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

All commodities

  100.000 119.9 (r)120.7 (r)120.8 120.5 -2.2 1.2 (r)0.7 0.1 -0.2

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

  85.349 98.3 98.2 98.3 98.3 -1.0 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.0

All imports excluding petroleum

  92.205 110.8 (r)110.6 (r)111.1 111.1 -0.9 0.4 (r)-0.2 0.5 0.0

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  91.611 115.0 114.8 115.2 115.2 -0.9 0.3 -0.2 0.3 0.0

All commodities, excluding computers semiconductors, & petrol (Dec. 2001=100)

  84.334 (r)123.3 123.0 123.6 123.7 -0.6 (r)0.4 -0.2 0.5 0.1

All commodities, excluding computers, semiconductors & fuels (Mar. 2003=100)

  83.740 (r)121.8 121.5 122.0 122.0 -0.7 (r)0.4 -0.2 0.4 0.0

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.262 173.3 172.3 (r)177.7 176.9 0.6 0.3 -0.6 (r)3.1 -0.5

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.857 (r)188.6 (r)187.5 (r)195.0 193.9 -0.5 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.6 (r)4.0 -0.6

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.380 (r)214.3 (r)217.0 (r)222.6 221.2 2.0 (r)1.1 (r)1.3 (r)2.6 -0.6

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.228 (r)122.5 (r)123.5 (r)128.6 128.2 -0.2 (r)1.1 (r)0.8 (r)4.1 -0.3

Other agricultural foods

001

4.184 (r)186.8 (r)183.7 (r)191.8 192.6 -0.1 (r)-0.3 (r)-1.7 (r)4.4 0.4

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.570 (r)258.1 (r)251.0 (r)253.2 257.8 -2.1 (r)4.4 (r)-2.8 (r)0.9 1.8

Dairy products & eggs (Dec. 2010=100)

00110

0.090 99.2 (r)100.4 (r)99.2 98.8 -1.9 -0.8 (r)1.2 (r)-1.2 -0.4

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.750 106.9 (r)98.6 (r)128.2 129.1 16.9 -1.4 (r)-7.8 (r)30.0 0.7

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.548 312.0 309.8 (r)311.3 317.1 -14.3 -5.7 -0.7 0.5 1.9

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.331 84.0 83.7 83.8 83.1 -0.8 -0.8 -0.4 0.1 -0.8

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.478 181.1 180.6 (r)180.3 178.7 -2.3 0.1 -0.3 -0.2 -0.9

Other animal & vegetable preparations & products (Dec. 2015=100)

00180

0.647 (r)99.5 99.6 (r)99.8 99.8 - (r)0.3 (r)0.1 (r)0.2 0.0

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.505 129.0 128.9 127.8 127.5 0.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.9 -0.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.294 74.6 85.0 85.3 72.2 -10.1 2.3 13.9 0.4 -15.4

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.405 (r)138.9 138.4 (r)138.5 138.7 4.4 (r)1.6 (r)-0.4 (r)0.1 0.1

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.992 (r)142.6 (r)142.0 142.6 142.9 6.5 2.1 -0.4 (r)0.4 0.2

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.361 128.1 128.1 126.3 126.3 -0.9 0.0 0.0 -1.4 0.0

Industrial supplies & materials

1

21.975 152.7 (r)158.3 (r)158.2 157.2 -6.0 5.4 (r)3.7 (r)-0.1 -0.6

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.180 139.6 139.0 (r)142.0 142.8 -1.0 1.5 -0.4 (r)2.2 0.6

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

  13.586 159.7 (r)159.2 (r)161.8 162.2 -0.9 1.6 (r)-0.3 1.6 0.2

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.307 148.8 (r)147.9 (r)151.6 152.7 2.2 2.3 (r)-0.6 2.5 0.7

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.279 128.1 (r)127.9 (r)129.9 130.3 -5.3 0.5 (r)-0.2 (r)1.6 0.3

Fuels & lubricants

10

8.389 (r)143.4 (r)158.3 (r)154.3 151.0 -12.2 12.7 (r)10.4 -2.5 -2.1

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

7.795 (r)155.4 (r)173.1 (r)166.9 162.2 -12.9 13.9 (r)11.4 -3.6 -2.8

Crude

10000

5.704 (r)159.5 (r)177.5 (r)171.1 168.4 -9.4 14.8 (r)11.3 (r)-3.6 -1.6

Fuel oil

10010

0.804 127.6 146.8 139.7 125.3 -27.4 17.7 15.0 -4.8 -10.3

Other petroleum products

10020

1.187 157.9 173.5 (r)168.3 163.5 -19.4 7.8 9.9 (r)-3.0 -2.9

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

101

0.416 71.3 (r)68.5 (r)82.7 90.5 -5.4 -1.0 (r)-3.9 (r)20.7 9.4

Gas-natural

10110

0.326 55.1 (r)52.2 (r)66.8 74.9 -5.2 -1.3 (r)-5.3 (r)28.0 12.1

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.293 67.6 (r)64.0 (r)83.1 94.4 -3.0 -1.7 (r)-5.3 (r)29.8 13.6

Nuclear fuel materials (Dec. 2011=100)

103

0.178 70.5 70.5 70.5 70.5 1.0 -1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.573 107.0 107.4 (r)106.9 107.1 -2.5 -0.2 0.4 (r)-0.5 0.2

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.154 104.8 105.8 102.9 103.1 -7.5 -0.1 1.0 -2.7 0.2

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.419 101.4 101.5 (r)101.9 102.1 -0.6 -0.2 0.1 (r)0.4 0.2

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.362 111.4 111.5 111.6 111.8 -1.0 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.773 149.7 149.9 (r)150.3 149.5 -5.8 0.7 0.1 (r)0.3 -0.5

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.555 (r)180.4 179.6 (r)179.7 181.3 -1.7 (r)1.9 (r)-0.4 0.1 0.9

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.388 (r)179.6 179.4 (r)179.1 182.5 0.4 (r)1.5 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.2 1.9

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.690 131.9 131.8 (r)132.3 131.9 -3.4 0.1 -0.1 (r)0.4 -0.3

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.292 124.9 124.9 (r)124.7 124.1 -3.2 0.2 0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.5

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.222 101.1 101.4 101.9 101.7 -3.1 0.0 0.3 0.5 -0.2

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.461 151.4 (r)151.7 (r)152.2 151.0 -7.0 0.7 (r)0.2 0.3 -0.8

Plastic materials

12500

0.723 166.8 (r)166.5 (r)166.6 166.7 -5.1 0.8 (r)-0.2 (r)0.1 0.1

Fertilizers, pesticides & insecticides (Dec. 2007=100)

12510

0.534 126.0 125.8 (r)125.1 118.4 -25.5 -0.3 -0.2 (r)-0.6 -5.4

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.156 83.1 (r)83.6 (r)84.0 83.9 -9.3 1.0 (r)0.6 (r)0.5 -0.1

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.686 129.9 130.5 131.7 131.7 11.5 0.2 0.5 0.9 0.0

Selected building materials

13

1.303 137.1 (r)137.4 (r)137.5 137.8 1.7 0.8 (r)0.2 (r)0.1 0.2

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.600 141.5 (r)142.4 (r)141.9 141.9 0.6 0.9 (r)0.6 (r)-0.4 0.0

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.253 (r)138.3 (r)142.0 (r)142.4 143.2 6.4 (r)1.7 (r)2.7 (r)0.3 0.6

Stone, sand, cement and lime (Dec. 2001=100)

13020

0.244 140.6 (r)138.9 (r)137.3 137.1 -2.8 0.8 (r)-1.2 (r)-1.2 -0.1

Building materials, finished

131

0.703 132.5 (r)132.3 (r)133.0 133.4 2.6 0.7 -0.2 0.5 0.3

Other finished building materials

13110

0.464 129.9 (r)129.6 (r)129.9 130.6 3.2 1.0 (r)-0.2 0.2 0.5

Nontextile floor & wall coverings; mach. parts of china (Dec. 2007=100)

13120

0.161 118.3 (r)118.3 120.3 120.2 1.6 0.0 (r)0.0 (r)1.7 -0.1

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.539 192.2 (r)189.3 (r)200.7 203.6 6.3 5.1 (r)-1.5 (r)6.0 1.4

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.292 184.7 182.4 176.3 172.6 -9.6 10.6 -1.2 -3.3 -2.1

Iron & steel mill products

141

1.016 151.4 (r)159.8 (r)168.2 170.8 5.4 5.2 (r)5.5 5.3 1.5

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.231 206.4 197.0 (r)212.4 216.3 8.7 4.3 -4.6 (r)7.8 1.8

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.446 118.1 116.2 116.7 116.4 -6.5 2.2 -1.6 0.4 -0.3

Copper (Dec. 2006=100)

14220

0.171 91.2 87.5 (r)86.9 85.1 -14.8 -0.9 -4.1 (r)-0.7 -2.1

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.089 32.1 29.3 33.3 35.3 -5.6 7.4 -8.7 13.7 6.0

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.035 68.6 64.0 70.4 71.4 15.5 4.6 -6.7 10.0 1.4

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.077 158.4 165.0 177.5 190.3 18.6 4.6 4.2 7.6 7.2

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.763 469.9 445.5 494.9 494.9 24.4 4.5 -5.2 11.1 0.0

Other precious metals

14280

0.459 138.0 126.2 (r)147.4 158.1 23.3 10.0 -8.6 (r)16.8 7.3

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.692 145.0 145.0 146.0 146.7 -2.3 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.5

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.433 136.8 136.3 137.6 137.7 -7.5 -0.1 -0.4 1.0 0.1

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.463 (r)139.0 139.3 (r)139.5 139.9 -0.9 (r)0.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.1 0.3

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.797 157.9 157.9 159.4 160.8 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.9 0.9

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.706 108.7 (r)108.7 (r)108.0 108.0 -1.0 0.1 (r)0.0 -0.6 0.0

Unfinished, nonmetals asso. with durable goods output (Dec. 2011=100)

160

0.187 73.4 73.2 (r)69.9 69.9 -10.5 -1.3 -0.3 (r)-4.5 0.0

Finished nonmetals (boxes, belting, glass, etc.)

161

1.519 105.7 (r)105.7 (r)105.6 105.5 0.2 0.4 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Other finished nonmetals (boxes, belting, glass, etc.)

16120

1.486 (r)121.8 (r)121.9 (r)121.7 121.7 0.3 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 -0.2 0.0

Capital goods

2

28.409 89.2 89.0 88.9 88.9 -1.8 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  20.538 113.2 113.0 (r)113.0 113.2 -1.1 0.0 -0.2 (r)0.0 0.2

Electric generating equipment

20

3.448 116.0 (r)115.9 (r)115.8 116.0 -1.4 0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.1 0.2

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.102 (r)125.6 (r)125.2 (r)125.1 125.1 -1.9 (r)0.0 -0.3 (r)-0.1 0.0

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.346 112.2 112.1 (r)112.1 112.3 -1.1 0.2 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.2

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.267 81.7 81.5 81.4 81.4 -1.9 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  14.396 109.0 108.9 (r)108.9 109.1 -1.3 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.2

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

1.025 (r)121.7 (r)121.5 (r)121.4 121.5 -6.8 (r)-0.4 -0.2 (r)-0.1 0.1

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.532 130.0 (r)130.1 (r)130.1 130.1 -2.1 0.0 (r)0.1 0.0 0.0

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.743 124.8 124.7 124.6 124.7 -1.8 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.1

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.179 126.3 125.6 (r)125.5 125.4 -2.9 0.0 -0.6 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.546 138.8 138.9 139.2 139.2 -0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.992 104.6 104.8 104.6 104.4 -0.2 0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.748 135.7 135.6 136.1 136.1 -1.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.4 0.0

Other industrial machines

21180

2.623 (r)122.7 (r)122.9 (r)122.9 122.8 -1.5 (r)0.2 0.2 (r)0.0 -0.1

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.838 111.8 111.6 111.7 111.8 -3.5 -0.6 -0.2 0.1 0.1

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.872 51.0 50.8 (r)50.7 50.5 -2.9 -0.2 -0.4 (r)-0.2 -0.4

Computers

21300

3.149 40.5 40.2 40.2 39.9 -1.5 0.5 -0.7 0.0 -0.7

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.636 44.8 (r)44.6 (r)44.3 44.2 -4.7 -0.2 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.7 -0.2

Semiconductors

21320

2.087 61.5 61.3 61.3 61.2 -3.0 -0.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.2

Computers, peripherals, accessories and parts (excludes end use 21320)

  5.785 45.8 45.6 45.4 45.2 -3.0 0.0 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.842 74.9 74.7 74.6 74.7 -0.9 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1 0.1

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.239 99.0 (r)98.9 (r)99.8 100.0 -1.0 0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)0.9 0.2

Scientific and medical machinery

216

2.042 104.0 (r)104.2 104.0 104.9 1.9 -0.1 (r)0.2 (r)-0.2 0.9

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.753 105.4 105.6 (r)105.5 106.5 2.1 -0.1 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.9

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

22

2.694 137.3 136.6 (r)136.3 136.8 -0.1 0.0 -0.5 (r)-0.2 0.4

Civilian aircraft, complete (Dec. 2015=100)

22000

0.701 100.4 98.3 98.3 99.9 - 0.0 -2.1 0.0 1.6

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.876 99.9 (r)99.9 (r)99.7 99.5 -0.5 -0.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.967 171.8 171.8 171.3 171.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.3 -0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

16.079 110.6 110.6 (r)110.4 110.2 -0.8 0.3 0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.540 110.2 110.2 (r)109.6 109.5 -0.9 0.0 0.0 -0.5 -0.1

Vehicles designed to transport goods (Dec. 2013=100)

301

1.638 97.7 97.7 (r)98.5 98.5 -0.6 0.0 0.0 (r)0.8 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.901 112.0 (r)111.9 (r)112.0 111.7 -0.7 0.5 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 -0.3

Engines and engine parts for automotive vehicles (Dec. 2004=100)

30200

1.455 (r)108.1 108.2 108.4 107.3 -0.2 (r)1.0 (r)0.1 0.2 -1.0

Automotive Parts & Accessories (Incl. Engines & Parts), Excluding Canadian

  6.875 111.1 110.9 (r)111.0 110.7 -0.8 0.6 -0.2 (r)0.1 -0.3

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.586 (r)123.7 (r)123.9 (r)125.7 126.0 -0.8 (r)0.5 (r)0.2 (r)1.5 0.2

Non-engine parts & accessories (Dec. 2003=100)

30230

4.860 112.0 (r)111.7 (r)111.6 111.5 -0.9 0.4 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

27.275 107.1 106.9 106.8 106.7 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.029 (r)120.0 (r)119.8 119.7 119.6 0.5 (r)0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.819 112.7 112.6 112.6 112.7 -0.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.352 107.0 106.9 106.9 106.9 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.278 111.5 (r)111.3 111.1 111.6 -0.1 0.0 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 0.5

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.463 120.7 120.6 121.5 121.7 -1.8 -0.4 -0.1 0.7 0.2

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

1.033 118.2 118.1 118.1 117.8 -0.8 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.3

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.516 135.4 (r)135.0 (r)134.4 134.5 -0.5 -0.1 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.4 0.1

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.210 (r)131.4 (r)131.0 (r)130.8 130.6 1.8 (r)0.5 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.811 (r)136.5 (r)136.1 (r)135.8 135.6 2.5 (r)0.6 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Other products (notions, writing supplies, tobacco products, etc.)

40140

0.716 111.5 111.3 111.1 111.1 0.4 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Durables, manufactured

41

12.764 94.4 94.2 94.2 94.0 -1.4 0.1 -0.2 0.0 -0.2

Household goods

410

8.007 99.7 99.5 99.3 99.0 -1.8 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3

Furniture, household items

41000

1.490 128.7 (r)128.8 (r)128.7 128.2 -1.0 0.1 (r)0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.116 106.9 106.3 106.3 106.1 -1.9 0.0 -0.6 0.0 -0.2

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.432 118.4 118.2 118.2 117.9 -1.8 0.1 -0.2 0.0 -0.3

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.220 (r)108.4 (r)107.3 (r)106.8 106.3 -2.3 (r)0.6 -1.0 (r)-0.5 -0.5

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.634 83.2 83.2 (r)83.0 82.7 -2.0 -0.1 0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.4

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.214 107.1 107.2 107.3 107.4 -0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.146 117.6 (r)119.1 (r)119.3 119.6 1.9 0.2 (r)1.3 0.2 0.3

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.680 107.3 107.3 107.2 107.2 -0.9 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.166 92.3 92.3 92.3 92.3 -1.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.084 99.4 99.4 99.4 99.3 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.676 51.7 51.7 51.5 51.4 -3.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.4 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.303 44.5 (r)44.5 44.5 44.4 -3.7 -0.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 -0.2

Radios, phonographs, and tape decks (Dec. 2012=100)

41210

0.338 99.3 99.3 98.1 97.5 -3.7 -0.1 0.0 -1.2 -0.6

Records, tapes & disks (Dec. 2009=100)

41220

0.035 52.3 52.3 52.3 52.3 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.867 211.2 210.0 214.4 214.4 3.8 0.9 -0.6 2.1 0.0

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.674 218.5 218.2 221.1 220.5 2.1 0.3 -0.1 1.3 -0.3

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.483 119.3 119.0 118.3 118.0 0.5 0.8 -0.3 -0.6 -0.3

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.379 114.9 114.7 114.7 114.7 -1.2 0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Gem diamonds-uncut or unset (Dec. 2007=100)

42100

1.195 107.2 107.0 107.0 107.0 -1.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

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

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

 

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