Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: December 2016 to December 2017 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2017(1)
Index Percent change
Sept.
2017
Oct.
2017
Nov.
2017
Dec.
2017
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2016
to
Dec.
2017
Aug.
2017
to
Sept.
2017
Sept.
2017
to
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2017
to
Nov.
2017
Nov.
2017
to
Dec.
2017

All commodities

  100.000 123.9 (r)124.1 (r)125.1 125.2 3.0 0.8 (r)0.2 (r)0.8 0.1

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

  83.667 99.3 99.4 (r)99.6 99.5 1.4 0.2 0.1 (r)0.2 -0.1

All imports excluding petroleum

  90.433 (r)112.5 112.5 (r)112.7 112.5 1.3 (r)0.4 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 -0.2

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  89.826 (r)116.7 116.7 (r)116.8 116.7 1.4 0.3 (r)0.0 (r)0.1 -0.1

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

  82.938 (r)125.3 125.3 (r)125.5 125.3 1.3 (r)0.3 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 -0.2

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

  82.330 123.6 (r)123.7 123.7 123.6 1.4 0.3 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 -0.1

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.103 185.4 184.6 181.5 180.3 0.6 1.8 -0.4 -1.7 -0.7

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.798 205.2 (r)203.8 (r)200.0 198.5 1.1 2.3 -0.7 -1.9 -0.8

Green coffee, cocoa beans, sugar

000

0.342 207.0 203.1 201.5 197.0 -10.0 -2.3 -1.9 -0.8 -2.2

Green coffee (Dec. 2007=100)

00000

0.221 129.3 126.4 124.7 121.0 -8.4 -2.6 -2.2 -1.3 -3.0

Other agricultural foods

001

4.204 206.1 (r)205.4 201.3 199.8 2.0 3.2 (r)-0.3 (r)-2.0 -0.7

Meat, poultry & other edible animal products

00100

0.584 259.1 (r)258.6 (r)258.2 257.3 4.2 -1.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 -0.3

Fruit and fruit preparations including frozen juices

00120

0.928 166.9 166.8 (r)147.8 142.8 1.5 12.5 -0.1 (r)-11.4 -3.4

Vegetables and vegetable preparations

00130

0.495 324.0 316.3 (r)338.0 341.5 5.1 2.1 -2.4 6.9 1.0

Food oils & oilseeds (Dec. 2007=100)

00150

0.292 87.3 86.3 86.3 85.7 -1.9 1.2 -1.1 0.0 -0.7

Bakery & confectionery products

00160

0.438 178.9 178.5 (r)179.7 179.7 0.1 0.1 -0.2 (r)0.7 0.0

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

00180

0.618 (r)99.9 (r)100.4 (r)100.4 100.7 1.0 (r)0.6 (r)0.5 (r)0.0 0.3

Wine, beer, & related products

00190

0.476 128.6 (r)129.1 128.9 129.2 1.4 0.3 (r)0.4 (r)-0.2 0.2

Feedstuff and foodgrains (Dec. 2013=100)

002

0.253 75.9 72.6 (r)71.4 72.2 1.1 -4.3 -4.3 (r)-1.7 1.1

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.306 140.2 140.9 139.6 138.9 -1.3 -0.4 0.5 -0.9 -0.5

Fish & shellfish

01000

0.912 144.3 (r)144.7 (r)142.9 141.5 -2.7 -0.7 0.3 (r)-1.2 -1.0

Distilled alcoholic beverages

01010

0.342 128.9 (r)128.9 129.0 129.1 1.5 0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.1 0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.005 174.5 (r)175.6 (r)182.6 183.8 12.3 3.2 0.6 (r)4.0 0.7

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.621 150.1 (r)151.1 (r)153.3 152.9 7.1 1.2 (r)0.7 1.5 -0.3

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

  13.865 (r)171.4 (r)172.7 (r)174.4 174.2 8.1 1.5 0.8 (r)1.0 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  8.682 (r)164.2 (r)164.6 (r)165.8 164.5 9.2 (r)2.2 0.2 0.7 -0.8

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.756 (r)132.5 (r)134.2 (r)137.7 138.4 4.3 (r)-0.2 (r)1.3 2.6 0.5

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.174 (r)181.1 (r)181.7 (r)196.9 200.4 18.4 5.7 (r)0.3 (r)8.4 1.8

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

9.567 197.7 198.6 (r)214.7 219.1 20.6 6.5 0.5 (r)8.1 2.0

Crude

10000

6.789 199.0 205.0 (r)220.1 225.5 21.4 5.6 3.0 (r)7.4 2.5

Fuel oil

10010

1.022 167.5 160.6 (r)180.2 178.6 14.0 4.4 -4.1 (r)12.2 -0.9

Other petroleum products

10020

1.593 (r)208.1 (r)191.9 (r)210.1 214.3 19.5 (r)11.2 -7.8 (r)9.5 2.0

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

101

0.457 (r)84.6 (r)82.4 (r)97.6 93.9 -13.1 (r)-7.8 (r)-2.6 (r)18.4 -3.8

Gas-natural

10110

0.361 (r)67.4 (r)65.8 (r)81.8 77.8 -15.7 (r)-9.7 (r)-2.4 (r)24.3 -4.9

Gaseous natural gas (Dec. 2001=100)

  0.319 (r)85.0 (r)82.4 (r)101.5 97.6 -11.4 (r)-10.1 (r)-3.1 (r)23.2 -3.8

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.545 107.6 108.6 109.3 110.1 4.3 -0.1 0.9 0.6 0.7

Woodpulp (Dec. 2009=100)

110

0.158 110.4 113.8 116.6 119.7 17.1 -0.1 3.1 2.5 2.7

Newsprint & other paper products

111

0.387 100.2 100.2 100.2 100.2 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Coated and uncoated paper/paperboard

11110

0.339 109.5 109.5 109.5 109.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.669 (r)153.7 156.3 (r)158.5 160.1 6.5 (r)0.7 (r)1.7 (r)1.4 1.0

Agricultural products used for industrial supplies and materials

120

0.555 190.0 190.0 190.4 189.8 2.8 2.4 0.0 0.2 -0.3

Other agricultural products (tobacco, waxes, nonfood oils)

12070

0.386 180.8 182.8 184.4 182.6 3.2 2.5 1.1 0.9 -1.0

Textile supplies & related materials

121

0.675 134.3 134.5 (r)134.5 136.7 3.7 0.6 0.1 (r)0.0 1.6

Synthetic cloth, fabric, and thread

12135

0.289 127.7 127.8 127.7 133.0 7.7 1.1 0.1 -0.1 4.2

Finished textile industrial supplies (Dec. 2011=100)

12150

0.218 103.0 103.5 (r)103.5 103.3 1.5 0.4 0.5 (r)0.0 -0.2

Chemicals, excluding medicinals

125

3.372 (r)155.1 158.8 (r)161.8 163.7 7.8 (r)0.4 (r)2.4 (r)1.9 1.2

Plastic materials

12500

0.730 169.8 174.4 (r)176.0 172.8 4.5 1.3 2.7 (r)0.9 -1.8

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

12510

0.523 (r)113.7 (r)122.2 (r)127.0 133.2 13.3 (r)-2.2 (r)7.5 (r)3.9 4.9

Industrial inorganic chemicals (Dec. 2016=100)

12530

0.375 104.9 (r)107.3 (r)110.0 113.0 13.0 1.3 (r)2.3 (r)2.5 2.7

Industrial organic chemicals (Dec. 2012=100)

12540

1.097 (r)88.5 (r)89.8 (r)92.1 93.3 9.3 (r)1.1 1.5 2.6 1.3

Other chemicals (coloring agents)

12550

0.648 (r)134.0 (r)134.0 (r)133.9 134.1 2.1 (r)-0.4 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 0.1

Selected building materials

13

1.504 149.4 152.6 153.5 151.3 10.2 -0.5 2.1 0.6 -1.4

Lumber and other unfinished building materials

130

0.728 155.9 159.9 162.7 163.4 16.1 -1.6 2.6 1.8 0.4

Lumber & wood in the rough

13000

0.363 178.8 187.6 193.7 192.9 34.8 -3.3 4.9 3.3 -0.4

Stone, sand, cement and lime (Dec. 2001=100)

13020

0.252 134.7 135.4 135.6 137.3 1.5 0.0 0.5 0.1 1.3

Building materials, finished

131

0.776 143.0 145.4 144.8 140.1 5.1 0.5 1.7 -0.4 -3.2

Other finished building materials

13110

0.529 144.2 148.0 (r)147.2 140.3 7.3 0.0 2.6 -0.5 -4.7

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

13120

0.166 121.5 121.2 (r)121.2 121.1 1.3 2.0 -0.2 (r)0.0 -0.1

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.657 226.1 224.2 (r)227.5 224.3 12.8 4.4 -0.8 (r)1.5 -1.4

Steelmaking & ferroalloying matls

140

0.324 238.2 234.6 228.7 231.2 12.5 4.0 -1.5 -2.5 1.1

Iron & steel mill products

141

1.049 187.4 (r)193.0 (r)194.4 191.4 18.1 1.0 (r)3.0 (r)0.7 -1.5

Major nonferrous metals-crude

142

2.284 234.3 228.7 234.1 230.1 10.5 6.1 -2.4 2.4 -1.7

Bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and products thereof

14200

0.588 135.5 138.7 140.6 137.5 16.0 4.9 2.4 1.4 -2.2

Nickel (Dec. 2007=100)

14240

0.108 40.9 37.6 44.2 38.7 0.3 14.6 -8.1 17.6 -12.4

Tin (Dec. 2010=100)

14250

0.035 82.4 83.0 77.6 77.2 -8.6 0.5 0.7 -6.5 -0.5

Zinc (Dec. 2008=100)

14260

0.118 260.7 276.4 273.8 262.1 14.9 11.9 6.0 -0.9 -4.3

Nonmonetary gold

14270

0.577 488.8 464.4 465.1 461.1 8.0 5.6 -5.0 0.2 -0.9

Other precious metals

14280

0.456 160.1 150.3 157.2 155.1 11.2 7.4 -6.1 4.6 -1.3

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.781 (r)155.2 (r)156.5 (r)157.0 157.2 8.7 (r)2.0 (r)0.8 (r)0.3 0.1

Iron & steel products, except advanced manufacturing

150

0.449 (r)152.5 (r)156.4 (r)157.1 158.6 15.5 (r)1.5 (r)2.6 (r)0.4 1.0

Iron & steel advanced manufacturing

151

0.493 (r)148.6 (r)149.2 (r)149.4 149.2 8.3 (r)1.6 (r)0.4 (r)0.1 -0.1

Finished metals shapes and advanced manufacturing

152

0.838 165.7 166.0 166.5 166.4 5.7 2.5 0.2 0.3 -0.1

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.674 109.9 110.3 110.2 110.3 2.3 -0.1 0.4 -0.1 0.1

Unfinished, nonmetals asso. with durable goods output (Dec. 2011=100)

160

0.170 72.4 74.4 74.9 74.3 5.1 -1.2 2.8 0.7 -0.8

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

161

1.504 107.2 107.2 107.1 107.3 2.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.2

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

16120

1.478 123.7 123.7 123.5 123.7 2.1 0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.2

Capital goods

2

27.080 (r)89.3 (r)89.4 (r)89.3 89.3 0.7 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.0

Capital goods, excluding computers, peripherals & semiconductors

  19.564 (r)113.3 (r)113.4 (r)113.3 113.3 0.4 (r)0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 0.0

Electric generating equipment

20

3.274 117.0 117.0 (r)117.2 116.8 0.5 0.2 0.0 (r)0.2 -0.3

Generators, transformers & access

20000

1.052 127.0 126.9 126.7 126.7 1.4 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

Electric apparatus & parts, n.e.s.

20005

2.222 112.9 113.0 (r)113.3 112.9 0.2 0.1 0.1 (r)0.3 -0.4

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.285 (r)81.8 (r)81.9 (r)81.8 81.8 0.9 (r)0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Non-electrical machinery excluding comp., peripherals & semiconductors

  13.785 (r)109.4 (r)109.4 (r)109.3 109.3 0.6 (r)0.1 0.0 (r)-0.1 0.0

Oil drilling, mining, and construction machinery and equipment

210

0.946 (r)129.2 (r)130.7 (r)130.8 130.9 6.7 (r)2.4 (r)1.2 0.1 0.1

Excavating, paving & construction machinery

21030

0.476 131.4 131.3 131.3 131.4 0.9 1.6 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Industrial and service machinery

211

7.352 126.4 126.6 (r)126.4 126.5 1.6 0.3 0.2 -0.2 0.1

Industrial engines, pumps, & compressors

21100

1.108 128.4 (r)128.4 (r)128.2 128.3 2.9 0.5 (r)0.0 -0.2 0.1

Metal working machine tools and rolling mills

21120

0.518 140.5 139.0 138.7 138.8 -0.4 -0.1 -1.1 -0.2 0.1

Measuring, testing & control instruments

21160

0.956 105.8 106.0 105.7 105.7 1.5 0.6 0.2 -0.3 0.0

Materials handling equipment

21170

0.730 (r)136.9 137.1 (r)137.2 137.4 1.3 (r)0.3 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 0.1

Other industrial machines

21180

2.377 124.3 125.1 (r)125.0 125.2 1.6 0.2 0.6 (r)-0.1 0.2

Photo & other service industry machinery

21190

0.818 112.5 112.5 112.5 112.5 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Computers, peripherals and semiconductors

213

7.495 51.0 (r)51.1 51.0 51.0 1.4 0.0 (r)0.2 (r)-0.2 0.0

Computers

21300

2.809 39.0 39.1 39.1 39.0 0.0 -0.3 0.3 0.0 -0.3

Computer accessories, peripherals, and parts

21301

2.637 46.8 (r)46.9 (r)46.9 47.0 4.0 0.0 (r)0.2 0.0 0.2

Semiconductors

21320

2.049 61.0 61.1 (r)61.0 60.8 -0.2 0.2 0.2 (r)-0.2 -0.3

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

  5.446 45.9 (r)46.0 (r)46.0 46.0 2.0 0.0 (r)0.2 0.0 0.0

Telecommunications equipment

214

2.899 (r)72.4 (r)72.0 (r)71.9 71.9 -3.5 (r)-1.5 -0.6 -0.1 0.0

Business machinery and equipment, except computers

215

0.235 100.9 100.9 100.9 100.9 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Scientific and medical machinery

216

1.919 103.0 103.0 102.8 102.9 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.1

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

21600

0.250 94.7 (r)94.7 (r)94.9 95.0 -5.0 0.1 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 0.1

Other scientific, medical, and hospital equipment

21610

1.669 105.3 105.2 105.0 105.0 0.7 0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

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

22

2.521 134.4 134.7 (r)134.8 135.0 -1.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1

Parts for civilian aircraft (Dec. 2012=100)

22010

0.817 (r)97.6 (r)98.0 (r)98.1 98.2 -1.4 (r)0.0 0.4 0.1 0.1

Engines for civilian aircraft

22020

0.953 173.8 174.1 174.2 174.4 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.951 110.3 110.1 110.2 110.2 -0.3 0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.0

Passenger cars, new and used

300

7.524 109.5 108.8 108.8 108.8 -1.1 0.0 -0.6 0.0 0.0

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

301

1.669 99.8 101.2 101.2 101.2 2.7 0.0 1.4 0.0 0.0

Parts, engines, bodies and chassis

302

6.759 111.4 111.5 111.5 111.5 -0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0

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

30200

1.362 106.9 106.8 107.8 107.8 0.0 0.4 -0.1 0.9 0.0

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

  5.994 110.4 110.5 110.6 110.7 -0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Automotive tires & tubes (Dec. 2004=100)

30220

0.551 124.1 (r)124.5 (r)123.7 123.8 -0.8 0.1 (r)0.3 -0.6 0.1

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

30230

4.846 111.4 111.5 111.4 111.4 -0.3 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.861 106.9 (r)106.8 106.8 106.7 0.2 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 -0.1

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.194 121.5 (r)121.4 121.4 121.5 1.3 0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)0.0 0.1

Apparel, footwear, and household goods

400

6.520 112.6 112.5 (r)112.4 112.5 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 (r)-0.1 0.1

Cotton apparel and household goods

40000

2.152 106.7 (r)106.7 (r)106.6 106.7 -0.1 0.0 (r)0.0 -0.1 0.1

Apparel and household goods for other textiles

40020

2.267 111.1 (r)110.9 110.8 111.0 -0.3 0.0 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 0.2

Nontextile apparel and household goods

40030

0.460 126.1 126.3 126.6 126.5 2.8 0.6 0.2 0.2 -0.1

Footwear of leather, rubber, or other materials

40040

0.955 116.7 116.6 (r)116.8 116.8 -0.9 -0.3 -0.1 (r)0.2 0.0

Sporting/camping apparel and footwear

40050

0.542 135.8 135.4 (r)135.0 135.0 0.4 0.0 -0.3 (r)-0.3 0.0

Other consumer nondurables

401

6.674 134.8 (r)134.7 134.9 134.8 2.6 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.1 -0.1

Medicinal, dental and pharmaceutical preparatory materials

40100

5.316 140.9 140.7 140.6 140.6 3.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Books, magazines and other printed materials (Dec. 2016=100)

40110

0.192 98.6 98.8 (r)98.9 98.8 -1.2 0.2 0.2 (r)0.1 -0.1

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

40140

0.696 (r)109.7 (r)109.9 (r)112.1 112.0 1.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.2 (r)2.0 -0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

12.380 93.1 93.0 93.0 92.8 -0.9 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.2

Household goods

410

7.807 (r)98.3 98.2 98.3 98.0 -0.7 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 0.1 -0.3

Furniture, household items

41000

1.554 129.7 129.8 129.8 129.8 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0

Glassware and ceramics (Dec. 2007=100)

41010

0.113 106.0 106.6 106.2 106.0 -1.0 0.0 0.6 -0.4 -0.2

Cookware, chinaware, cutlery for the house and garden

41020

0.425 116.5 (r)116.6 (r)116.5 116.4 0.2 -0.1 (r)0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Household and kitchen appliances

41030

1.190 105.3 105.3 (r)105.3 105.1 -0.6 0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 -0.2

Other Household Goods, nes

41050

4.413 81.7 81.6 81.7 81.3 -1.6 -0.5 -0.1 0.1 -0.5

Recreational equipment and materials

411

2.180 106.1 106.1 106.1 106.3 -1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

Motorcycles & parts (Dec. 2001=100)

41100

0.142 122.7 122.8 122.5 122.2 2.6 0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.2

Toys, shooting & sporting goods

41120

1.638 105.4 105.4 105.5 105.7 -1.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2

Photo & optical equipment (Dec. 2011=100)

41130

0.164 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Musical instruments and parts (Dec. 2010=100)

41140

0.077 99.8 99.9 99.7 102.1 3.1 0.0 0.1 -0.2 2.4

Home entertainment equipment

412

1.558 50.8 50.5 (r)50.4 50.3 -2.3 0.0 -0.6 (r)-0.2 -0.2

Television and video receivers

41200

1.275 43.9 43.7 (r)43.6 43.5 -2.0 -0.2 -0.5 (r)-0.2 -0.2

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

41210

0.283 95.1 94.1 94.1 94.1 -4.1 -0.1 -1.1 0.0 0.0

Coins, gems, jewelry, and collectibles

413

0.834 211.7 209.6 210.1 209.0 0.4 0.7 -1.0 0.2 -0.5

Jewelry (watches, rings, etc)

41310

0.640 219.0 217.2 217.7 216.5 -0.2 0.3 -0.8 0.2 -0.6

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.287 114.6 114.9 114.6 114.8 -0.4 0.2 0.3 -0.3 0.2

Unmanufactured consumer durables

421

1.198 111.1 111.0 110.9 110.9 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

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

42100

1.041 103.8 103.8 103.8 103.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2015 trade values.
(r) Revised

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

 

Last Modified Date: January 10, 2018