Table 3. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: April 2014 to April 2015
[December 2005=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description NAICS Relative
import-
ance
Mar.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
Annual Monthly
Apr.
2014
to
Apr.
2015
Dec.
2014
to
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2015
to
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2015
to
Apr.
2015

Nonmanufactured articles

  9.671 (r)98.5 (r)96.5 (r)95.9 98.0 -43.4 (r)-17.3 (r)-2.0 (r)-0.6 2.2

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

11

2.037 (r)177.8 (r)177.9 (r)175.4 175.6 -7.9 (r)-4.1 0.1 (r)-1.4 0.1

Crop production

111

1.617 (r)186.5 (r)187.9 (r)183.7 184.4 -7.9 (r)-5.1 (r)0.8 -2.2 0.4

Fruit and tree nut farming

1113

0.765 (r)169.6 (r)166.7 (r)160.5 160.2 -18.3 (r)2.5 (r)-1.7 (r)-3.7 -0.2

Animal production (Dec. 2014=100)

112

0.229 (r)97.5 (r)93.5 (r)93.6 93.9 - (r)-2.5 (r)-4.1 (r)0.1 0.3

Forestry and logging (Dec. 2012=100)

113

0.113 68.4 67.3 65.8 64.4 -23.2 0.4 -1.6 -2.2 -2.1

Mining

21

7.634 (r)89.0 (r)86.8 (r)86.4 88.7 -48.1 (r)-20.2 (r)-2.5 (r)-0.5 2.7

Mining (except oil and gas) (Dec. 2006=100)

212

0.243 115.8 115.4 115.9 102.0 -18.7 -1.8 -0.3 0.4 -12.0

Manufactured articles

  90.014 112.8 (r)112.5 (r)112.3 111.7 -4.0 -1.3 (r)-0.3 -0.2 -0.5

Manufactured goods, part 1

31

12.006 125.7 (r)125.8 (r)125.2 124.7 -0.6 -0.3 (r)0.1 (r)-0.5 -0.4

Food manufacturing

311

3.361 (r)158.2 (r)158.6 (r)155.4 154.1 -3.6 (r)-0.9 (r)0.3 (r)-2.0 -0.8

Grain and oilseed milling

3112

0.453 144.0 143.7 (r)139.9 135.7 -11.8 -1.0 -0.2 (r)-2.6 -3.0

Starch and vegetable fats and oils manufacturing

31122

0.362 (r)133.3 133.4 129.0 124.4 -12.6 (r)-0.8 (r)0.1 -3.3 -3.6

Sugar and confectionery product manufacturing

3113

0.363 153.8 154.7 (r)153.2 152.1 4.0 0.7 0.6 (r)-1.0 -0.7

Fruit and vegetable preserving and specialty food manufacturing

3114

0.435 (r)147.8 (r)146.8 (r)144.7 143.2 -5.2 (r)-0.7 -0.7 (r)-1.4 -1.0

Animal slaughtering and processing

3116

0.433 (r)185.5 (r)189.4 (r)179.9 180.6 3.3 (r)-2.2 (r)2.1 (r)-5.0 0.4

Seafood product preparation and packaging

3117

0.847 (r)157.4 (r)159.4 (r)155.1 153.2 -7.8 -1.6 (r)1.3 (r)-2.7 -1.2

Other food manufacturing

3119

0.447 (r)183.0 (r)180.8 (r)180.5 181.3 5.9 (r)0.1 (r)-1.2 (r)-0.2 0.4

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

312

1.087 117.6 (r)117.4 (r)118.0 117.6 1.7 0.3 (r)-0.2 0.5 -0.3

Beverage manufacturing (Dec. 2009=100)

3121

0.990 108.3 108.1 (r)108.6 108.2 1.8 0.3 -0.2 (r)0.5 -0.4

Breweries (Dec. 2006=100)

31212

0.216 120.0 120.1 (r)122.4 122.2 10.1 0.2 0.1 (r)1.9 -0.2

Wineries

31213

0.330 117.1 (r)116.7 (r)116.5 116.1 -1.4 -0.1 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Distilleries

31214

0.314 116.4 116.4 117.0 116.2 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.5 -0.7

Textile mills (Dec. 2011=100)

313

0.407 102.7 102.3 (r)102.0 100.9 -1.2 -0.4 -0.4 (r)-0.3 -1.1

Fabric mills

3132

0.242 137.0 (r)136.9 (r)136.3 136.1 -0.3 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.4 -0.1

Textile product mills

314

0.890 113.6 (r)113.2 112.9 112.6 -1.6 -0.1 -0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.3

Textile furnishings mills

3141

0.641 109.5 108.9 108.6 108.4 -1.9 -0.2 -0.5 -0.3 -0.2

Curtain and linen mills

31412

0.537 110.2 (r)109.7 109.5 109.3 -1.4 -0.3 -0.5 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Other textile product mills (Dec. 2006=100)

3149

0.249 126.8 (r)126.8 (r)126.8 126.1 -0.6 0.2 (r)0.0 0.0 -0.6

All other textile product mills (Dec. 2012=100)

31499

0.193 96.8 (r)96.9 (r)96.9 96.3 -1.0 0.1 (r)0.1 0.0 -0.6

Apparel manufacturing

315

4.367 112.0 (r)112.0 (r)112.2 112.1 1.1 -0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 -0.1

Cut and sew apparel manufacturing (Dec. 2009=100)

3152

3.920 (r)111.2 111.2 (r)111.4 111.3 1.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 -0.1

Men's and boys' cut and sew apparel manufacturing

31522

1.549 (r)113.9 (r)113.9 (r)114.4 114.4 1.7 (r)0.4 (r)0.0 (r)0.4 0.0

Womens and girls cut and sown apparel manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

31524

2.329 100.1 100.2 (r)100.2 100.0 0.7 -0.3 0.1 (r)0.0 -0.2

Apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing

3159

0.335 119.3 (r)118.2 (r)118.7 118.8 0.6 0.0 (r)-0.9 0.4 0.1

Leather and allied product manufacturing

316

1.893 124.1 124.3 (r)124.2 124.3 0.8 0.1 0.2 (r)-0.1 0.1

Footwear manufacturing

3162

1.259 121.9 122.2 122.2 122.3 1.0 -0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1

Manufactured goods, part 2

32

17.637 123.1 (r)122.7 123.5 121.9 -11.3 -4.7 (r)-0.3 (r)0.7 -1.3

Wood product manufacturing

321

0.728 120.2 118.7 (r)116.4 114.9 -5.4 0.3 -1.2 -1.9 -1.3

Sawmills and wood preservation

3211

0.251 124.3 120.2 114.8 110.6 -12.4 0.3 -3.3 -4.5 -3.7

Veneer, plywood, and engineered wood product manufacturing

3212

0.232 112.5 112.2 111.2 110.4 -3.6 -0.3 -0.3 -0.9 -0.7

Other wood product manufacturing

3219

0.245 130.7 131.0 131.0 131.7 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.5

Paper manufacturing

322

1.111 110.8 110.6 109.6 109.1 -0.9 -0.4 -0.2 -0.9 -0.5

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

3221

0.583 106.1 105.9 105.6 104.8 -1.8 -0.6 -0.2 -0.3 -0.8

Paper mills

32212

0.381 100.1 99.8 99.2 98.9 -1.5 -0.2 -0.3 -0.6 -0.3

Converted paper product manufacturing

3222

0.528 119.4 119.1 (r)117.4 117.0 0.1 -0.3 -0.3 (r)-1.4 -0.3

Paper bag and coated and treated paper manufacturing (Dec. 2006=100)

32222

0.283 116.9 (r)116.5 (r)113.3 112.7 1.2 -0.8 (r)-0.3 (r)-2.7 -0.5

Petroleum and coal products manufacturing

324

2.840 93.9 (r)93.8 (r)99.4 93.5 -40.8 -20.4 (r)-0.1 (r)6.0 -5.9

Chemical manufacturing

325

9.581 135.3 134.7 134.5 134.2 -2.5 -1.6 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2

Basic chemical manufacturing

3251

2.621 (r)150.0 (r)147.9 (r)147.0 147.2 -6.5 (r)-3.2 -1.4 (r)-0.6 0.1

Other basic inorganic chemical manufacturing (Dec. 2008=100)

32518

0.678 72.0 (r)71.9 (r)72.2 72.8 7.5 -1.8 (r)-0.1 0.4 0.8

Other basic organic chemical manufacturing

32519

1.711 (r)111.9 (r)110.2 (r)109.1 109.2 -9.1 (r)-3.4 -1.5 (r)-1.0 0.1

Resin, synthetic rubber, and artificial synthetic fibers and filaments

3252

0.878 133.5 133.7 133.2 131.3 -5.5 -1.4 0.1 -0.4 -1.4

Resin and synthetic rubber manufacturing

32521

0.764 135.3 135.6 135.1 133.2 -5.2 -1.4 0.2 -0.4 -1.4

Pesticide, fertilizer, other agricult. chemical manufacturing (Dec. 2007=100)

3253

0.429 184.6 (r)178.7 (r)174.6 171.6 -11.2 -3.2 (r)-3.2 (r)-2.3 -1.7

Fertilizer manufacturing (Dec. 2008=100)

32531

0.373 131.9 (r)127.2 (r)123.8 121.4 -12.7 -3.7 (r)-3.6 (r)-2.7 -1.9

Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing

3254

4.567 119.6 (r)120.0 (r)120.4 120.3 0.8 -0.8 0.3 0.3 -0.1

Soap, cleaning compound, and toilet preparation manufacturing

3256

0.538 108.7 108.9 110.4 110.4 1.0 0.2 0.2 1.4 0.0

Other chemical product and preparation manufacturing (Dec. 2006=100)

3259

0.466 (r)159.4 (r)159.3 (r)159.0 158.3 -2.5 -0.3 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.4

Plastics and rubber products manufacturing

326

2.197 (r)121.1 (r)120.4 (r)120.2 119.4 -3.0 (r)-0.7 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.2 -0.7

Plastics product manufacturing

3261

1.220 (r)119.8 (r)119.3 (r)118.9 118.4 -1.0 (r)0.6 -0.4 -0.3 -0.4

Other plastics product manufacturing

32619

0.889 (r)117.9 (r)117.3 (r)116.9 116.3 -0.2 (r)0.7 -0.5 -0.3 -0.5

Rubber product manufacturing

3262

0.977 (r)123.7 (r)122.9 (r)122.9 121.8 -5.4 (r)-2.4 (r)-0.6 (r)0.0 -0.9

Tire manufacturing

32621

0.659 (r)130.6 (r)129.6 (r)129.2 128.2 -6.4 (r)-2.7 (r)-0.8 -0.3 -0.8

Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

327

0.972 (r)130.0 (r)130.1 (r)130.2 130.1 -0.2 (r)-0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.1

Clay product and refractory manufacturing

3271

0.292 128.5 (r)128.2 (r)128.5 128.4 -1.5 -0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)0.2 -0.1

Pottery, ceramics, and plumbing fixture manufacturing (Dec. 2014=100)

32711

0.189 100.4 (r)100.2 (r)100.3 100.3 - 0.4 (r)-0.2 (r)0.1 0.0

Other nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

3279

0.320 (r)129.4 (r)129.7 (r)129.8 129.4 1.2 (r)0.2 0.2 0.1 -0.3

All other nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

32799

0.243 (r)125.8 (r)126.1 (r)126.3 125.9 1.0 (r)-0.1 (r)0.2 0.2 -0.3

Manufactured goods, part 3

33

60.371 106.6 106.3 105.9 105.5 -2.3 -0.5 -0.3 -0.4 -0.4

Primary metal manufacturing

331

4.133 (r)149.6 (r)148.1 (r)143.8 141.1 -10.3 (r)-1.8 (r)-1.0 -2.9 -1.9

Iron and steel mills and ferroalloy manufacturing

3311

1.554 (r)143.2 (r)138.6 (r)134.2 127.6 -14.2 -2.1 (r)-3.2 (r)-3.2 -4.9

Alumina and aluminum production and processing

3313

0.573 112.0 111.7 108.3 108.7 -1.0 -3.3 -0.3 -3.0 0.4

Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production and processing

3314

1.898 (r)193.4 194.4 189.1 188.7 -10.5 (r)-1.0 0.5 -2.7 -0.2

Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) smelting and refining

33141

1.457 215.4 217.4 210.0 210.3 -11.5 -0.8 0.9 -3.4 0.1

Copper rolling, drawing, extruding, and alloying

33142

0.176 (r)184.7 (r)180.4 (r)178.8 178.3 -8.8 (r)-4.0 (r)-2.3 -0.9 -0.3

Nonferr. metal (except copper and alum.) rolling, drawing, extruding, & alloying

33149

0.265 191.8 191.4 191.0 187.5 -4.8 0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -1.8

Fabricated metal product manufacturing

332

3.018 127.1 126.5 126.3 126.2 -0.4 -0.2 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1

Cutlery and handtool manufacturing

3322

0.433 117.5 117.3 117.3 117.3 0.4 0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Hardware manufacturing

3325

0.338 118.7 118.8 119.0 119.0 0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0

Machine shops; and screw, nut, and bolt manufacturing (Dec. 2012=100)

3327

0.224 93.5 92.8 92.6 92.3 -3.4 -1.2 -0.7 -0.2 -0.3

Other fabricated metal product manufacturing

3329

1.445 125.1 (r)124.4 124.5 124.0 -0.9 -0.2 (r)-0.6 (r)0.1 -0.4

Metal valve manufacturing

33291

0.842 120.8 120.4 (r)120.4 119.7 -0.5 -0.3 -0.3 (r)0.0 -0.6

All other fabricated metal product manufacturing

33299

0.603 129.5 128.5 128.6 128.4 -1.5 -0.2 -0.8 0.1 -0.2

Machinery manufacturing

333

7.214 119.9 (r)119.3 (r)119.2 118.5 -2.4 -0.2 (r)-0.5 -0.1 -0.6

Agriculture, construction, and mining machinery manufacturing

3331

1.426 115.7 115.4 115.5 115.4 -0.9 -0.1 -0.3 0.1 -0.1

Construction machinery manufacturing

33312

0.798 120.1 120.1 120.0 119.9 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Industrial machinery manufacturing

3332

0.854 125.7 (r)123.9 (r)123.3 120.5 -8.3 -1.0 (r)-1.4 (r)-0.5 -2.3

Industrial machinery manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

33324

0.854 96.1 (r)94.8 (r)94.3 92.2 -8.3 -1.1 (r)-1.4 (r)-0.5 -2.2

Commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing

3333

0.607 (r)113.3 (r)113.3 (r)113.5 113.0 -1.7 (r)1.1 0.0 (r)0.2 -0.4

Ventilation, heating, air-conditioning, and commercial refrigeration equipment

3334

0.606 125.5 (r)125.2 (r)125.4 124.4 -1.5 -0.7 -0.2 0.2 -0.8

Metalworking machinery manufacturing

3335

0.656 124.9 124.4 (r)124.2 123.0 -3.0 -0.6 -0.4 (r)-0.2 -1.0

Engine, turbine, and power transmission equipment manufacturing

3336

1.136 123.7 (r)122.7 (r)122.4 121.7 -2.8 0.2 (r)-0.8 -0.2 -0.6

Other general purpose machinery manufacturing

3339

1.930 (r)118.9 (r)118.5 (r)118.3 118.2 -0.8 (r)-0.3 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Pump and compressor manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

33391

0.392 (r)99.3 (r)99.0 (r)99.0 99.1 -1.2 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.3 0.0 0.1

Material handling equipment manufacturing

33392

0.308 (r)145.9 (r)144.5 (r)144.4 143.6 -0.1 (r)0.4 (r)-1.0 (r)-0.1 -0.6

All other general purpose machinery manufacturing

33399

1.230 (r)115.4 (r)115.1 (r)114.9 114.8 -0.9 (r)-0.3 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Computer and electronic product manufacturing

334

17.760 78.8 78.6 (r)78.5 78.3 -2.1 -0.5 -0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.3

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

3341

5.258 73.3 73.3 73.2 72.7 -0.4 -0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.7

Communications equipment manufacturing

3342

4.894 (r)84.0 (r)83.7 (r)83.3 83.2 -3.7 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.5 -0.1

Audio and video equipment manufacturing

3343

1.680 65.0 65.0 65.0 65.1 -4.8 -1.2 0.0 0.0 0.2

Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing

3344

3.286 80.5 (r)80.3 (r)80.2 80.1 -2.0 -0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments

3345

2.428 103.8 103.7 104.0 103.5 -1.1 -0.6 -0.1 0.3 -0.5

Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media

3346

0.215 45.6 45.6 (r)44.8 45.0 -3.6 0.2 0.0 (r)-1.8 0.4

Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing

335

4.730 118.7 (r)118.7 118.6 117.7 -0.7 -0.3 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 -0.8

Electric lighting equipment manufacturing

3351

0.589 119.6 119.9 119.6 118.5 0.0 -1.2 0.3 -0.3 -0.9

Lighting fixture manufacturing

33512

0.472 126.9 127.3 (r)126.9 126.6 1.2 0.1 0.3 (r)-0.3 -0.2

Household appliance manufacturing

3352

1.056 108.7 (r)109.6 (r)109.6 108.8 0.0 -0.2 (r)0.8 0.0 -0.7

Small electrical appliance manufacturing

33521

0.516 119.7 119.4 119.0 118.8 -1.4 -0.4 -0.3 -0.3 -0.2

Major appliance manufacturing

33522

0.540 97.8 (r)99.7 (r)100.0 98.7 1.4 -0.1 (r)1.9 (r)0.3 -1.3

Other electrical equipment and component manufacturing

3359

1.590 119.7 (r)119.7 (r)119.5 119.0 -0.3 -0.4 (r)0.0 -0.2 -0.4

Battery manufacturing (Dec. 2009=100)

33591

0.233 98.0 97.9 97.1 96.1 -4.6 -0.9 -0.1 -0.8 -1.0

Wiring device manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

33593

0.186 99.7 (r)101.0 (r)101.2 101.2 2.5 -0.1 (r)1.3 (r)0.2 0.0

All other electrical equipment and component manufacturing

33599

0.799 119.7 119.7 119.5 119.0 1.3 -0.3 0.0 -0.2 -0.4

Transportation equipment manufacturing

336

16.440 110.7 (r)110.4 110.2 110.2 -1.5 -0.5 (r)-0.3 (r)-0.2 0.0

Motor vehicle manufacturing

3361

8.761 105.6 105.4 105.3 105.4 -1.7 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 0.1

Automobile and light duty motor vehicle manufacturing

33611

8.212 105.8 105.5 105.4 105.5 -2.0 -0.5 -0.3 -0.1 0.1

Motor vehicle parts manufacturing

3363

5.068 (r)111.0 (r)110.6 110.3 110.2 -2.0 (r)-1.1 -0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Motor vehicle gasoline engine and engine parts manufacturing

33631

0.808 (r)100.2 (r)100.1 (r)100.0 100.6 -2.0 (r)-0.7 -0.1 (r)-0.1 0.6

Motor vehicle electrical and electronic equipment manufacturing

33632

0.832 (r)101.5 (r)101.4 (r)100.8 100.7 -3.3 (r)-2.6 -0.1 (r)-0.6 -0.1

Motor vehicle brake system manufacturing

33634

0.214 100.1 (r)96.8 (r)96.7 95.8 -6.3 -0.2 (r)-3.3 -0.1 -0.9

Motor vehicle transmission and power train parts manufacturing

33635

0.852 131.2 131.2 131.1 130.6 -1.3 -0.7 0.0 -0.1 -0.4

Motor vehicle seating and interior trim manufacturing (Dec. 2012=100)

33636

0.381 102.7 101.2 100.1 99.5 -1.4 -0.4 -1.5 -1.1 -0.6

Other motor vehicle parts manufacturing

33639

1.601 (r)112.9 (r)112.6 (r)112.5 112.3 -1.8 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.1 -0.2

Aerospace product and parts manufacturing

3364

2.132 131.5 (r)131.7 (r)131.1 131.1 0.2 0.0 0.2 -0.5 0.0

Other transportation equipment manufacturing

3369

0.271 121.6 121.2 120.7 120.5 -1.7 -0.8 -0.3 -0.4 -0.2

Furniture and related product manufacturing

337

1.579 116.2 116.1 (r)116.1 115.9 0.6 0.1 -0.1 (r)0.0 -0.2

Household and institutional furniture and kitchen cabinet manufacturing

3371

1.173 117.8 (r)117.7 (r)117.4 117.3 0.1 0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.3 -0.1

Office furniture (including fixtures) manufacturing

3372

0.330 110.3 110.2 110.9 110.7 2.7 -0.4 -0.1 0.6 -0.2

Miscellaneous manufacturing

339

5.497 121.0 121.0 (r)120.5 120.4 -1.3 -0.2 0.0 (r)-0.4 -0.1

Medical equipment and supplies manufacturing

3391

1.526 (r)106.0 (r)105.5 (r)105.4 105.0 -1.4 (r)0.1 -0.5 -0.1 -0.4

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

3399

3.971 125.8 126.0 125.4 125.4 -1.3 -0.2 0.2 -0.5 0.0

Jewelry and silverware manufacturing

33991

1.950 (r)141.5 142.2 (r)140.9 140.9 -2.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.5 (r)-0.9 0.0

Sporting and athletic goods manufacturing

33992

0.355 120.7 120.7 (r)120.5 120.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0

Doll, toy, and game manufacturing

33993

0.887 106.4 106.3 106.4 106.3 -1.1 -1.2 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

All other miscellaneous manufacturing

33999

0.677 125.1 124.9 125.1 125.1 -0.8 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 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: May 13, 2015