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

All commodities

  100.000 136.0 (r)133.5 (r)130.9 127.2 -8.0 -1.4 -1.8 (r)-1.9 -2.8

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

  80.615 (r)102.0 101.7 101.6 101.0 -1.1 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.3 -0.1 -0.6

All imports excluding petroleum

  87.448 115.4 115.1 (r)115.1 114.3 -1.2 -0.2 -0.3 (r)0.0 -0.7

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  86.508 119.4 119.1 119.0 118.2 -0.9 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1 -0.7

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

  79.629 (r)128.3 128.0 128.0 127.0 -1.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.8

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

  78.689 126.2 125.9 125.8 125.0 -0.9 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.6

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.893 182.0 181.0 (r)182.2 178.2 0.7 1.1 -0.5 (r)0.7 -2.2

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.588 199.8 199.1 (r)201.7 196.4 2.3 1.2 -0.4 (r)1.3 -2.6

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.395 257.8 246.0 (r)247.9 252.1 20.1 2.9 -4.6 (r)0.8 1.7

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.249 161.5 154.8 154.7 157.7 22.4 5.3 -4.1 -0.1 1.9

Other agricultural foods

001

3.892 193.7 193.6 (r)196.3 190.4 1.8 1.6 -0.1 (r)1.4 -3.0

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.533 291.1 290.3 (r)283.6 273.6 15.1 -2.3 -0.3 (r)-2.3 -3.5

Dairy products & eggs (Dec. 2010=100)

00110

0.087 109.8 108.8 107.8 105.6 -2.3 -1.3 -0.9 -0.9 -2.0

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.566 113.5 117.6 (r)116.5 119.2 -6.6 -4.9 3.6 (r)-0.9 2.3

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.678 (r)348.5 (r)338.4 (r)382.3 317.2 -3.2 (r)16.5 (r)-2.9 (r)13.0 -17.0

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.282 88.3 (r)88.1 (r)85.8 86.9 -3.2 1.0 (r)-0.2 (r)-2.6 1.3

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.458 183.0 (r)182.0 (r)181.8 183.0 4.9 1.0 -0.5 -0.1 0.7

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.469 126.6 (r)126.4 (r)126.2 125.9 4.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.301 88.2 90.0 91.4 87.9 -11.7 -6.3 2.0 1.6 -3.8

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.305 (r)141.4 139.9 (r)137.7 136.8 -4.5 (r)0.5 -1.1 (r)-1.6 -0.7

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.914 147.0 144.6 (r)141.6 140.4 -6.6 0.8 -1.6 (r)-2.1 -0.8

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.348 125.8 (r)126.2 126.1 126.3 1.4 0.0 (r)0.3 (r)-0.1 0.2

Industrial supplies & materials

1

27.066 (r)231.0 (r)218.0 (r)204.0 185.5 -23.9 -4.3 (r)-5.6 (r)-6.4 -9.1

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.514 (r)159.3 158.0 (r)158.2 155.6 -4.1 -0.6 (r)-0.8 (r)0.1 -1.6

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

  13.574 179.1 (r)177.6 (r)176.9 174.7 -2.3 -0.7 -0.8 (r)-0.4 -1.2

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.052 166.3 164.3 164.2 162.7 -1.9 -1.8 -1.2 -0.1 -0.9

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.522 (r)150.4 (r)149.8 (r)150.5 146.7 -6.6 0.9 (r)-0.4 (r)0.5 -2.5

Fuels & lubricants

10

13.493 (r)298.3 (r)270.8 (r)240.1 199.5 -39.0 (r)-6.8 (r)-9.2 (r)-11.3 -16.9

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

12.553 (r)329.4 (r)297.6 (r)260.6 214.4 -40.1 (r)-7.2 (r)-9.7 (r)-12.4 -17.7

Crude

10000

9.099 (r)341.0 (r)306.6 (r)264.8 220.8 -39.8 (r)-6.7 (r)-10.1 (r)-13.6 -16.6

Fuel oil

10010

1.481 305.8 276.4 250.2 201.6 -42.4 -17.1 -9.6 -9.5 -19.4

Other petroleum products

10020

1.797 286.9 267.9 (r)246.5 192.0 -39.2 -1.8 -6.6 (r)-8.0 -22.1

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

101

0.749 129.4 127.2 (r)138.2 127.7 -25.1 -1.1 -1.7 (r)8.6 -7.6

Gas-natural

10110

0.590 116.8 114.5 (r)126.7 115.5 -29.0 -1.1 -2.0 (r)10.7 -8.8

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.508 150.5 (r)146.7 (r)155.9 142.7 -31.1 -1.8 -2.5 (r)6.3 -8.5

Nuclear fuel materials (Dec. 2011=100)

103

0.191 74.0 74.5 74.3 74.0 -2.9 11.6 0.7 -0.3 -0.4

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.579 112.9 112.7 112.8 112.1 -1.1 -0.3 -0.2 0.1 -0.6

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.174 115.4 116.4 116.1 114.3 -4.4 -1.5 0.9 -0.3 -1.6

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.405 105.1 104.5 (r)104.6 104.5 0.4 0.2 -0.6 (r)0.1 -0.1

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.345 113.3 112.7 112.9 112.9 0.9 0.4 -0.5 0.2 0.0

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

5.013 (r)170.0 (r)169.5 (r)168.1 164.7 -3.2 (r)1.0 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.8 -2.0

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.573 206.7 200.5 199.5 194.1 -10.4 -1.4 -3.0 -0.5 -2.7

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.393 212.3 203.8 202.2 198.3 -2.7 -0.8 -4.0 -0.8 -1.9

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.683 139.7 139.6 (r)138.8 138.5 0.3 0.2 -0.1 (r)-0.6 -0.2

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.289 133.0 132.6 131.4 130.9 -1.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.9 -0.4

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.216 106.0 106.0 (r)105.8 105.4 0.6 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.4

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.687 (r)174.2 (r)174.4 (r)172.6 168.8 -2.4 (r)1.6 (r)0.1 (r)-1.0 -2.2

Plastic materials

12500

0.766 (r)194.6 (r)196.3 (r)190.8 185.6 -4.0 (r)2.2 (r)0.9 (r)-2.8 -2.7

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

12510

0.766 (r)181.3 182.5 183.6 177.8 7.8 (r)6.8 0.7 0.6 -3.2

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.232 (r)98.0 (r)97.6 (r)96.5 94.1 -7.8 (r)-0.2 -0.4 (r)-1.1 -2.5

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.572 (r)120.5 (r)119.9 (r)119.1 117.9 0.9 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.7 -1.0

Selected building materials

13

1.182 141.5 (r)140.7 140.6 140.8 -1.2 -0.7 -0.6 (r)-0.1 0.1

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.569 152.9 151.3 (r)151.6 151.7 -1.2 -1.4 -1.0 (r)0.2 0.1

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.244 162.3 157.9 158.7 159.3 -3.2 -2.9 -2.7 0.5 0.4

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

13020

0.227 140.3 (r)140.6 (r)141.0 140.6 0.4 -0.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.3 -0.3

Building materials, finished

131

0.613 (r)131.3 (r)131.1 (r)130.7 131.0 -1.2 (r)0.0 -0.2 (r)-0.3 0.2

Other finished building materials

13110

0.408 (r)129.1 (r)129.1 (r)128.1 128.2 -2.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.8 0.1

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

13120

0.141 116.1 116.1 117.0 118.4 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.8 1.2

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.495 233.9 229.0 (r)228.9 224.6 -4.0 -3.5 -2.1 (r)0.0 -1.9

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.326 258.4 (r)249.3 (r)244.6 236.7 -10.1 -2.7 -3.5 -1.9 -3.2

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.864 204.5 (r)203.1 (r)201.0 196.2 -2.7 -0.1 (r)-0.7 (r)-1.0 -2.4

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.305 236.8 231.1 232.6 229.0 -3.6 -4.9 -2.4 0.6 -1.5

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.524 151.8 154.7 151.5 145.0 5.3 -2.9 1.9 -2.1 -4.3

Copper (Dec. 2006=100)

14220

0.267 122.7 122.0 118.4 113.2 -17.2 -3.8 -0.6 -3.0 -4.4

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.112 52.8 49.8 52.7 49.2 0.6 -10.1 -5.7 5.8 -6.6

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.038 80.5 78.1 80.2 77.6 -13.3 -5.3 -3.0 2.7 -3.2

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.082 191.4 190.8 186.9 182.7 8.2 -4.7 -0.3 -2.0 -2.2

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.643 442.4 422.1 437.6 442.5 -0.9 -4.7 -4.6 3.7 1.1

Other precious metals

14280

0.469 162.0 152.7 154.4 155.6 -7.0 -8.2 -5.7 1.1 0.8

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.674 158.3 (r)157.0 (r)156.9 155.9 0.1 -0.1 -0.8 (r)-0.1 -0.6

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.441 156.8 156.6 155.9 155.2 1.8 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4 -0.4

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.440 148.5 (r)147.3 (r)146.5 145.3 -0.5 0.2 (r)-0.8 (r)-0.5 -0.8

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.793 169.8 167.9 168.5 167.4 -0.7 -0.5 -1.1 0.4 -0.7

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.631 112.0 111.8 (r)111.5 112.0 0.7 -0.3 -0.2 (r)-0.3 0.4

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

160

0.182 78.2 (r)78.0 (r)77.3 77.2 -0.9 -2.9 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.9 -0.1

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

161

1.449 108.3 (r)108.1 (r)107.9 108.5 0.9 0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 0.6

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

16120

1.405 125.0 124.8 (r)124.5 125.2 0.6 0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.2 0.6

Capital goods

2

26.613 92.3 92.1 92.0 91.6 -1.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.4

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  18.794 116.4 116.3 (r)116.1 115.8 -0.8 -0.2 -0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Electric generating equipment

20

3.258 120.2 (r)120.2 120.1 119.7 0.4 -0.2 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.3

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.037 128.7 128.8 (r)128.6 128.9 1.9 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 0.2

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.221 116.9 116.8 (r)116.7 116.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.6

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.036 84.8 84.6 84.5 84.1 -1.3 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.5

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  13.216 112.5 112.4 (r)112.2 111.7 -1.3 -0.3 -0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.4

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

1.020 141.7 (r)141.2 (r)139.9 139.5 -3.9 0.6 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.9 -0.3

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.497 137.5 137.6 (r)137.7 137.9 -0.1 0.1 0.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.108 129.4 (r)129.2 (r)129.0 128.2 -0.9 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.6

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.079 131.9 (r)131.6 (r)131.2 130.3 -1.3 -0.5 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.3 -0.7

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.546 143.5 (r)143.1 (r)142.6 142.1 -1.7 -0.4 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.3 -0.4

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.920 106.7 106.6 106.8 105.0 -0.9 0.0 -0.1 0.2 -1.7

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.670 139.6 139.8 139.8 139.4 0.9 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.3

Other industrial machines

21180

2.286 126.4 126.1 126.0 125.4 -1.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.5

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.804 117.4 117.4 117.4 117.0 1.4 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.3

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.820 53.6 53.4 53.2 53.0 -1.3 0.2 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4

Computers

21300

3.178 41.1 41.1 41.1 41.1 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.681 48.8 (r)48.8 (r)48.7 48.1 -3.2 0.0 (r)0.0 -0.2 -1.2

Semiconductors

21320

1.962 64.7 63.7 63.3 63.2 -2.8 0.0 -1.5 -0.6 -0.2

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

  5.859 48.1 (r)48.1 48.0 47.7 -0.8 0.2 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.6

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.559 76.1 76.1 76.1 76.0 -1.4 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.228 101.4 101.3 101.1 101.1 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.841 102.3 (r)102.2 (r)102.2 101.9 -1.5 -0.7 (r)-0.1 0.0 -0.3

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.581 (r)103.5 (r)103.3 (r)103.4 103.0 -1.6 (r)-0.7 -0.2 (r)0.1 -0.4

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

22

2.320 136.6 (r)136.7 (r)136.8 136.9 0.6 -0.1 (r)0.1 0.1 0.1

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.741 100.6 100.6 (r)100.5 100.3 -0.5 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.2

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.866 169.5 169.5 (r)169.5 169.6 1.4 -0.1 0.0 (r)0.0 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

14.833 (r)112.6 (r)112.6 (r)112.6 112.0 -1.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.0 -0.5

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.355 (r)110.9 (r)111.0 (r)111.1 110.7 -1.4 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 -0.4

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

301

1.237 (r)98.4 (r)98.4 (r)98.4 98.6 2.3 (r)-0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.241 (r)115.8 115.9 (r)115.8 114.7 -1.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.9

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

30200

1.249 109.0 (r)109.1 (r)108.3 108.2 -0.9 -0.4 (r)0.1 (r)-0.7 -0.1

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

  6.241 (r)115.5 (r)115.6 115.5 114.3 -1.2 (r)-0.1 0.1 (r)-0.1 -1.0

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.531 130.7 (r)131.8 (r)133.5 128.5 -6.5 -0.2 (r)0.8 1.3 -3.7

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

30230

4.461 116.3 116.3 116.2 115.2 -0.7 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.9

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

25.595 108.1 108.0 (r)107.9 107.6 -0.4 -0.2 -0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.3

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.135 118.8 118.9 (r)119.0 118.5 0.6 0.0 0.1 (r)0.1 -0.4

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.505 113.5 (r)113.6 (r)113.6 113.5 1.1 0.0 (r)0.1 0.0 -0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.391 108.6 (r)108.7 108.7 108.4 0.7 -0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 -0.3

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.078 111.4 (r)111.6 (r)111.6 111.8 1.5 0.0 (r)0.2 0.0 0.2

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.440 124.5 124.3 124.2 123.8 1.0 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.967 117.7 117.7 117.8 117.8 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.470 (r)135.1 (r)135.3 (r)135.3 135.4 0.7 (r)0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1

Other consumer nondurables

401

5.630 127.7 (r)127.7 (r)128.0 127.0 0.1 -0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 -0.8

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.313 (r)131.1 (r)131.0 (r)131.3 130.1 0.3 (r)0.1 -0.1 (r)0.2 -0.9

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

40140

0.675 112.7 112.6 (r)112.5 112.1 -1.3 -0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.4

Durables, manufactured

41

12.037 97.0 (r)97.0 96.7 96.5 -1.4 -0.4 (r)0.0 (r)-0.3 -0.2

Household goods

410

7.379 102.5 102.4 (r)102.0 102.2 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.4 0.2

Furniture, household items

41000

1.351 (r)130.6 130.5 (r)129.9 130.1 0.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.5 0.2

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.111 108.6 108.4 108.3 108.9 1.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.6

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.409 119.6 119.5 119.5 120.1 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.5

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.099 110.5 111.0 (r)109.7 110.6 -1.4 -0.7 0.5 (r)-1.2 0.8

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.307 86.2 85.9 85.9 85.8 -1.3 0.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.1

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.162 109.1 109.1 109.1 108.4 -0.5 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.6

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.147 122.5 121.4 121.1 120.2 0.2 0.5 -0.9 -0.2 -0.7

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.636 109.1 (r)109.2 109.3 108.5 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 -0.7

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.186 96.2 95.9 95.9 95.9 -2.8 -0.7 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.078 99.8 99.8 99.8 99.7 -0.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.672 54.3 54.3 54.0 53.3 -5.0 -1.3 0.0 -0.6 -1.3

Television and video receivers

41200

1.301 47.4 47.4 47.1 46.3 -6.3 -1.5 0.0 -0.6 -1.7

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

41210

0.332 98.8 98.8 98.7 98.8 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.1

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

41220

0.039 57.2 57.2 57.2 57.2 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.824 212.0 213.1 213.6 213.0 -0.4 -1.9 0.5 0.2 -0.3

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.625 220.1 222.6 (r)223.2 222.3 0.1 -1.7 1.1 (r)0.3 -0.4

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.423 121.1 120.5 119.0 119.1 0.5 0.0 -0.5 -1.2 0.1

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.322 119.4 119.5 117.0 117.3 -0.1 -0.4 0.1 -2.1 0.3

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

42100

1.151 111.7 111.7 109.4 109.4 -0.5 -0.4 0.0 -2.1 0.0

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

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 13, 2015