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

All commodities

  100.000 133.5 (r)130.2 (r)126.2 126.7 -9.4 -1.8 (r)-2.5 (r)-3.1 0.4

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

  83.181 (r)101.8 101.6 (r)101.1 100.8 -1.3 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.5 -0.3

All imports excluding petroleum

  90.116 115.1 115.1 (r)114.4 113.9 -1.8 -0.3 0.0 (r)-0.6 -0.4

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.198 119.1 119.0 (r)118.3 117.9 -1.2 -0.3 -0.1 (r)-0.6 -0.3

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

  82.020 128.0 128.0 (r)127.1 126.6 -1.9 -0.2 0.0 (r)-0.7 -0.4

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

  81.102 125.9 125.8 125.0 124.7 -1.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.6 -0.2

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.017 (r)180.9 (r)182.3 (r)179.3 179.0 1.8 (r)-0.6 (r)0.8 (r)-1.6 -0.2

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.670 (r)199.0 (r)201.8 (r)197.9 197.0 3.7 -0.4 (r)1.4 (r)-1.9 -0.5

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.417 (r)245.1 (r)247.3 (r)252.2 246.4 12.0 (r)-4.9 (r)0.9 (r)2.0 -2.3

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.264 (r)153.9 (r)154.1 (r)157.9 151.4 6.6 (r)-4.7 (r)0.1 (r)2.5 -4.1

Other agricultural foods

001

3.953 193.6 (r)196.4 (r)192.2 191.6 4.1 -0.1 1.4 (r)-2.1 -0.3

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.538 (r)290.4 (r)284.8 (r)275.9 279.8 15.0 (r)-0.2 (r)-1.9 (r)-3.1 1.4

Dairy products & eggs (Dec. 2010=100)

00110

0.089 108.8 107.8 105.6 102.2 -6.9 -0.9 -0.9 -2.0 -3.2

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.603 117.6 (r)116.8 (r)119.6 119.2 -6.0 3.6 (r)-0.7 (r)2.4 -0.3

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.615 338.4 (r)382.2 (r)334.0 329.5 13.7 -2.9 (r)12.9 (r)-12.6 -1.3

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.296 (r)88.2 (r)85.9 86.9 85.1 -4.4 (r)-0.1 -2.6 (r)1.2 -2.1

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.478 182.0 181.8 183.0 183.7 4.3 -0.5 -0.1 0.7 0.4

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.486 126.4 126.2 125.9 125.6 3.0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.300 90.0 91.4 87.9 87.7 -11.7 2.0 1.6 -3.8 -0.2

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.347 139.9 (r)137.9 (r)137.0 138.1 -3.9 -1.1 (r)-1.4 -0.7 0.8

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.942 (r)144.7 (r)141.7 (r)140.7 142.2 -5.7 -1.6 -2.1 (r)-0.7 1.1

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.361 126.2 126.1 126.3 126.3 1.4 0.3 -0.1 0.2 0.0

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.692 218.0 (r)199.7 (r)179.4 183.2 -27.5 -5.6 (r)-8.4 (r)-10.2 2.1

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.808 158.0 158.2 (r)155.7 152.7 -7.6 -0.8 0.1 -1.6 -1.9

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

  13.890 177.6 176.9 174.7 172.5 -3.9 -0.8 -0.4 -1.2 -1.3

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.267 164.3 164.2 162.7 161.2 -3.5 -1.2 -0.1 -0.9 -0.9

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.624 149.8 (r)150.6 (r)146.9 142.2 -12.3 -0.4 0.5 -2.5 -3.2

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.802 (r)270.7 (r)230.5 (r)185.5 197.5 -43.0 (r)-9.3 (r)-14.9 (r)-19.5 6.5

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

9.884 297.6 (r)249.4 (r)198.0 214.0 -43.2 -9.7 (r)-16.2 (r)-20.6 8.1

Crude

10000

7.063 306.6 (r)249.5 (r)198.6 223.5 -42.1 -10.1 (r)-18.6 (r)-20.4 12.5

Fuel oil

10010

1.235 276.4 250.2 201.6 206.1 -45.9 -9.6 -9.5 -19.4 2.2

Other petroleum products

10020

1.436 267.9 246.5 (r)190.2 177.0 -43.8 -6.6 -8.0 (r)-22.8 -6.9

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

101

0.721 127.2 (r)138.6 (r)128.3 110.5 -45.8 -1.7 (r)9.0 (r)-7.4 -13.9

Gas-natural

10110

0.561 114.5 (r)127.2 (r)116.2 95.4 -52.0 -2.0 (r)11.1 (r)-8.6 -17.9

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.485 146.7 (r)156.6 (r)143.7 115.9 -55.4 -2.5 (r)6.7 (r)-8.2 -19.3

Nuclear fuel materials (Dec. 2011=100)

103

0.197 74.5 74.3 74.0 74.0 -3.0 0.7 -0.3 -0.4 0.0

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.596 (r)112.8 112.8 112.1 112.0 -1.4 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 -0.6 -0.1

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.177 116.4 116.1 114.3 114.0 -5.6 0.9 -0.3 -1.6 -0.3

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.419 104.5 (r)104.7 104.5 104.5 0.5 -0.6 (r)0.2 (r)-0.2 0.0

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.357 112.7 112.9 112.9 113.1 1.2 -0.5 0.2 0.0 0.2

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

5.098 169.5 168.1 (r)164.9 161.6 -4.9 -0.3 -0.8 (r)-1.9 -2.0

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.578 200.5 199.5 194.1 187.9 -13.1 -3.0 -0.5 -2.7 -3.2

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.400 203.8 202.2 (r)198.4 189.7 -7.5 -4.0 -0.8 -1.9 -4.4

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.707 139.6 138.8 138.5 138.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.6 -0.2 -0.2

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.298 132.6 131.4 (r)130.8 130.0 -2.0 -0.3 -0.9 (r)-0.5 -0.6

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.224 106.0 105.8 (r)105.5 105.3 0.1 0.0 -0.2 (r)-0.3 -0.2

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.743 174.4 (r)172.7 (r)169.1 165.4 -4.2 0.1 -1.0 (r)-2.1 -2.2

Plastic materials

12500

0.783 196.3 (r)190.7 (r)188.1 185.2 -4.4 0.9 (r)-2.9 (r)-1.4 -1.5

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

12510

0.768 182.5 (r)183.5 177.8 173.3 7.5 0.7 (r)0.5 (r)-3.1 -2.5

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.245 97.6 (r)96.6 94.1 90.5 -12.0 -0.4 (r)-1.0 (r)-2.6 -3.8

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.588 119.9 119.1 (r)118.1 117.9 1.0 -0.5 -0.7 (r)-0.8 -0.2

Selected building materials

13

1.225 (r)140.6 (r)140.5 (r)140.7 139.7 -2.4 -0.6 -0.1 0.1 -0.7

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.590 151.3 151.6 (r)151.6 149.5 -3.5 -1.0 0.2 (r)0.0 -1.4

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.254 157.9 158.7 159.3 153.8 -7.8 -2.7 0.5 0.4 -3.5

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

13020

0.235 140.6 141.0 (r)140.5 141.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 (r)-0.4 0.5

Building materials, finished

131

0.635 131.1 (r)130.6 (r)130.8 130.7 -1.4 -0.2 (r)-0.4 0.2 -0.1

Other finished building materials

13110

0.421 129.1 (r)128.0 (r)127.9 127.9 -2.4 0.0 (r)-0.9 (r)-0.1 0.0

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

13120

0.148 116.1 117.0 118.4 118.0 1.8 0.0 0.8 1.2 -0.3

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.554 229.0 228.9 (r)224.7 221.7 -6.4 -2.1 0.0 (r)-1.8 -1.3

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.327 249.3 244.6 236.7 213.2 -19.4 -3.5 -1.9 -3.2 -9.9

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.876 (r)203.0 (r)200.9 (r)196.5 190.4 -7.0 -0.7 -1.0 (r)-2.2 -3.1

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.352 231.1 232.6 229.0 230.3 -4.2 -2.4 0.6 -1.5 0.6

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.520 154.7 151.5 145.0 146.3 4.3 1.9 -2.1 -4.3 0.9

Copper (Dec. 2006=100)

14220

0.264 122.0 118.4 113.2 105.4 -23.4 -0.6 -3.0 -4.4 -6.9

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.108 49.8 52.7 49.2 48.5 -1.0 -5.7 5.8 -6.6 -1.4

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.038 78.1 80.2 77.6 74.7 -13.6 -3.0 2.7 -3.2 -3.7

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.083 190.8 186.9 182.7 180.7 3.9 -0.3 -2.0 -2.2 -1.1

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.674 422.1 437.6 442.5 461.4 1.4 -4.6 3.7 1.1 4.3

Other precious metals

14280

0.490 152.7 154.4 155.6 156.1 -8.3 -5.7 1.1 0.8 0.3

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.723 157.0 156.9 (r)155.8 154.3 -1.3 -0.8 -0.1 (r)-0.7 -1.0

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.454 156.6 155.9 (r)154.9 153.7 0.9 -0.1 -0.4 (r)-0.6 -0.8

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.452 147.3 146.5 145.3 143.9 -1.4 -0.8 -0.5 -0.8 -1.0

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.817 167.9 168.5 167.4 165.5 -2.4 -1.1 0.4 -0.7 -1.1

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.694 111.8 111.5 (r)111.7 111.5 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 (r)0.2 -0.2

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

160

0.188 78.0 77.3 77.2 78.3 0.0 -0.3 -0.9 -0.1 1.4

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

161

1.506 108.1 (r)108.0 (r)108.2 107.7 -0.1 -0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)0.2 -0.5

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

16120

1.461 124.8 (r)124.6 (r)124.9 124.2 -0.6 -0.2 -0.2 (r)0.2 -0.6

Capital goods

2

27.551 (r)92.2 (r)92.1 (r)91.8 91.4 -1.0 (r)-0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.4

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  19.455 116.3 (r)116.2 (r)115.9 115.5 -0.9 -0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.3 -0.3

Electric generating equipment

20

3.369 120.2 120.1 119.7 119.5 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.077 128.8 128.6 (r)128.7 128.8 1.8 0.1 -0.2 (r)0.1 0.1

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.292 116.8 116.7 (r)116.1 115.7 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.5 -0.3

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.774 (r)84.7 (r)84.6 (r)84.3 83.9 -1.3 (r)-0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.4 -0.5

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  13.678 112.4 (r)112.3 (r)111.9 111.4 -1.3 -0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.4 -0.4

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

1.052 (r)141.0 (r)139.7 (r)139.1 138.2 -3.1 (r)-0.5 -0.9 (r)-0.4 -0.6

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.517 137.6 137.7 137.9 138.0 -0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.343 129.2 (r)129.1 (r)128.5 127.5 -1.5 -0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.5 -0.8

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.112 131.6 131.2 130.3 128.7 -2.9 -0.2 -0.3 -0.7 -1.2

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.564 (r)143.0 (r)142.4 (r)141.8 141.2 -1.9 -0.3 (r)-0.4 -0.4 -0.4

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.941 106.6 106.8 (r)105.4 104.9 -0.9 -0.1 0.2 (r)-1.3 -0.5

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.693 139.8 139.8 139.4 138.9 0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.3 -0.4

Other industrial machines

21180

2.371 (r)126.3 (r)126.3 (r)126.0 125.0 -1.5 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.2 -0.8

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.832 117.4 (r)117.3 (r)116.9 116.9 1.3 0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.3 0.0

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

8.095 53.4 (r)53.4 (r)53.1 52.9 -1.1 -0.4 (r)0.0 (r)-0.6 -0.4

Computers

21300

3.289 41.1 41.1 (r)41.0 41.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.750 48.8 48.7 (r)48.2 47.7 -3.2 0.0 -0.2 (r)-1.0 -1.0

Semiconductors

21320

2.056 (r)64.2 (r)64.0 (r)64.0 64.0 -1.2 (r)-0.8 (r)-0.3 (r)0.0 0.0

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

  6.039 (r)48.0 48.0 47.7 47.5 -1.0 (r)-0.2 (r)0.0 -0.6 -0.4

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.646 76.1 (r)76.0 (r)75.8 75.8 -1.7 0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.3 0.0

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.237 101.3 101.1 101.1 101.4 0.7 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.3

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.924 (r)102.6 (r)102.9 (r)103.0 103.0 0.4 (r)0.3 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 0.0

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.653 (r)103.8 (r)104.2 (r)104.3 104.3 0.6 (r)0.3 (r)0.4 (r)0.1 0.0

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

22

2.408 136.7 136.8 136.9 136.9 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.767 100.6 100.5 (r)100.4 100.0 -0.8 0.0 -0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.4

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.899 169.5 169.5 169.6 170.3 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.278 112.6 112.6 (r)111.8 111.6 -1.3 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.7 -0.2

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.582 (r)110.9 (r)110.9 (r)110.4 110.4 -1.7 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 (r)-0.5 0.0

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

301

1.287 (r)98.5 (r)98.5 98.6 98.6 2.3 (r)0.1 0.0 (r)0.1 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.409 115.9 115.8 (r)114.6 114.1 -1.6 0.1 -0.1 (r)-1.0 -0.4

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

30200

1.292 109.1 108.3 (r)108.0 107.8 -1.3 0.1 -0.7 (r)-0.3 -0.2

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

  6.409 115.6 (r)115.4 (r)114.2 113.7 -1.6 0.1 (r)-0.2 -1.0 -0.4

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.530 131.8 133.5 128.5 127.4 -6.9 0.8 1.3 -3.7 -0.9

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

30230

4.587 116.3 116.2 115.2 114.6 -1.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.9 -0.5

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.462 108.0 107.9 (r)107.5 107.8 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 (r)-0.4 0.3

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.561 118.9 (r)119.1 (r)118.7 118.9 0.8 0.1 (r)0.2 (r)-0.3 0.2

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.744 113.6 113.6 113.5 113.5 1.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.475 108.7 108.7 108.4 108.3 0.9 0.1 0.0 -0.3 -0.1

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.160 111.6 111.6 111.8 111.9 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.1

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.454 (r)124.2 124.2 123.8 122.9 0.9 -0.2 (r)0.0 -0.3 -0.7

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

1.003 117.7 117.8 117.8 117.9 1.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.488 135.3 135.3 135.4 135.6 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Other consumer nondurables

401

5.817 (r)127.8 (r)128.3 (r)127.4 127.8 0.3 (r)0.1 (r)0.4 (r)-0.7 0.3

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.456 (r)131.2 (r)131.7 (r)130.7 131.2 0.7 (r)0.1 (r)0.4 (r)-0.8 0.4

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

40140

0.698 112.6 112.5 112.1 112.2 -1.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4 0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

12.424 (r)96.9 (r)96.5 (r)96.2 96.3 -1.5 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.3 0.1

Household goods

410

7.627 (r)102.2 (r)101.8 (r)101.7 101.7 -1.4 (r)-0.3 -0.4 (r)-0.1 0.0

Furniture, household items

41000

1.406 130.5 (r)130.1 (r)130.4 130.2 0.2 -0.1 (r)-0.3 0.2 -0.2

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.116 108.4 108.3 108.9 108.3 0.5 -0.2 -0.1 0.6 -0.6

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.427 119.5 119.5 120.1 120.1 0.7 -0.1 0.0 0.5 0.0

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.149 (r)110.9 (r)110.0 (r)110.5 111.6 -0.4 (r)0.4 (r)-0.8 (r)0.5 1.0

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.424 (r)85.7 (r)85.4 (r)85.0 84.9 -2.3 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.5 -0.1

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.232 109.1 109.1 (r)108.5 108.6 -0.4 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.5 0.1

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.151 121.4 121.1 120.2 120.2 -0.2 -0.9 -0.2 -0.7 0.0

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.688 (r)109.3 109.3 (r)108.6 108.7 0.0 (r)0.2 (r)0.0 (r)-0.6 0.1

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.193 95.9 95.9 (r)95.8 95.8 -2.8 -0.3 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.081 99.8 99.8 99.7 99.8 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.1

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.713 54.3 54.0 53.3 53.3 -5.0 0.0 -0.6 -1.3 0.0

Television and video receivers

41200

1.328 47.4 47.1 46.3 46.3 -6.3 0.0 -0.6 -1.7 0.0

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

41210

0.345 98.8 98.7 98.8 98.8 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0

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

41220

0.040 57.2 57.2 57.2 57.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.852 213.1 213.6 (r)212.9 216.2 0.3 0.5 0.2 -0.3 1.6

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.646 222.6 223.2 222.3 224.6 0.4 1.1 0.3 -0.4 1.0

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.477 120.5 119.0 119.1 122.3 1.7 -0.5 -1.2 0.1 2.7

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.375 119.5 (r)117.1 117.3 117.3 -0.6 0.1 (r)-2.0 (r)0.2 0.0

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

42100

1.193 111.7 109.4 109.4 109.4 -1.4 0.0 -2.1 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 three months after original publication.
Dash = Not available

 

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