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

All commodities

  100.000 126.5 (r)126.8 (r)126.5 126.9 3.3 0.8 (r)0.2 (r)-0.2 0.3

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

  83.362 99.9 100.4 100.5 100.7 1.8 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.2

All imports excluding petroleum

  90.185 113.3 (r)113.7 (r)113.7 113.8 1.7 0.6 0.4 (r)0.0 0.1

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.477 117.2 (r)117.7 (r)117.8 118.0 1.8 0.5 (r)0.4 (r)0.1 0.2

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

  82.549 (r)126.3 (r)126.7 (r)126.7 126.9 1.8 (r)0.7 (r)0.3 (r)0.0 0.2

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

  81.842 124.2 (r)124.8 (r)124.9 125.1 1.8 0.5 (r)0.5 (r)0.1 0.2

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.114 182.3 184.1 (r)182.1 181.3 1.6 0.7 1.0 (r)-1.1 -0.4

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.793 200.6 (r)202.6 (r)199.4 198.2 1.6 0.8 1.0 (r)-1.6 -0.6

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.332 198.1 197.9 201.4 202.7 -3.3 0.6 -0.1 1.8 0.6

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.208 122.4 121.2 121.4 121.0 -7.8 1.2 -1.0 0.2 -0.3

Other agricultural foods

001

4.218 202.0 (r)204.3 (r)200.7 199.1 2.0 0.8 (r)1.1 (r)-1.8 -0.8

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.525 259.8 (r)264.2 (r)266.4 260.6 1.3 0.5 (r)1.7 (r)0.8 -2.2

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.859 144.9 146.9 (r)142.3 143.6 0.4 1.7 1.4 -3.1 0.9

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.572 350.7 (r)365.2 (r)334.8 311.3 4.4 1.0 (r)4.1 (r)-8.3 -7.0

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.280 84.7 84.0 82.4 81.1 -3.3 -1.2 -0.8 -1.9 -1.6

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.498 183.5 183.6 (r)183.9 190.6 7.3 2.2 0.1 0.2 3.6

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

00180

0.640 101.9 102.3 102.6 102.8 3.3 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.2

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.493 129.4 129.7 (r)130.0 130.0 2.2 0.2 0.2 (r)0.2 0.0

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.243 73.7 72.9 71.5 72.0 1.6 -0.1 -1.1 -1.9 0.7

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.321 (r)140.8 (r)142.0 (r)143.2 143.3 1.5 (r)0.6 0.9 (r)0.8 0.1

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.920 144.2 (r)145.7 (r)147.5 147.4 0.8 0.8 (r)1.0 (r)1.2 -0.1

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.354 129.1 129.1 129.2 130.4 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.9

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.991 (r)190.3 (r)189.7 (r)188.8 190.6 12.2 (r)2.4 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.5 1.0

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  15.245 157.2 (r)157.5 (r)158.4 159.3 7.1 2.3 (r)0.2 0.6 0.6

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

  14.457 176.8 (r)178.4 180.1 181.4 7.8 1.8 (r)0.9 1.0 0.7

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.227 168.1 (r)169.7 (r)171.9 172.6 8.7 2.3 (r)1.0 1.3 0.4

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.949 (r)143.5 (r)142.3 (r)141.5 142.6 4.7 (r)2.3 (r)-0.8 (r)-0.6 0.8

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.523 (r)212.8 (r)209.0 (r)203.9 206.6 18.7 (r)3.3 (r)-1.8 (r)-2.4 1.3

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

9.815 (r)229.6 (r)227.1 (r)222.2 225.7 20.6 (r)2.7 (r)-1.1 (r)-2.2 1.6

Crude

10000

6.974 (r)241.0 (r)234.8 (r)231.0 235.1 23.4 (r)4.1 (r)-2.6 (r)-1.6 1.8

Fuel oil

10010

1.029 (r)169.3 (r)177.8 (r)172.6 171.2 6.9 (r)-5.3 (r)5.0 (r)-2.9 -0.8

Other petroleum products

10020

1.659 (r)220.6 225.5 (r)218.7 226.0 20.1 1.7 2.2 (r)-3.0 3.3

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

101

0.524 129.0 (r)112.3 (r)103.0 100.3 -6.7 13.1 (r)-12.9 (r)-8.3 -2.6

Gas-natural

10110

0.367 112.5 (r)95.2 (r)84.3 80.6 -6.6 13.4 (r)-15.4 (r)-11.4 -4.4

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.298 139.3 (r)108.2 (r)94.4 90.6 -12.9 9.1 (r)-22.3 (r)-12.8 -4.0

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.555 111.3 112.7 (r)113.1 114.5 7.6 1.5 1.3 0.4 1.2

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.159 119.6 119.3 (r)120.3 120.8 14.4 1.7 -0.3 (r)0.8 0.4

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.396 101.7 103.6 103.9 105.4 5.0 1.3 1.9 0.3 1.4

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.347 110.3 112.6 (r)112.9 113.3 3.3 0.5 2.1 (r)0.3 0.4

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.752 160.5 (r)161.8 (r)162.4 164.2 5.9 0.9 (r)0.8 0.4 1.1

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.546 191.2 (r)192.1 (r)193.4 191.4 1.8 0.8 0.5 (r)0.7 -1.0

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.384 186.3 (r)186.3 (r)188.1 185.9 5.1 2.1 (r)0.0 1.0 -1.2

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.672 136.8 (r)137.9 (r)139.7 140.7 5.8 0.0 (r)0.8 (r)1.3 0.7

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.290 (r)132.6 (r)134.7 (r)139.1 141.3 12.1 (r)-0.3 1.6 (r)3.3 1.6

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.221 103.4 103.7 103.9 103.9 2.0 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.0

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.468 164.0 (r)165.4 (r)165.6 168.4 6.9 1.0 0.9 0.1 1.7

Plastic materials

12500

0.753 172.7 174.8 (r)174.3 174.9 1.8 -0.2 1.2 (r)-0.3 0.3

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

12510

0.585 (r)133.8 133.2 131.9 132.5 4.0 (r)1.6 -0.4 -1.0 0.5

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.339 (r)113.2 (r)115.3 (r)115.5 117.7 14.4 (r)1.4 (r)1.9 (r)0.2 1.9

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.226 93.4 (r)94.6 95.4 99.4 12.6 1.9 (r)1.3 (r)0.8 4.2

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.566 134.6 134.7 135.6 133.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.7 -1.3

Selected building materials

13

1.684 (r)150.3 (r)152.7 (r)157.5 159.1 9.3 -0.7 1.6 3.1 1.0

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.879 163.4 (r)166.3 172.2 173.6 14.0 0.1 (r)1.8 (r)3.5 0.8

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.456 192.4 197.9 206.1 209.0 22.1 -0.3 2.9 4.1 1.4

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

13020

0.266 137.1 137.5 140.0 140.0 4.4 0.3 0.3 1.8 0.0

Building materials, finished

131

0.805 138.1 140.1 143.9 145.6 4.9 -1.5 1.4 2.7 1.2

Other finished building materials

13110

0.535 137.0 (r)140.9 147.0 149.7 7.7 -2.6 2.8 (r)4.3 1.8

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

13120

0.186 120.4 118.5 117.5 117.5 -1.6 -0.2 -1.6 -0.8 0.0

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.974 (r)234.3 (r)236.5 (r)238.8 240.3 11.1 (r)4.8 0.9 1.0 0.6

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.326 245.0 251.3 253.3 263.3 14.9 6.0 2.6 0.8 3.9

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.981 (r)195.3 (r)200.3 (r)207.4 215.6 15.4 (r)1.9 2.6 (r)3.5 4.0

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.667 241.9 242.3 (r)242.4 240.0 9.2 5.8 0.2 (r)0.0 -1.0

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.692 142.7 143.1 145.2 141.6 8.9 3.8 0.3 1.5 -2.5

Copper (Dec. 2017=100)

14220

0.255 108.4 104.9 104.7 102.6 - 8.4 -3.2 -0.2 -2.0

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.102 44.1 47.0 48.0 48.5 35.9 14.0 6.6 2.1 1.0

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.033 79.3 85.6 85.1 83.3 4.3 2.7 7.9 -0.6 -2.1

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.114 280.3 291.1 272.4 270.1 18.1 6.9 3.9 -6.4 -0.8

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.819 480.3 483.8 483.6 486.9 6.3 4.2 0.7 0.0 0.7

Other precious metals

14280

0.474 165.1 161.9 160.2 157.3 4.1 6.4 -1.9 -1.1 -1.8

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.838 (r)160.4 (r)162.0 (r)163.4 163.0 9.7 (r)1.8 (r)1.0 0.9 -0.2

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.461 (r)165.6 (r)169.5 (r)172.3 171.0 17.8 (r)3.9 (r)2.4 (r)1.7 -0.8

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.479 150.6 151.5 154.5 155.5 10.4 0.5 0.6 2.0 0.6

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.898 (r)168.6 (r)169.5 (r)169.4 168.7 5.4 (r)1.4 0.5 (r)-0.1 -0.4

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.664 (r)110.6 (r)110.8 (r)111.5 111.8 2.3 (r)0.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.6 0.3

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

161

1.495 107.5 107.9 107.9 108.1 2.5 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.2

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

16120

1.472 124.0 124.4 124.5 124.7 2.5 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2

Capital goods

2

26.837 89.3 (r)89.6 (r)89.7 89.7 1.1 0.0 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 0.0

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  19.190 113.4 (r)113.8 (r)113.8 113.8 1.0 0.2 0.4 (r)0.0 0.0

Electric generating equipment

20

3.246 117.0 117.7 (r)117.7 117.8 1.3 0.0 0.6 (r)0.0 0.1

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.035 126.2 (r)126.9 (r)127.1 127.3 1.6 -0.2 0.6 0.2 0.2

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.211 (r)113.4 114.0 113.9 113.9 1.1 (r)0.3 (r)0.5 -0.1 0.0

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.338 81.8 82.1 82.2 82.2 1.1 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.0

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  13.698 (r)109.4 109.6 (r)109.8 109.7 1.0 (r)0.3 (r)0.2 (r)0.2 -0.1

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.708 (r)128.5 (r)130.3 131.2 132.3 6.8 (r)-0.5 1.4 (r)0.7 0.8

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.442 (r)130.1 (r)130.6 (r)130.7 130.9 1.8 (r)-0.8 0.4 0.1 0.2

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.260 126.6 127.1 127.4 127.4 2.0 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.0

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.048 (r)128.4 (r)128.7 (r)129.4 129.7 3.8 (r)0.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.5 0.2

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.494 139.5 139.9 140.1 140.9 0.0 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.6

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.938 106.3 (r)105.9 (r)106.0 105.9 1.2 0.7 (r)-0.4 0.1 -0.1

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.696 138.3 138.2 138.4 139.1 3.3 0.7 -0.1 0.1 0.5

Other industrial machines

21180

2.281 (r)125.1 126.0 (r)126.2 126.1 2.2 (r)0.1 (r)0.7 (r)0.2 -0.1

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.913 112.4 112.5 (r)112.6 112.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 (r)0.1 -0.1

Agricultural machinery and equipment (Dec. 2017=100)

212

0.382 (r)100.9 (r)101.4 (r)101.1 100.7 - (r)0.9 (r)0.5 -0.3 -0.4

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.635 51.0 51.2 (r)51.3 51.3 1.4 -0.2 0.4 (r)0.2 0.0

Computers

21300

2.710 39.0 39.1 39.1 39.0 -0.3 -0.3 0.3 0.0 -0.3

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.581 46.9 47.1 (r)47.3 47.3 2.6 0.0 0.4 (r)0.4 0.0

Semiconductors

21320

2.344 (r)61.0 (r)61.3 (r)61.4 61.5 1.5 (r)-0.2 0.5 (r)0.2 0.2

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

  5.291 45.9 (r)46.0 46.2 46.1 1.1 -0.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.4 -0.2

Telecommunications equipment

214

3.151 72.0 72.0 72.0 71.9 -2.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.245 100.9 (r)100.9 (r)100.5 100.5 0.3 0.0 (r)0.0 -0.4 0.0

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.957 (r)103.1 (r)103.0 (r)102.7 102.2 -0.2 (r)0.8 -0.1 -0.3 -0.5

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

21600

0.283 96.8 (r)96.8 (r)96.8 94.7 0.2 1.9 (r)0.0 0.0 -2.2

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.674 (r)105.1 (r)104.8 (r)104.5 104.3 -0.3 (r)0.7 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.3 -0.2

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

22

2.253 135.5 (r)135.7 (r)135.5 135.4 0.7 0.4 (r)0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.778 (r)99.6 (r)99.5 99.7 99.7 1.1 (r)1.4 -0.1 (r)0.2 0.0

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.882 (r)175.3 (r)175.8 (r)175.6 175.1 1.3 (r)0.6 (r)0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.3

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.899 110.7 110.9 (r)110.8 110.9 0.3 0.5 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.1

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.696 110.2 110.3 110.3 110.3 0.1 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

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

301

1.597 101.8 101.8 101.8 100.5 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 -1.3

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.607 111.1 111.4 (r)111.3 111.8 0.6 -0.2 0.3 (r)-0.1 0.4

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

30200

1.264 (r)106.1 (r)106.3 106.7 107.2 -0.5 (r)-0.4 0.2 (r)0.4 0.5

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

  5.927 110.1 110.4 (r)110.4 110.7 0.5 -0.3 0.3 (r)0.0 0.3

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.532 123.3 124.9 (r)124.6 126.1 -0.9 -0.4 1.3 (r)-0.2 1.2

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

30230

4.811 111.3 111.5 (r)111.3 111.7 1.2 -0.1 0.2 (r)-0.2 0.4

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.158 (r)106.8 107.3 107.2 107.3 0.3 (r)0.1 (r)0.5 -0.1 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.780 (r)121.4 122.0 (r)122.0 122.1 0.4 (r)0.0 (r)0.5 (r)0.0 0.1

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.113 (r)112.8 (r)112.8 (r)112.7 112.7 0.0 (r)0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

1.964 106.7 106.9 106.9 107.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.158 (r)111.5 (r)111.6 (r)111.4 111.3 0.2 (r)0.6 (r)0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.424 126.5 126.2 126.2 126.1 1.3 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.850 117.5 117.2 (r)117.2 117.2 -0.5 0.1 -0.3 (r)0.0 0.0

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.588 134.5 134.5 (r)134.6 134.3 -0.7 0.0 0.0 (r)0.1 -0.2

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.668 (r)134.4 135.7 (r)135.7 135.9 0.6 (r)-0.3 1.0 (r)0.0 0.1

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

5.290 (r)140.2 141.8 141.6 142.0 0.4 -0.4 (r)1.1 -0.1 0.3

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

40110

0.183 98.9 99.0 99.0 99.2 -0.8 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2

Toiletries and cosmetics (Dec. 2017=100)

40120

0.509 (r)100.2 (r)101.0 (r)101.5 101.5 - (r)0.2 (r)0.8 (r)0.5 0.0

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

40140

0.686 110.9 111.1 111.1 111.2 1.1 -0.3 0.2 0.0 0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

12.072 92.9 93.1 93.3 93.4 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Household goods

410

7.773 98.1 98.3 (r)98.7 98.7 0.4 0.1 0.2 (r)0.4 0.0

Furniture, household items

41000

1.554 130.1 130.2 (r)130.8 130.8 1.5 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.0

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.112 (r)105.6 (r)105.7 (r)106.4 105.7 -0.7 (r)-0.3 (r)0.1 (r)0.7 -0.7

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.443 116.7 117.0 (r)118.3 118.2 1.3 0.2 0.3 (r)1.1 -0.1

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.189 104.1 104.5 104.7 105.5 0.2 -1.0 0.4 0.2 0.8

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.352 81.6 81.8 (r)82.0 81.9 -0.1 0.4 0.2 (r)0.2 -0.1

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.104 106.5 106.6 106.7 106.8 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.134 122.6 122.9 122.9 122.9 2.1 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.583 (r)105.8 106.0 106.0 106.2 0.8 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 0.0 0.2

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.163 92.6 92.6 92.6 92.6 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.078 102.7 102.6 103.5 103.6 4.9 0.7 -0.1 0.9 0.1

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.360 50.2 (r)50.4 (r)50.1 50.2 -1.2 -0.2 (r)0.4 -0.6 0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.062 43.5 43.6 43.3 43.1 -2.0 0.0 0.2 -0.7 -0.5

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

41210

0.259 94.3 94.3 94.4 96.3 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 2.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.835 210.2 210.0 (r)211.0 211.2 1.0 0.4 -0.1 (r)0.5 0.1

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.647 216.6 216.0 (r)217.8 217.7 0.7 -0.1 -0.3 (r)0.8 0.0

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.305 115.7 118.9 115.8 116.6 0.3 0.8 2.8 -2.6 0.7

Nonmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.218 111.0 111.3 111.4 111.4 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.0

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

42100

1.057 103.8 104.1 104.1 104.1 0.3 0.0 0.3 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

 

Last Modified Date: May 11, 2018