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Table 1 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by End Use

Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: March 2015 to March 2016 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2016(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2015
to
Mar.
2016
Nov.
2015
to
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2015
to
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2016
to
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2016
to
Mar.
2016

All commodities

100.000 117.3 117.5 -6.2 -1.2 -1.3 -0.4 0.2

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

87.776 98.2 98.1 -2.3 -0.3 -0.2 0.1 -0.1

All imports excluding petroleum

94.595 110.6 110.4 -2.7 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

93.974 114.7 114.6 -2.5 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

6.198 170.8 169.8 -4.6 -0.1 0.7 -1.6 -0.6

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.801 187.2 185.2 -5.5 -0.3 0.5 -2.0 -1.1

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.397 133.7 135.0 -1.6 0.5 1.4 -0.3 1.0

Industrial supplies & materials

1

19.476 136.2 138.7 -21.1 -4.8 -6.2 -2.0 1.8

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

14.072 136.8 136.8 -9.3 -1.4 -0.8 -0.4 0.0

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

13.451 155.5 156.2 -8.4 -1.3 -0.9 -0.2 0.5

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

8.024 142.2 144.2 -9.0 -1.7 -1.2 0.3 1.4

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

5.427 129.9 127.5 -9.8 -1.1 -0.3 -1.1 -1.8

Fuels & lubricants

10

6.024 107.6 112.9 -38.3 -10.0 -15.7 -5.9 4.9

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

5.403 112.3 119.6 -39.5 -10.5 -17.2 -6.2 6.5

Crude

10000

3.755 109.3 118.8 -38.5 -12.4 -17.1 -5.8 8.7

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

101

0.429 82.8 72.3 -31.7 -5.3 -2.5 -5.0 -12.7

Gas-natural

10110

0.336 67.0 56.2 -37.7 -7.5 0.0 -6.4 -16.1

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.594 107.7 107.5 -3.7 -0.9 -0.6 -0.1 -0.2

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.901 149.8 148.3 -8.0 -0.7 -0.5 -0.9 -1.0

Selected building materials

13

1.299 133.2 133.8 -3.3 -0.3 -0.1 -0.7 0.5

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.164 174.2 179.8 -16.3 -3.6 -2.1 0.5 3.2

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.726 144.6 145.1 -5.8 -1.0 -0.6 0.0 0.3

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.767 108.7 108.5 -1.5 -0.3 -0.7 1.0 -0.2

Capital goods

2

29.474 89.6 89.5 -2.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.575 116.6 116.6 -2.2 -0.3 0.2 -0.2 0.0

Nonelectrical machinery

21

23.101 82.0 81.9 -2.4 -0.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.1

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

22

2.798 137.5 137.5 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

16.529 110.2 110.3 -0.9 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

28.322 107.7 107.4 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.3 -0.3

Nondurables, manufactured

40

13.542 120.8 120.2 0.9 0.1 0.5 0.8 -0.5

Durables, manufactured

41

13.229 94.8 94.7 -1.4 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.551 120.1 118.8 0.6 1.5 -0.4 0.3 -1.1

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2014 trade values.

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

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2016
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