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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: March 2020 to March 2021 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2021(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2020
to
Mar.
2021
Nov.
2020
to
Dec.
2020
Dec.
2020
to
Jan.
2021
Jan.
2021
to
Feb.
2021
Feb.
2021
to
Mar.
2021

All commodities

  100.000 128.1 129.7 6.9 1.0 1.4 1.3 1.2

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

  85.347 102.1 102.9 3.8 0.5 0.9 0.3 0.8

All imports excluding petroleum

  92.360 115.7 116.7 4.1 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.9

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  91.699 119.6 120.6 3.8 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.8

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.352 182.1 185.7 3.8 0.2 1.9 1.4 2.0

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.961 198.1 202.4 4.6 0.0 1.8 1.7 2.2

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.391 146.1 148.0 1.0 0.7 1.7 0.4 1.3

Industrial supplies & materials

1

23.119 201.6 211.2 29.5 4.0 5.6 4.9 4.8

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  15.696 178.7 185.4 19.7 2.0 4.0 2.0 3.7

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

  14.895 200.4 208.2 18.3 2.3 4.3 1.5 3.9

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  9.807 203.3 212.5 24.1 2.7 5.7 1.3 4.5

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.672 147.9 151.7 12.8 0.7 1.2 3.2 2.6

Fuels & lubricants

10

8.301 205.5 218.5 54.3 7.3 8.4 11.7 6.3

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

7.640 218.3 232.9 53.9 8.5 9.3 11.6 6.7

Crude

10000

5.095 230.3 245.8 79.7 10.7 9.6 13.0 6.7

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

101

0.568 158.1 162.2 74.6 -6.4 -1.2 15.9 2.6

Gas-natural

10110

0.488 149.5 154.9 91.0 -7.4 -1.9 18.0 3.6

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.471 110.2 114.1 4.8 0.4 -0.8 1.3 3.5

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.540 162.1 166.2 8.4 1.7 1.8 1.9 2.5

Selected building materials

13

2.001 199.8 211.6 42.7 2.6 12.9 0.5 5.9

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

4.148 309.8 329.9 32.9 4.7 6.8 1.6 6.5

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.909 171.1 175.5 12.8 0.9 1.7 2.7 2.6

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.749 114.2 114.6 1.9 0.4 0.5 -0.1 0.4

Capital goods

2

28.052 88.8 88.9 1.3 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.438 121.3 121.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.005 80.6 80.7 1.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.1

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

22

2.609 137.6 138.0 2.1 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.3

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.798 111.6 111.6 1.1 0.0 0.5 0.2 0.0

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.680 107.1 107.2 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.563 124.1 124.3 0.3 0.1 -0.5 0.2 0.2

Durables, manufactured

41

12.053 91.3 91.3 0.7 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.0

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.063 117.6 118.6 6.6 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.9

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2019 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: April 14, 2021