Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: August 2018 to August 2019 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
July
2019(1)
Index Percent change
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019
Aug.
2019
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2018
to
Aug.
2019
Apr.
2019
to
May
2019
May
2019
to
June
2019
June
2019
to
July
2019
July
2019
to
Aug.
2019

All commodities

  100.000 127.0 125.6 (r)125.7 125.1 -2.0 0.2 -1.1 (r)0.1 -0.5

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

  83.299 99.3 99.1 (r)99.2 99.2 -1.1 -0.2 -0.2 (r)0.1 0.0

All imports excluding petroleum

  89.605 112.4 (r)112.0 (r)112.0 112.0 -1.0 -0.3 -0.4 0.0 0.0

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.294 116.5 116.2 (r)116.2 116.2 -1.0 -0.3 -0.3 (r)0.0 0.0

All commodities, excluding computers semiconductors, & petrol (Dec. 2001=100)

  82.001 125.7 (r)125.3 (r)125.3 125.4 -0.6 -0.2 (r)-0.3 0.0 0.1

All commodities, excluding computers, semiconductors & fuels (Mar. 2003=100)

  81.689 124.0 (r)123.7 (r)123.8 123.7 -0.6 -0.2 (r)-0.2 0.1 -0.1

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.994 (r)182.6 (r)179.9 (r)179.0 178.4 1.2 (r)-0.8 (r)-1.5 -0.5 -0.3

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.660 (r)200.7 (r)197.0 (r)195.9 193.9 1.0 (r)-0.9 (r)-1.8 -0.6 -1.0

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.327 (r)188.8 (r)192.8 193.6 188.0 -4.3 (r)-2.4 (r)2.1 0.4 -2.9

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.195 108.3 110.5 110.9 107.3 -10.0 -3.8 2.0 0.4 -3.2

Other agricultural foods

001

4.064 (r)202.4 (r)197.7 (r)196.4 194.8 1.6 (r)-0.7 -2.3 -0.7 -0.8

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.505 276.2 274.5 (r)271.9 272.7 4.5 -1.3 -0.6 (r)-0.9 0.3

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.790 160.1 143.6 (r)146.2 132.4 -1.4 8.6 -10.3 (r)1.8 -9.4

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.580 345.6 347.3 (r)326.7 343.4 24.2 -11.5 0.5 (r)-5.9 5.1

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.225 65.7 64.6 64.6 66.0 -11.2 -3.0 -1.7 0.0 2.2

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.503 185.0 184.7 (r)184.6 184.4 -1.8 0.1 -0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Other animal & vegetable preparations & products (Dec. 2015=100)

00180

0.648 102.7 102.6 (r)102.7 102.6 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.1 -0.1

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.516 (r)134.5 (r)134.2 (r)134.2 135.8 2.7 (r)-1.2 -0.2 0.0 1.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.269 (r)76.6 (r)76.9 (r)76.8 75.7 -0.4 (r)-2.0 (r)0.4 (r)-0.1 -1.4

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.334 141.5 141.5 141.1 143.8 2.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 1.9

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.928 143.5 143.3 142.6 143.4 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 -0.5 0.6

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.359 132.4 132.8 132.9 140.5 6.9 0.0 0.3 0.1 5.7

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.561 (r)196.8 (r)189.1 (r)189.9 186.0 -5.9 (r)1.0 (r)-3.9 (r)0.4 -2.1

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.311 153.5 (r)151.6 (r)151.5 151.7 -3.3 -1.0 (r)-1.2 (r)-0.1 0.1

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

  13.856 175.1 173.9 (r)174.1 173.6 -3.2 -1.0 -0.7 (r)0.1 -0.3

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.737 (r)165.5 164.6 (r)165.6 165.8 -2.5 (r)-1.3 (r)-0.5 (r)0.6 0.1

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.429 (r)138.9 (r)135.7 (r)134.3 134.3 -4.3 -0.6 -2.3 (r)-1.0 0.0

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.706 (r)233.4 (r)215.3 (r)216.9 207.6 -8.7 (r)3.6 (r)-7.8 (r)0.7 -4.3

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

10.395 (r)255.7 (r)236.6 (r)238.7 227.3 -9.6 (r)3.8 (r)-7.5 (r)0.9 -4.8

Crude

10000

7.500 (r)269.3 (r)246.6 (r)246.7 233.6 -11.4 (r)3.7 (r)-8.4 (r)0.0 -5.3

Fuel oil

10010

1.118 201.0 190.9 196.1 191.8 1.3 2.5 -5.0 2.7 -2.2

Other petroleum products

10020

1.683 237.1 225.9 237.3 226.0 -8.4 5.6 -4.7 5.0 -4.8

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

101

0.312 89.3 74.4 (r)71.4 80.7 -8.2 -1.3 -16.7 (r)-4.0 13.0

Gas-natural

10110

0.224 73.3 57.1 (r)55.6 64.5 -6.1 -1.9 -22.1 (r)-2.6 16.0

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.224 89.6 69.8 (r)67.9 78.8 -6.7 -1.8 -22.1 (r)-2.7 16.1

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.555 120.4 120.3 (r)116.6 115.8 -5.3 -2.6 -0.1 (r)-3.1 -0.7

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.404 110.6 110.4 109.2 109.0 -1.2 -0.2 -0.2 -1.1 -0.2

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.361 120.0 120.2 119.4 119.3 1.5 0.0 0.2 -0.7 -0.1

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.563 (r)159.0 (r)157.4 156.7 155.0 -4.4 (r)-0.3 -1.0 -0.4 -1.1

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.517 (r)180.7 (r)179.6 (r)180.3 179.3 -2.5 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.6 (r)0.4 -0.6

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.363 (r)174.0 (r)171.4 (r)171.9 172.3 -4.1 (r)-1.0 (r)-1.5 (r)0.3 0.2

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.639 135.5 (r)133.4 (r)137.5 133.7 -3.6 -1.7 (r)-1.5 (r)3.1 -2.8

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.266 (r)130.9 (r)126.9 (r)134.8 125.6 -8.5 (r)-3.3 (r)-3.1 (r)6.2 -6.8

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.221 104.2 103.7 104.3 104.2 0.4 -0.9 -0.5 0.6 -0.1

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.345 (r)163.8 (r)162.2 160.2 158.8 -4.9 (r)0.1 -1.0 -1.2 -0.9

Plastic materials

12500

0.725 163.8 (r)163.9 (r)161.7 159.6 -6.0 0.7 0.1 (r)-1.3 -1.3

Fertilizers, pesticides & insecticides (Dec. 2007=100)

12510

0.500 135.2 (r)131.4 (r)126.4 125.4 -7.1 0.4 (r)-2.8 (r)-3.8 -0.8

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.339 (r)118.2 (r)113.4 (r)111.4 107.8 -6.6 (r)0.2 (r)-4.1 (r)-1.8 -3.2

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.223 (r)93.9 (r)93.5 (r)93.1 92.7 -5.7 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.4 (r)-0.4 -0.4

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.559 135.4 135.6 135.7 135.4 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.2

Selected building materials

13

1.490 140.9 (r)141.7 (r)143.0 141.2 -9.1 -1.6 0.6 (r)0.9 -1.3

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.714 146.3 146.9 149.2 146.8 -14.9 -2.9 0.4 1.6 -1.6

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.299 158.1 158.4 164.6 158.6 -22.5 -5.3 0.2 3.9 -3.6

Building materials, finished

131

0.776 135.8 (r)136.8 (r)137.3 135.9 -2.7 -0.4 (r)0.7 (r)0.4 -1.0

Nontextile floor & wall coverings; mach. parts of china (Dec. 2007=100)

13120

0.214 121.1 121.3 120.9 120.9 2.6 0.1 0.2 -0.3 0.0

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.738 231.8 228.8 (r)230.7 232.5 -0.6 -1.8 -1.3 (r)0.8 0.8

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.371 237.8 237.0 236.5 240.3 -6.3 -4.2 -0.3 -0.2 1.6

Iron & steel mill products

141

0.934 212.5 208.7 (r)202.5 201.9 -8.1 -0.1 -1.8 (r)-3.0 -0.3

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.434 232.1 229.2 235.1 237.5 3.5 -2.2 -1.2 2.6 1.0

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.694 134.1 131.4 130.7 127.6 -12.2 -2.5 -2.0 -0.5 -2.4

Copper (Dec. 2017=100)

14220

0.252 95.8 89.4 90.1 86.8 -7.1 -2.5 -6.7 0.8 -3.7

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.093 41.3 40.0 41.5 51.8 11.4 -6.6 -3.1 3.8 24.8

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.030 77.8 75.9 72.9 67.0 -15.0 -7.9 -2.4 -4.0 -8.1

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.076 241.0 219.7 207.7 192.7 -12.3 -3.0 -8.8 -5.5 -7.2

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.559 467.4 486.0 511.3 542.4 21.8 -0.8 4.0 5.2 6.1

Other precious metals

14280

0.515 171.7 170.2 183.7 184.7 22.0 -2.1 -0.9 7.9 0.5

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.763 157.8 157.0 157.4 157.6 -2.0 -0.7 -0.5 0.3 0.1

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.423 (r)155.1 (r)153.9 (r)153.1 153.3 -7.6 -1.0 -0.8 (r)-0.5 0.1

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.467 147.4 147.4 (r)147.1 147.1 -5.3 -0.1 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.874 170.5 (r)169.3 (r)171.0 171.3 2.9 -0.8 (r)-0.7 (r)1.0 0.2

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.747 112.9 112.9 113.1 113.2 -1.0 -0.3 0.0 0.2 0.1

Finished nonmetals (boxes, belting, glass, etc.)

161

1.567 109.5 109.5 109.6 109.9 -0.7 -0.4 0.0 0.1 0.3

Other finished nonmetals (boxes, belting, glass, etc.)

16120

1.547 126.3 126.3 126.5 126.8 -0.8 -0.5 0.0 0.2 0.2

Capital goods

2

27.771 88.5 88.3 (r)88.3 88.3 -1.1 0.0 -0.2 (r)0.0 0.0

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  20.125 (r)113.9 (r)113.9 (r)114.1 114.2 0.6 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 0.2 0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.432 (r)119.0 119.4 (r)119.8 119.8 1.4 (r)0.1 0.3 0.3 0.0

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.099 (r)130.0 (r)131.3 (r)132.5 132.6 3.8 (r)0.7 (r)1.0 (r)0.9 0.1

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.333 114.6 114.6 (r)114.6 114.6 0.3 -0.1 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Nonelectrical machinery

21

22.048 80.6 (r)80.4 80.3 80.2 -1.8 -0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.1

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  14.415 109.4 109.3 (r)109.5 109.6 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.2 0.1

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.883 131.8 (r)130.8 (r)130.2 130.4 0.5 -0.6 -0.8 (r)-0.5 0.2

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.510 (r)130.3 (r)130.3 (r)130.5 130.7 -0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 0.2

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.744 126.9 126.8 (r)127.4 127.4 0.4 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.5 0.0

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.092 (r)127.0 (r)127.1 (r)127.3 127.6 -1.0 (r)-0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.2 0.2

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.530 (r)141.2 (r)141.5 (r)141.7 141.8 0.4 (r)0.2 0.2 (r)0.1 0.1

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.967 106.1 105.9 105.9 105.9 0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.768 (r)141.8 141.7 142.2 142.2 2.3 0.1 (r)-0.1 0.4 0.0

Other industrial machines

21180

2.534 124.7 124.6 127.1 126.9 1.4 0.1 -0.1 2.0 -0.2

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.924 112.6 112.4 (r)109.4 109.6 -2.5 -0.4 -0.2 (r)-2.7 0.2

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.604 48.8 48.5 48.2 48.1 -5.5 -0.2 -0.6 -0.6 -0.2

Computers

21300

2.857 37.2 36.8 36.8 37.2 -4.1 0.3 -1.1 0.0 1.1

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.503 44.9 44.7 44.4 43.7 -7.2 -0.4 -0.4 -0.7 -1.6

Semiconductors

21320

2.245 58.7 58.3 57.7 57.3 -5.8 -0.3 -0.7 -1.0 -0.7

Computers, peripherals, accessories and parts (excludes end use 21320)

  5.360 43.9 43.6 43.4 43.3 -5.7 0.0 -0.7 -0.5 -0.2

Telecommunications equipment

214

3.195 71.7 71.6 (r)71.6 71.7 0.0 0.0 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.1

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.243 (r)104.0 (r)104.1 (r)103.9 103.8 -0.1 (r)-0.2 (r)0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.1

Scientific and medical machinery

216

2.003 101.7 101.8 101.9 101.9 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0

Laboratory testing and control instruments (Dec. 2016=100)

21600

0.310 92.4 (r)92.4 (r)93.0 93.0 -1.9 -0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.6 0.0

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.693 104.2 104.3 104.3 104.3 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

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

22

2.291 (r)136.5 (r)136.6 (r)136.5 137.0 1.7 (r)0.4 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.4

Civilian aircraft, complete (Dec. 2018=100)

22000

0.462 99.7 98.2 96.7 96.7 - -0.3 -1.5 -1.5 0.0

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.767 99.2 99.4 99.4 99.6 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.999 (r)181.6 (r)183.2 (r)184.0 184.5 5.7 (r)1.3 (r)0.9 (r)0.4 0.3

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.647 109.8 (r)109.9 (r)109.7 109.8 -0.5 0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.2 0.1

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.573 (r)108.5 (r)108.5 (r)108.1 108.1 -1.1 (r)0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.0

Vehicles designed to transport goods (Dec. 2013=100)

301

1.672 102.4 102.4 103.5 103.5 0.8 -0.1 0.0 1.1 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.402 110.8 (r)111.0 (r)110.7 110.9 -0.3 0.0 (r)0.2 (r)-0.3 0.2

Engines and engine parts for automotive vehicles (Dec. 2004=100)

30200

1.229 105.9 106.3 (r)105.6 105.4 -0.4 0.0 0.4 (r)-0.7 -0.2

Automotive Parts & Accessories (Incl. Engines & Parts), Excluding Canadian

  6.109 (r)109.8 (r)110.0 (r)109.8 110.0 -0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.2 (r)-0.2 0.2

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.521 123.9 123.9 122.3 122.3 -2.5 0.0 0.0 -1.3 0.0

Non-engine parts & accessories (Dec. 2003=100)

30230

4.651 (r)111.0 (r)111.1 (r)111.0 111.4 0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.4

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.027 106.8 106.8 107.0 107.1 -0.4 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.428 123.2 123.2 (r)123.7 123.9 0.2 0.1 0.0 (r)0.4 0.2

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.066 113.4 113.4 (r)113.5 113.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 (r)0.1 0.0

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

1.923 (r)107.0 (r)107.1 (r)107.8 107.9 1.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.1 (r)0.7 0.1

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.221 112.3 112.2 (r)111.7 111.7 -0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.4 0.0

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.407 127.0 127.1 (r)125.9 125.8 -1.8 -0.5 0.1 (r)-0.9 -0.1

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.818 117.2 117.3 (r)117.1 117.1 -0.6 0.1 0.1 (r)-0.2 0.0

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.579 (r)135.2 (r)135.4 (r)137.2 137.5 2.2 (r)0.2 0.1 1.3 0.2

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.362 137.7 137.5 138.6 139.0 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.8 0.3

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

4.980 143.8 143.5 144.9 145.2 -0.1 0.1 -0.2 1.0 0.2

Toiletries and cosmetics (Dec. 2017=100)

40120

0.537 103.0 103.4 104.0 105.1 3.8 0.4 0.4 0.6 1.1

Other products (notions, writing supplies, tobacco products, etc)

40140

0.668 111.0 111.1 110.9 111.5 -0.4 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 0.5

Durables, manufactured

41

12.341 91.5 (r)91.5 91.4 91.5 -1.2 -0.1 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 0.1

Household goods

410

8.066 96.3 96.1 96.1 96.2 -1.7 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.1

Furniture, household items

41000

1.633 131.4 130.8 (r)130.5 130.2 -0.9 0.1 -0.5 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.108 106.7 106.7 105.9 105.9 -0.2 0.3 0.0 -0.7 0.0

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.445 118.2 118.1 118.0 120.9 2.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 2.5

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.299 106.0 106.1 106.7 106.6 1.1 -0.4 0.1 0.6 -0.1

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.458 78.1 78.0 77.9 77.9 -3.5 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.132 106.9 (r)107.1 (r)106.5 106.7 -0.7 -0.1 (r)0.2 (r)-0.6 0.2

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.132 121.7 121.6 (r)119.7 120.0 -2.2 0.0 -0.1 (r)-1.6 0.3

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.583 106.2 (r)106.4 (r)105.8 106.0 -0.9 -0.2 (r)0.2 (r)-0.6 0.2

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.180 92.7 92.7 (r)91.9 91.9 -0.8 0.0 0.0 (r)-0.9 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.081 106.3 106.3 106.4 106.4 -0.5 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.339 47.9 47.8 47.7 47.6 -3.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.041 40.7 40.6 40.5 40.4 -4.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2

Radios, phonographs, and tape decks (Dec. 2012=100)

41210

0.270 98.4 98.4 (r)98.4 98.4 2.0 0.0 0.0 (r)0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.805 215.4 216.4 218.4 219.2 6.7 -0.1 0.5 0.9 0.4

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.650 224.3 225.4 227.2 227.6 7.0 -0.1 0.5 0.8 0.2

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.257 116.5 116.5 116.7 116.5 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.2 -0.2

Nonmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.163 111.9 111.5 111.7 111.5 -0.3 -0.4 -0.4 0.2 -0.2

Gem diamonds-uncut or unset (Dec. 2007=100)

42100

1.000 104.6 104.2 104.4 104.0 -0.7 -0.5 -0.4 0.2 -0.4

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2017 trade values.
(r) Revised

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

 

Last Modified Date: September 13, 2019