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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 2013 to March 2014
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2014(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2013
to
Mar.
2014
Nov.
2013
to
Dec.
2013
Dec.
2013
to
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2014
to
Feb.
2014
Feb.
2014
to
Mar.
2014

All commodities

100.000 139.6 140.4 -0.6 0.1 0.4 0.9 0.6

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

74.723 102.0 102.2 -1.2 -0.2 0.3 -0.1 0.2

All imports excluding petroleum

81.244 115.9 116.6 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.6

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

79.909 119.2 119.6 -0.8 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.3

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.186 175.7 182.2 4.9 0.5 0.6 -0.7 3.7

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

3.895 189.9 199.1 2.4 0.7 -0.1 -1.0 4.8

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.291 143.7 143.8 13.8 -0.3 3.1 0.3 0.1

Industrial supplies & materials

1

32.949 251.8 254.1 -1.4 0.3 0.7 3.2 0.9

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

14.193 164.5 168.0 0.5 1.0 1.3 1.4 2.1

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

12.858 178.9 179.9 -4.6 -0.4 0.2 0.1 0.6

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

7.758 167.0 168.0 -5.6 -0.5 -0.6 0.7 0.6

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

5.099 160.6 167.0 8.5 2.9 3.6 2.2 4.0

Fuels & lubricants

10

20.092 345.1 349.1 0.8 0.7 1.0 5.3 1.2

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

18.757 375.8 376.2 -2.4 -0.2 0.3 4.7 0.1

Crude

10000

14.017 382.5 387.5 -2.5 -1.0 0.5 4.4 1.3

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

101

1.162 199.9 236.4 90.8 26.4 17.2 17.1 18.3

Gas-natural

10110

1.011 193.7 235.8 115.3 31.2 21.4 18.9 21.7

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.537 113.6 112.6 -0.1 -0.3 -0.5 0.3 -0.9

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.636 168.5 169.7 -3.0 -0.3 1.3 -1.0 0.7

Selected building materials

13

1.049 143.2 143.0 -4.0 -0.1 0.1 0.5 -0.1

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.492 236.8 238.8 -9.4 -1.0 -0.7 1.2 0.8

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.625 156.3 157.5 -1.9 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.8

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.519 111.4 111.6 -2.4 -0.2 -1.1 0.3 0.2

Capital goods

2

24.854 92.3 92.4 -0.6 -0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

2.995 119.4 119.4 -0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.0

Nonelectrical machinery

21

19.926 85.0 85.1 -0.8 -0.1 0.1 -0.4 0.1

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

22

1.932 136.2 136.2 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

13.523 113.1 113.1 -1.6 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

23.488 108.1 108.1 0.4 -0.2 0.7 0.1 0.0

Nondurables, manufactured

40

11.326 117.9 117.8 1.7 0.0 1.3 0.1 -0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

10.975 97.9 97.9 -1.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.187 120.2 120.4 3.4 0.0 1.2 1.4 0.2

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2012 trade values.

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

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Last Modified Date: April 10, 2014
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