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

All commodities

  100.000 117.2 (r)117.7 (r)118.5 120.2 -5.0 -0.5 (r)0.4 (r)0.7 1.4

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

  86.775 98.1 (r)98.0 (r)98.0 98.4 -1.7 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0 0.4

All imports excluding petroleum

  93.494 110.5 110.4 (r)110.4 110.8 -1.9 -0.2 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.4

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  92.982 114.7 114.6 114.7 115.1 -1.7 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.3

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

  85.403 122.9 122.7 (r)122.7 123.2 -1.8 -0.1 -0.2 (r)0.0 0.4

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

  84.891 121.3 121.2 121.3 121.8 -1.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.4

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.207 171.0 170.3 (r)172.7 173.2 -1.9 -1.6 -0.4 (r)1.4 0.3

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.790 (r)187.6 (r)186.1 (r)188.6 188.4 -3.9 -2.0 -0.8 (r)1.3 -0.1

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.369 204.8 209.9 212.3 214.2 -6.6 -0.5 2.5 1.1 0.9

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.219 119.0 119.4 121.2 122.2 -10.8 0.5 0.3 1.5 0.8

Other agricultural foods

001

4.165 (r)186.6 184.6 (r)187.2 186.5 -3.5 -2.3 (r)-1.1 (r)1.4 -0.4

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.565 (r)242.7 (r)236.0 (r)246.1 260.8 -3.0 (r)5.2 (r)-2.8 (r)4.3 6.0

Dairy products & eggs (Dec. 2010=100)

00110

0.092 99.8 100.3 100.0 98.4 -2.7 0.8 0.5 -0.3 -1.6

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.646 113.4 111.0 (r)108.3 105.4 -7.3 3.0 -2.1 (r)-2.4 -2.7

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.594 (r)331.7 (r)317.8 (r)331.1 311.9 -15.2 -20.0 -4.2 (r)4.2 -5.8

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.340 78.4 80.4 (r)84.7 83.7 0.4 1.8 2.6 (r)5.3 -1.2

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.490 180.9 180.6 (r)181.0 181.0 -0.4 -0.3 -0.2 (r)0.2 0.0

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

00180

0.656 (r)98.9 (r)98.8 (r)99.2 99.5 - (r)-0.4 (r)-0.1 0.4 0.3

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.518 (r)127.0 128.5 (r)128.7 129.0 2.1 (r)0.1 (r)1.2 (r)0.2 0.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.256 (r)72.9 71.8 (r)72.9 74.6 -5.7 (r)0.7 (r)-1.5 (r)1.5 2.3

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.417 133.7 135.0 (r)137.0 139.1 4.9 -0.3 1.0 (r)1.5 1.5

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.993 135.7 137.5 (r)140.1 143.0 6.6 -0.6 1.3 (r)1.9 2.1

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.373 128.1 128.2 128.0 128.1 1.4 0.5 0.1 -0.2 0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

20.477 (r)135.8 (r)139.9 (r)144.6 154.2 -16.6 (r)-2.3 (r)3.0 (r)3.4 6.6

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  13.971 136.8 136.8 (r)137.1 139.3 -6.4 -0.3 0.0 (r)0.2 1.6

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

  13.459 155.5 (r)156.5 (r)157.2 159.8 -5.4 -0.1 0.6 (r)0.4 1.7

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.133 142.4 (r)144.4 (r)145.6 149.2 -4.4 0.4 (r)1.4 (r)0.8 2.5

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.327 129.6 (r)127.3 (r)126.4 126.9 -9.1 -1.1 (r)-1.8 (r)-0.7 0.4

Fuels & lubricants

10

7.017 (r)106.7 (r)115.7 (r)126.6 147.1 -28.8 (r)-6.8 (r)8.4 (r)9.4 16.2

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

6.505 (r)111.2 (r)123.1 (r)136.6 160.4 -29.1 (r)-7.2 (r)10.7 (r)11.0 17.4

Crude

10000

4.732 (r)107.9 (r)123.8 (r)139.2 167.0 -27.4 (r)-7.1 (r)14.7 (r)12.4 20.0

Fuel oil

10010

0.633 100.5 99.7 (r)107.9 127.0 -41.2 -2.7 -0.8 (r)8.2 17.7

Other petroleum products

10020

1.051 (r)133.3 (r)136.3 (r)146.2 156.6 -28.9 (r)-9.9 (r)2.3 (r)7.3 7.1

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

101

0.327 (r)82.7 (r)69.7 (r)63.7 64.9 -32.3 (r)-5.3 (r)-15.7 (r)-8.6 1.9

Gas-natural

10110

0.235 (r)66.9 (r)53.5 (r)47.2 48.4 -38.4 (r)-6.6 (r)-20.0 (r)-11.8 2.5

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.205 81.7 (r)65.2 (r)57.0 58.3 -39.7 -6.9 (r)-20.2 (r)-12.6 2.3

Nuclear fuel materials (Dec. 2011=100)

103

0.185 74.1 73.3 (r)71.9 70.5 -6.3 -0.9 -1.1 (r)-1.9 -1.9

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.585 107.6 107.5 107.0 106.6 -4.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.5 -0.4

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.160 107.1 107.3 104.9 104.8 -6.6 -1.7 0.2 -2.2 -0.1

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.425 101.3 101.1 101.3 100.8 -2.9 0.4 -0.2 0.2 -0.5

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.369 111.6 111.0 111.3 110.7 -2.2 0.2 -0.5 0.3 -0.5

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.809 149.4 148.5 148.5 149.2 -7.3 -0.9 -0.6 0.0 0.5

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.559 174.1 (r)174.8 177.3 181.4 -4.0 -1.6 (r)0.4 (r)1.4 2.3

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.390 173.0 (r)174.6 (r)176.9 180.1 -4.2 -2.1 (r)0.9 1.3 1.8

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.702 131.8 131.7 (r)131.8 132.0 -3.9 -0.8 -0.1 (r)0.1 0.2

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.299 124.0 124.2 (r)124.9 125.2 -3.2 -0.2 0.2 (r)0.6 0.2

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.225 101.9 101.5 101.1 101.1 -3.9 -0.5 -0.4 -0.4 0.0

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.481 151.9 150.5 150.1 150.5 -8.6 -0.8 -0.9 -0.3 0.3

Plastic materials

12500

0.732 163.1 164.0 (r)165.4 165.4 -9.8 -3.2 0.6 (r)0.9 0.0

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

12510

0.546 132.8 126.1 125.3 124.9 -26.3 -0.2 -5.0 -0.6 -0.3

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.155 82.9 82.6 (r)82.3 82.9 -8.6 -0.4 -0.4 (r)-0.4 0.7

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.688 131.3 130.7 (r)129.5 129.7 10.5 0.0 -0.5 (r)-0.9 0.2

Selected building materials

13

1.314 133.4 134.3 136.1 137.6 1.5 -0.6 0.7 1.3 1.1

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.605 135.5 137.2 (r)140.4 141.9 0.6 -0.9 1.3 (r)2.3 1.1

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.248 125.7 129.5 136.7 139.2 4.6 -1.4 3.0 5.6 1.8

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

13020

0.252 138.5 139.0 139.5 140.6 -0.4 -0.8 0.4 0.4 0.8

Building materials, finished

131

0.709 130.6 130.9 131.6 133.1 2.3 -0.5 0.2 0.5 1.1

Other finished building materials

13110

0.468 127.3 127.6 (r)128.5 130.7 3.2 -0.6 0.2 (r)0.7 1.7

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

13120

0.162 118.4 118.4 118.3 118.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.293 174.6 180.1 (r)183.2 193.3 -8.0 0.5 3.2 (r)1.7 5.5

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.280 154.7 156.3 (r)165.9 189.2 -5.4 -0.8 1.0 (r)6.1 14.0

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.893 138.8 139.0 145.0 153.5 -8.4 -0.6 0.1 4.3 5.9

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.120 188.8 197.7 (r)197.9 206.4 -7.8 1.1 4.7 (r)0.1 4.3

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.451 115.3 116.7 115.6 118.1 -15.4 -0.9 1.2 -0.9 2.2

Copper (Dec. 2006=100)

14220

0.185 87.3 90.8 (r)92.0 91.3 -18.2 -3.3 4.0 (r)1.3 -0.8

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.082 30.5 30.4 29.9 32.1 -29.5 0.7 -0.3 -1.6 7.4

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.033 59.2 65.0 65.6 68.6 8.5 5.9 9.8 0.9 4.6

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.067 143.0 153.2 151.5 158.4 -21.4 10.3 7.1 -1.1 4.6

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.707 414.9 454.2 449.5 469.9 7.8 4.4 9.5 -1.0 4.5

Other precious metals

14280

0.398 116.7 121.5 125.4 138.0 -8.5 0.3 4.1 3.2 10.0

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.710 144.6 145.0 144.7 145.0 -5.4 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.2

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.439 138.2 137.0 137.0 136.7 -11.1 -0.7 -0.9 0.0 -0.2

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.468 139.0 (r)138.5 (r)138.5 139.1 -2.0 -0.1 -0.4 (r)0.0 0.4

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.802 156.1 158.2 (r)157.5 158.0 -4.0 0.5 1.3 (r)-0.4 0.3

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.748 (r)108.8 (r)108.7 (r)108.6 108.8 -1.1 (r)1.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 0.2

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

160

0.203 75.7 74.3 (r)74.4 73.4 -4.4 0.5 -1.8 (r)0.1 -1.3

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

161

1.545 (r)105.3 (r)105.5 (r)105.3 105.7 -0.8 (r)1.2 (r)0.2 (r)-0.2 0.4

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

16120

1.511 (r)121.4 (r)121.6 (r)121.4 121.9 -0.7 (r)1.2 (r)0.2 (r)-0.2 0.4

Capital goods

2

29.089 89.5 89.4 89.3 89.3 -1.9 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  20.998 113.6 113.4 113.3 113.3 -1.5 0.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Electric generating equipment

20

3.520 (r)116.5 (r)116.4 (r)115.9 116.0 -1.9 -0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.4 0.1

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.129 (r)126.0 126.1 (r)125.6 125.6 -2.2 -0.2 (r)0.1 (r)-0.4 0.0

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.391 (r)112.7 (r)112.5 (r)112.0 112.2 -1.6 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.4 0.2

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.802 82.0 81.8 81.8 81.8 -2.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  14.710 109.4 (r)109.2 109.1 109.2 -1.7 0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 0.1

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

1.055 122.8 122.7 (r)122.5 122.4 -10.1 -0.6 -0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.541 129.9 129.9 (r)130.0 130.0 -6.1 0.2 0.0 (r)0.1 0.0

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.908 125.3 124.9 124.8 125.1 -1.7 -0.2 -0.3 -0.1 0.2

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.209 127.0 (r)126.5 (r)126.3 126.5 -2.2 -0.8 (r)-0.4 -0.2 0.2

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.555 139.1 138.8 138.9 139.1 -0.3 0.4 -0.2 0.1 0.1

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

1.006 103.9 103.9 104.1 104.5 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.761 135.7 135.8 135.8 135.7 -2.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.663 (r)123.3 (r)122.8 (r)122.3 122.9 -1.5 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.4 -0.4 0.5

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.867 113.8 113.5 (r)113.4 113.2 -2.8 0.0 -0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.2

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

8.093 51.2 51.2 51.1 51.1 -2.7 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Computers

21300

3.220 40.3 40.3 40.3 40.5 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.723 45.1 45.0 44.9 44.8 -5.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Semiconductors

21320

2.150 62.2 62.2 61.9 61.8 -3.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.5 -0.2

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

  5.943 (r)45.8 45.8 45.8 45.8 -2.6 (r)-0.4 (r)0.0 0.0 0.0

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.915 75.0 75.0 75.0 74.9 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.242 99.9 99.9 (r)99.1 99.1 -2.3 0.1 0.0 (r)-0.8 0.0

Scientific and medical machinery

216

2.085 104.7 104.3 104.2 104.1 0.7 1.8 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.790 106.4 105.9 (r)105.6 105.6 0.7 2.2 -0.5 (r)-0.3 0.0

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

22

2.768 137.3 137.4 (r)137.4 137.4 0.4 0.0 0.1 (r)0.0 0.0

Civilian aircraft, complete (Dec. 2015=100)

22000

0.730 100.4 100.4 100.4 100.4 - 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.896 100.1 100.1 100.0 99.9 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.988 171.3 171.5 171.7 171.8 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

16.385 110.1 110.2 110.3 110.5 -0.6 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.730 110.1 110.2 (r)110.1 110.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1

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

301

1.658 97.4 97.5 97.7 97.7 -0.9 -0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.997 (r)111.1 (r)111.1 111.3 111.8 -1.3 (r)-0.1 0.0 (r)0.2 0.4

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

30200

1.462 106.9 107.0 106.8 106.9 -0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.2 0.1

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

  6.988 (r)110.1 110.1 (r)110.4 110.8 -1.5 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.3 0.4

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.586 (r)125.3 (r)123.9 (r)123.4 123.7 -2.8 (r)0.5 (r)-1.1 (r)-0.4 0.2

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

30230

4.949 110.8 111.0 (r)111.5 112.0 -1.4 -0.4 0.2 0.5 0.4

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

27.842 107.6 (r)107.2 107.0 107.1 -0.3 0.3 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.2 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.300 120.5 (r)119.9 (r)119.8 120.0 0.8 0.8 (r)-0.5 -0.1 0.2

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.968 112.9 112.8 112.8 112.7 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.403 107.4 107.2 107.2 107.1 -1.0 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.329 111.6 (r)111.5 (r)111.4 111.4 -0.7 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 0.0

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.471 121.4 120.8 121.2 120.6 -2.7 -0.6 -0.5 0.3 -0.5

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

1.054 118.2 118.2 118.2 118.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.530 135.2 135.3 135.5 135.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.332 132.2 (r)131.0 (r)130.8 131.3 2.4 1.5 (r)-0.9 -0.2 0.4

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.903 (r)137.7 (r)136.1 (r)135.8 136.4 3.5 (r)1.9 (r)-1.2 -0.2 0.4

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

40140

0.733 111.1 (r)111.7 111.5 111.5 0.4 0.3 (r)0.5 (r)-0.2 0.0

Durables, manufactured

41

13.028 94.8 (r)94.6 94.3 94.4 -1.4 -0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.3 0.1

Household goods

410

8.186 100.5 (r)100.1 (r)99.6 99.7 -1.5 -0.1 (r)-0.4 -0.5 0.1

Furniture, household items

41000

1.518 128.7 128.5 128.6 128.7 -0.8 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 0.1

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.119 108.5 106.8 106.9 106.9 -1.7 0.0 -1.6 0.1 0.0

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.441 118.4 118.4 118.3 118.4 -1.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.1

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.254 109.6 (r)109.7 (r)107.7 108.4 -2.3 -0.7 (r)0.1 -1.8 0.6

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.734 84.1 (r)83.5 (r)83.2 83.2 -1.4 0.1 (r)-0.7 -0.4 0.0

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.257 (r)106.8 (r)106.9 (r)107.2 107.2 -0.9 (r)-0.1 0.1 (r)0.3 0.0

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.146 117.1 117.1 117.6 117.8 -0.7 0.3 0.0 0.4 0.2

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.718 107.4 107.4 (r)107.5 107.3 -1.0 -0.1 0.0 (r)0.1 -0.2

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.170 (r)91.6 (r)92.5 (r)92.3 92.3 -3.8 (r)-0.1 (r)1.0 (r)-0.2 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.086 99.3 99.3 (r)99.3 99.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 (r)0.0 0.1

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.719 52.1 52.0 51.8 51.8 -2.8 -1.3 -0.2 -0.4 0.0

Television and video receivers

41200

1.334 44.9 44.8 (r)44.6 44.6 -3.3 -1.5 -0.2 (r)-0.4 0.0

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

41210

0.349 100.2 (r)99.9 (r)99.4 99.4 -0.4 -0.5 (r)-0.3 -0.5 0.0

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

41220

0.036 51.1 51.1 (r)52.3 52.3 -7.6 0.0 0.0 (r)2.3 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.866 207.4 210.8 210.2 212.3 1.2 0.8 1.6 -0.3 1.0

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.680 217.1 219.9 218.9 219.9 0.8 0.7 1.3 -0.5 0.5

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.514 120.1 118.8 118.5 119.6 1.1 0.3 -1.1 -0.3 0.9

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.407 115.3 115.3 114.8 114.9 -1.5 0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.1

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

42100

1.220 107.7 107.7 107.2 107.2 -1.3 0.0 0.0 -0.5 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

 

Last Modified Date: June 14, 2016