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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: May 2019 to May 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Apr.
2020(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2020
Mar.
2020
Apr.
2020
May
2020
Annual Monthly
May
2019
to
May
2020
Jan.
2020
to
Feb.
2020
Feb.
2020
to
Mar.
2020
Mar.
2020
to
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2020
to
May
2020

All commodities

  100.000 124.3 121.3 118.2 119.4 -6.0 -0.7 -2.4 -2.6 1.0

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

  88.814 99.1 (r)99.2 98.7 98.6 -0.7 0.1 (r)0.1 (r)-0.5 -0.1

All imports excluding petroleum

  95.557 112.3 112.1 (r)111.6 111.7 -0.6 0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.4 0.1

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  95.208 116.2 116.2 115.6 115.7 -0.7 0.2 0.0 -0.5 0.1

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

  87.465 126.0 125.8 125.0 125.1 -0.5 0.2 -0.2 -0.6 0.1

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

  87.115 124.1 124.0 (r)123.3 123.3 -0.6 0.2 -0.1 -0.6 0.0

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.394 180.7 178.9 (r)176.1 180.0 -1.4 1.2 -1.0 (r)-1.6 2.2

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.923 195.4 193.5 (r)190.2 196.8 -1.9 1.1 -1.0 (r)-1.7 3.5

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.324 205.4 206.6 201.1 204.9 8.5 2.1 0.6 -2.7 1.9

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.203 119.3 118.8 116.7 118.8 9.7 2.2 -0.4 -1.8 1.8

Other agricultural foods

001

4.310 195.5 (r)193.1 (r)189.5 196.6 -2.9 1.2 (r)-1.2 (r)-1.9 3.7

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.503 (r)280.8 (r)269.7 (r)258.5 289.6 4.9 (r)-1.0 (r)-4.0 (r)-4.2 12.0

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.775 124.8 133.2 126.5 133.5 -16.6 6.1 6.7 -5.0 5.5

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.568 347.3 305.6 306.8 342.1 -1.0 1.3 -12.0 0.4 11.5

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.250 68.2 68.0 64.5 64.9 -1.2 -0.7 -0.3 -5.1 0.6

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.527 187.3 187.4 187.3 185.0 0.0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -1.2

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

00180

0.816 104.0 (r)103.9 (r)103.7 103.5 0.8 0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.2 -0.2

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.551 136.5 (r)137.0 (r)137.3 137.1 1.9 0.3 0.4 0.2 -0.1

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.288 (r)73.2 (r)74.0 (r)74.8 75.6 -1.3 (r)-1.5 1.1 (r)1.1 1.1

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.471 148.1 146.8 (r)145.3 142.4 0.6 1.5 -0.9 (r)-1.0 -2.0

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.968 144.2 142.5 (r)140.1 137.0 -4.5 -1.0 -1.2 (r)-1.7 -2.2

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.436 148.7 148.6 148.5 145.9 10.2 5.3 -0.1 -0.1 -1.8

Industrial supplies & materials

1

18.932 181.9 (r)163.1 (r)143.1 149.7 -23.9 -3.3 (r)-10.3 -12.3 4.6

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.699 155.4 (r)154.9 (r)149.9 149.0 -2.9 0.3 -0.3 -3.2 -0.6

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

  14.157 175.7 176.1 (r)170.3 168.9 -3.5 0.9 0.2 (r)-3.3 -0.8

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.901 170.2 171.2 164.0 162.9 -1.6 1.6 0.6 -4.2 -0.7

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.589 137.1 134.7 (r)132.3 131.6 -5.3 -1.6 -1.8 (r)-1.8 -0.5

Fuels & lubricants

10

4.792 (r)192.7 (r)141.5 (r)97.6 117.6 -49.6 -9.1 (r)-26.6 (r)-31.0 20.5

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

4.443 (r)207.5 (r)151.1 (r)101.8 123.9 -51.5 (r)-9.0 (r)-27.2 (r)-32.6 21.7

Crude

10000

2.523 (r)207.5 (r)136.8 (r)86.3 113.7 -57.8 (r)-10.9 (r)-34.1 (r)-36.9 31.7

Fuel oil

10010

0.765 182.3 (r)159.2 (r)108.3 115.8 -42.4 -4.8 (r)-12.7 (r)-32.0 6.9

Other petroleum products

10020

1.064 (r)218.1 (r)188.1 (r)146.1 160.8 -32.2 (r)-4.4 (r)-13.8 -22.3 10.1

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

101

0.349 108.0 (r)93.4 (r)91.0 96.4 8.0 -12.3 (r)-13.5 (r)-2.6 5.9

Gas-natural

10110

0.287 97.0 (r)81.7 (r)79.2 84.9 15.8 -14.0 (r)-15.8 (r)-3.1 7.2

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.287 118.4 (r)99.8 (r)96.8 103.7 15.7 -14.0 (r)-15.7 (r)-3.0 7.1

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.519 109.4 108.9 (r)107.1 107.6 -10.6 -0.7 -0.5 (r)-1.7 0.5

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.398 106.8 106.0 104.8 105.2 -4.9 -0.4 -0.7 -1.1 0.4

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.398 117.3 116.4 115.1 115.6 -3.7 -0.3 -0.8 -1.1 0.4

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.720 (r)154.1 153.5 (r)150.8 148.9 -6.4 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.4 (r)-1.8 -1.3

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.508 (r)177.9 (r)176.7 (r)171.8 170.3 -5.8 (r)-0.7 (r)-0.7 (r)-2.8 -0.9

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.379 (r)174.9 (r)175.1 (r)171.6 170.8 -1.8 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 (r)-2.0 -0.5

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.641 132.8 132.0 (r)131.1 131.0 -3.3 -0.5 -0.6 (r)-0.7 -0.1

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.246 125.4 125.6 (r)125.0 124.7 -4.7 -0.3 0.2 (r)-0.5 -0.2

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.234 102.8 101.4 100.5 100.1 -3.9 -1.1 -1.4 -0.9 -0.4

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.505 158.0 (r)157.5 (r)154.6 152.2 -7.1 -0.1 (r)-0.3 (r)-1.8 -1.6

Plastic materials

12500

0.752 155.7 (r)153.7 (r)147.5 143.2 -12.6 -0.8 (r)-1.3 (r)-4.0 -2.9

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

12510

0.496 123.4 124.7 (r)125.2 122.1 -9.7 -0.8 1.1 (r)0.4 -2.5

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.365 110.0 108.2 (r)104.6 103.3 -12.6 -0.9 -1.6 (r)-3.3 -1.2

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.273 93.3 (r)93.4 (r)91.8 90.8 -3.3 1.0 (r)0.1 -1.7 -1.1

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.619 134.5 133.7 (r)133.4 133.2 -1.6 0.0 -0.6 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Selected building materials

13

1.568 145.6 148.4 141.5 141.7 0.6 1.7 1.9 -4.6 0.1

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.673 152.9 155.9 (r)142.0 144.7 -1.1 2.7 2.0 -8.9 1.9

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.239 177.1 186.2 146.5 157.9 -0.1 5.4 5.1 -21.3 7.8

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

13020

0.282 100.9 99.9 100.1 100.1 - 1.5 -1.0 0.2 0.0

Building materials, finished

131

0.895 139.0 141.6 (r)140.0 138.4 1.9 1.0 1.9 (r)-1.1 -1.1

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

13120

0.275 120.2 120.9 120.9 120.9 -0.2 -0.9 0.6 0.0 0.0

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.586 245.4 (r)248.2 (r)228.5 224.8 -3.0 3.5 (r)1.1 -7.9 -1.6

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.360 228.2 (r)226.5 (r)209.9 202.2 -15.0 0.5 -0.7 (r)-7.3 -3.7

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.796 (r)190.1 (r)187.8 (r)188.9 179.7 -15.4 (r)1.5 (r)-1.2 (r)0.6 -4.9

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.430 264.8 270.5 (r)242.1 241.4 4.0 4.6 2.2 (r)-10.5 -0.3

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.584 123.9 124.6 117.9 116.4 -13.2 -0.8 0.6 -5.4 -1.3

Copper (Dec. 2017=100)

14220

0.200 86.4 86.9 74.5 79.7 -16.8 -9.0 0.6 -14.3 7.0

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.086 43.9 43.2 38.3 41.6 0.7 -7.0 -1.6 -11.3 8.6

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.025 64.5 66.4 (r)57.1 60.2 -22.6 -3.4 2.9 (r)-14.0 5.4

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.066 185.7 168.6 157.5 164.0 -32.0 -4.1 -9.2 -6.6 4.1

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.556 571.5 598.4 586.6 621.3 32.9 2.2 4.7 -2.0 5.9

Other precious metals

14280

0.721 285.8 297.7 (r)236.7 218.2 27.1 20.0 4.2 -20.5 -7.8

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.862 156.6 (r)155.6 (r)155.5 155.6 -1.4 -0.7 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.1 0.1

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.410 151.8 (r)151.7 (r)151.4 150.8 -2.8 0.5 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.4

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.515 (r)149.1 (r)148.4 (r)148.6 148.2 0.5 (r)0.2 -0.5 (r)0.1 -0.3

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.937 168.8 167.1 (r)167.0 167.7 -1.6 -1.7 -1.0 (r)-0.1 0.4

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.885 113.0 112.5 112.3 112.0 -0.8 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 -0.3

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

161

1.692 109.6 109.3 109.0 108.9 -0.5 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.1

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

16120

1.676 126.5 126.2 125.8 125.7 -0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 -0.1

Capital goods

2

30.120 87.7 87.8 (r)88.0 88.0 -0.6 0.1 0.1 (r)0.2 0.0

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  21.966 114.2 (r)114.3 (r)114.4 114.3 0.4 0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 -0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.844 (r)120.9 (r)121.3 (r)121.6 121.6 2.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.3 (r)0.2 0.0

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.232 (r)133.0 (r)134.6 (r)135.4 135.4 4.2 (r)0.5 (r)1.2 (r)0.6 0.0

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.612 116.0 116.0 116.0 116.1 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Nonelectrical machinery

21

23.790 79.6 79.7 79.8 79.9 -0.9 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  15.654 109.6 (r)109.6 109.6 109.6 0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.949 124.2 123.6 (r)122.9 123.2 -6.5 0.2 -0.5 (r)-0.6 0.2

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.651 131.3 130.8 (r)129.9 130.3 0.0 0.2 -0.4 (r)-0.7 0.3

Industrial and service machinery

211

8.536 127.8 127.8 (r)127.8 127.7 0.6 0.1 0.0 (r)0.0 -0.1

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.189 127.3 127.3 126.7 127.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.5 0.3

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.586 141.9 141.8 141.8 141.8 0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

1.047 106.2 106.5 (r)107.3 107.1 0.9 0.0 0.3 0.8 -0.2

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.907 141.7 141.6 142.0 142.1 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.3 0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.751 126.9 126.8 (r)126.9 126.6 1.5 0.2 -0.1 (r)0.1 -0.2

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

1.023 109.7 109.8 109.6 109.4 -2.8 0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.2

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

8.092 46.8 47.1 47.3 47.4 -2.9 0.0 0.6 0.4 0.2

Computers

21300

3.153 35.2 35.5 35.4 35.6 -4.3 0.0 0.9 -0.3 0.6

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.664 42.6 42.9 43.5 43.9 -2.2 0.2 0.7 1.4 0.9

Semiconductors

21320

2.275 58.0 57.8 (r)57.8 57.5 -2.0 0.2 -0.3 (r)0.0 -0.5

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

  5.818 41.6 41.9 42.1 42.4 -3.4 0.2 0.7 0.5 0.7

Telecommunications equipment

214

3.284 71.5 71.6 71.6 71.7 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.232 104.2 103.8 (r)103.5 103.4 -0.6 0.0 -0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Scientific and medical machinery

216

2.260 (r)103.4 (r)103.3 (r)103.5 103.5 1.8 (r)0.1 -0.1 (r)0.2 0.0

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

21600

0.352 94.4 94.3 94.5 94.3 2.1 0.1 -0.1 0.2 -0.2

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.908 (r)105.8 (r)105.7 (r)106.0 105.9 1.6 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)0.3 -0.1

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

22

2.486 135.1 135.1 135.3 135.3 -0.9 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.846 100.0 99.9 99.9 99.9 0.7 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

1.108 180.2 180.4 181.0 181.1 -0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

16.544 110.2 110.4 110.8 110.7 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.4 -0.1

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.714 109.2 109.2 110.3 110.3 1.7 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.929 110.6 (r)111.3 (r)111.2 111.2 0.4 -0.1 (r)0.6 -0.1 0.0

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

30200

1.315 105.3 (r)105.0 (r)104.9 105.4 -0.5 0.0 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.1 0.5

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

  6.184 109.8 110.1 110.0 110.0 0.2 0.0 0.3 -0.1 0.0

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.566 (r)123.3 (r)123.1 (r)123.0 123.1 -0.6 (r)0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.1

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

30230

5.048 110.9 (r)111.9 (r)111.8 111.7 0.6 -0.1 (r)0.9 -0.1 -0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

28.010 106.8 106.5 (r)106.4 106.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 (r)-0.1 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.850 (r)124.0 (r)124.0 (r)124.0 124.0 0.6 (r)0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.396 113.8 (r)113.9 114.0 114.1 0.6 0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.008 107.7 107.5 107.6 107.6 0.6 0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.0

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.334 111.4 111.7 111.9 111.9 -0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.0

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.451 130.3 130.4 130.8 131.5 3.5 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.5

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.865 118.2 118.0 (r)118.1 118.2 0.9 0.1 -0.2 (r)0.1 0.1

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.610 (r)138.8 (r)139.0 (r)139.3 139.3 3.0 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.2 0.0

Other consumer nondurables

401

7.454 (r)138.9 (r)138.8 (r)138.6 138.6 0.7 (r)0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

5.997 (r)145.3 (r)145.1 (r)145.2 145.2 1.0 (r)0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Toiletries and cosmetics (Dec. 2017=100)

40120

0.586 105.8 105.1 104.9 104.7 1.7 0.1 -0.7 -0.2 -0.2

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

40140

0.690 109.3 109.6 108.4 108.4 -2.3 0.1 0.3 -1.1 0.0

Durables, manufactured

41

12.887 90.9 (r)90.7 (r)90.6 90.6 -1.0 -0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 0.0

Household goods

410

8.449 95.0 (r)94.9 94.8 94.7 -1.7 0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Furniture, household items

41000

1.749 128.7 128.5 (r)128.4 128.2 -2.4 0.1 -0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.2

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.476 118.6 117.5 (r)117.5 117.4 -0.7 0.0 -0.9 (r)0.0 -0.1

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.375 104.2 104.2 (r)104.0 104.0 -1.9 -0.4 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.591 77.1 (r)77.1 77.1 77.0 -1.4 0.0 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 -0.1

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.273 (r)107.1 (r)107.1 (r)107.1 107.1 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.155 122.5 122.3 122.3 122.2 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.682 (r)106.3 (r)106.2 (r)106.0 106.1 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.2 0.1

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.181 91.4 91.4 91.4 91.4 -1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.083 107.1 107.2 107.2 107.2 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.323 46.9 (r)46.5 (r)46.0 46.1 -3.8 -1.5 (r)-0.9 (r)-1.1 0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.021 39.4 (r)39.0 (r)38.7 38.8 -4.7 -2.0 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.8 0.3

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

41210

0.269 99.7 99.7 97.8 97.9 -0.5 -0.1 0.0 -1.9 0.1

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.842 229.5 229.2 (r)229.3 229.6 6.6 1.6 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.685 241.3 240.8 241.7 241.2 7.5 2.0 -0.2 0.4 -0.2

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.273 116.6 111.3 - 113.6 -2.5 0.0 -4.5 - -

Nonmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.161 111.6 105.1 - 105.1 -6.1 0.0 -5.8 - -

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

42100

0.988 104.1 97.2 - 97.2 -7.1 0.0 -6.6 - -

Advanced Technology

Biotechnology (Dec. 2019=100)

  1.745 105.6 105.4 105.5 105.5 - 0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.0

Life Science (Dec. 2019=100)

  2.134 (r)97.3 (r)97.1 (r)97.1 97.0 - (r)0.0 -0.2 (r)0.0 -0.1

Opto-Electronics (Dec. 2019=100)

  0.886 99.4 (r)98.1 (r)97.2 96.7 - -1.9 (r)-1.3 (r)-0.9 -0.5

Information & Communications (Dec. 2019=100)

  11.384 99.7 100.1 100.4 100.8 - 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.4

Electronics (Dec. 2019=100)

  1.911 100.3 100.0 99.8 99.1 - -0.1 -0.3 -0.2 -0.7

Aerospace (Dec. 2019=100)

  2.220 100.9 100.9 101.1 101.2 - 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.1

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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