January 20, 2010 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Import and export prices increase in 2009

12-month percent changes in U.S. import price and export price indexes, selected categories of goods, December 2009
Description Percent change, Dec 2008 to Dec 2009

All imports

8.6

Fuel imports

61.4

Nonfuel imports

0.4

All exports

3.4

Agricultural exports

9.6

Nonagricultural exports

2.9

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