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A data chart image of U.S. terms of trade with China up 6.7 percent from July 2021 to July 2022

U.S. terms of trade with China up 6.7 percent from July 2021 to July 2022

August 19, 2022

U.S. terms of trade with China fell 5.0 percent in July 2022, after advancing 1.9 percent in June. The July drop in terms of trade with China was the largest 1-month decline since data on monthly percent changes began in January 2018. Despite the decrease in July, the index for U.S. terms of trade with China rose 6.7 percent over the past year.

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Prices for semiconductors imported into the United States increased 8.0 percent from July 2021 to July 2022, following a rise of 8.2 percent for the year ended in June 2022. The advance in June was the largest 12-month increase since the index rose 9.5 percent from September 1992 to September 1993.

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A data chart image of Real average weekly earnings down 3.6 percent from July 2021 to July 2022

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A data chart image of Consumer Price Index unchanged over the month, up 8.5 percent over the year, in July 2022

Consumer Price Index unchanged over the month, up 8.5 percent over the year, in July 2022

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