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

All commodities

  100.000 121.9 (r)121.4 (r)120.8 119.4 -8.2 -1.1 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.5 -1.2

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

  84.750 99.1 98.8 98.6 98.3 -3.2 -0.2 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3

All imports excluding petroleum

  91.547 111.9 111.5 111.2 110.8 -3.7 -0.2 -0.4 -0.3 -0.4

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  90.803 115.9 115.5 115.3 114.9 -3.4 -0.3 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3

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

  83.330 124.4 123.9 123.6 123.1 -3.8 -0.1 -0.4 -0.2 -0.4

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

  82.586 122.6 122.2 121.9 121.5 -3.4 -0.2 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.053 (r)174.7 (r)172.9 (r)172.8 172.7 -5.2 -0.7 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.702 193.5 (r)190.7 (r)190.9 190.5 -5.5 -0.7 (r)-1.4 (r)0.1 -0.2

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.369 215.2 211.7 213.7 215.2 -13.1 -0.7 -1.6 0.9 0.7

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.213 124.7 123.4 122.1 123.0 -20.3 -3.0 -1.0 -1.1 0.7

Other agricultural foods

001

4.060 192.1 (r)189.0 (r)189.0 189.2 -3.5 -0.3 (r)-1.6 (r)0.0 0.1

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.495 (r)259.6 (r)240.2 (r)243.1 231.0 -18.9 (r)-1.4 (r)-7.5 (r)1.2 -5.0

Dairy products & eggs (Dec. 2010=100)

00110

0.088 101.0 101.5 100.9 99.3 -7.9 0.3 0.5 -0.6 -1.6

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.593 108.5 111.5 (r)112.5 114.4 -1.7 -1.7 2.8 (r)0.9 1.7

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.694 376.3 (r)361.0 (r)361.4 378.0 -0.4 1.7 (r)-4.1 (r)0.1 4.6

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.285 (r)81.0 80.7 (r)80.1 76.3 -11.2 (r)-3.3 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.7 -4.7

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.495 183.5 182.6 (r)181.5 179.7 -1.2 0.3 -0.5 (r)-0.6 -1.0

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.515 127.6 127.6 127.7 127.4 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.1 -0.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.273 75.8 77.1 (r)76.6 72.3 -20.8 -5.6 1.7 (r)-0.6 -5.6

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.351 (r)132.1 (r)132.6 (r)131.7 132.4 -4.0 (r)-0.6 0.4 -0.7 0.5

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.926 (r)133.0 (r)133.7 (r)132.4 133.5 -5.8 (r)-0.9 (r)0.5 -1.0 0.8

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.381 127.5 127.5 127.5 127.4 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

22.414 160.2 (r)159.0 (r)155.9 148.8 -25.4 -4.2 (r)-0.7 (r)-1.9 -4.6

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  13.961 143.2 141.7 (r)140.4 138.5 -12.5 -0.8 -1.0 (r)-0.9 -1.4

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

  13.217 162.0 (r)160.5 (r)159.2 157.3 -11.1 -1.0 (r)-0.9 (r)-0.8 -1.2

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  7.747 148.2 147.5 (r)146.0 143.5 -12.6 -0.8 -0.5 (r)-1.0 -1.7

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.469 136.7 (r)134.3 (r)133.3 132.0 -12.3 -0.7 -1.8 (r)-0.7 -1.0

Fuels & lubricants

10

9.198 157.5 (r)156.8 (r)151.3 136.9 -40.5 -8.4 (r)-0.4 (r)-3.5 -9.5

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

8.454 168.7 (r)168.3 (r)162.2 146.0 -41.3 -9.4 (r)-0.2 (r)-3.6 -10.0

Crude

10000

5.972 167.5 (r)170.2 (r)160.8 142.0 -42.9 -9.8 (r)1.6 (r)-5.5 -11.7

Fuel oil

10010

1.048 168.9 152.4 163.8 145.9 -41.7 -2.1 -9.8 7.5 -10.9

Other petroleum products

10020

1.316 175.6 (r)171.9 (r)167.0 163.6 -33.6 -13.4 (r)-2.1 (r)-2.9 -2.0

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

101

0.553 (r)100.2 97.6 (r)94.3 89.8 -35.2 (r)4.7 (r)-2.6 (r)-3.4 -4.8

Gas-natural

10110

0.390 (r)84.2 81.2 (r)77.4 72.1 -43.3 (r)6.6 (r)-3.6 (r)-4.7 -6.8

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.331 (r)101.5 97.7 (r)93.9 87.0 -44.4 (r)4.3 (r)-3.7 (r)-3.9 -7.3

Nuclear fuel materials (Dec. 2011=100)

103

0.191 70.0 68.8 68.5 68.5 -7.8 0.3 -1.7 -0.4 0.0

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.608 109.9 109.2 (r)109.5 108.5 -3.8 0.0 -0.6 (r)0.3 -0.9

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.181 112.4 110.3 111.9 108.3 -6.7 0.9 -1.9 1.5 -3.2

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.427 102.3 102.2 (r)101.9 102.0 -2.6 -0.4 -0.1 (r)-0.3 0.1

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.372 112.8 112.7 (r)112.6 112.7 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.932 156.4 (r)153.6 (r)152.8 152.0 -9.5 -1.4 (r)-1.8 (r)-0.5 -0.5

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.568 185.1 (r)182.7 (r)182.8 181.3 -9.1 0.3 (r)-1.3 0.1 -0.8

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.394 182.8 (r)182.5 (r)183.2 182.3 -9.8 0.6 (r)-0.2 0.4 -0.5

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.716 135.5 135.5 134.5 133.9 -3.5 -0.8 0.0 -0.7 -0.4

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.300 126.8 126.7 (r)126.1 125.3 -4.6 -1.1 -0.1 (r)-0.5 -0.6

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.229 104.8 (r)104.7 (r)103.5 102.8 -2.8 -0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)-1.1 -0.7

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.577 159.2 (r)155.7 (r)154.8 154.0 -10.7 -1.9 (r)-2.2 (r)-0.6 -0.5

Plastic materials

12500

0.743 173.0 171.9 171.1 170.4 -10.6 -1.5 -0.6 -0.5 -0.4

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

12510

0.663 (r)156.6 (r)148.0 146.8 146.1 -19.9 (r)-1.4 (r)-5.5 (r)-0.8 -0.5

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.179 88.8 (r)86.2 (r)85.4 84.8 -12.2 -4.0 (r)-2.9 (r)-0.9 -0.7

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.616 118.7 118.4 (r)118.5 118.1 -0.9 0.5 -0.3 (r)0.1 -0.3

Selected building materials

13

1.224 133.2 132.9 134.6 134.1 -4.6 -1.7 -0.2 1.3 -0.4

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.559 135.8 134.9 137.5 136.4 -10.0 -3.8 -0.7 1.9 -0.8

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.215 123.6 122.7 129.3 127.0 -20.0 -8.2 -0.7 5.4 -1.8

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

13020

0.245 139.6 139.8 140.4 140.0 -0.7 -1.0 0.1 0.4 -0.3

Building materials, finished

131

0.665 130.1 130.3 (r)131.2 131.2 0.5 0.1 0.2 (r)0.7 0.0

Other finished building materials

13110

0.442 126.9 127.3 (r)128.7 128.7 0.5 0.3 0.3 (r)1.1 0.0

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

13120

0.153 117.3 117.1 116.9 117.7 0.5 -0.8 -0.2 -0.2 0.7

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.035 189.8 188.7 (r)183.7 177.6 -22.4 -0.9 -0.6 (r)-2.6 -3.3

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.233 187.4 175.4 161.4 160.5 -34.1 -1.8 -6.4 -8.0 -0.6

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.701 159.3 154.7 (r)150.6 147.3 -26.7 -1.7 -2.9 (r)-2.7 -2.2

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.102 198.0 200.0 (r)196.0 188.0 -19.2 -0.5 1.0 (r)-2.0 -4.1

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.443 122.7 121.4 118.3 117.7 -22.3 -1.4 -1.1 -2.6 -0.5

Copper (Dec. 2006=100)

14220

0.232 94.2 95.9 (r)95.3 93.6 -21.0 -5.7 1.8 (r)-0.6 -1.8

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.078 34.9 35.1 33.9 31.6 -40.0 -6.7 0.6 -3.4 -6.8

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.030 60.8 63.3 58.6 59.2 -26.2 -1.6 4.1 -7.4 1.0

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.067 153.2 144.3 141.2 131.0 -29.9 -4.5 -5.8 -2.1 -7.2

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.647 412.8 417.8 406.8 388.4 -11.2 3.8 1.2 -2.6 -4.5

Other precious metals

14280

0.426 127.2 132.3 129.6 117.4 -24.0 -0.8 4.0 -2.0 -9.4

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.697 149.0 (r)147.9 (r)147.0 145.2 -7.5 -0.7 (r)-0.7 -0.6 -1.2

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.436 147.3 (r)144.3 142.2 141.2 -9.4 -1.0 (r)-2.0 (r)-1.5 -0.7

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.455 140.9 140.4 140.2 139.4 -4.8 -0.1 -0.4 -0.1 -0.6

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.806 159.3 158.9 158.2 155.4 -7.8 -0.9 -0.3 -0.4 -1.8

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.721 109.1 109.0 108.7 108.5 -2.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2

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

160

0.195 78.1 77.6 76.5 76.4 -1.2 0.0 -0.6 -1.4 -0.1

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

161

1.526 105.2 105.2 (r)105.1 104.9 -2.9 -0.1 0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.2

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

16120

1.478 121.3 121.2 (r)121.1 120.9 -3.0 0.0 -0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.2

Capital goods

2

28.223 90.4 90.2 90.1 89.8 -2.5 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  20.006 114.6 (r)114.3 (r)114.1 113.9 -2.0 0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.2 -0.2

Electric generating equipment

20

3.436 117.7 (r)117.1 (r)116.9 116.6 -2.9 0.1 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.105 127.2 126.9 (r)126.4 125.9 -2.1 -0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.4 -0.4

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.331 113.9 (r)113.1 (r)113.1 112.9 -3.3 0.3 (r)-0.7 (r)0.0 -0.2

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.270 82.9 82.7 82.6 82.3 -2.7 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.4

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  14.054 110.6 (r)110.3 (r)110.1 109.8 -2.2 0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.2 -0.3

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

1.016 130.1 129.4 (r)128.6 127.4 -8.8 -0.2 -0.5 (r)-0.6 -0.9

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.519 133.1 133.0 (r)132.7 132.0 -4.1 0.2 -0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.5

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.553 (r)127.3 (r)126.9 (r)126.5 126.1 -2.3 0.2 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.3 -0.3

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.148 (r)129.6 (r)129.2 (r)128.8 128.4 -2.1 (r)0.3 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.3 -0.3

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.577 139.4 (r)139.1 139.0 139.0 -2.4 -0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 0.0

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.974 104.6 (r)104.4 (r)104.4 104.2 -2.4 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0 -0.2

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.710 137.7 (r)136.9 136.6 136.5 -2.3 -0.4 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.439 125.2 (r)124.5 124.1 123.8 -2.0 0.4 -0.6 (r)-0.3 -0.2

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.849 (r)115.4 (r)114.9 (r)114.3 113.8 -2.9 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.5 -0.4

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

8.216 51.8 51.7 51.6 51.5 -3.6 -0.4 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Computers

21300

3.384 40.5 40.5 (r)40.4 40.4 -1.7 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.737 46.2 45.9 (r)45.9 45.7 -6.2 -0.4 -0.6 (r)0.0 -0.4

Semiconductors

21320

2.095 62.6 62.5 (r)62.4 62.4 -2.5 -0.8 -0.2 (r)-0.2 0.0

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

  6.121 46.5 46.4 46.3 46.2 -3.8 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.741 (r)75.3 (r)75.3 75.2 75.2 -1.1 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.247 100.7 100.7 100.7 100.6 -0.5 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Scientific and medical machinery

216

2.006 102.9 102.8 102.9 102.8 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.725 104.2 104.2 104.2 104.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

22

2.516 136.9 136.9 137.0 136.9 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.796 99.5 99.6 99.8 99.8 -0.7 -0.5 0.1 0.2 0.0

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.946 171.0 171.1 170.9 170.8 0.8 0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.783 111.0 110.7 110.6 110.5 -1.9 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.935 110.5 110.6 110.6 110.5 -0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1

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

301

1.310 99.1 (r)96.2 (r)96.2 96.2 -2.3 0.0 (r)-2.9 0.0 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.538 112.4 (r)112.1 112.0 111.7 -3.5 -0.1 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.3

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

30200

1.328 107.5 (r)106.3 (r)106.3 106.0 -2.1 0.0 (r)-1.1 (r)0.0 -0.3

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

  6.538 111.5 (r)111.4 (r)111.2 111.0 -3.8 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.544 127.0 (r)126.6 (r)126.1 126.0 -5.6 0.0 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.4 -0.1

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

30230

4.666 (r)112.4 (r)112.4 112.2 112.0 -3.5 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

27.527 107.2 107.2 (r)107.1 107.0 -0.8 0.1 0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.155 119.2 119.2 119.1 119.0 -0.1 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

7.024 113.4 113.3 113.2 113.1 -0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.567 107.8 107.8 107.7 107.7 -0.8 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.250 111.6 (r)111.6 111.5 111.4 -0.2 -0.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.469 123.6 122.5 (r)122.3 122.2 -1.6 -0.2 -0.9 -0.2 -0.1

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

1.057 119.0 (r)118.9 118.9 118.6 0.7 0.3 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 -0.3

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.511 135.8 135.8 135.7 135.6 0.2 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.131 (r)128.6 (r)128.8 (r)128.6 128.6 0.2 (r)0.2 0.2 (r)-0.2 0.0

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.730 (r)132.7 (r)132.9 (r)132.9 132.8 0.8 (r)0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.1

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

40140

0.716 110.5 110.7 110.2 110.2 -2.0 -0.2 0.2 -0.5 0.0

Durables, manufactured

41

12.855 (r)95.4 95.4 95.3 95.0 -1.6 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 -0.1 -0.3

Household goods

410

7.911 (r)101.0 101.1 101.0 100.6 -1.1 (r)0.2 (r)0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Furniture, household items

41000

1.455 129.3 129.1 129.2 128.6 -1.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.5

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.120 108.1 (r)108.0 (r)108.0 107.7 -0.6 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0 -0.3

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.441 119.3 119.1 119.0 118.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.208 (r)110.8 (r)111.3 (r)111.3 110.0 0.0 (r)1.8 (r)0.5 (r)0.0 -1.2

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.580 84.4 84.4 84.3 84.1 -1.5 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.299 (r)107.4 (r)107.1 (r)107.1 107.0 -1.9 (r)-0.3 -0.3 0.0 -0.1

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.154 117.3 117.0 117.1 117.0 -3.4 -0.1 -0.3 0.1 -0.1

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.746 107.9 107.7 (r)107.6 107.6 -1.6 -0.3 -0.2 (r)-0.1 0.0

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.193 (r)93.2 (r)92.6 (r)92.1 91.5 -4.6 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.5 -0.7

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.084 98.8 98.8 99.2 99.2 -0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.779 53.2 53.1 53.0 52.9 -2.0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.375 46.1 46.0 45.9 45.8 -2.8 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

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

41210

0.367 101.1 100.6 100.6 100.5 1.8 -0.1 -0.5 0.0 -0.1

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

41220

0.038 50.8 51.1 51.1 51.1 -10.7 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.866 207.5 (r)206.7 207.3 205.0 -4.0 0.4 -0.4 0.3 -1.1

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.655 216.2 (r)215.6 216.1 214.8 -3.8 0.1 (r)-0.3 (r)0.2 -0.6

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.517 116.7 116.9 117.1 118.5 -0.5 -0.6 0.2 0.2 1.2

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.412 115.4 115.4 115.4 115.3 -1.5 -0.6 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

42100

1.222 107.3 107.3 107.3 107.3 -1.9 -0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 14, 2016