Table 1 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by End Use

Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: March 2014 to March 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2014
to
Mar.
2015
Nov.
2014
to
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2014
to
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2015
to
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015

All commodities

  100.000 126.2 125.8 -10.5 -2.5 -3.2 0.2 -0.3

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

  82.890 100.8 100.4 -1.8 -0.2 -0.6 -0.2 -0.4

All imports excluding petroleum

  89.715 113.9 113.4 -2.7 0.0 -0.7 -0.3 -0.4

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  88.890 117.9 117.4 -1.9 -0.1 -0.7 -0.3 -0.4

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.000 178.9 176.9 -2.9 0.7 -1.8 0.0 -1.1

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.643 197.0 194.8 -2.1 1.3 -2.1 -0.2 -1.1

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.357 138.1 136.5 -5.1 -1.4 -0.7 0.8 -1.2

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.842 180.6 179.6 -29.5 -8.5 -10.5 1.2 -0.6

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.557 153.1 150.8 -9.9 0.1 -1.6 -1.6 -1.5

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

  13.732 172.9 170.6 -5.5 -0.4 -1.3 -1.0 -1.3

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.188 161.2 158.4 -5.7 -0.1 -0.9 -0.9 -1.7

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.544 143.0 141.3 -14.8 0.5 -2.5 -2.5 -1.2

Fuels & lubricants

10

11.110 190.9 191.7 -45.2 -15.0 -20.1 3.9 0.4

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

10.284 206.1 207.8 -45.1 -16.4 -21.2 5.2 0.8

Crude

10000

7.514 211.4 207.6 -46.6 -18.9 -21.5 8.4 -1.8

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

101

0.627 111.8 105.3 -52.4 9.0 -7.6 -12.7 -5.8

Gas-natural

10110

0.467 96.9 89.6 -59.1 11.1 -9.0 -16.2 -7.5

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.595 111.9 111.7 -0.9 0.0 -0.6 -0.2 -0.2

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

5.020 162.5 161.3 -5.9 -0.9 -1.9 -1.3 -0.7

Selected building materials

13

1.217 139.8 138.2 -3.4 0.0 0.1 -0.7 -1.1

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.508 221.9 215.2 -10.0 0.0 -1.8 -1.2 -3.0

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.708 154.6 154.2 -2.0 -0.1 -0.8 -0.6 -0.3

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.684 111.2 110.0 -1.3 -0.3 0.2 -0.4 -1.1

Capital goods

2

27.435 91.5 91.4 -1.0 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3 -0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.360 119.5 119.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.667 83.9 83.9 -1.3 -0.1 -0.4 -0.5 0.0

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

22

2.408 137.0 136.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.4

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.217 111.5 111.2 -1.8 0.0 -0.7 -0.3 -0.3

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.506 107.8 107.5 -0.6 -0.1 -0.4 0.3 -0.3

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.569 118.9 119.0 0.9 0.2 -0.3 0.1 0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

12.421 96.2 96.0 -1.8 -0.4 -0.3 0.0 -0.2

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.517 122.3 118.1 -1.9 -1.2 0.0 2.7 -3.4

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2013 trade values.

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

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