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Import/Export Price Indexes
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Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: September 2019 to September 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Aug.
2020(1)
Index Percent change
Jun.
2020
Jul.
2020
Aug.
2020
Sep.
2020
Annual Monthly
Sep.
2019
to
Sep.
2020
May
2020
to
Jun.
2020
Jun.
2020
to
Jul.
2020
Jul.
2020
to
Aug.
2020
Aug.
2020
to
Sep.
2020

Live animals; animal products

I

1.334 (r)193.0 (r)187.7 (r)189.8 187.9 -3.7 (r)1.6 (r)-2.7 (r)1.1 -1.0

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.388 (r)293.2 (r)263.9 (r)271.5 265.4 1.2 (r)7.7 (r)-10.0 (r)2.9 -2.2

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.679 128.8 (r)129.6 (r)129.1 128.3 -7.6 -2.1 (r)0.6 (r)-0.4 -0.6

Fish fillets and other fish meat, fresh, chilled, frzn, (Dec. 2008=100)

0304

0.248 110.1 112.0 (r)110.1 108.6 -8.6 -3.1 1.7 (r)-1.7 -1.4

Crustaceans, live, fresh, chilled, etc; in shell or not; cooked or uncooked

0306

0.293 103.2 103.6 104.5 104.4 -6.5 -2.0 0.4 0.9 -0.1

Vegetable products

II

1.960 213.5 211.2 (r)213.3 218.3 7.5 -0.3 -1.1 (r)1.0 2.3

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.474 482.7 488.7 (r)498.4 504.2 0.4 -2.4 1.2 (r)2.0 1.2

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.636 114.2 107.5 107.4 113.7 8.1 -1.4 -5.9 -0.1 5.9

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.349 212.5 220.3 (r)221.5 223.5 9.9 -0.7 3.7 (r)0.5 0.9

Coffee, roasted or unroasted, decaf; coffee husks and skins (Dec. 2007=100)

0901

0.262 115.9 121.7 (r)122.6 124.1 6.3 -4.5 5.0 (r)0.7 1.2

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.256 85.1 86.2 89.0 90.1 8.2 -0.8 1.3 3.2 1.2

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.021 (r)168.0 168.0 (r)168.8 169.5 1.7 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.5 0.4

Edible preps of meat, of fish, or of aquatic invertebrates (Dec. 2004=100)

16

0.234 (r)184.9 (r)183.6 (r)183.5 187.2 -0.7 (r)0.7 (r)-0.7 (r)-0.1 2.0

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.204 (r)101.4 (r)99.3 (r)99.4 100.5 5.5 (r)0.4 (r)-2.1 0.1 1.1

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants

20

0.366 169.0 168.4 168.4 168.7 -2.1 0.1 -0.4 0.0 0.2

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.134 139.5 139.6 (r)139.8 139.9 3.1 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1

Wine of fresh grapes, including fortified wine (Dec. 2019=100)

2204

0.266 99.5 99.7 99.8 100.5 - 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.7

Ethyl alcohol undenatured less than 80% alcohol (Dec. 2001=100)

2208

0.409 142.0 142.0 142.0 141.7 3.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.2

Mineral products

V

7.715 (r)138.0 (r)157.8 (r)163.6 159.0 -23.9 (r)19.4 14.3 (r)3.7 -2.8

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

7.365 (r)133.3 (r)153.4 (r)159.3 154.6 -24.9 (r)20.6 15.1 (r)3.8 -3.0

Petroleum oils and oils from bituminous minerals, crude

2709

4.669 (r)137.3 (r)166.4 (r)171.5 166.8 -28.8 (r)33.3 (r)21.2 (r)3.1 -2.7

Petroleum oils (not crude), bituminous oils, & products thereof, nesoi

2710

2.042 152.7 163.5 (r)171.1 157.4 -28.1 6.2 7.1 (r)4.6 -8.0

Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons

2711

0.420 91.4 (r)86.4 (r)96.6 117.7 80.5 4.6 (r)-5.5 (r)11.8 21.8

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

9.592 153.6 154.2 (r)154.4 154.9 -1.0 -0.1 0.4 0.1 0.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.454 (r)269.4 (r)267.7 (r)266.9 267.3 -4.8 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.6 -0.3 0.1

Organic chemicals

29

2.097 (r)120.1 (r)121.2 (r)121.6 122.0 -3.3 (r)-0.5 0.9 0.3 0.3

Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atoms only (Dec. 2016=100)

2933

0.536 106.0 106.0 106.8 106.7 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.8 -0.1

Nucleic acids and their salts, other heterocyclic compounds (Dec. 2009=100)

2934

0.226 74.4 74.6 74.8 75.1 1.1 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.4

Pharmaceutical products

30

4.991 154.4 155.2 155.1 155.4 0.5 0.1 0.5 -0.1 0.2

Human and animal blood, prep; antisera & other blood fractions (Dec. 2014=100)

3002

1.765 140.1 141.8 141.7 141.9 7.7 0.7 1.2 -0.1 0.1

Medicaments (except vaccines, band., pharmaceuticals) (Dec. 2001=100)

3004

2.951 139.1 139.2 139.1 139.5 -3.1 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.3

Essential oils and resinoids (Dec. 2016=100)

33

0.629 (r)102.5 (r)103.1 (r)103.3 103.3 0.1 (r)-0.4 (r)0.6 (r)0.2 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.595 (r)100.7 (r)100.5 (r)100.7 101.0 -1.2 (r)0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)0.2 0.3

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.771 138.2 141.5 (r)143.0 144.4 3.2 1.3 2.4 1.1 1.0

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.497 139.7 142.1 (r)143.4 144.0 1.0 1.3 1.7 (r)0.9 0.4

Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics (Dec. 2003=100)

3923

0.341 153.0 152.9 155.2 155.3 1.6 0.7 -0.1 1.5 0.1

Articles of plastic, polymers & resins of heading 3901 to 3914, nesoi

3926

0.511 127.3 (r)135.7 (r)138.5 139.0 11.9 1.7 (r)6.6 (r)2.1 0.4

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.274 137.3 142.3 (r)144.5 147.2 7.8 1.3 3.6 (r)1.5 1.9

New pneumatic tires of rubber (Dec. 2004=100)

4011

0.603 128.3 128.6 128.1 127.3 -0.5 -0.2 0.2 -0.4 -0.6

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc

VIII

0.623 125.0 124.3 124.2 124.4 0.3 0.2 -0.6 -0.1 0.2

Articles of leather; travel goods, bags, etc. of various materials

42

0.598 131.9 131.2 131.1 131.2 0.4 0.2 -0.5 -0.1 0.1

Travel goods and handbags (Dec. 2015=100)

4202

0.500 - - 101.6 101.2 -0.5 - - - -0.4

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

1.129 152.3 166.1 (r)197.9 241.0 66.3 5.7 9.1 (r)19.1 21.8

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2019=100)

44

1.104 105.1 115.0 (r)137.5 168.2 - 5.8 9.4 (r)19.6 22.3

Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled (Dec. 2013=100)

4407

0.425 106.7 126.1 164.8 224.9 117.3 11.0 18.2 30.7 36.5

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.017 (r)113.0 (r)112.2 (r)111.3 110.8 -5.1 (r)1.9 (r)-0.7 (r)-0.8 -0.4

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

0.700 (r)106.5 (r)106.0 (r)104.9 104.0 -4.8 (r)0.7 (r)-0.5 (r)-1.0 -0.9

Textile and textile articles

XI

4.901 114.4 114.5 114.5 114.6 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

1.981 105.2 105.0 105.0 105.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Knitted sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts vests and similar art. (Dec. 2015=100)

6110

0.633 99.9 99.6 99.6 99.6 -1.3 -0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.648 122.4 122.5 122.5 122.8 1.6 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.2

Men or boys suits, ensembles, suit-type jackets, blazers & trousers

6203

0.360 110.4 110.2 110.5 110.5 0.7 0.0 -0.2 0.3 0.0

Women or girls suits, dresses, skirts; not knitted (Dec. 2017=100)

6204

0.435 102.1 101.9 101.9 101.9 2.2 -0.6 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.636 100.3 100.1 (r)100.2 100.2 -1.4 -0.4 -0.2 (r)0.1 0.0

Headgear, umbrellas, artificial flowers, etc.

XII

1.388 124.4 124.7 123.9 123.7 1.2 0.0 0.2 -0.6 -0.2

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.160 122.7 (r)123.0 (r)122.1 121.9 0.7 -0.1 (r)0.2 -0.7 -0.2

Footwear, with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastics (Dec. 2016=100)

6402

0.248 102.2 102.0 98.6 98.7 -1.8 0.0 -0.2 -3.3 0.1

Footwear with uppers of leathers

6403

0.466 124.2 (r)124.6 (r)124.6 123.9 0.2 0.0 (r)0.3 0.0 -0.6

Footwear with uppers of textile materials (Dec. 2019=100)

6404

0.388 99.6 100.0 100.0 99.8 - -0.1 0.4 0.0 -0.2

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.975 131.9 131.7 131.7 131.7 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

3.276 200.0 202.4 (r)220.8 226.2 17.9 2.9 1.2 (r)9.1 2.4

Diamonds, whether or not worked, but not mounted or set

7102

0.981 99.0 99.0 (r)99.6 100.2 -5.5 0.0 0.0 (r)0.6 0.6

Gold (incl plated with platinum), unwrght, semi-mfg or pwdr

7108

0.670 613.4 634.8 722.4 697.3 27.0 0.7 3.5 13.8 -3.5

Platinum, unwrought, semi-mfg or powder (Dec. 2019=100)

7110

0.560 110.0 110.8 122.3 142.8 - 11.0 0.7 10.4 16.8

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.524 164.3 (r)166.0 (r)168.6 171.2 -1.0 0.7 (r)1.0 1.6 1.5

Iron and steel

72

1.070 (r)188.0 (r)186.5 (r)190.3 194.6 -8.7 (r)0.5 (r)-0.8 2.0 2.3

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.688 146.0 (r)145.9 (r)145.8 146.6 -1.5 0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.1 0.5

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.461 266.8 282.9 (r)292.7 298.6 12.8 3.9 6.0 (r)3.5 2.0

Refined copper and copper alloys except master alloys, unwrought (Dec. 2019=100)

7403

0.212 94.5 102.3 108.7 113.7 - 5.9 8.3 6.3 4.6

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.928 120.3 124.9 129.2 132.1 4.0 0.9 3.8 3.4 2.2

Aluminum, unwrought

7601

0.338 103.8 107.0 113.3 118.1 4.3 2.0 3.1 5.9 4.2

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.467 122.9 (r)123.0 (r)123.1 123.1 -0.6 0.1 (r)0.1 0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.532 (r)133.4 (r)133.5 (r)132.9 132.9 -2.3 (r)-0.2 0.1 (r)-0.4 0.0

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

30.841 79.1 (r)79.0 (r)79.1 79.1 0.1 0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.754 84.9 85.1 85.2 85.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0

Spark-ignition internal combustion piston engines (Dec. 2019=100)

8407

0.479 100.4 100.5 100.8 102.1 - 0.1 0.1 0.3 1.3

Parts for spark-ignition and diesel internal combustion piston engines

8409

0.428 128.3 125.6 126.0 127.0 -0.7 0.0 -2.1 0.3 0.8

Engines & motors, nesoi, & parts thereof (Dec. 2012=100)

8412

0.234 94.3 96.3 96.0 96.0 -0.4 0.0 2.1 -0.3 0.0

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.510 125.4 125.7 125.7 125.8 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1

Air or vacuum pumps, compressors and fans; vent & recycling hoods; parts

8414

0.495 (r)117.7 117.9 117.6 117.5 -2.5 -0.3 (r)0.2 -0.3 -0.1

Air conditioning machines and parts thereof (Dec. 2014=100)

8415

0.393 99.3 99.5 99.5 99.5 -0.9 -0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts (Dec. 2017=100)

8421

0.431 (r)108.5 110.8 (r)110.9 111.1 9.6 (r)0.6 (r)2.1 (r)0.1 0.2

Self-propelled earth-moving, tamping, & road roller machines (Dec. 2012=100)

8429

0.310 98.5 98.6 (r)98.7 98.7 2.4 0.1 0.1 (r)0.1 0.0

Parts for materials handling & construction machines

8431

0.399 139.9 141.4 141.3 141.8 -0.3 0.0 1.1 -0.1 0.4

Printing machinery, machines ancillary to printing; & parts (Dec. 2012=100)

8443

0.710 95.6 95.9 (r)95.5 95.5 -0.3 0.2 0.3 (r)-0.4 0.0

Computer equipment

8471

3.740 33.8 (r)33.7 33.8 33.6 -2.6 0.6 (r)-0.3 (r)0.3 -0.6

Parts and accessories, n.e.s.o.i., for computers and other office machines

8473

1.057 63.8 64.5 (r)63.8 63.6 5.1 1.1 1.1 (r)-1.1 -0.3

Machines & appliances having functions n.e.s.; parts thereof (Dec. 2016=100)

8479

0.409 105.8 106.2 106.8 107.3 3.2 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.5

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.699 120.8 120.8 120.8 122.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

Parts for transmitting power (clutches, shafts, gears & boxes, pulleys, etc)

8483

0.417 131.9 132.1 (r)132.0 132.5 1.3 0.2 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.4

Electrical machinery and equip, sound and TV recorders & reproducers, parts

85

15.088 (r)73.5 (r)73.3 (r)73.3 73.4 0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.3 0.0 0.1

Electric motors and generators (excludes generating sets)

8501

0.463 131.5 131.4 131.4 131.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Electrical transformers, inductors & static converters (rectifiers); parts

8504

0.695 121.8 121.6 121.7 121.8 5.5 0.4 -0.2 0.1 0.1

Vehicular electric lighting equipment, and defrosters; (Dec. 2014=100)

8512

0.275 93.9 94.2 94.5 94.8 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.3

Electrothermic domestic appliances; water & space heaters; resistors

8516

0.382 (r)106.6 (r)106.5 (r)106.3 106.1 -2.4 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Electrical apparatus for line telephony or line telegraphy; videophones; parts

8517

4.645 61.7 61.7 61.7 61.7 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

Microphones & stands; audio/sound amps; speakers; & headphones (Dec. 2012=100)

8518

0.263 101.1 100.9 100.9 100.9 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Prepared unrecorded media for sound or similar recording (Dec. 2004=100)

8523

0.378 29.2 (r)28.5 (r)28.2 28.2 0.4 0.0 (r)-2.4 (r)-1.1 0.0

Radio & TV transmission apparatus; video cameras & camera recorders; TV cameras

8525

0.469 56.3 56.3 56.3 56.3 -3.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Electrical circuit switching, protecting or connection app. of 1000 volts or less

8536

0.507 134.7 134.3 134.2 134.2 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3 -0.1 0.0

Semiconductor devices; L.E.D.s; mounted crystals; parts thereof (Dec. 2018=100)

8541

0.357 95.9 95.6 94.4 94.4 -2.0 -0.5 -0.3 -1.3 0.0

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

1.467 (r)63.5 (r)62.4 (r)62.4 62.4 -2.5 (r)-1.1 (r)-1.7 0.0 0.0

Electrical machines & apparatus, func. n.e.s.o.i.; parts (Dec. 2014=100)

8543

0.451 106.2 106.2 106.2 106.2 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Insulated conductors (Dec. 2010=100)

8544

0.937 (r)83.6 (r)83.5 (r)83.2 83.1 -0.5 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.4 -0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.994 114.5 (r)114.3 (r)114.5 114.8 1.4 0.0 (r)-0.2 (r)0.2 0.3

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.862 113.7 (r)113.6 (r)113.7 114.0 1.4 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.1 0.3

Tractors (other than work trucks of heading 8709) (Dec. 2017=100)

8701

0.549 106.0 106.0 106.0 106.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Motor vehicles designed to transport people

8703

7.505 110.3 (r)109.8 (r)109.8 109.8 1.6 0.0 (r)-0.5 0.0 0.0

Parts of tractors, buses, automobiles, trucks, spec. vehicles

8708

2.998 118.5 (r)119.0 (r)119.6 120.6 1.8 -0.2 (r)0.4 (r)0.5 0.8

Parts, nesoi, of civil aircraft and spacecraft (Dec. 2012=100)

8803

0.655 (r)100.1 (r)100.4 100.6 100.6 0.4 (r)-0.7 0.3 (r)0.2 0.0

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

4.130 102.0 102.0 102.1 102.4 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.857 98.2 98.2 98.3 98.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2

Instruments/appliances used in medical, surgical, dental, veterinarian sciences

9018

1.115 104.8 104.9 (r)105.1 105.2 3.4 -0.1 0.1 (r)0.2 0.1

Orthopedic appliances; artificial body parts; hearing aids, etc (Dec. 2003=100)

9021

0.501 74.7 75.2 75.6 76.1 -6.2 0.1 0.7 0.5 0.7

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis (Dec. 2006=100)

9027

0.291 98.4 99.2 99.7 100.7 4.8 0.1 0.8 0.5 1.0

Measuring instruments, appliances, and machines, nesoi (Dec. 2013=100)

9031

0.231 106.0 106.1 106.2 106.3 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.479 110.9 (r)111.0 (r)110.9 111.0 -0.6 -0.2 (r)0.1 -0.1 0.1

Furniture & stuffed furnishings; lamps & lighting fittings, nesoi; prefab bldgs

94

2.819 116.6 (r)116.7 (r)116.6 116.7 -0.8 -0.2 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1

Seats other than barber, dental and similar chairs (Dec. 2001=100)

9401

1.033 113.1 (r)113.3 (r)113.5 113.5 -0.3 0.0 (r)0.2 (r)0.2 0.0

Lamps, lighting fixtures, & illuminated signs and parts thereof

9405

0.508 116.7 116.1 115.8 116.4 0.4 0.7 -0.5 -0.3 0.5

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.389 101.6 101.6 101.6 101.7 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1

Articles for arcade, table or games parts thereof (Dec. 2018=100)

9504

0.290 87.8 87.8 87.8 87.8 -3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Articles & equipment for sports nesoi; parts & accessories thereof

9506

0.284 122.0 122.0 122.0 122.0 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.271 127.2 126.8 126.8 126.7 -1.6 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -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

 

Last Modified Date: October 15, 2020