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Import/Export Price Indexes
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Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: January 2019 to January 2020 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Dec.
2019(1)
Index Percent change
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020
Annual Monthly
Jan.
2019
to
Jan.
2020
Sept.
2019
to
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2019
to
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2019
to
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2019
to
Jan.
2020

Live animals; animal products

I

1.380 194.4 (r)196.2 (r)199.1 201.4 5.0 -0.4 (r)0.9 (r)1.5 1.2

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.390 (r)262.1 (r)270.0 (r)277.3 264.3 6.5 -0.1 (r)3.0 (r)2.7 -4.7

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.723 (r)137.6 (r)137.9 (r)139.3 144.1 4.0 -0.9 (r)0.2 (r)1.0 3.4

Fish fillets and other fish meat, fresh, chilled, frzn, (Dec. 2008=100)

0304

0.255 116.5 115.8 114.5 115.5 -3.9 -1.9 -0.6 -1.1 0.9

Crustaceans, live, fresh, chilled, etc; in shell or not; cooked or uncooked

0306

0.310 113.2 112.8 (r)111.7 114.4 8.1 1.4 -0.4 (r)-1.0 2.4

Vegetable products

II

1.817 199.9 195.4 (r)200.6 202.2 -5.5 -1.5 -2.3 (r)2.7 0.8

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.485 476.3 470.1 (r)496.2 499.8 -1.1 -5.2 -1.3 (r)5.6 0.7

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.607 105.0 97.7 99.8 101.2 -17.3 -0.2 -7.0 2.1 1.4

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.341 200.1 205.4 210.8 207.1 1.3 -1.6 2.6 2.6 -1.8

Coffee, roasted or unroasted, decaf; coffee husks and skins (Dec. 2007=100)

0901

0.269 113.9 118.4 122.3 119.6 0.8 -2.4 4.0 3.3 -2.2

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.243 84.9 85.8 (r)85.9 89.6 -2.6 1.9 1.1 (r)0.1 4.3

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.964 167.1 167.4 (r)167.9 167.9 1.5 0.2 0.2 (r)0.3 0.0

Edible preps of meat, of fish, or of aquatic invertebrates (Dec. 2004=100)

16

0.240 190.3 (r)191.5 (r)191.0 189.4 -1.7 1.0 (r)0.6 -0.3 -0.8

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.205 98.3 98.7 101.4 100.9 5.3 3.1 0.4 2.7 -0.5

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants

20

0.369 171.8 171.8 171.9 171.7 -1.2 -0.3 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.088 135.6 135.9 136.0 136.3 3.2 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2

Wine of fresh grapes, including fortified wine (Dec. 2019=100)

2204

0.335 - - 100.0 99.6 - - - - -0.4

Ethyl alcohol undenatured less than 80% alcohol (Dec. 2001=100)

2208

0.494 136.3 136.3 136.3 137.0 7.5 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.5

Mineral products

V

9.930 (r)205.6 (r)210.0 (r)213.5 208.9 11.2 (r)-1.5 (r)2.1 (r)1.7 -2.2

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

9.605 (r)202.5 (r)207.1 (r)210.6 206.0 11.4 (r)-1.6 (r)2.3 (r)1.7 -2.2

Petroleum oils and oils from bituminous minerals, crude

2709

6.287 (r)226.6 (r)230.7 (r)234.1 225.8 12.4 (r)-3.3 (r)1.8 (r)1.5 -3.5

Petroleum oils (not crude), bituminous oils, & products thereof, nesoi

2710

2.498 218.1 (r)215.2 (r)212.1 218.0 8.0 -0.3 (r)-1.3 (r)-1.4 2.8

Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons

2711

0.585 83.8 114.1 (r)136.4 121.2 13.1 28.5 36.2 (r)19.5 -11.1

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

9.609 (r)156.4 (r)156.3 (r)156.8 156.9 -0.1 (r)-0.1 (r)-0.1 0.3 0.1

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.515 286.4 (r)295.9 (r)306.8 298.5 -7.4 2.0 (r)3.3 (r)3.7 -2.7

Organic chemicals

29

2.139 (r)126.2 (r)125.4 (r)125.8 125.7 -1.6 (r)0.0 -0.6 (r)0.3 -0.1

Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen hetero-atoms only (Dec. 2016=100)

2933

0.524 (r)106.0 (r)106.0 (r)105.8 105.5 -6.0 (r)-0.5 0.0 -0.2 -0.3

Nucleic acids and their salts, other heterocyclic compounds (Dec. 2009=100)

2934

0.223 (r)74.4 (r)74.6 (r)74.9 74.8 -0.7 (r)0.1 (r)0.3 (r)0.4 -0.1

Pharmaceutical products

30

4.898 (r)154.5 154.4 (r)154.4 154.9 2.6 -0.1 -0.1 (r)0.0 0.3

Human and animal blood, prep; antisera & other blood fractions (Dec. 2014=100)

3002

1.616 131.5 131.3 131.6 139.0 10.5 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 5.6

Medicaments (except vaccines, band., pharmaceuticals) (Dec. 2001=100)

3004

3.000 (r)143.6 (r)143.5 143.4 140.5 -0.3 (r)-0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -2.0

Essential oils and resinoids (Dec. 2016=100)

33

0.619 103.2 (r)103.3 103.2 104.2 1.4 0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.1 1.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.597 (r)102.2 (r)102.1 (r)102.4 101.4 -4.4 (r)0.0 (r)-0.1 (r)0.3 -1.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.637 (r)140.3 (r)140.0 (r)139.9 139.8 -0.9 (r)0.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.445 142.8 (r)142.5 (r)142.4 142.2 -1.7 0.1 (r)-0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics (Dec. 2003=100)

3923

0.333 (r)153.1 (r)153.2 (r)153.5 153.6 -1.8 (r)0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.2 0.1

Articles of plastic, polymers & resins of heading 3901 to 3914, nesoi

3926

0.460 125.0 (r)126.0 (r)126.6 125.4 1.1 0.6 (r)0.8 (r)0.5 -0.9

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.192 (r)137.4 (r)137.2 (r)137.1 137.0 1.0 (r)0.7 (r)-0.1 -0.1 -0.1

New pneumatic tires of rubber (Dec. 2004=100)

4011

0.601 (r)129.8 (r)129.5 (r)129.3 129.3 -0.1 (r)1.5 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc

VIII

0.616 124.2 (r)124.7 (r)124.4 124.7 -0.6 0.2 (r)0.4 -0.2 0.2

Articles of leather; travel goods, bags, etc. of various materials

42

0.590 (r)130.8 (r)131.5 (r)131.1 131.4 -0.4 (r)0.1 0.5 (r)-0.3 0.2

Travel goods and handbags (Dec. 2015=100)

4202

0.493 101.7 (r)101.8 101.6 101.6 0.0 0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.2 0.0

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

0.816 (r)145.3 (r)144.1 (r)145.0 144.7 -1.8 (r)0.3 -0.8 (r)0.6 -0.2

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2019=100)

44

0.780 - - 100.0 99.7 - - - - -0.3

Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled (Dec. 2013=100)

4407

0.254 104.3 (r)100.3 101.4 101.9 3.9 0.8 (r)-3.8 (r)1.1 0.5

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.031 115.8 114.7 114.3 111.7 -9.0 -0.9 -0.9 -0.3 -2.3

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

0.715 108.8 108.3 108.6 107.9 -3.4 -0.4 -0.5 0.3 -0.6

Textile and textile articles

XI

4.820 114.3 114.1 114.2 114.5 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.3

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

1.963 (r)105.2 (r)105.2 (r)105.5 105.2 0.1 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 0.3 -0.3

Knitted sweaters, pullovers, sweatshirts vests and similar art. (Dec. 2015=100)

6110

0.633 100.9 101.0 101.0 102.2 2.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.598 (r)120.7 (r)120.5 (r)120.5 121.7 1.1 (r)-0.2 -0.2 (r)0.0 1.0

Men or boys suits, ensembles, suit-type jackets, blazers & trousers

6203

0.350 (r)108.8 (r)108.9 (r)108.9 110.9 1.7 (r)-0.8 (r)0.1 0.0 1.8

Women or girls suits, dresses, skirts; not knitted (Dec. 2017=100)

6204

0.421 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.6 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.6

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.637 (r)101.8 (r)101.6 (r)101.6 101.7 -2.0 (r)0.2 -0.2 (r)0.0 0.1

Headgear, umbrellas, artificial flowers, etc.

XII

1.361 (r)122.7 (r)123.3 (r)123.2 123.5 0.3 (r)0.4 (r)0.5 (r)-0.1 0.2

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.125 (r)121.6 (r)122.3 (r)122.3 122.8 0.5 (r)0.4 (r)0.6 (r)0.0 0.4

Footwear, with outer soles and uppers of rubber or plastics (Dec. 2016=100)

6402

0.248 (r)101.1 (r)101.7 (r)101.7 102.0 1.2 (r)0.6 (r)0.6 (r)0.0 0.3

Footwear with uppers of leathers

6403

0.447 123.4 123.4 123.4 124.5 -0.4 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.9

Footwear with uppers of textile materials (Dec. 2019=100)

6404

0.375 - - 100.0 99.8 - - - - -0.2

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.966 132.2 132.3 (r)132.5 132.3 0.7 0.1 0.1 (r)0.2 -0.2

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

2.819 (r)190.7 (r)192.5 (r)192.6 197.7 11.8 (r)-0.6 (r)0.9 0.1 2.6

Diamonds, whether or not worked, but not mounted or set

7102

1.030 106.0 106.0 106.0 106.1 -1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Gold (incl plated with platinum), unwrght, semi-mfg or pwdr

7108

0.482 535.0 532.5 526.5 548.1 19.1 -2.6 -0.5 -1.1 4.1

Platinum, unwrought, semi-mfg or powder (Dec. 2019=100)

7110

0.452 - - 100.0 106.5 - - - - 6.5

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.471 170.6 (r)170.1 (r)169.4 169.6 -3.9 -1.3 (r)-0.3 -0.4 0.1

Iron and steel

72

1.105 (r)205.1 (r)200.8 (r)199.3 199.1 -10.4 (r)-3.8 (r)-2.1 (r)-0.7 -0.1

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.683 (r)147.5 146.7 (r)147.5 146.9 -2.6 (r)-0.9 -0.5 (r)0.5 -0.4

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.420 262.8 269.9 270.8 276.8 -0.3 -0.7 2.7 0.3 2.2

Refined copper and copper alloys except master alloys, unwrought (Dec. 2019=100)

7403

0.192 - - 100.0 106.2 - - - - 6.2

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.906 125.7 127.6 127.9 128.2 -3.5 -1.0 1.5 0.2 0.2

Aluminum, unwrought

7601

0.331 110.5 114.5 112.8 113.6 -12.3 -2.4 3.6 -1.5 0.7

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.459 (r)123.6 122.9 (r)122.7 122.7 -1.0 (r)-0.2 -0.6 (r)-0.2 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.533 (r)135.2 (r)135.1 (r)135.0 134.6 -2.3 (r)-0.6 (r)-0.1 -0.1 -0.3

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

30.283 (r)78.9 (r)78.7 (r)78.7 78.8 -1.5 (r)-0.1 -0.3 0.0 0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.355 (r)84.6 (r)84.2 84.2 84.1 -2.9 (r)-0.5 -0.5 (r)0.0 -0.1

Spark-ignition internal combustion piston engines (Dec. 2019=100)

8407

0.471 - - 100.0 100.3 - - - - 0.3

Parts for spark-ignition and diesel internal combustion piston engines

8409

0.432 127.7 (r)128.5 (r)128.6 128.6 1.2 -0.2 (r)0.6 0.1 0.0

Engines & motors, nesoi, & parts thereof (Dec. 2012=100)

8412

0.231 (r)96.2 (r)96.0 (r)95.9 95.3 -0.9 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.1 -0.6

Pumps for liquids; liquid elevators; parts thereof

8413

0.502 125.2 125.8 125.2 125.1 -0.7 0.2 0.5 -0.5 -0.1

Air or vacuum pumps, compressors and fans; vent & recycling hoods; parts

8414

0.496 119.5 (r)119.3 (r)119.1 118.6 -2.1 -0.8 (r)-0.2 (r)-0.2 -0.4

Air conditioning machines and parts thereof (Dec. 2014=100)

8415

0.392 100.3 100.3 100.1 99.6 -1.5 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.5

Centrifuges & filtering/purifying machinery and parts (Dec. 2017=100)

8421

0.391 101.2 101.6 (r)101.8 101.8 0.4 -0.2 0.4 (r)0.2 0.0

Self-propelled earth-moving, tamping, & road roller machines (Dec. 2012=100)

8429

0.300 96.4 96.5 96.5 97.5 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.0

Parts for materials handling & construction machines

8431

0.395 141.3 141.4 (r)141.5 141.9 -2.5 -0.6 0.1 (r)0.1 0.3

Printing machinery, machines ancillary to printing; & parts (Dec. 2012=100)

8443

0.700 95.8 95.1 (r)95.1 95.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.7 (r)0.0 0.1

Computer equipment

8471

3.663 (r)34.1 33.6 33.5 33.3 -7.0 (r)-1.2 (r)-1.5 -0.3 -0.6

Parts and accessories, n.e.s.o.i., for computers and other office machines

8473

0.976 59.6 59.1 (r)59.5 58.2 -19.5 -1.5 -0.8 (r)0.7 -2.2

Machines & appliances having functions n.e.s.; parts thereof (Dec. 2016=100)

8479

0.395 103.9 (r)104.2 (r)104.2 104.2 4.2 -0.1 (r)0.3 0.0 0.0

Taps, cocks, valves & similar appliances; parts thereof

8481

0.691 121.4 (r)121.5 (r)120.8 120.8 -0.3 0.0 (r)0.1 (r)-0.6 0.0

Parts for transmitting power (clutches, shafts, gears & boxes, pulleys, etc)

8483

0.409 130.7 (r)132.2 131.0 131.0 -0.2 -0.1 (r)1.1 (r)-0.9 0.0

Electrical machinery and equip, sound and TV recorders & reproducers, parts

85

14.928 (r)73.5 73.5 73.6 73.7 -0.3 (r)0.1 (r)0.0 0.1 0.1

Electric motors and generators (excludes generating sets)

8501

0.448 131.2 131.1 131.1 129.6 3.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -1.1

Electrical transformers, inductors & static converters (rectifiers); parts

8504

0.639 115.0 115.0 115.1 115.4 1.4 -0.4 0.0 0.1 0.3

Vehicular electric lighting equipment, and defrosters; (Dec. 2014=100)

8512

0.266 93.8 94.3 94.3 94.4 0.4 -0.1 0.5 0.0 0.1

Electrothermic domestic appliances; water & space heaters; resistors

8516

0.379 108.2 108.2 108.5 107.1 -1.8 -0.5 0.0 0.3 -1.3

Electrical apparatus for line telephony or line telegraphy; videophones; parts

8517

4.501 61.6 (r)61.5 (r)61.5 61.6 -0.8 0.0 (r)-0.2 0.0 0.2

Microphones & stands; audio/sound amps; speakers; & headphones (Dec. 2012=100)

8518

0.255 101.0 101.0 101.0 102.2 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.2

Prepared unrecorded media for sound or similar recording (Dec. 2004=100)

8523

0.365 27.7 (r)27.9 (r)28.1 28.2 -17.1 -1.4 (r)0.7 0.7 0.4

Radio & TV transmission apparatus; video cameras & camera recorders; TV cameras

8525

0.467 57.8 57.6 (r)57.6 57.5 -2.2 -0.5 -0.3 (r)0.0 -0.2

Electrical circuit switching, protecting or connection app. of 1000 volts or less

8536

0.494 134.6 134.6 134.6 135.6 2.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.7

Semiconductor devices; L.E.D.s; mounted crystals; parts thereof (Dec. 2018=100)

8541

0.354 96.0 (r)96.1 (r)96.4 97.8 -1.3 -0.3 (r)0.1 (r)0.3 1.5

Electronic integrated circuits and micro assemblies; parts thereof

8542

1.473 (r)64.3 (r)64.4 (r)64.5 64.7 -0.5 (r)0.5 (r)0.2 (r)0.2 0.3

Electrical machines & apparatus, func. n.e.s.o.i.; parts (Dec. 2014=100)

8543

0.436 105.6 105.6 105.6 105.7 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Insulated conductors (Dec. 2010=100)

8544

0.909 83.2 83.2 83.1 83.3 -1.4 -0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.2

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

13.663 113.2 (r)113.2 113.4 114.1 0.2 0.0 (r)0.0 (r)0.2 0.6

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

12.544 112.3 112.4 112.5 113.3 0.4 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.7

Tractors (other than work trucks of heading 8709) (Dec. 2017=100)

8701

0.542 105.9 105.9 105.9 106.1 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

Motor vehicles designed to transport people

8703

7.296 108.1 108.1 108.1 109.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

Parts of tractors, buses, automobiles, trucks, spec. vehicles

8708

2.932 (r)118.3 (r)118.5 (r)118.5 118.7 -0.2 (r)-0.2 (r)0.2 (r)0.0 0.2

Parts, nesoi, of civil aircraft and spacecraft (Dec. 2012=100)

8803

0.646 100.3 100.3 100.4 100.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.4

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

4.063 101.5 (r)101.6 (r)101.9 102.0 0.1 -0.2 (r)0.1 (r)0.3 0.1

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.808 98.0 (r)98.1 (r)98.4 98.0 -0.4 -0.2 (r)0.1 (r)0.3 -0.4

Instruments/appliances used in medical, surgical, dental, veterinarian sciences

9018

1.080 101.7 (r)101.9 (r)103.2 104.2 2.4 0.0 (r)0.2 (r)1.3 1.0

Orthopedic appliances; artificial body parts; hearing aids, etc (Dec. 2003=100)

9021

0.526 (r)80.4 (r)80.4 (r)80.4 75.2 -9.4 (r)-0.9 (r)0.0 (r)0.0 -6.5

Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis (Dec. 2006=100)

9027

0.276 95.8 95.9 96.0 98.0 2.9 -0.3 0.1 0.1 2.1

Measuring instruments, appliances, and machines, nesoi (Dec. 2013=100)

9031

0.225 104.9 104.9 104.9 105.0 -1.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.438 111.4 (r)111.4 (r)111.5 111.3 -1.3 -0.3 (r)0.0 0.1 -0.2

Furniture & stuffed furnishings; lamps & lighting fittings, nesoi; prefab bldgs

94

2.791 117.4 (r)117.0 117.1 116.9 -1.6 -0.2 (r)-0.3 (r)0.1 -0.2

Seats other than barber, dental and similar chairs (Dec. 2001=100)

9401

1.016 113.5 113.3 113.3 113.0 -1.4 -0.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.3

Lamps, lighting fixtures, & illuminated signs and parts thereof

9405

0.505 116.3 115.4 116.8 116.2 -0.9 0.3 -0.8 1.2 -0.5

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.379 101.6 102.3 102.3 102.2 -0.5 -0.2 0.7 0.0 -0.1

Articles for arcade, table or games parts thereof (Dec. 2018=100)

9504

0.294 90.3 90.1 90.1 89.0 -7.4 -1.0 -0.2 0.0 -1.2

Articles & equipment for sports nesoi; parts & accessories thereof

9506

0.281 122.6 122.6 122.6 122.7 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.268 (r)127.1 (r)127.1 (r)127.1 127.2 -1.9 (r)-1.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2018 trade values.
(r) Revised

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 14, 2020