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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: March 2020 to March 2021 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.371 (r)193.6 (r)198.3 (r)199.0 203.8 5.1 (r)1.3 2.4 0.4 2.4

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.390 (r)273.6 (r)277.2 (r)287.8 295.5 14.3 (r)1.1 (r)1.3 (r)3.8 2.7

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.696 133.7 137.7 (r)134.7 139.2 -0.4 1.6 3.0 (r)-2.2 3.3

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

0304

0.244 111.6 117.7 117.8 117.6 2.3 1.2 5.5 0.1 -0.2

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

0306

0.304 (r)107.0 (r)107.9 (r)108.0 109.8 -1.5 (r)0.4 0.8 0.1 1.7

Vegetable products

II

1.970 (r)200.6 (r)207.0 (r)212.3 219.6 7.6 -1.2 3.2 (r)2.6 3.4

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.380 417.1 432.9 (r)426.1 386.2 -8.3 -7.7 3.8 (r)-1.6 -9.4

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.710 (r)98.2 (r)103.6 (r)109.3 122.6 6.0 (r)-0.3 5.5 5.5 12.2

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.379 223.0 222.5 (r)232.5 239.5 11.9 2.4 -0.2 (r)4.5 3.0

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

0901

0.273 123.7 123.3 (r)123.0 128.1 5.5 3.3 -0.3 -0.2 4.1

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

III

0.325 104.5 107.4 (r)108.9 116.7 30.8 3.9 2.8 (r)1.4 7.2

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

3.078 (r)169.4 (r)170.0 (r)172.0 172.5 1.3 (r)0.2 (r)0.4 (r)1.2 0.3

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

16

0.228 188.1 191.1 189.0 189.5 1.2 -0.1 1.6 -1.1 0.3

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.212 100.6 99.2 99.8 99.7 -5.7 0.8 -1.4 0.6 -0.1

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

20

0.355 168.9 168.9 (r)174.1 174.1 2.0 0.2 0.0 (r)3.1 0.0

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.169 140.5 140.9 (r)143.4 144.0 2.6 0.4 0.3 (r)1.8 0.4

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

2204

0.258 100.0 (r)100.7 (r)100.8 101.1 1.8 0.1 (r)0.7 0.1 0.3

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

2208

0.434 141.7 141.5 147.5 147.5 2.2 0.1 -0.1 4.2 0.0

Mineral products

V

8.443 172.2 (r)186.3 (r)208.5 221.0 53.0 6.9 (r)8.2 (r)11.9 6.0

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

27

8.087 167.9 (r)182.0 (r)204.1 216.9 55.0 7.1 (r)8.4 (r)12.1 6.3

Petroleum oils and oils from bituminous minerals, crude

2709

5.074 185.7 (r)203.6 (r)230.1 245.6 79.8 10.7 (r)9.6 (r)13.0 6.7

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

2710

2.142 161.1 172.9 (r)186.4 200.1 12.5 3.0 7.3 (r)7.8 7.3

Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons

2711

0.637 (r)130.9 (r)133.2 (r)159.8 165.2 92.1 -6.0 (r)1.8 (r)20.0 3.4

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

10.110 156.8 (r)156.8 (r)158.2 160.5 2.8 1.1 (r)0.0 0.9 1.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.508 278.6 287.5 (r)294.3 334.5 16.5 2.5 3.2 (r)2.4 13.7

Organic chemicals

29

2.244 (r)126.8 128.0 (r)128.2 131.1 3.4 (r)2.8 (r)0.9 (r)0.2 2.3

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

2933

0.528 108.0 106.3 106.6 106.6 0.6 0.0 -1.6 0.3 0.0

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

2934

0.288 75.2 76.0 75.8 76.2 2.6 0.1 1.1 -0.3 0.5

Pharmaceutical products

30

5.259 154.6 (r)152.7 153.0 153.4 -0.6 0.1 (r)-1.2 (r)0.2 0.3

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

3002

1.867 141.8 138.2 138.5 138.5 -0.3 0.0 -2.5 0.2 0.0

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

3004

3.139 (r)138.3 (r)137.5 (r)137.9 138.4 -1.0 0.1 (r)-0.6 (r)0.3 0.4

Fertilizers (Dec. 2020=100)

31

0.294 100.0 100.7 (r)112.0 119.8 - - 0.7 (r)11.2 7.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.615 105.7 (r)108.0 (r)107.9 108.0 7.7 2.5 (r)2.2 (r)-0.1 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.851 (r)148.6 (r)151.1 (r)151.8 152.9 10.3 (r)0.9 1.7 (r)0.5 0.7

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.505 146.9 148.6 (r)150.6 151.3 7.3 0.5 1.2 (r)1.3 0.5

Plates, sheets, film, foil, & strips of plastics (Dec. 2020=100)

3920

0.200 100.0 100.8 102.0 102.5 - - 0.8 1.2 0.5

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

3923

0.313 155.8 155.6 155.7 156.5 2.4 1.3 -0.1 0.1 0.5

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

3926

0.550 146.5 148.3 (r)148.8 147.0 17.5 0.7 1.2 (r)0.3 -1.2

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.346 154.0 (r)158.0 (r)156.4 158.4 16.6 1.4 (r)2.6 (r)-1.0 1.3

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

4011

0.605 127.0 126.8 129.0 129.4 0.5 0.0 -0.2 1.7 0.3

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

42

0.536 131.2 131.3 (r)131.5 131.7 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

Travel goods and handbags (Dec. 2015=100)

4202

0.445 101.2 101.2 101.4 101.3 -1.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 -0.1

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

IX

1.371 (r)209.3 (r)251.6 (r)254.5 278.7 80.2 (r)3.9 (r)20.2 (r)1.2 9.5

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

44

1.348 (r)145.7 (r)175.7 (r)177.8 195.0 82.6 (r)4.0 (r)20.6 (r)1.2 9.7

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

0.954 111.6 (r)111.9 (r)112.2 114.5 1.6 -0.1 (r)0.3 (r)0.3 2.0

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

48

0.640 103.9 (r)104.4 (r)104.7 105.5 -1.9 0.1 (r)0.5 (r)0.3 0.8

Textile and textile articles

XI

4.775 (r)114.3 114.4 (r)114.5 114.7 0.4 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

1.933 104.7 (r)104.9 (r)104.9 105.2 0.1 -0.1 (r)0.2 0.0 0.3

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

6110

0.621 99.8 (r)100.1 100.2 100.5 0.6 -0.2 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 0.3

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.599 122.2 122.1 (r)122.1 122.2 0.7 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.1

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

6203

0.346 (r)110.6 (r)110.3 (r)110.3 110.3 0.3 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.3 0.0 0.0

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

6204

0.420 102.0 102.3 102.4 102.4 1.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.648 (r)100.0 (r)100.0 (r)100.0 100.1 -1.1 (r)-0.2 (r)0.0 0.0 0.1

Headgear, umbrellas, artificial flowers, etc.

XII

1.367 123.5 123.5 123.6 123.7 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.145 121.7 121.8 121.9 122.0 -0.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Footwear with uppers of leathers

6403

0.463 124.2 124.2 124.2 124.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

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

6404

0.380 99.8 99.8 100.1 100.7 0.6 -0.3 0.0 0.3 0.6

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

XIII

0.898 132.0 132.2 131.1 130.9 -0.9 0.5 0.2 -0.8 -0.2

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2020=100)

68

0.322 100.0 100.2 98.1 97.8 - - 0.2 -2.1 -0.3

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

XIV

3.054 226.1 236.4 235.7 243.9 17.4 1.2 4.6 -0.3 3.5

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

7102

0.801 101.1 101.1 101.1 102.1 3.1 0.9 0.0 0.0 1.0

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

7108

0.542 649.9 687.7 653.4 614.5 4.6 -5.3 5.8 -5.0 -6.0

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

7110

0.662 162.5 172.7 180.6 226.0 56.4 11.9 6.3 4.6 25.1

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.718 (r)180.1 186.2 (r)190.6 196.6 17.9 (r)3.0 3.4 (r)2.4 3.1

Iron and steel

72

1.082 (r)212.4 (r)231.8 (r)238.4 246.5 23.2 (r)5.1 9.1 (r)2.8 3.4

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.660 148.2 149.8 (r)152.9 156.7 7.3 0.7 1.1 (r)2.1 2.5

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.513 335.7 345.2 (r)359.4 386.9 52.4 6.2 2.8 (r)4.1 7.7

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

1.043 147.4 152.3 152.5 157.6 26.7 5.4 3.3 0.1 3.3

Aluminum, unwrought

7601

0.443 138.3 147.1 148.3 158.7 39.8 7.8 6.4 0.8 7.0

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

82

0.431 122.5 122.9 123.2 123.4 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.2

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.529 133.9 135.9 (r)136.3 137.6 2.8 0.1 1.5 (r)0.3 1.0

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

XVI

29.613 (r)79.0 (r)79.2 (r)79.3 79.4 0.8 (r)0.0 (r)0.3 0.1 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.269 (r)84.9 (r)85.1 (r)85.1 85.2 1.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 (r)0.0 0.1

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

8407

0.464 (r)101.0 101.8 101.8 101.8 2.0 (r)0.4 (r)0.8 0.0 0.0

Parts for spark-ignition and diesel internal combustion piston engines

8409

0.402 127.1 127.2 127.2 126.9 -0.9 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.2

Turbojets, turbopropellers and other gas turbines, and parts thereof (Dec. 2020=100)

8411

1.318 100.0 (r)101.2 (r)101.4 101.3 - - (r)1.2 0.2 -0.1

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

8412

0.262 95.9 94.0 93.0 92.9 -2.7 -0.4 -2.0 -1.1 -0.1

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.477 126.9 127.5 127.5 127.5 1.9 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.0

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

8414

0.485 117.8 117.8 117.8 120.1 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 2.0

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

8415

0.373 99.2 99.1 99.2 99.2 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Refrigerators, freezers, heat pumps; and parts (Dec. 2020=100)

8418

0.371 100.0 (r)99.5 (r)99.3 99.0 - - (r)-0.5 (r)-0.2 -0.3

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

8421

0.427 109.8 110.0 110.2 110.1 3.5 0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.1

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

8429

0.339 98.7 99.4 98.9 98.9 1.2 0.0 0.7 -0.5 0.0

Parts for materials handling & construction machines

8431

0.382 141.4 141.7 141.8 144.9 2.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 2.2

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

8443

0.662 96.4 96.6 96.6 96.5 1.6 0.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Computer equipment

8471

3.667 33.3 33.3 33.3 33.2 -1.2 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.3

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

8473

0.766 60.7 61.3 61.7 62.3 4.9 -1.8 1.0 0.7 1.0

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

8479

0.387 105.4 106.7 106.7 106.5 1.5 -0.1 1.2 0.0 -0.2

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.651 (r)122.3 122.9 123.3 123.9 2.7 (r)0.2 (r)0.5 0.3 0.5

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

85

14.344 (r)73.5 (r)73.6 (r)73.7 73.8 0.1 (r)0.3 0.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Electric motors and generators (excludes generating sets)

8501

0.434 131.3 132.7 132.9 132.8 1.0 0.0 1.1 0.2 -0.1

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

8504

0.653 121.8 122.1 121.9 121.7 0.6 0.2 0.2 -0.2 -0.2

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

8512

0.265 95.7 97.9 97.9 98.0 3.5 2.1 2.3 0.0 0.1

Electrothermic domestic appliances; water & space heaters; resistors

8516

0.378 (r)106.3 (r)107.0 (r)106.9 106.9 -0.5 (r)0.4 (r)0.7 -0.1 0.0

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

8517

4.190 61.8 61.8 61.7 61.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0

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

8518

0.250 103.3 103.3 103.3 103.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

8523

0.457 (r)27.9 (r)28.6 (r)28.6 29.5 3.5 (r)2.2 (r)2.5 (r)0.0 3.1

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

8525

0.440 56.2 56.2 56.2 56.2 -1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

TV reception apparatus; video monitors & video projectors (Dec. 2020=100)

8528

0.984 100.0 (r)101.3 101.6 101.4 - - (r)1.3 (r)0.3 -0.2

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

8536

0.462 135.2 (r)135.7 (r)135.3 135.5 0.5 0.0 (r)0.4 (r)-0.3 0.1

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

8541

0.432 93.0 92.1 92.2 92.2 -5.5 -0.3 -1.0 0.1 0.0

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

1.344 (r)62.4 (r)62.6 (r)63.0 63.0 -2.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.3 (r)0.6 0.0

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

8543

0.379 105.6 (r)106.2 (r)106.3 106.3 -0.2 0.0 (r)0.6 0.1 0.0

Insulated conductors (Dec. 2010=100)

8544

0.892 (r)83.7 83.8 (r)84.3 85.0 2.0 (r)0.4 (r)0.1 (r)0.6 0.8

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.092 114.8 (r)115.3 (r)115.4 115.5 1.2 0.0 (r)0.4 0.1 0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.876 114.1 (r)114.6 (r)114.6 114.7 1.2 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.1

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

8701

0.563 106.0 106.2 106.2 106.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

Motor vehicles designed to transport people

8703

7.477 109.8 110.2 110.2 110.3 0.9 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.1

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

8708

2.900 120.3 (r)120.8 (r)121.2 121.2 1.4 0.0 (r)0.4 (r)0.3 0.0

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2020=100)

88

1.120 100.0 (r)99.9 (r)100.3 101.0 - - (r)-0.1 0.4 0.7

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

8803

0.680 (r)100.9 100.8 101.3 102.4 1.6 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 0.5 1.1

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

XVIII

4.221 102.3 (r)102.6 102.6 102.6 0.7 0.0 (r)0.3 (r)0.0 0.0

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.938 98.5 (r)98.6 (r)98.7 98.7 0.7 0.0 (r)0.1 0.1 0.0

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

9018

1.224 105.2 104.4 104.7 104.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.8 0.3 0.0

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

9021

0.556 76.2 (r)77.0 76.9 76.8 2.7 0.1 (r)1.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1

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

9027

0.300 100.8 (r)101.8 (r)101.5 102.4 4.5 0.2 (r)1.0 -0.3 0.9

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

9031

0.235 106.3 106.3 106.3 106.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.156 110.8 (r)111.1 (r)111.1 111.6 0.3 0.2 (r)0.3 0.0 0.5

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

94

2.566 (r)116.8 (r)117.4 (r)117.5 118.1 0.9 (r)0.2 (r)0.5 (r)0.1 0.5

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

9401

0.947 (r)112.7 (r)113.4 (r)113.7 114.4 1.3 (r)-0.2 (r)0.6 (r)0.3 0.6

Lamps, lighting fixtures, & illuminated signs and parts thereof

9405

0.426 116.7 116.8 116.8 117.2 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.3

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.322 (r)100.8 100.7 100.5 100.9 -1.0 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.2 0.4

Toys nesoi; models; puzzles; parts and accessories thereof (Dec. 2020=100)

9503

0.607 100.0 99.8 (r)99.6 99.6 - - -0.2 (r)-0.2 0.0

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

9504

0.221 84.8 84.3 83.3 83.3 -6.2 0.0 -0.6 -1.2 0.0

Articles & equipment for sports nesoi; parts & accessories thereof

9506

0.283 122.0 122.0 122.6 124.4 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.5

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.268 126.7 127.5 127.5 127.5 0.2 0.1 0.6 0.0 0.0

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