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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: December 2013 to December 2014
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Nov.
2014(1)
Index Percent change
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Annual Monthly
Dec.
2013
to
Dec.
2014
Aug.
2014
to
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2014
to
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2014
to
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2014
to
Dec.
2014

All commodities

100.000 133.6 130.2 -5.5 -0.8 -1.4 -1.8 -2.5

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

77.835 101.7 101.6 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1

All imports excluding petroleum

84.365 115.1 115.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3 0.1

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

83.415 119.1 119.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3 -0.1

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.580 181.0 182.6 3.8 0.2 1.1 -0.5 0.9

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.267 199.1 202.3 5.3 -0.3 1.2 -0.4 1.6

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.313 139.9 137.8 -0.8 1.4 0.6 -1.1 -1.5

Industrial supplies & materials

1

29.924 218.9 200.4 -17.3 -2.3 -4.3 -5.3 -8.5

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

14.290 158.0 158.9 -0.7 -0.4 -0.6 -0.9 0.6

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

13.340 177.7 177.3 -0.7 -0.3 -0.7 -0.8 -0.2

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

7.974 164.3 164.2 -1.6 -0.4 -1.8 -1.2 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

5.366 150.0 151.9 0.1 -0.6 0.9 -0.3 1.3

Fuels & lubricants

10

16.583 272.6 231.5 -28.6 -3.6 -6.7 -8.7 -15.1

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

15.633 299.8 250.0 -30.1 -3.7 -7.1 -9.1 -16.6

Crude

10000

11.850 309.5 251.9 -30.9 -4.2 -6.6 -9.3 -18.6

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

101

0.773 127.2 142.9 -1.9 -1.7 -1.1 -1.7 12.3

Gas-natural

10110

0.625 114.5 132.0 -1.6 -2.4 -1.1 -2.0 15.3

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.557 112.7 112.8 -1.0 -0.6 -0.3 -0.2 0.1

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

4.880 169.8 169.0 0.6 -0.4 1.1 -0.2 -0.5

Selected building materials

13

1.076 140.6 140.6 -1.3 0.3 -0.7 -0.6 0.0

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.528 229.0 228.7 -2.9 -0.5 -3.5 -2.1 -0.1

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.707 157.1 157.1 0.8 -0.6 -0.1 -0.8 0.0

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.592 111.8 111.6 -0.6 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2

Capital goods

2

25.918 92.1 92.0 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

3.151 120.3 120.1 0.7 -0.1 -0.2 0.1 -0.2

Nonelectrical machinery

21

20.741 84.6 84.5 -0.8 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1

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

22

2.026 136.6 136.7 0.5 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

14.045 112.4 112.4 -0.8 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

24.532 108.0 107.8 0.6 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2

Nondurables, manufactured

40

11.933 118.9 118.8 2.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

11.355 96.9 96.7 -1.2 0.0 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.244 120.5 119.0 1.6 0.2 0.0 -0.5 -1.2

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: January 14, 2015
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