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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: May 2014 to May 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
Apr.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Apr.
2015
May
2015
Annual Monthly
May
2014
to
May
2015
Jan.
2015
to
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2015
to
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2015
to
May
2015

All commodities

100.000 125.0 126.6 -9.6 -0.4 -0.2 -0.2 1.3

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

83.148 100.1 100.1 -2.2 -0.2 -0.4 -0.3 0.0

All imports excluding petroleum

89.877 113.0 113.0 -2.6 -0.3 -0.4 -0.4 0.0

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

89.117 117.1 117.1 -2.2 -0.2 -0.4 -0.3 0.0

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.969 176.3 176.9 -1.4 0.1 -0.7 -1.0 0.3

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

4.626 194.4 196.5 0.0 -0.2 -0.7 -0.8 1.1

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.343 135.5 132.3 -6.0 0.7 -0.6 -1.2 -2.4

Industrial supplies & materials

1

24.446 176.0 185.2 -26.7 -1.4 -0.2 0.1 5.2

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

14.323 149.1 149.0 -8.0 -1.5 -1.6 -1.1 -0.1

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

13.563 169.1 169.0 -6.4 -1.0 -1.4 -0.8 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

8.031 156.6 156.1 -7.2 -0.9 -1.7 -1.1 -0.3

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

5.532 139.8 140.1 -8.9 -2.1 -1.6 -1.1 0.2

Fuels & lubricants

10

10.882 185.2 207.0 -40.0 -1.9 1.4 1.3 11.8

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

10.122 201.0 226.5 -40.6 -1.4 2.1 1.8 12.7

Crude

10000

7.204 200.8 230.0 -41.8 -1.7 0.6 4.1 14.5

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

101

0.556 98.2 98.0 -34.7 -9.9 -8.2 -7.2 -0.2

Gas-natural

10110

0.396 81.4 81.2 -41.9 -12.7 -10.7 -9.8 -0.2

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.596 111.2 111.1 -2.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.4 -0.1

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

5.005 160.5 161.1 -5.4 -1.1 -1.0 -0.4 0.4

Selected building materials

13

1.205 137.1 134.9 -4.5 -0.7 -1.1 -0.9 -1.6

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.363 210.8 210.1 -12.8 -1.3 -3.1 -1.9 -0.3

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.716 153.8 153.3 -2.4 -0.7 -0.3 -0.2 -0.3

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.678 109.7 110.2 -1.3 -0.4 -0.9 -0.5 0.5

Capital goods

2

27.592 91.1 90.9 -1.7 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2

Electric generating equipment

20

3.358 118.2 118.0 -1.6 -0.2 -0.3 -0.8 -0.2

Nonelectrical machinery

21

21.807 83.7 83.5 -2.0 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2

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

22

2.428 136.8 136.8 0.7 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

15.321 111.2 111.1 -2.0 -0.4 -0.2 0.0 -0.1

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

26.672 107.4 107.4 -0.8 0.3 -0.3 -0.1 0.0

Nondurables, manufactured

40

12.711 119.1 119.1 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0

Durables, manufactured

41

12.484 95.8 95.8 -2.1 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.477 118.0 118.3 -2.8 2.7 -3.4 -0.1 0.3

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2013 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: June 11, 2015
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