3 (r)-0.2 0.4

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.425 (r)154.0 (r)153.2 (r)153.5 154.0 -6.6 (r)-0.7 -0.5 (r)0.2 0.3

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.467 147.4 (r)146.8 (r)146.9 147.8 -5.4 0.0 (r)-0.4 (r)0.1 0.6

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.873 169.3 171.0 (r)170.3 170.6 2.5 -0.7 1.0 (r)-0.4 0.2

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.755 112.9 113.1 113.2 113.2 -1.3 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0

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

161

1.576 109.5 109.6 109.9 109.6 -1.1 0.0 0.1 0.3 -0.3

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

16120

1.557 126.3 126.5 126.8 126.5 -1.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 -0.2

Capital goods

2

27.834 88.3 88.3 (r)88.2 88.2 -1.2 -0.2 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  20.188 113.9 114.1 (r)114.1 114.1 0.6 0.0 0.2 (r)0.0 0.0

Electric generating equipment

20

3.441 119.4 (r)119.6 (r)119.7 120.0 1.6 0.3 (r)0.2 (r)0.1 0.3

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.104 131.3 (r)132.6 (r)132.7 133.8 4.9 1.0 (r)1.0 0.1 0.8

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.336 114.6 (r)114.4 (r)114.4 114.5 0.1 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0 0.1

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.089 80.4 80.3 80.2 80.1 -2.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  14.456 109.3 109.5 (r)109.5 109.5 0.3 -0.1 0.2 (r)0.0 0.0

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.881 130.8 (r)130.1 (r)129.5 129.6 0.3 -0.8 -0.5 (r)-0.5 0.1

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.512 130.3 (r)130.4 (r)130.5 130.4 -0.2 0.0 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 -0.1

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.768 126.8 (r)127.3 127.4 127.3 0.4 -0.1 (r)0.4 (r)0.1 -0.1

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.099 (r)127.2 (r)127.4 (r)127.7 127.7 -0.5 (r)0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.532 141.5 141.7 141.8 141.7 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.1

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.971 105.9 105.9 105.9 106.0 0.4 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.770 141.7 142.2 (r)142.1 142.3 2.4 -0.1 0.4 (r)-0.1 0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.538 124.6 (r)127.0 126.9 126.6 1.3 -0.1 (r)1.9 (r)-0.1 -0.2

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.928 112.4 109.4 109.6 109.5 -2.6 -0.2 -2.7 0.2 -0.1

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.602 48.5 48.2 48.1 47.9 -6.1 -0.6 -0.6 -0.2 -0.4

Computers

21300

2.893 (r)36.9 (r)36.9 37.2 37.2 -4.1 (r)-0.8 0.0 (r)0.8 0.0

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.472 44.7 44.4 43.7 43.2 -8.1 -0.4 -0.7 -1.6 -1.1

Semiconductors

21320

2.236 (r)58.4 57.7 57.3 57.3 -6.4 (r)-0.5 (r)-1.2 -0.7 0.0

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

  5.366 43.6 43.4 43.3 43.1 -5.9 -0.7 -0.5 -0.2 -0.5

Telecommunications equipment

214

3.211 71.6 71.6 71.7 71.7 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.243 104.1 103.9 (r)103.7 103.6 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Scientific and medical machinery

216

2.007 (r)101.6 (r)101.8 (r)101.8 101.9 0.5 (r)-0.1 (r)0.2 0.0 0.1

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

21600

0.311 92.4 (r)92.9 (r)92.9 93.2 -1.7 0.0 (r)0.5 0.0 0.3

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.696 (r)104.1 (r)104.2 (r)104.1 104.2 0.8 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1

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

22

2.305 (r)136.9 (r)136.7 (r)136.9 136.9 1.7 (r)0.3 -0.1 (r)0.1 0.0

Civilian aircraft, complete (Dec. 2018=100)

22000

0.452 98.2 96.7 96.7 96.7 - -1.5 -1.5 0.0 0.0

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.750 99.4 99.4 (r)99.4 99.4 -0.2 0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.983 (r)183.9 (r)184.6 (r)185.2 185.3 6.1 (r)1.3 0.4 0.3 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.703 109.9 109.7 (r)109.7 109.7 -0.7 0.1 -0.2 (r)0.0 0.0

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.598 108.5 108.1 108.1 108.1 -1.1 0.0 -0.4 0.0 0.0

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

301

1.677 102.4 103.5 103.5 103.5 0.7 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.427 111.0 (r)110.6 (r)110.8 110.6 -0.6 0.2 (r)-0.4 0.2 -0.2

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

30200

1.231 106.3 105.6 105.4 105.5 -1.1 0.4 -0.7 -0.2 0.1

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

  5.844 110.0 (r)109.7 (r)109.9 109.7 -0.4 0.2 (r)-0.3 0.2 -0.2

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.523 123.9 (r)122.2 (r)122.2 122.3 -2.5 0.0 (r)-1.4 0.0 0.1

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

30230

4.673 111.1 (r)110.9 (r)111.2 111.0 -0.2 0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)0.3 -0.2

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.145 106.8 107.0 107.1 107.1 -0.4 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.505 123.2 (r)123.8 (r)124.1 124.0 0.3 0.0 (r)0.5 0.2 -0.1

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.098 113.4 (r)113.6 (r)113.7 113.6 0.3 0.0 (r)0.2 (r)0.1 -0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

1.939 (r)107.2 (r)108.1 (r)108.4 108.5 1.4 (r)0.2 (r)0.8 (r)0.3 0.1

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.230 112.2 (r)111.8 (r)111.8 111.7 -0.5 -0.1 -0.4 0.0 -0.1

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.408 127.1 125.9 125.8 125.4 -1.8 0.1 -0.9 -0.1 -0.3

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.819 (r)117.2 (r)117.0 (r)117.0 116.7 -0.8 (r)0.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.3

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.582 135.4 (r)137.3 (r)137.6 137.1 1.9 0.1 (r)1.4 0.2 -0.4

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.407 137.5 138.6 (r)139.1 139.1 0.4 -0.1 0.8 (r)0.4 0.0

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

5.011 143.5 144.9 (r)145.3 145.5 0.3 -0.2 1.0 (r)0.3 0.1

Toiletries and cosmetics (Dec. 2017=100)

40120

0.544 103.4 (r)104.1 (r)105.2 105.0 3.1 0.4 (r)0.7 1.1 -0.2

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

40140

0.673 111.1 110.9 111.5 110.8 -0.8 0.1 -0.2 0.5 -0.6

Durables, manufactured

41

12.379 (r)91.4 91.4 (r)91.4 91.4 -1.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Household goods

410

8.089 96.1 96.1 (r)96.1 95.9 -1.9 -0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 -0.2

Furniture, household items

41000

1.633 (r)130.7 (r)130.4 (r)130.1 129.9 -1.1 -0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.108 106.7 105.9 105.9 105.8 -0.6 0.0 -0.7 0.0 -0.1

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.454 118.1 118.0 (r)119.9 118.5 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 (r)1.6 -1.2

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.302 106.1 (r)106.6 (r)106.5 106.6 1.4 0.1 (r)0.5 -0.1 0.1

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.468 78.0 77.9 77.9 77.8 -3.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.142 107.1 106.5 106.7 106.7 -0.8 0.2 -0.6 0.2 0.0

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.132 121.6 119.7 120.0 120.1 -2.1 -0.1 -1.6 0.3 0.1

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.592 106.4 105.8 106.0 106.0 -1.0 0.2 -0.6 0.2 0.0

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.181 92.7 91.9 91.9 91.9 -0.4 0.0 -0.9 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.081 106.3 106.4 106.4 106.4 -0.5 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.339 (r)47.7 (r)47.6 (r)47.5 47.4 -3.1 (r)-0.4 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.040 (r)40.5 (r)40.4 (r)40.3 40.2 -4.5 (r)-0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

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

41210

0.271 98.4 98.4 98.4 98.4 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.810 216.4 218.4 219.2 222.7 8.4 0.5 0.9 0.4 1.6

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.654 225.4 227.2 (r)227.7 230.8 8.4 0.5 0.8 0.2 1.4

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.260 116.5 116.7 116.5 116.5 1.0 0.0 0.2 -0.2 0.0

Nonmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.166 111.5 111.7 111.5 111.5 -0.3 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 0.0

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

42100

1.000 104.2 104.4 104.0 104.0 -0.7 -0.4 0.2 -0.4 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2017 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 11, 2019