Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: December 2015 to December 2016 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2016(1)
Index Percent change
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Dec.
2016
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2015
to
Dec.
2016
Aug.
2016
to
Sept.
2016
Sept.
2016
to
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2016
to
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2016
to
Dec.
2016

All commodities

  100.000 120.6 121.1 (r)120.9 121.4 1.8 0.1 0.4 (r)-0.2 0.4

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

  85.003 98.2 98.1 98.0 97.9 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

All imports excluding petroleum

  92.097 (r)111.2 111.0 111.0 110.8 0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.2 0.0 -0.2

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  91.413 115.2 115.1 115.0 114.8 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

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

  84.299 123.7 123.6 (r)123.6 123.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.0 -0.1

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

  83.615 122.0 121.9 121.9 121.7 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.2

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.410 180.8 179.6 (r)181.9 179.4 4.1 0.4 -0.7 (r)1.3 -1.4

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.981 (r)198.9 (r)196.9 (r)200.1 196.6 3.4 0.4 -1.0 (r)1.6 -1.7

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.389 (r)224.8 (r)220.1 (r)228.3 221.1 2.7 1.4 -2.1 (r)3.7 -3.2

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.248 (r)130.7 (r)129.9 (r)139.9 132.1 7.1 (r)1.4 (r)-0.6 (r)7.7 -5.6

Other agricultural foods

001

4.347 198.3 196.7 (r)199.3 195.9 3.8 0.5 -0.8 (r)1.3 -1.7

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.561 251.9 (r)245.5 (r)249.2 247.6 6.9 -0.9 (r)-2.5 (r)1.5 -0.6

Dairy products & eggs (Dec. 2010=100)

00110

0.089 99.2 98.7 98.7 98.4 -0.9 0.4 -0.5 0.0 -0.3

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.891 144.7 (r)144.6 (r)152.5 140.8 23.2 -2.7 -0.1 5.5 -7.7

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.566 345.4 332.2 (r)321.8 324.5 -13.2 9.1 -3.8 (r)-3.1 0.8

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.343 84.1 83.8 87.0 87.3 15.0 0.8 -0.4 3.8 0.3

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.476 179.0 179.0 179.7 179.5 -0.5 0.1 0.0 0.4 -0.1

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

00180

0.647 99.6 (r)99.7 (r)99.8 99.9 -0.1 0.0 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.504 127.7 127.9 (r)127.7 127.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.245 (r)70.5 (r)69.1 (r)71.1 71.3 -1.7 (r)-2.4 (r)-2.0 (r)2.9 0.3

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.429 (r)139.9 (r)140.6 (r)140.9 140.5 6.2 (r)0.8 0.5 0.2 -0.3

Fish & shellfish

01000

1.012 (r)144.5 (r)145.1 (r)145.6 145.0 8.8 (r)1.0 (r)0.4 0.3 -0.4

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.363 126.9 (r)127.2 (r)127.1 127.2 -0.2 0.2 (r)0.2 -0.1 0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

22.018 (r)156.7 (r)160.0 (r)158.6 163.7 10.5 (r)0.1 (r)2.1 (r)-0.9 3.2

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.114 (r)142.1 141.0 (r)141.5 142.4 2.9 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.8 (r)0.4 0.6

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

  13.430 161.0 160.0 (r)160.0 161.0 2.4 -0.7 -0.6 (r)0.0 0.6

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.195 151.2 149.4 (r)149.6 150.5 4.9 -0.9 -1.2 0.1 0.6

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.236 (r)130.6 (r)130.4 (r)131.1 132.2 0.3 (r)0.5 (r)-0.2 0.5 0.8

Fuels & lubricants

10

8.588 (r)151.7 (r)161.6 (r)158.0 169.6 25.0 (r)1.3 (r)6.5 (r)-2.2 7.3

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

7.904 (r)162.3 (r)174.4 (r)169.2 182.5 26.2 (r)0.9 (r)7.5 (r)-3.0 7.9

Crude

10000

5.612 164.6 (r)178.0 (r)168.4 187.1 33.7 -0.4 (r)8.1 (r)-5.4 11.1

Fuel oil

10010

0.832 137.3 (r)148.3 (r)144.5 156.6 7.3 9.6 (r)8.0 -2.6 8.4

Other petroleum products

10020

1.340 (r)171.3 (r)176.1 (r)190.1 178.4 8.8 (r)1.2 (r)2.8 (r)8.0 -6.2

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

101

0.516 (r)97.5 (r)93.8 (r)102.5 104.5 16.9 (r)9.2 (r)-3.8 (r)9.3 2.0

Gas-natural

10110

0.424 (r)82.2 (r)78.4 (r)86.9 88.8 24.0 (r)11.5 (r)-4.6 (r)10.8 2.2

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.344 (r)105.1 (r)94.6 (r)97.8 105.2 22.0 (r)13.3 (r)-10.0 (r)3.4 7.6

Nuclear fuel materials (Dec. 2011=100)

103

0.168 69.2 66.8 66.8 66.8 -2.5 -0.4 -3.5 0.0 0.0

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.559 105.8 105.0 104.4 105.6 -2.6 -1.1 -0.8 -0.6 1.1

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.146 99.7 100.5 98.0 102.2 -5.6 -3.3 0.8 -2.5 4.3

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.413 101.6 100.2 100.4 100.5 -1.4 -0.4 -1.4 0.2 0.1

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.356 111.1 109.3 (r)109.5 109.6 -2.7 -0.5 -1.6 (r)0.2 0.1

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.742 149.0 (r)149.7 (r)149.4 150.2 -1.1 -0.1 (r)0.5 (r)-0.2 0.5

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.555 181.7 (r)184.5 (r)179.6 183.7 1.3 0.2 (r)1.5 (r)-2.7 2.3

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.381 182.1 (r)183.3 (r)175.8 176.0 -3.6 0.1 0.7 (r)-4.1 0.1

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.689 (r)132.4 (r)132.0 (r)132.0 131.3 -2.0 (r)0.4 -0.3 (r)0.0 -0.5

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.291 124.9 124.2 124.2 122.9 -2.2 0.6 -0.6 0.0 -1.0

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.221 101.9 (r)101.6 (r)101.5 101.4 -1.2 0.2 (r)-0.3 -0.1 -0.1

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.433 150.1 (r)150.8 (r)151.0 151.8 -1.3 -0.3 (r)0.5 (r)0.1 0.5

Plastic materials

12500

0.724 167.3 169.6 (r)167.0 165.3 -2.8 0.4 1.4 (r)-1.5 -1.0

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

12510

0.495 115.6 (r)113.7 (r)116.0 118.6 -18.9 -3.4 (r)-1.6 (r)2.0 2.2

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.155 83.2 83.8 83.9 85.3 0.6 0.1 0.7 0.1 1.7

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.687 131.3 131.7 131.8 130.9 11.6 0.1 0.3 0.1 -0.7

Selected building materials

13

1.293 137.4 137.3 (r)136.5 137.4 2.3 -0.3 -0.1 (r)-0.6 0.7

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.592 140.4 140.9 140.0 140.8 3.1 -1.1 0.4 -0.6 0.6

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.249 140.2 141.6 139.8 143.1 12.7 -2.1 1.0 -1.3 2.4

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

13020

0.242 136.4 136.4 136.4 135.3 -3.6 -0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.8

Building materials, finished

131

0.701 133.9 133.3 (r)132.7 133.5 1.5 0.3 -0.4 (r)-0.5 0.6

Other finished building materials

13110

0.462 131.3 (r)130.5 (r)129.6 130.8 1.8 0.5 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.7 0.9

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

13120

0.161 120.2 120.2 120.2 120.1 1.4 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.475 200.1 195.8 (r)197.1 199.1 12.4 -1.7 -2.1 (r)0.7 1.0

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.291 175.9 164.8 175.6 205.6 26.6 1.5 -6.3 6.6 17.1

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.971 165.6 163.9 (r)160.8 162.4 10.9 -3.0 -1.0 (r)-1.9 1.0

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.213 212.8 208.4 210.7 208.4 11.2 -1.6 -2.1 1.1 -1.1

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.450 115.0 116.6 117.9 118.5 0.7 -1.2 1.4 1.1 0.5

Copper (Dec. 2006=100)

14220

0.177 86.0 85.5 (r)90.1 103.5 10.6 1.1 -0.6 (r)5.4 14.9

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.096 34.5 34.5 35.7 38.6 22.2 -2.3 0.0 3.5 8.1

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.041 77.7 79.6 83.3 84.5 42.7 8.8 2.4 4.6 1.4

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.089 194.7 197.4 203.4 228.1 74.1 2.3 1.4 3.0 12.1

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.728 487.9 466.6 472.1 427.0 9.9 -1.4 -4.4 1.2 -9.6

Other precious metals

14280

0.439 149.9 (r)143.3 140.9 139.9 19.2 -5.2 (r)-4.4 (r)-1.7 -0.7

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.665 145.4 143.5 (r)143.7 143.8 -1.2 -0.8 -1.3 (r)0.1 0.1

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.422 137.0 (r)134.0 (r)134.2 134.4 -4.8 -0.1 (r)-2.2 (r)0.1 0.1

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.459 140.2 (r)138.8 138.6 138.3 -0.7 0.3 (r)-1.0 -0.1 -0.2

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.784 157.8 156.4 156.9 157.0 0.6 -1.7 -0.9 0.3 0.1

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.696 108.0 (r)107.9 (r)107.5 107.8 -0.6 0.3 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.4 0.3

Unfinished, nonmetals asso. with durable goods output (Dec. 2011=100)

160

0.183 70.5 70.4 (r)68.4 70.8 -7.3 1.6 -0.1 (r)-2.8 3.5

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

161

1.513 105.5 (r)105.3 (r)105.2 105.2 0.4 0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 0.0

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

16120

1.480 121.6 (r)121.4 (r)121.3 121.3 0.4 0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.1 0.0

Capital goods

2

28.315 89.0 88.8 (r)88.7 88.5 -1.4 0.1 -0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.2

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  20.517 113.1 113.0 112.9 112.8 -0.9 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.453 115.9 115.8 (r)116.0 116.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.2 0.2

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.099 124.9 124.9 124.8 124.7 -1.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.354 112.2 (r)112.2 (r)112.5 112.8 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.3 0.3

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.170 81.5 81.3 81.1 80.9 -1.7 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  14.372 109.1 109.0 108.7 108.5 -1.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

1.021 121.3 121.1 120.9 120.6 -4.4 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.532 130.3 130.5 130.4 130.2 -1.4 0.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.2

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.738 124.9 124.8 124.6 124.3 -1.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.168 (r)125.4 (r)124.9 (r)124.4 124.4 -3.1 (r)0.0 -0.4 (r)-0.4 0.0

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.546 139.2 139.3 139.3 139.3 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.989 104.4 (r)104.5 (r)104.4 104.2 0.1 0.0 (r)0.1 -0.1 -0.2

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.746 136.0 136.0 135.9 135.6 -0.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

Other industrial machines

21180

2.627 123.2 123.3 123.1 123.0 -0.6 0.3 0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.839 111.8 112.0 111.9 111.9 -1.6 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.0

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.800 50.7 50.4 50.2 50.1 -2.7 0.4 -0.6 -0.4 -0.2

Computers

21300

3.083 40.1 39.6 39.4 39.4 -2.5 0.3 -1.2 -0.5 0.0

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.647 44.5 (r)44.5 (r)44.5 44.3 -3.1 0.5 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 -0.4

Semiconductors

21320

2.070 61.1 60.9 60.8 60.8 -2.4 0.0 -0.3 -0.2 0.0

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

  5.730 45.5 (r)45.1 (r)45.0 44.9 -2.8 0.4 (r)-0.9 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.838 74.7 74.7 74.5 74.5 -0.8 0.0 0.0 -0.3 0.0

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.240 100.2 100.1 100.1 100.1 -0.5 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Scientific and medical machinery

216

2.032 (r)104.4 (r)104.0 (r)103.5 103.3 0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.4 (r)-0.5 -0.2

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.744 (r)105.9 (r)105.3 (r)105.0 104.7 0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.6 (r)-0.3 -0.3

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

22

2.692 136.3 136.3 136.3 136.2 -0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Civilian aircraft, complete (Dec. 2015=100)

22000

0.701 98.3 98.3 98.3 98.3 -1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.875 99.6 99.6 99.6 99.6 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.966 171.5 171.3 171.2 171.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

16.107 110.4 110.7 110.6 110.5 0.0 0.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.1

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.561 109.5 110.0 109.9 109.9 -0.5 0.0 0.5 -0.1 0.0

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

301

1.639 98.5 98.5 98.6 98.6 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.907 112.0 (r)112.2 112.1 111.9 0.2 0.2 (r)0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.2

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

30200

1.445 (r)107.5 (r)107.6 (r)107.7 108.1 1.4 (r)0.2 0.1 (r)0.1 0.4

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

  6.897 111.1 111.3 (r)111.3 111.0 0.0 0.3 0.2 (r)0.0 -0.3

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.582 125.4 124.7 124.9 124.8 -0.6 -0.4 -0.6 0.2 -0.1

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

30230

4.880 112.0 112.2 112.1 111.6 -0.2 0.4 0.2 -0.1 -0.4

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

27.151 106.6 106.7 (r)106.4 106.1 -1.0 0.0 0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.3

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.979 119.3 119.2 (r)119.3 119.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.1 0.0

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.816 112.6 112.5 112.6 112.6 -0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.346 106.9 (r)106.8 (r)106.8 106.8 -0.7 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0 0.0

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.283 111.3 111.4 111.4 111.3 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.466 121.6 121.8 122.2 123.1 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.7

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

1.029 117.7 (r)117.6 117.7 117.7 -0.8 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 0.0

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.516 134.5 (r)134.5 (r)134.5 134.5 -0.7 0.1 (r)0.0 0.0 0.0

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.163 130.0 (r)129.9 (r)129.9 129.9 0.5 -0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 0.0

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.760 134.7 134.5 134.5 134.4 0.4 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

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

40140

0.714 110.7 111.0 110.8 110.8 0.6 -0.4 0.3 -0.2 0.0

Durables, manufactured

41

12.688 (r)93.9 94.2 (r)93.7 93.4 -1.7 (r)-0.1 (r)0.3 (r)-0.5 -0.3

Household goods

410

7.946 (r)98.9 (r)99.5 (r)98.6 98.3 -2.3 (r)-0.1 0.6 (r)-0.9 -0.3

Furniture, household items

41000

1.483 128.4 (r)128.4 128.2 128.0 -0.5 0.0 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.117 (r)107.1 (r)107.1 (r)107.0 107.0 -1.1 (r)0.9 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.425 116.9 116.4 116.4 116.1 -2.2 -0.4 -0.4 0.0 -0.3

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.219 106.3 107.0 106.7 105.9 -3.7 0.0 0.7 -0.3 -0.7

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.588 (r)82.7 (r)83.4 (r)82.3 82.0 -2.5 (r)-0.1 0.8 (r)-1.3 -0.4

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.215 107.3 107.4 (r)107.4 107.4 0.4 0.0 0.1 (r)0.0 0.0

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.146 119.3 119.2 119.2 119.1 1.8 0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.678 107.1 107.1 (r)107.1 107.1 -0.5 -0.1 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.166 92.4 92.5 92.5 92.5 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.084 99.2 99.1 99.1 99.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.674 51.5 51.5 51.4 51.4 -2.8 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Television and video receivers

41200

1.301 44.4 44.4 44.4 44.4 -2.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

41210

0.338 98.2 98.2 98.1 98.1 -2.4 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Records, tapes & disks (Dec. 2009=100)

41220

0.035 52.3 52.3 52.3 52.3 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.853 213.7 (r)211.3 (r)211.1 208.1 1.5 -0.1 (r)-1.1 (r)-0.1 -1.4

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.666 221.0 (r)217.7 (r)218.6 217.0 1.0 0.4 (r)-1.5 0.4 -0.7

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.484 118.5 118.6 118.4 115.5 -4.0 0.4 0.1 -0.2 -2.4

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.378 114.7 114.7 114.7 110.9 -3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 -3.3

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

42100

1.194 107.0 107.0 107.0 102.9 -4.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 -3.8

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2014 trade values.
(r) Revised

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the 3 months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

 

Last Modified Date: January 12, 2017