Import/Export Price Indexes

MXP Methodology

BLS Handbook of Methods, Chapter 15, International Price Indexes

OPLC Program Comparisons

Comparison of BLS Price and Spending Measures

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How are the Import/Export Price Indexes constructed?
  2. What goods and services do the Import/Export Price Indexes measure?
  3. How are the Import/Export Price Indexes weighted?
  4. How are Import/Export Price Index data obtained?

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Measuring Price Change in the U.S. Import/Export Price Indexes for:

Methodology Reports

Articles and Research Papers

Economic Working Papers

BLS Statistical Survey Papers

Monthly Labor Review Articles

Special Notices

Further Information

For further assistance contact the IPP Section of Information and Analysis at or (202) 691-7101.

Last Modified Date: July 14, 2015

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