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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: September 2019 to September 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Aug.
2020(1)
Index Percent change
Aug.
2020
Sep.
2020
Annual Monthly
Sep.
2019
to
Sep.
2020
May
2020
to
Jun.
2020
Jun.
2020
to
Jul.
2020
Jul.
2020
to
Aug.
2020
Aug.
2020
to
Sep.
2020

All commodities

  100.000 123.2 123.6 -1.1 1.3 1.2 1.0 0.3

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

  86.239 99.9 100.5 1.4 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.6

All imports excluding petroleum

  92.808 113.0 113.8 1.8 0.3 0.2 0.8 0.7

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  92.431 117.0 117.7 1.5 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.6

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.192 177.8 179.3 1.4 -0.3 -1.0 0.5 0.8

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.827 194.4 196.5 2.4 -0.1 -1.3 0.7 1.1

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.365 140.5 140.4 -2.0 -1.0 0.3 -0.1 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

21.920 172.7 174.3 -6.8 6.8 5.6 3.7 0.9

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.946 158.9 164.3 7.8 1.5 1.0 3.9 3.4

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

  14.368 180.1 185.3 5.9 1.4 1.2 3.6 2.9

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.325 179.1 186.6 11.1 1.9 1.9 5.6 4.2

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.402 133.7 136.5 2.4 0.8 -0.3 1.1 2.1

Fuels & lubricants

10

7.569 160.6 156.0 -25.2 20.6 15.0 3.9 -2.9

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

7.192 171.8 164.6 -28.1 21.8 16.4 3.5 -4.2

Crude

10000

4.815 171.6 167.0 -28.8 33.3 21.2 3.1 -2.7

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

101

0.377 102.3 124.6 66.1 4.2 -6.5 10.8 21.8

Gas-natural

10110

0.319 91.7 115.7 94.8 5.3 -7.5 12.9 26.2

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.503 108.1 107.2 -7.4 3.0 -1.4 -0.8 -0.8

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.523 150.6 151.5 -2.1 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.6

Selected building materials

13

1.795 168.8 190.2 33.6 2.8 4.6 10.1 12.7

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.868 257.0 266.9 12.1 3.3 1.9 8.5 3.9

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.841 160.2 161.2 2.0 0.2 1.0 0.8 0.6

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.821 113.1 113.2 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.1

Capital goods

2

29.004 88.3 88.4 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.679 121.3 121.4 1.4 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.939 80.2 80.3 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.1

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

22

2.386 135.4 135.5 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.876 110.8 111.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

27.009 107.0 107.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.344 124.5 124.7 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.2

Durables, manufactured

41

12.391 90.8 90.9 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.1

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.274 116.1 116.4 -0.1 1.1 0.0 1.0 0.3

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2018 trade values.

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

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Last Modified Date: October 15, 2020