Table 1 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by End Use

Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: December 2017 to December 2018 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2018(1)
Index Percent change
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2017
to
Dec.
2018
Aug.
2018
to
Sept.
2018
Sept.
2018
to
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2018
to
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2018
to
Dec.
2018

All commodities

  100.000 125.9 124.7 -0.6 0.1 0.5 -1.9 -1.0

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

  83.398 100.1 100.1 0.6 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

All imports excluding petroleum

  90.176 113.4 113.7 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.3

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.454 117.2 117.2 0.5 0.0 0.1 -0.3 0.0

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.056 179.5 179.6 -0.8 2.0 2.1 -2.2 0.1

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.740 196.3 197.2 -1.0 2.4 2.7 -2.8 0.5

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.316 142.0 139.9 0.0 0.8 -0.1 0.0 -1.5

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.936 187.5 180.1 -3.1 -0.3 1.5 -6.2 -3.9

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  15.351 159.1 161.5 5.1 -0.4 0.4 1.4 1.5

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

  14.378 178.3 178.2 2.6 -0.4 0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.014 167.1 167.4 1.9 -0.9 -0.4 -0.5 0.2

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  6.099 149.1 154.2 9.9 0.1 1.9 4.1 3.4

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.546 203.4 184.7 -10.4 0.0 3.2 -13.3 -9.2

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

9.824 217.3 192.2 -14.0 0.0 2.9 -16.0 -11.6

Crude

10000

6.692 216.6 186.6 -19.4 0.1 2.7 -20.1 -13.9

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

101

0.723 138.9 171.6 50.4 -1.1 12.8 41.7 23.5

Gas-natural

10110

0.568 127.6 166.3 67.6 -1.6 17.9 60.1 30.3

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.609 123.6 124.9 13.9 0.3 0.5 0.2 1.1

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.829 164.2 163.2 2.6 0.2 0.9 0.1 -0.6

Selected building materials

13

1.546 143.9 144.4 -4.6 -1.7 -4.8 -1.0 0.3

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.879 231.9 233.3 4.4 -1.4 1.3 -0.7 0.6

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.812 160.4 159.6 1.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.5

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.714 114.3 113.9 3.2 0.3 -0.5 0.2 -0.3

Capital goods

2

26.813 89.2 89.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.269 118.0 118.0 0.9 0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.0

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.296 81.6 81.5 -0.4 0.0 0.1 -0.2 -0.1

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

22

2.248 134.6 134.7 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.917 110.4 110.5 0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.278 107.2 107.3 0.6 0.0 -0.3 0.0 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.951 123.0 123.0 1.3 0.0 -0.3 -0.2 0.0

Durables, manufactured

41

12.018 92.4 92.4 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.309 115.6 117.7 2.5 0.3 -0.2 0.4 1.8

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2016 trade values.

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

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