November 17, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Import and export prices, October 2009

One-month percent change in the Import and Export Price Indexes, October 2008–October 2009
Month All imports All exports

Oct 2008

-6.0 -2.1

Nov 2008

-7.4 -3.2

Dec 2008

-4.6 -2.2

Jan 2009

-1.3 0.7

Feb 2009

0.0 -0.3

Mar 2009

0.5 -0.7

Apr 2009

1.1 0.5

May 2009

1.7 0.4

Jun 2009

2.7 1.0

Jul 2009

-0.6 -0.3

Aug 2009

1.5 0.6

Sep 2009

0.2 -0.2

Oct 2009

0.7 0.3

These data featured in the TED article, Import and export prices, October 2009.