Table 5 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: August 2015 to August 2016 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
July
2016(1)
Index Percent change
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2015
to
Aug.
2016
Apr.
2016
to
May
2016
May
2016
to
June
2016
June
2016
to
July
2016
July
2016
to
Aug.
2016

Live animals; animal products

I

1.479 189.8 192.0 2.8 1.8 -0.8 0.3 1.2

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.386 237.7 244.3 2.0 5.5 -2.9 0.7 2.8

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.780 141.2 142.3 9.0 1.7 -0.7 1.2 0.8

Vegetable products

II

2.054 204.0 205.6 3.2 -0.5 -3.7 9.7 0.8

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.453 411.9 433.5 -9.0 -7.7 -0.9 1.1 5.2

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.679 111.8 113.2 20.2 -0.4 -10.9 36.2 1.3

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.371 234.9 233.4 -0.1 0.8 0.5 2.4 -0.6

Oilseeds & misc grains, seeds, plants, straw & fodder (Dec. 2015=100)

12

0.173 106.4 103.3 - 3.5 0.3 -0.8 -2.9

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

III

0.280 106.9 107.0 0.7 -1.9 -0.3 0.2 0.1

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.831 163.6 160.9 -0.1 0.6 1.9 0.0 -1.7

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.192 86.6 87.0 1.6 -0.1 0.6 0.2 0.5

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.248 115.2 112.9 -0.2 2.9 0.4 0.1 -2.0

Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers' wares (Dec. 2007=100)

19

0.286 133.1 133.0 0.5 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

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

20

0.330 158.3 157.9 1.0 -0.6 0.5 1.9 -0.3

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.024 127.6 127.6 -0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.9 0.0

Mineral products

V

8.425 153.7 150.4 -13.0 12.6 10.2 -2.7 -2.1

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

27

8.264 151.3 148.0 -12.9 13.1 10.7 -2.7 -2.2

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.874 147.1 146.6 -1.1 0.5 -0.1 0.0 -0.3

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.552 257.5 257.8 -12.4 0.7 -1.2 -1.6 0.1

Organic chemicals

29

2.386 120.9 121.2 -3.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.851 142.1 141.8 3.3 0.8 -0.4 -0.2 -0.2

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.291 79.1 71.9 -29.6 -0.8 1.2 1.3 -9.1

Tanning extracts; dye, pigments, varnish, paints & putty (Dec. 2011=100)

32

0.195 101.6 101.6 3.0 0.5 0.5 3.1 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.666 101.5 101.8 12.9 -0.1 -0.4 0.7 0.3

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.508 137.1 137.1 -2.1 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.244 140.2 140.3 -2.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.264 133.1 132.8 -1.8 0.5 0.1 1.1 -0.2

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

VIII

0.705 123.5 123.3 -3.6 -0.1 -0.6 0.0 -0.2

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

42

0.672 128.8 128.7 -1.5 0.0 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1

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

IX

0.827 141.0 141.6 3.1 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.4

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2014=100)

44

0.788 96.9 97.3 3.3 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.4

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.150 109.6 109.6 -1.4 0.0 0.1 -0.3 0.0

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

48

0.782 104.6 104.7 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Printed matter (Dec. 2015=100)

49

0.211 100.5 100.4 - -0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

5.480 113.2 113.3 -0.8 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

2.268 103.5 103.3 -0.8 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 -0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.900 119.6 119.8 0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.2

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.633 102.8 104.0 -1.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 1.2

Headgear, umbrellas, artifical flowers, etc.

XII

1.529 122.7 122.5 -0.7 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.305 121.8 121.6 -0.8 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2

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

XIII

0.958 131.1 130.8 -1.2 0.4 -0.5 -0.5 -0.2

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2015=100)

68

0.329 98.2 97.9 - 0.7 -1.0 -1.3 -0.3

Ceramic products

69

0.281 137.1 136.9 -1.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.347 129.9 129.6 -0.1 0.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2

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

XIV

3.195 177.3 179.2 10.1 2.9 -2.7 5.8 1.1

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.484 156.7 157.4 -3.4 1.5 0.2 1.0 0.4

Iron and steel

72

1.362 173.5 174.4 -0.9 5.7 3.1 2.4 0.5

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.716 138.1 138.4 -5.7 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.360 241.7 242.6 -9.8 -0.8 -2.2 0.2 0.4

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.724 120.9 120.7 -4.7 1.3 -1.1 0.0 -0.2

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

82

0.445 122.3 122.3 -4.5 -1.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.528 137.0 136.7 -0.9 0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.2

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

XVI

30.568 80.7 80.6 -1.9 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.537 85.8 85.5 -1.9 0.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.3

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

85

15.031 75.9 75.9 -1.9 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.352 113.9 113.9 -0.6 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.0

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.860 112.5 112.4 -0.7 0.2 0.0 -0.4 -0.1

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2002=100)

88

1.417 118.9 119.8 -0.1 0.0 -1.0 -0.1 0.8

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

XVIII

4.016 103.2 103.5 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.3

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.685 100.0 100.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.3

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.266 141.5 141.3 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.198 112.0 111.9 -0.7 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.1

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

94

2.568 116.6 116.4 -0.8 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.349 103.4 103.4 -1.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.2 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.281 135.8 136.1 1.5 -0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

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

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

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