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

Nonmanufactured articles

  10.325 (r)119.1 (r)98.4 (r)103.3 101.5 -42.4 (r)-14.4 (r)-17.4 (r)5.0 -1.7

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

11

2.048 (r)185.4 (r)177.7 (r)177.8 176.0 -8.7 (r)2.3 (r)-4.2 (r)0.1 -1.0

Crop production

111

1.639 (r)196.6 (r)186.4 (r)187.7 183.6 -9.8 (r)3.3 (r)-5.2 (r)0.7 -2.2

Fruit and tree nut farming

1113

0.786 (r)165.5 169.4 (r)166.3 160.3 -20.7 -0.8 (r)2.4 (r)-1.8 -3.6

Animal production (Dec. 2014=100)

112

0.229 100.0 97.7 94.3 94.0 - - -2.3 -3.5 -0.3

Forestry and logging (Dec. 2012=100)

113

0.114 68.1 68.4 67.3 65.8 -24.4 0.3 0.4 -1.6 -2.2

Mining

21

8.277 (r)111.5 (r)88.9 (r)94.5 92.7 -46.8 (r)-16.9 (r)-20.3 (r)6.3 -1.9

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

212

0.240 117.9 115.8 (r)115.4 115.9 -7.1 -0.1 -1.8 (r)-0.3 0.4

Manufactured articles

  89.357 114.3 (r)112.8 (r)112.4 112.2 -3.7 -0.5 (r)-1.3 -0.4 -0.2

Manufactured goods, part 1

31

11.949 126.1 125.7 (r)125.6 124.7 -0.5 -0.2 -0.3 (r)-0.1 -0.7

Food manufacturing

311

3.388 159.6 157.9 (r)157.9 153.5 -4.3 -0.4 -1.1 (r)0.0 -2.8

Grain and oilseed milling

3112

0.462 (r)145.5 (r)144.0 (r)143.7 139.6 -10.5 0.6 -1.0 (r)-0.2 -2.9

Starch and vegetable fats and oils manufacturing

31122

0.396 134.4 133.4 (r)133.4 129.0 -9.9 0.7 -0.7 (r)0.0 -3.3

Sugar and confectionery product manufacturing

3113

0.363 152.8 153.8 154.7 152.9 6.0 1.1 0.7 0.6 -1.2

Fruit and vegetable preserving and specialty food manufacturing

3114

0.437 148.9 (r)147.7 (r)146.7 144.9 -4.1 0.6 (r)-0.8 (r)-0.7 -1.2

Animal slaughtering and processing

3116

0.453 189.6 184.4 189.7 175.8 3.3 -2.4 -2.7 2.9 -7.3

Seafood product preparation and packaging

3117

0.863 160.0 157.5 159.3 154.1 -8.5 -1.4 -1.6 1.1 -3.3

Other food manufacturing

3119

0.429 182.8 182.1 174.6 170.4 -2.2 1.6 -0.4 -4.1 -2.4

Beverage and tobacco product manufacturing

312

1.073 117.3 (r)117.6 (r)117.5 118.1 2.3 -0.1 (r)0.3 -0.1 0.5

Beverage manufacturing (Dec. 2009=100)

3121

0.977 108.0 (r)108.3 (r)108.1 108.7 2.3 -0.1 (r)0.3 (r)-0.2 0.6

Breweries (Dec. 2006=100)

31212

0.210 119.8 (r)120.0 (r)120.1 122.5 10.5 -0.1 (r)0.2 (r)0.1 2.0

Wineries

31213

0.328 117.2 (r)117.1 (r)116.8 116.7 -0.9 -0.2 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Distilleries

31214

0.310 116.2 116.4 116.4 117.0 1.9 -0.1 0.2 0.0 0.5

Textile mills (Dec. 2011=100)

313

0.405 103.1 (r)102.7 (r)102.3 102.1 0.0 -0.2 (r)-0.4 -0.4 -0.2

Fabric mills

3132

0.242 137.2 137.0 (r)137.0 136.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.0 -0.6

Textile product mills

314

0.884 113.7 113.6 113.1 112.9 -1.4 -0.4 -0.1 -0.4 -0.2

Textile furnishings mills

3141

0.637 109.7 109.5 (r)108.9 108.6 -1.9 -0.6 -0.2 (r)-0.5 -0.3

Curtain and linen mills

31412

0.533 110.5 110.2 (r)109.6 109.5 -1.4 -0.1 -0.3 (r)-0.5 -0.1

Other textile product mills (Dec. 2006=100)

3149

0.247 126.5 126.8 126.7 126.7 -0.2 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.0

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

31499

0.191 96.7 96.8 96.8 96.8 -0.5 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Apparel manufacturing

315

4.320 112.1 112.0 (r)111.9 112.0 1.4 0.0 -0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1

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

3152

3.879 (r)111.2 (r)111.1 (r)111.2 111.2 1.4 (r)-0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Men's and boys' cut and sew apparel manufacturing

31522

1.526 (r)113.5 (r)113.8 (r)113.7 114.0 1.9 (r)-0.3 0.3 (r)-0.1 0.3

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

31524

2.311 100.4 100.1 100.2 100.1 0.9 0.0 -0.3 0.1 -0.1

Apparel accessories and other apparel manufacturing

3159

0.331 119.3 119.3 118.1 118.6 0.9 0.0 0.0 -1.0 0.4

Leather and allied product manufacturing

316

1.879 124.0 124.1 124.3 124.3 1.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0

Footwear manufacturing

3162

1.250 122.0 121.9 (r)122.2 122.2 1.4 0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.0

Manufactured goods, part 2

32

17.319 129.2 (r)123.1 (r)122.3 123.5 -11.3 -1.9 (r)-4.7 (r)-0.6 1.0

Wood product manufacturing

321

0.736 119.8 (r)120.2 (r)118.7 116.5 -5.1 0.1 0.3 -1.2 -1.9

Sawmills and wood preservation

3211

0.261 123.9 124.3 120.2 114.8 -11.1 0.6 0.3 -3.3 -4.5

Veneer, plywood, and engineered wood product manufacturing

3212

0.232 (r)112.8 (r)112.5 (r)112.2 111.2 -3.5 (r)-0.4 -0.3 -0.3 -0.9

Other wood product manufacturing

3219

0.243 129.7 130.7 (r)131.0 131.0 0.1 0.1 0.8 (r)0.2 0.0

Paper manufacturing

322

1.111 111.3 110.8 110.6 109.6 -0.4 0.4 -0.4 -0.2 -0.9

Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills

3221

0.580 106.7 106.1 (r)105.9 105.6 -1.1 0.1 -0.6 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Paper mills

32212

0.380 100.3 100.1 (r)99.8 99.2 -0.7 0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.3 -0.6

Converted paper product manufacturing

3222

0.531 119.7 119.4 (r)119.1 117.2 0.5 0.7 -0.3 -0.3 -1.6

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

32222

0.300 117.8 116.9 (r)116.4 113.1 1.9 1.4 -0.8 (r)-0.4 -2.8

Petroleum and coal products manufacturing

324

2.603 118.0 (r)93.9 (r)91.8 99.1 -40.6 -8.7 (r)-20.4 (r)-2.2 8.0

Chemical manufacturing

325

9.516 137.5 135.3 (r)134.7 134.5 -2.3 -0.4 -1.6 (r)-0.4 -0.1

Basic chemical manufacturing

3251

2.613 (r)155.0 (r)149.9 (r)147.8 147.1 -7.4 (r)-1.1 -3.3 (r)-1.4 -0.5

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

32518

0.669 (r)73.3 (r)72.0 (r)71.8 72.1 4.8 (r)-0.9 (r)-1.8 (r)-0.3 0.4

Other basic organic chemical manufacturing

32519

1.711 115.8 (r)111.8 (r)110.1 109.2 -10.0 -0.9 (r)-3.5 (r)-1.5 -0.8

Resin, synthetic rubber, and artificial synthetic fibers and filaments

3252

0.874 135.4 133.5 (r)133.7 133.2 -4.4 -2.6 -1.4 (r)0.1 -0.4

Resin and synthetic rubber manufacturing

32521

0.761 137.2 135.3 (r)135.6 135.1 -4.1 -2.7 -1.4 (r)0.2 -0.4

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

3253

0.435 (r)190.7 (r)184.6 (r)178.4 174.7 -4.8 (r)0.7 (r)-3.2 -3.4 -2.1

Fertilizer manufacturing (Dec. 2008=100)

32531

0.379 (r)137.0 131.9 (r)127.0 123.9 -5.6 (r)0.7 (r)-3.7 (r)-3.7 -2.4

Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing

3254

4.512 120.6 (r)119.6 119.9 120.3 0.9 0.3 (r)-0.8 0.3 0.3

Soap, cleaning compound, and toilet preparation manufacturing

3256

0.526 (r)108.5 (r)108.7 (r)108.9 110.4 1.4 (r)0.5 (r)0.2 (r)0.2 1.4

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

3259

0.463 159.9 159.5 159.5 159.5 -1.2 -0.4 -0.3 0.0 0.0

Plastics and rubber products manufacturing

326

2.181 121.9 120.9 (r)120.3 119.9 -2.7 -0.1 -0.8 (r)-0.5 -0.3

Plastics product manufacturing

3261

1.215 119.1 (r)119.9 (r)119.4 119.1 -0.5 -0.4 (r)0.7 (r)-0.4 -0.3

Other plastics product manufacturing

32619

0.885 117.1 (r)118.0 (r)117.4 117.0 0.3 0.1 (r)0.8 (r)-0.5 -0.3

Rubber product manufacturing

3262

0.966 126.7 (r)123.3 122.4 122.1 -5.2 0.6 (r)-2.7 (r)-0.7 -0.2

Tire manufacturing

32621

0.653 134.2 (r)130.3 (r)129.1 128.7 -6.4 0.9 (r)-2.9 (r)-0.9 -0.3

Nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

327

0.964 130.1 130.2 (r)130.3 130.4 0.1 -0.5 0.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Clay product and refractory manufacturing

3271

0.288 128.8 (r)128.5 (r)128.0 128.4 -1.4 -1.7 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.4 0.3

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

32711

0.187 100.0 100.4 100.0 100.2 - - 0.4 -0.4 0.2

Other nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

3279

0.319 129.2 130.1 (r)130.4 130.5 1.9 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.1

All other nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing

32799

0.242 125.9 126.7 (r)127.1 127.3 1.7 0.3 0.6 (r)0.3 0.2

Manufactured goods, part 3

33

60.089 107.1 106.6 106.3 105.9 -1.9 -0.2 -0.5 -0.3 -0.4

Primary metal manufacturing

331

4.227 152.3 (r)149.7 (r)148.3 144.0 -8.4 -0.2 (r)-1.7 (r)-0.9 -2.9

Iron and steel mills and ferroalloy manufacturing

3311

1.597 (r)146.3 143.3 (r)139.1 134.8 -10.3 -1.5 -2.1 (r)-2.9 -3.1

Alumina and aluminum production and processing

3313

0.586 115.8 112.0 111.7 108.3 -0.8 -1.9 -3.3 -0.3 -3.0

Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production and processing

3314

1.936 195.3 (r)193.5 (r)194.4 189.1 -9.6 1.6 -0.9 (r)0.5 -2.7

Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) smelting and refining

33141

1.496 217.2 (r)215.4 217.4 210.0 -10.4 1.8 (r)-0.8 (r)0.9 -3.4

Copper rolling, drawing, extruding, and alloying

33142

0.177 192.3 (r)185.6 (r)181.2 179.5 -11.2 1.0 (r)-3.5 (r)-2.4 -0.9

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

33149

0.263 (r)190.8 (r)191.8 (r)191.4 191.0 -2.8 1.2 0.5 -0.2 -0.2

Fabricated metal product manufacturing

332

2.996 (r)127.4 (r)127.1 (r)126.5 126.3 -0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.5 -0.2

Cutlery and handtool manufacturing

3322

0.429 117.2 117.5 117.3 117.3 0.9 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.0

Hardware manufacturing

3325

0.335 (r)118.9 (r)118.7 (r)118.8 119.0 0.4 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)0.1 0.2

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

3327

0.222 (r)94.6 (r)93.5 (r)92.8 92.6 -3.0 (r)-0.5 (r)-1.2 -0.7 -0.2

Other fabricated metal product manufacturing

3329

1.433 125.4 125.1 (r)124.5 124.5 -0.5 0.1 -0.2 (r)-0.5 0.0

Metal valve manufacturing

33291

0.836 121.2 120.8 120.4 120.5 0.2 0.2 -0.3 -0.3 0.1

All other fabricated metal product manufacturing

33299

0.597 129.7 129.5 (r)128.5 128.6 -1.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.8 0.1

Machinery manufacturing

333

7.152 120.2 119.9 (r)119.2 119.1 -2.0 -0.2 -0.2 (r)-0.6 -0.1

Agriculture, construction, and mining machinery manufacturing

3331

1.414 115.8 115.7 115.4 115.5 -1.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.1

Construction machinery manufacturing

33312

0.792 120.1 (r)120.1 (r)120.1 120.0 -0.7 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.0 -0.1

Industrial machinery manufacturing

3332

0.845 (r)127.0 125.7 123.1 122.1 -6.9 (r)-0.5 (r)-1.0 -2.1 -0.8

Industrial machinery manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

33324

0.845 97.2 96.1 94.1 93.4 -6.9 -0.4 -1.1 -2.1 -0.7

Commercial and service industry machinery manufacturing

3333

0.601 112.1 113.4 113.4 113.7 -1.0 -0.1 1.2 0.0 0.3

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

3334

0.601 126.4 (r)125.5 (r)125.3 125.6 -0.8 -0.2 (r)-0.7 (r)-0.2 0.2

Metalworking machinery manufacturing

3335

0.651 125.6 124.9 124.4 124.3 -1.8 -0.3 -0.6 -0.4 -0.1

Engine, turbine, and power transmission equipment manufacturing

3336

1.126 123.5 123.7 122.5 122.3 -2.2 -0.3 0.2 -1.0 -0.2

Other general purpose machinery manufacturing

3339

1.914 119.2 118.7 (r)118.3 118.2 -0.8 -0.1 -0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Pump and compressor manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

33391

0.388 99.6 (r)99.1 (r)98.9 98.9 -1.2 0.0 (r)-0.5 (r)-0.2 0.0

Material handling equipment manufacturing

33392

0.306 145.3 145.0 144.2 144.8 1.1 0.1 -0.2 -0.6 0.4

All other general purpose machinery manufacturing

33399

1.220 (r)115.8 115.3 (r)115.0 114.7 -1.1 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.3 -0.3

Computer and electronic product manufacturing

334

17.638 79.2 78.8 78.6 78.6 -1.8 -0.3 -0.5 -0.3 0.0

Computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing

3341

5.218 73.8 73.3 73.3 73.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.7 0.0 -0.1

Communications equipment manufacturing

3342

4.895 84.5 84.1 (r)84.0 83.8 -2.4 -0.2 -0.5 (r)-0.1 -0.2

Audio and video equipment manufacturing

3343

1.666 65.8 65.0 65.0 65.0 -5.2 -0.6 -1.2 0.0 0.0

Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing

3344

3.241 80.7 80.5 79.8 80.1 -1.6 0.0 -0.2 -0.9 0.4

Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments

3345

2.401 104.4 103.8 (r)103.7 104.0 -1.0 0.1 -0.6 (r)-0.1 0.3

Manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media

3346

0.217 (r)45.5 (r)45.6 (r)45.6 44.6 -5.3 (r)-1.3 (r)0.2 0.0 -2.2

Electrical equipment, appliance, and component manufacturing

335

4.698 119.0 (r)118.7 118.8 118.6 0.3 -0.3 -0.3 (r)0.1 -0.2

Electric lighting equipment manufacturing

3351

0.586 121.0 (r)119.6 (r)119.9 119.6 0.7 0.0 (r)-1.2 0.3 -0.3

Lighting fixture manufacturing

33512

0.470 126.8 (r)126.9 (r)127.3 126.8 1.4 0.1 (r)0.1 0.3 -0.4

Household appliance manufacturing

3352

1.048 108.9 (r)108.7 (r)109.8 109.8 0.1 -0.8 (r)-0.2 1.0 0.0

Small electrical appliance manufacturing

33521

0.513 120.2 (r)119.7 (r)119.4 119.0 -1.2 -0.5 (r)-0.4 -0.3 -0.3

Major appliance manufacturing

33522

0.535 97.9 97.8 (r)100.0 100.4 1.4 -1.2 -0.1 (r)2.2 0.4

Other electrical equipment and component manufacturing

3359

1.578 120.2 119.7 (r)119.6 119.4 -0.2 -0.2 -0.4 (r)-0.1 -0.2

Battery manufacturing (Dec. 2009=100)

33591

0.233 98.9 98.0 97.9 97.1 -3.7 0.0 -0.9 -0.1 -0.8

Wiring device manufacturing (Dec. 2013=100)

33593

0.184 99.8 99.7 (r)101.1 101.4 3.2 -0.2 -0.1 (r)1.4 0.3

All other electrical equipment and component manufacturing

33599

0.793 (r)120.0 (r)119.7 (r)119.7 119.5 1.4 (r)-0.2 -0.3 0.0 -0.2

Transportation equipment manufacturing

336

16.340 111.3 110.7 (r)110.5 110.2 -1.3 -0.1 -0.5 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Motor vehicle manufacturing

3361

8.696 106.1 105.6 (r)105.4 105.3 -1.6 0.0 -0.5 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Automobile and light duty motor vehicle manufacturing

33611

8.152 106.3 105.8 (r)105.5 105.4 -1.9 0.0 -0.5 (r)-0.3 -0.1

Motor vehicle parts manufacturing

3363

5.043 112.2 111.2 (r)110.7 110.3 -1.7 -0.3 -0.9 -0.4 -0.4

Motor vehicle gasoline engine and engine parts manufacturing

33631

0.803 100.9 (r)100.3 (r)100.2 100.2 -2.3 -0.9 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.1 0.0

Motor vehicle electrical and electronic equipment manufacturing

33632

0.846 104.2 (r)103.4 (r)103.3 101.9 -1.3 -0.1 (r)-0.8 -0.1 -1.4

Motor vehicle brake system manufacturing

33634

0.212 100.3 (r)100.1 (r)96.6 96.5 -6.0 -0.6 (r)-0.2 -3.5 -0.1

Motor vehicle transmission and power train parts manufacturing

33635

0.846 132.1 131.2 (r)131.2 131.1 -0.9 -0.2 -0.7 (r)0.0 -0.1

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

33636

0.382 103.1 102.7 101.2 100.1 -0.5 1.6 -0.4 -1.5 -1.1

Other motor vehicle parts manufacturing

33639

1.585 113.4 (r)112.8 (r)112.4 112.3 -1.7 -0.5 (r)-0.5 -0.4 -0.1

Aerospace product and parts manufacturing

3364

2.126 131.5 131.5 131.8 131.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2 -0.5

Other transportation equipment manufacturing

3369

0.270 122.6 (r)121.6 (r)121.2 120.7 -1.5 -0.2 (r)-0.8 (r)-0.3 -0.4

Furniture and related product manufacturing

337

1.566 (r)116.1 (r)116.2 (r)116.1 116.0 0.7 (r)-0.4 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Household and institutional furniture and kitchen cabinet manufacturing

3371

1.165 (r)117.5 (r)117.8 (r)117.6 117.3 0.2 (r)0.0 (r)0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Office furniture (including fixtures) manufacturing

3372

0.326 110.7 110.3 110.2 110.9 3.0 -1.9 -0.4 -0.1 0.6

Miscellaneous manufacturing

339

5.472 121.2 121.0 (r)121.0 120.6 -1.3 -0.3 -0.2 (r)0.0 -0.3

Medical equipment and supplies manufacturing

3391

1.516 105.9 106.1 (r)105.6 105.5 -0.7 0.1 0.2 (r)-0.5 -0.1

Other miscellaneous manufacturing

3399

3.956 126.1 125.8 (r)126.0 125.4 -1.6 -0.6 -0.2 (r)0.2 -0.5

Jewelry and silverware manufacturing

33991

1.952 141.5 141.6 (r)142.2 141.0 -2.8 -1.3 0.1 (r)0.4 -0.8

Sporting and athletic goods manufacturing

33992

0.353 (r)120.7 (r)120.7 (r)120.7 120.2 0.6 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 -0.4

Doll, toy, and game manufacturing

33993

0.879 107.7 106.4 106.3 106.4 -0.8 0.1 -1.2 -0.1 0.1

All other miscellaneous manufacturing

33999

0.670 125.3 125.1 (r)124.9 125.1 -0.8 -0.1 -0.2 (r)-0.2 0.2

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: April 10, 2015