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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: March 2020 to March 2021 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2021(1)
Index Percent change
Dec.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2020
to
Mar.
2021
Nov.
2020
to
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2020
to
Jan.
2021
Jan.
2021
to
Feb.
2021
Feb.
2021
to
Mar.
2021

All commodities

  100.000 124.6 126.4 (r)128.1 129.7 6.9 1.0 1.4 1.3 1.2

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

  85.347 (r)100.9 (r)101.8 (r)102.1 102.9 3.8 (r)0.5 0.9 0.3 0.8

All imports excluding petroleum

  92.360 (r)114.1 (r)115.1 (r)115.7 116.7 4.1 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.9

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  91.699 117.9 119.0 (r)119.6 120.6 3.8 0.4 0.9 (r)0.5 0.8

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

  84.920 (r)128.3 129.5 (r)130.2 131.5 4.5 (r)0.5 (r)0.9 0.5 1.0

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

  84.259 126.1 127.4 (r)128.0 129.2 4.2 0.5 1.0 (r)0.5 0.9

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.352 (r)176.2 (r)179.5 (r)182.1 185.7 3.8 0.2 (r)1.9 (r)1.4 2.0

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.961 191.2 194.7 (r)198.1 202.4 4.6 0.0 1.8 (r)1.7 2.2

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.318 209.9 208.9 (r)208.6 215.7 4.4 2.9 -0.5 (r)-0.1 3.4

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.207 121.5 121.1 (r)120.7 126.9 6.8 3.9 -0.3 (r)-0.3 5.1

Other agricultural foods

001

4.366 (r)190.1 (r)193.7 (r)197.5 201.8 4.6 (r)-0.3 1.9 (r)2.0 2.2

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.534 (r)282.0 (r)286.0 (r)295.5 303.2 12.5 (r)1.5 (r)1.4 (r)3.3 2.6

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.798 (r)115.2 120.8 127.5 141.5 6.2 (r)-0.1 (r)4.9 5.5 11.0

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.509 296.9 306.2 (r)302.0 280.9 -8.1 -6.0 3.1 (r)-1.4 -7.0

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.312 79.8 82.1 (r)83.3 89.7 31.9 4.0 2.9 (r)1.5 7.7

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.522 183.0 (r)183.2 (r)183.9 183.8 -1.8 0.1 0.1 0.4 -0.1

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

00180

0.810 102.7 103.7 (r)104.3 104.3 0.4 0.4 1.0 (r)0.6 0.0

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.521 137.5 137.9 138.0 139.5 1.8 0.0 0.3 0.1 1.1

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.277 (r)74.6 (r)77.2 (r)78.1 78.7 6.4 (r)0.8 (r)3.5 (r)1.2 0.8

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.391 143.0 (r)145.5 (r)146.1 148.0 1.0 0.7 (r)1.7 (r)0.4 1.3

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.892 137.9 (r)141.5 (r)139.6 142.5 0.2 1.0 (r)2.6 (r)-1.3 2.1

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.438 146.0 145.8 152.0 152.0 2.3 0.1 -0.1 4.3 0.0

Industrial supplies & materials

1

23.119 181.9 (r)192.1 (r)201.6 211.2 29.5 4.0 (r)5.6 (r)4.9 4.8

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  15.696 168.4 (r)175.2 (r)178.7 185.4 19.7 2.0 (r)4.0 (r)2.0 3.7

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

  14.895 189.4 (r)197.5 (r)200.4 208.2 18.3 2.3 (r)4.3 1.5 3.9

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.807 (r)189.8 (r)200.7 (r)203.3 212.5 24.1 (r)2.7 (r)5.7 (r)1.3 4.5

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.672 141.6 (r)143.3 (r)147.9 151.7 12.8 0.7 (r)1.2 (r)3.2 2.6

Fuels & lubricants

10

8.301 169.6 (r)183.9 (r)205.5 218.5 54.3 7.3 (r)8.4 (r)11.7 6.3

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

7.640 179.0 (r)195.6 (r)218.3 232.9 53.9 8.5 (r)9.3 (r)11.6 6.7

Crude

10000

5.095 (r)185.9 (r)203.8 (r)230.3 245.8 79.7 10.7 (r)9.6 (r)13.0 6.7

Fuel oil

10010

0.967 142.2 156.3 172.8 187.9 17.0 0.3 9.9 10.6 8.7

Other petroleum products

10020

1.388 172.5 183.4 (r)193.4 204.4 8.7 6.9 6.3 (r)5.5 5.7

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

101

0.568 (r)138.1 (r)136.4 (r)158.1 162.2 74.6 -6.4 (r)-1.2 (r)15.9 2.6

Gas-natural

10110

0.488 (r)129.1 (r)126.7 (r)149.5 154.9 91.0 (r)-7.4 (r)-1.9 (r)18.0 3.6

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.471 109.7 (r)108.8 (r)110.2 114.1 4.8 0.4 (r)-0.8 (r)1.3 3.5

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.345 102.5 (r)103.2 (r)103.8 105.1 -0.8 0.4 (r)0.7 (r)0.6 1.3

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.319 112.8 (r)113.7 (r)114.4 115.9 -0.4 0.4 (r)0.8 (r)0.6 1.3

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.540 156.2 159.0 (r)162.1 166.2 8.4 1.7 1.8 (r)1.9 2.5

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.488 (r)171.3 (r)173.8 (r)175.9 176.4 -0.2 -0.1 1.5 (r)1.2 0.3

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.410 (r)167.4 (r)168.4 (r)171.2 170.5 -2.6 (r)-0.4 0.6 (r)1.7 -0.4

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.586 135.0 (r)136.0 136.4 137.5 4.2 0.4 0.7 (r)0.3 0.8

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.220 124.6 123.5 124.9 127.3 1.4 0.9 -0.9 1.1 1.9

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.406 161.5 164.8 (r)168.7 174.1 10.8 2.2 2.0 (r)2.4 3.2

Plastic materials

12500

0.744 155.3 159.2 (r)166.0 168.7 9.8 0.6 2.5 (r)4.3 1.6

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

12510

0.514 130.4 (r)132.4 (r)143.0 153.2 24.0 5.1 (r)1.5 (r)8.0 7.1

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.367 106.8 109.2 (r)111.0 122.8 13.4 0.6 2.2 (r)1.6 10.6

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.187 97.1 98.9 99.0 100.7 7.8 3.0 1.9 0.1 1.7

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.594 137.0 139.9 (r)140.3 140.8 5.4 1.6 2.1 (r)0.3 0.4

Selected building materials

13

2.001 (r)176.1 (r)198.9 (r)199.8 211.6 42.7 (r)2.6 (r)12.9 (r)0.5 5.9

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

1.000 (r)195.2 (r)237.9 (r)235.8 252.9 62.4 (r)6.4 (r)21.9 (r)-0.9 7.3

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.548 262.5 379.1 368.4 411.3 120.9 12.8 44.4 -2.8 11.6

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

13020

0.261 100.0 100.5 100.0 99.5 -0.4 1.3 0.5 -0.5 -0.5

Building materials, finished

131

1.001 (r)160.6 (r)168.7 (r)171.8 179.5 26.8 (r)-0.6 (r)5.0 (r)1.8 4.5

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

13120

0.245 121.1 121.5 121.5 121.6 0.6 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

4.148 285.6 (r)304.9 (r)309.8 329.9 32.9 4.7 (r)6.8 (r)1.6 6.5

Steelmaking & ferroalloying materials

140

0.396 256.8 292.5 287.5 299.1 32.1 12.3 13.9 -1.7 4.0

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.731 (r)193.3 (r)206.0 (r)224.1 231.7 23.4 1.3 (r)6.6 (r)8.8 3.4

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

3.021 321.4 340.4 342.0 367.8 36.0 4.6 5.9 0.5 7.5

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.745 156.3 162.7 163.1 171.2 37.4 6.8 4.1 0.2 5.0

Copper (Dec. 2017=100)

14220

0.267 117.2 123.0 120.8 138.9 59.8 11.8 4.9 -1.8 15.0

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.110 51.7 57.0 57.5 53.5 23.8 3.2 10.3 0.9 -7.0

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.039 74.8 84.1 96.5 100.3 51.1 4.5 12.4 14.7 3.9

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.089 231.1 235.1 216.7 232.2 37.7 7.2 1.7 -7.8 7.2

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.542 662.4 700.9 666.0 626.4 4.7 -5.3 5.8 -5.0 -5.9

Other precious metals

14280

1.027 348.0 375.4 387.9 454.2 52.6 7.7 7.9 3.3 17.1

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.909 163.8 166.6 (r)171.1 175.5 12.8 0.9 1.7 (r)2.7 2.6

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.403 158.1 162.0 (r)166.3 177.0 16.6 2.3 2.5 (r)2.7 6.4

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.501 149.4 150.9 (r)153.8 155.9 5.1 1.0 1.0 (r)1.9 1.4

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

1.005 180.9 184.0 (r)189.8 193.0 15.5 0.2 1.7 (r)3.2 1.7

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.749 113.7 114.3 114.2 114.6 1.9 0.4 0.5 -0.1 0.4

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

161

1.564 110.4 110.6 110.5 110.8 1.4 0.4 0.2 -0.1 0.3

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

16120

1.552 127.5 (r)127.7 127.6 127.9 1.3 0.4 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.2

Capital goods

2

28.052 (r)88.4 (r)88.7 (r)88.8 88.9 1.3 (r)0.0 (r)0.3 0.1 0.1

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  20.545 (r)115.7 (r)116.1 (r)116.1 116.3 1.7 (r)0.2 0.3 (r)0.0 0.2

Electric generating equipment

20

3.438 121.3 121.2 (r)121.3 121.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.1 0.2

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.111 135.4 136.0 136.0 135.9 1.0 0.1 0.4 0.0 -0.1

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.327 115.6 115.2 (r)115.3 115.7 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3 (r)0.1 0.3

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.005 (r)80.3 (r)80.6 80.6 80.7 1.3 (r)0.0 (r)0.4 (r)0.0 0.1

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  14.516 111.3 111.8 (r)111.7 111.9 2.1 0.1 0.4 (r)-0.1 0.2

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.916 124.3 125.7 126.3 128.0 3.6 0.1 1.1 0.5 1.3

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.661 131.5 132.2 132.0 133.6 2.1 0.1 0.5 -0.2 1.2

Industrial and service machinery

211

8.002 128.8 129.1 129.1 129.3 1.3 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.2

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.123 (r)128.1 (r)127.6 (r)127.2 127.6 0.2 (r)0.2 -0.4 -0.3 0.3

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.537 141.7 143.3 144.1 143.9 1.5 0.1 1.1 0.6 -0.1

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.963 107.1 107.6 107.6 107.9 1.3 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.3

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.826 142.1 142.3 (r)142.2 142.1 0.4 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.656 128.1 (r)128.4 128.3 128.5 1.4 0.0 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.2

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.936 108.8 (r)109.5 (r)109.7 109.8 0.1 0.1 (r)0.6 0.2 0.1

Agricultural machinery and equipment (Dec. 2020=100)

212

0.421 100.0 100.6 100.8 100.8 - - 0.6 0.2 0.0

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.440 (r)46.6 (r)46.7 (r)46.9 47.0 -0.2 (r)-0.2 0.2 (r)0.4 0.2

Computers

21300

3.095 35.2 35.2 35.3 35.2 -0.8 -0.6 0.0 0.3 -0.3

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.166 43.3 43.5 43.6 43.8 2.1 -0.7 0.5 0.2 0.5

Semiconductors

21320

2.179 (r)55.9 (r)56.2 (r)56.4 56.8 -1.7 (r)0.4 (r)0.5 (r)0.4 0.7

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

  5.262 41.9 42.0 42.1 42.1 0.5 -0.5 0.2 0.2 0.0

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.607 72.0 72.0 72.0 72.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.212 104.3 (r)105.8 (r)105.6 106.0 2.1 0.4 (r)1.4 (r)-0.2 0.4

Scientific and medical machinery

216

2.407 110.3 (r)111.3 (r)110.7 111.0 7.4 0.5 (r)0.9 (r)-0.5 0.3

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

21600

0.331 94.9 95.3 95.2 95.6 1.4 0.1 0.4 -0.1 0.4

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

2.076 114.1 (r)115.2 (r)114.5 114.8 8.5 0.5 (r)1.0 (r)-0.6 0.3

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

22

2.609 (r)136.5 (r)137.2 (r)137.6 138.0 2.1 (r)0.6 (r)0.5 0.3 0.3

Civilian aircraft, engines, and parts (Dec. 2020=100)

220

2.484 100.0 (r)100.6 (r)100.9 101.2 - - (r)0.6 (r)0.3 0.3

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.830 (r)99.7 99.8 100.3 101.3 1.4 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 0.5 1.0

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

1.219 (r)184.1 (r)186.4 (r)186.7 186.5 3.4 (r)1.2 (r)1.2 0.2 -0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.798 110.9 (r)111.4 (r)111.6 111.6 1.1 0.0 (r)0.5 (r)0.2 0.0

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.344 109.7 110.2 110.2 110.2 0.9 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.460 111.7 (r)112.2 (r)112.5 112.7 1.3 0.1 (r)0.4 0.3 0.2

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

30200

1.198 105.5 105.7 105.9 106.0 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

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

  5.774 110.5 (r)111.0 (r)111.3 111.5 1.3 0.1 (r)0.5 0.3 0.2

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.549 121.8 121.6 123.7 124.1 0.8 0.0 -0.2 1.7 0.3

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

30230

4.713 112.5 (r)113.1 (r)113.3 113.5 1.4 0.1 (r)0.5 (r)0.2 0.2

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.680 107.0 107.0 107.1 107.2 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.563 124.4 123.8 124.1 124.3 0.3 0.1 -0.5 0.2 0.2

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.039 114.9 114.9 115.0 115.1 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

1.842 (r)107.2 (r)107.4 (r)107.3 107.5 0.0 (r)-0.2 (r)0.2 -0.1 0.2

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.233 111.8 111.8 (r)111.9 112.0 0.3 -0.1 0.0 (r)0.1 0.1

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.452 148.4 (r)148.1 (r)148.6 148.3 13.7 1.4 (r)-0.2 (r)0.3 -0.2

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.812 117.0 117.1 117.1 117.4 -0.5 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.3

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.582 139.7 139.7 140.0 140.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0

Other consumer nondurables

401

7.524 138.6 (r)137.4 137.9 138.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.9 0.4 0.2

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

6.150 145.2 (r)143.2 (r)143.5 143.9 -0.8 0.1 (r)-1.4 (r)0.2 0.3

Toiletries and cosmetics (Dec. 2017=100)

40120

0.544 (r)106.0 (r)107.6 (r)109.2 109.2 3.9 (r)0.3 (r)1.5 (r)1.5 0.0

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

40140

0.656 107.5 108.1 109.6 109.9 0.3 -0.1 0.6 1.4 0.3

Durables, manufactured

41

12.053 90.9 91.3 91.3 91.3 0.7 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.0

Household goods

410

7.889 94.8 95.0 (r)95.1 95.3 0.4 0.1 0.2 (r)0.1 0.2

Furniture, household items

41000

1.547 (r)128.4 (r)129.0 129.3 129.7 0.9 (r)0.2 0.5 0.2 0.3

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.470 (r)118.0 (r)118.6 (r)119.1 119.0 1.3 (r)0.1 0.5 (r)0.4 -0.1

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.208 (r)103.7 (r)103.2 (r)103.2 103.5 -0.6 (r)0.0 (r)-0.5 (r)0.0 0.3

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.430 77.0 77.2 77.2 77.4 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.096 106.6 (r)106.5 (r)106.4 106.7 -0.4 0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1 0.3

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.136 122.9 122.8 122.8 122.7 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.531 105.3 105.2 (r)105.0 105.5 -0.7 0.0 -0.1 (r)-0.2 0.5

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.179 91.3 91.3 91.3 91.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.083 107.7 108.4 108.9 109.1 1.8 0.2 0.6 0.5 0.2

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.255 47.0 47.4 47.4 47.3 1.7 0.9 0.9 0.0 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

0.966 39.4 39.8 39.8 39.7 1.8 1.0 1.0 0.0 -0.3

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

41210

0.254 101.1 101.1 101.1 101.1 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.813 236.9 244.3 (r)243.3 235.3 3.1 0.1 3.1 (r)-0.4 -3.3

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.651 247.2 (r)255.2 (r)254.1 244.5 2.1 0.4 3.2 -0.4 -3.8

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.063 117.3 117.6 117.6 118.6 6.6 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.9

Nonmanufactured consumer durables

421

0.918 107.1 107.3 107.3 108.4 3.1 0.8 0.2 0.0 1.0

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

42100

0.774 99.2 99.2 99.2 100.2 3.1 0.9 0.0 0.0 1.0

Advanced Technology

Biotechnology (Dec. 2019=100)

  2.021 107.5 104.8 105.0 105.1 -0.3 0.0 -2.5 0.2 0.1

Life Science (Dec. 2019=100)

  2.237 97.8 (r)96.1 (r)96.2 96.4 -0.8 0.0 (r)-1.7 0.1 0.2

Information & Communications (Dec. 2019=100)

  10.342 (r)100.0 (r)100.3 (r)100.4 100.5 0.4 (r)-0.2 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 0.1

Electronics (Dec. 2019=100)

  1.790 (r)99.5 (r)99.8 100.3 100.3 0.3 (r)0.2 (r)0.3 (r)0.5 0.0

Aerospace (Dec. 2019=100)

  2.467 (r)102.2 (r)102.8 (r)103.1 103.4 2.5 (r)0.7 (r)0.6 0.3 0.3

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2019 trade values.
(r) Revised

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

 

Last Modified Date: April 14, 2021