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Table 5 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by Harmonized System

Table 5. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: January 2015 to January 2016 [2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Dec.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Annual Monthly
Jan.
2015
to
Jan.
2016
Sept.
2015
to
Oct.
2015
Oct.
2015
to
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2015
to
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2015
to
Jan.
2016

Live animals; animal products

I

1.398 177.5 180.0 -7.8 -2.9 0.6 -1.5 1.4

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.363 220.7 214.3 -14.0 -6.5 1.8 -2.6 -2.9

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.724 129.6 133.6 -1.6 0.9 -1.3 0.9 3.1

Vegetable products

II

2.126 209.0 211.7 5.3 -0.4 0.1 3.1 1.3

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.578 520.0 589.0 52.9 -5.9 0.0 4.3 13.3

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.599 97.6 93.2 -8.0 3.4 0.3 2.7 -4.5

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.369 231.2 225.1 -15.0 -0.7 -0.9 2.0 -2.6

Oilseeds & misc grains, seeds, plants, straw & fodder (Dec. 2015=100)

12

0.164 100.0 101.9 - - - - 1.9

Animal or vegetable fats and oils (Dec. 2009=100)

III

0.257 97.1 97.8 -11.5 0.1 -0.4 -5.3 0.7

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.779 159.0 158.1 -2.5 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 -0.6

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.190 84.9 84.7 -7.4 -0.5 0.1 -0.6 -0.2

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.251 115.6 108.6 -3.3 -1.7 1.7 -0.3 -6.1

Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers' wares (Dec. 2007=100)

19

0.287 132.0 132.0 -1.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0

Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts, or other parts of plants

20

0.324 154.1 153.4 -7.4 -0.3 1.1 -0.1 -0.5

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

1.038 128.0 128.0 0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Mineral products

V

7.629 137.8 120.3 -34.9 -0.5 -4.2 -8.7 -12.7

Mineral fuels, oils and residuals, bituminous substances and mineral waxes

27

7.361 134.7 117.2 -35.5 -0.5 -4.3 -9.0 -13.0

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.950 146.9 146.9 -1.5 -0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.602 277.9 268.9 -15.7 -1.4 -1.3 -2.1 -3.2

Organic chemicals

29

2.415 121.2 120.6 -3.1 -0.6 -0.1 0.1 -0.5

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.779 138.1 140.2 3.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 1.5

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.344 92.4 83.0 -27.9 -8.9 0.0 0.9 -10.2

Tanning extracts; dye, pigments, varnish, paints & putty (Dec. 2011=100)

32

0.190 97.8 96.7 -7.4 -1.5 0.0 -0.2 -1.1

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.654 98.7 100.6 10.9 3.3 3.3 2.5 1.9

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.560 137.7 135.6 -6.4 -0.6 -0.3 -0.4 -1.5

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.293 141.9 139.1 -6.8 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -2.0

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.267 132.0 130.7 -5.8 -1.2 -0.3 -0.8 -1.0

Raw hides, skins, leather, furskins, travel goods, etc

VIII

0.732 127.0 126.6 -1.2 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.3

Articles of leather; travel goods, bags, etc. of various materials

42

0.692 130.0 129.9 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Wood, wood charcoal, cork, straw, basketware and wickerwork

IX

0.801 135.3 135.3 -7.1 -0.4 1.8 -0.4 0.0

Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (Dec. 2014=100)

44

0.775 92.8 92.8 -7.4 -0.4 1.9 -0.4 0.0

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.170 110.4 109.8 -2.9 -0.3 0.0 -0.5 -0.5

Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, paper or paperboard

48

0.791 104.8 103.9 -3.0 0.1 -0.3 -0.1 -0.9

Printed matter (Dec. 2015=100)

49

0.212 100.0 100.0 - - - - 0.0

Textile and textile articles

XI

5.562 113.7 113.6 -1.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

2.303 104.0 103.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.916 119.4 119.6 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 0.2

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.652 104.8 104.1 -3.1 -0.6 -0.4 -0.2 -0.7

Headgear, umbrellas, artifical flowers, etc.

XII

1.555 123.4 123.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 -0.2 -0.2

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.351 122.6 122.3 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, ceramics, glass etc.

XIII

0.972 131.6 131.1 -0.8 0.1 0.1 -0.4 -0.4

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2015=100)

68

0.337 100.0 99.1 - - - - -0.9

Ceramic products

69

0.286 138.1 138.3 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.348 128.9 128.5 -0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.8 -0.3

Pearls, stones, precious metals, imitation jewelry, and coins

XIV

2.904 159.5 160.4 -7.6 0.8 -0.9 -2.6 0.6

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.468 154.7 152.0 -14.4 -1.2 -1.4 -1.2 -1.7

Iron and steel

72

1.249 157.5 150.5 -29.1 -3.6 -4.0 -1.7 -4.4

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.782 142.0 140.3 -8.0 -1.0 -0.8 -0.9 -1.2

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.381 253.7 248.3 -17.3 1.5 -0.9 -1.5 -2.1

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.734 121.4 120.6 -12.7 -0.9 -1.5 -0.7 -0.7

Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof

82

0.462 125.9 126.4 -1.9 -0.4 -0.7 -0.2 0.4

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.536 137.6 137.3 -0.4 -0.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.2

Machinery, electrical equipment, TV image and sound recorders, parts, etc.

XVI

31.227 81.6 81.6 -2.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.4 0.0

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

15.854 86.6 86.6 -2.3 -0.3 -0.1 -0.5 0.0

Electrical machinery and equip, sound and TV recorders & reproducers, parts

85

15.373 76.8 76.8 -1.9 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.0

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

14.534 114.1 114.3 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

13.019 112.7 112.8 -0.6 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.1

Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (Dec. 2002=100)

88

1.443 119.8 120.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4

Optical, photo, measuring, medical & musical instruments; & timepieces

XVIII

4.045 102.9 102.4 -1.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.5

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.714 99.8 99.3 -1.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.5

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.266 140.0 139.9 -1.7 -0.6 0.3 -0.7 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

4.244 112.1 112.2 -1.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.1

Furniture & stuffed furnishings; lamps & lighting fittings, nesoi; prefab bldgs

94

2.595 116.6 116.8 -1.7 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.2

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.369 103.8 103.7 -1.2 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.280 134.0 135.8 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 1.3

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: February 12, 2016
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