A data chart image of Import air passenger fares fall 2.6 percent over the year; export fares rise 4.3 percent

Import air passenger fares fall 2.6 percent over the year; export fares rise 4.3 percent

August 18, 2017

Import air passenger fares declined 2.6 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. European (−9.6 percent) and Asian (−1.3 percent) import air passenger fares were down over the year, while Latin American and Caribbean fares increased 5.8 percent. 

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August 17, 2017

A data chart image of Real average hourly earnings up 0.7 percent over the year ending July 2017

Real average hourly earnings up 0.7 percent over the year ending July 2017

Real average hourly earnings for all private nonfarm employees increased 0.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. The increase in real average hourly earnings combined with a 0.3-percent increase in the average workweek resulted in a 1.1-percent increase in real average weekly earnings over this period.

August 16, 2017

A data chart image of Consumer Price Index rose 1.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017

Consumer Price Index rose 1.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 1.7 percent from July 2016 to July 2017. The index for all items less food and energy also rose 1.7 percent for the 12-month period. The energy index rose 3.4 percent over the last year, while the food index increased 1.1 percent.

August 15, 2017

A data chart image of PPI for final demand up 1.9 percent over the year ended July 2017

PPI for final demand up 1.9 percent over the year ended July 2017

The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 1.9 percent (not seasonally adjusted) for the 12 months ended in July 2017. The final demand goods index increased 2.3 percent over the past year. The final demand services index increased 1.8 percent. The final demand construction index increased 3.2 percent over the same period.

August 14, 2017

A data chart image of Productivity up in wholesale trade, retail trade, and food services and drinking places in 2016

Productivity up in wholesale trade, retail trade, and food services and drinking places in 2016

Labor productivity rose 1.2 percent in wholesale trade, 4.6 percent in retail trade, and 1.3 percent in food services and drinking places in 2016.

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