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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: December 2019 to December 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2020(1)
Index Percent change
Nov.
2020
Dec.
2020
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2019
to
Dec.
2020
Aug.
2020
to
Sep.
2020
Sep.
2020
to
Oct.
2020
Oct.
2020
to
Nov.
2020
Nov.
2020
to
Dec.
2020

All commodities

  100.000 123.5 124.6 -0.3 0.2 -0.1 0.2 0.9

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

  86.432 100.4 100.8 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.4

All imports excluding petroleum

  93.179 113.6 114.0 1.8 0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.4

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  92.542 117.4 117.9 1.9 0.5 0.0 -0.2 0.4

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.110 175.9 175.6 -1.2 1.1 -0.1 -2.2 -0.2

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.734 191.1 190.5 -1.3 1.3 -0.4 -2.8 -0.3

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.377 142.0 142.6 -0.5 0.2 1.2 -0.1 0.4

Industrial supplies & materials

1

22.161 175.0 182.3 -3.0 0.1 -0.1 1.3 4.2

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  15.503 165.1 168.3 8.2 3.1 -0.1 0.9 1.9

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

  14.720 185.0 189.3 8.9 2.6 0.3 -0.3 2.3

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.600 184.8 189.9 14.1 3.9 0.1 -0.7 2.8

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.740 140.5 141.3 -0.5 1.9 -0.5 3.5 0.6

Fuels & lubricants

10

7.458 158.6 171.0 -19.5 -4.7 -1.0 4.8 7.8

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

6.821 165.6 180.6 -20.4 -6.1 -0.2 2.9 9.1

Crude

10000

4.658 168.7 188.5 -19.3 -5.5 -0.2 4.5 11.7

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

101

0.536 147.8 138.2 0.4 19.8 -12.7 38.1 -6.5

Gas-natural

10110

0.477 139.4 129.0 -0.2 23.6 -14.7 44.2 -7.5

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.507 109.3 109.7 -1.6 -0.5 -0.5 1.1 0.4

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.597 153.4 155.9 0.3 0.5 0.9 0.5 1.6

Selected building materials

13

1.824 171.9 177.2 23.7 10.7 1.6 -9.4 3.1

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

4.097 272.9 285.5 22.9 3.9 -0.2 2.5 4.6

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.860 162.3 163.4 3.7 0.6 -0.4 0.9 0.7

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.818 113.2 113.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.4 0.4

Capital goods

2

28.962 88.4 88.4 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Electric generating equipment

20

3.669 121.3 121.4 0.9 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.900 80.3 80.2 1.0 0.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

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

22

2.393 136.1 136.2 0.9 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.847 110.9 110.9 1.1 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.920 106.9 107.0 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.288 124.3 124.4 0.5 0.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

12.357 90.8 91.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.275 116.5 117.3 0.7 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.7

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: January 14, 2021