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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: October 2013 to October 2014
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Harmo-
nized
system
Relative
import-
ance
Sept.
2014(1)
Index Percent change
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Annual Monthly
Oct.
2013
to
Oct.
2014
June
2014
to
July
2014
July
2014
to
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2014
to
Sept.
2014
Sept.
2014
to
Oct.
2014

Live animals; animal products

I

1.357 203.2 203.7 7.3 1.8 1.3 0.6 0.2

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.328 272.9 268.1 19.7 5.2 2.9 0.1 -1.8

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.700 140.3 141.7 -2.6 -0.9 -0.7 1.6 1.0

Vegetable products

II

1.661 199.5 210.1 4.7 1.2 -0.1 0.4 5.3

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.399 373.6 462.0 19.5 3.2 -2.1 4.5 23.7

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.404 99.5 95.3 -13.8 -3.2 3.8 -2.1 -4.2

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.360 254.2 262.9 18.1 3.8 1.4 0.4 3.4

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

III

0.240 110.5 112.2 -3.0 0.4 0.7 -5.6 1.5

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.562 163.6 162.6 2.1 0.6 0.6 0.0 -0.6

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.171 90.5 89.7 0.2 -2.3 1.6 -1.2 -0.9

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.258 116.8 118.5 16.2 0.4 2.3 -0.3 1.5

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

19

0.250 133.1 133.7 2.3 0.5 0.6 0.3 0.5

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

20

0.306 167.4 163.6 -1.0 -0.9 -0.6 0.2 -2.3

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

0.962 128.0 128.2 2.7 1.6 0.3 -0.2 0.2

Mineral products

V

18.905 325.6 304.3 -10.0 -1.5 -3.9 -2.6 -6.5

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

27

18.649 322.8 301.6 -10.0 -1.5 -3.9 -2.6 -6.6

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.201 151.9 152.6 3.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.5

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.622 312.8 332.5 7.1 -5.0 -0.5 1.7 6.3

Organic chemicals

29

2.414 135.3 134.2 -0.7 1.0 -0.1 -0.7 -0.8

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.385 133.8 133.4 6.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.317 108.6 117.6 10.9 -1.1 -0.8 2.3 8.3

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

32

0.182 105.3 106.5 13.2 1.4 2.6 0.0 1.1

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.468 93.2 93.2 -4.7 -0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.146 146.1 146.2 -2.1 -0.6 -0.1 -0.5 0.1

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.032 149.5 150.2 1.3 0.2 0.0 -0.4 0.5

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.114 141.6 140.6 -7.8 -1.9 -0.5 -0.8 -0.7

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

VIII

0.621 128.1 128.1 1.9 0.2 -0.1 0.2 0.0

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

42

0.585 130.5 130.6 2.8 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1

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

IX

0.666 147.9 146.6 -0.5 0.9 -0.3 0.4 -0.9

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.048 113.3 113.0 -1.2 0.0 0.1 -0.4 -0.3

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

48

0.691 107.0 107.0 -0.9 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0

Printed matter (Dec. 2013=100)

49

0.196 99.9 99.8 - 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Textile and textile articles

XI

4.799 115.0 115.0 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.0

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

1.875 103.9 104.0 1.2 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.1

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.747 120.3 120.2 1.3 0.4 0.6 0.0 -0.1

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.553 107.7 107.3 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4

Headgear, umbrellas, artifical flowers, etc.

XII

1.344 122.3 122.5 1.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.159 121.6 121.8 1.4 0.1 0.2 -0.1 0.2

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

XIII

0.781 133.1 133.0 0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, or mica (Dec. 2001=100)

68

0.258 126.1 126.1 -0.1 -0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0

Ceramic products

69

0.241 141.6 141.7 0.6 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.283 129.5 129.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.2

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

XIV

2.669 182.0 175.9 -3.9 3.1 -0.9 -1.2 -3.4

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.456 184.9 183.0 1.9 0.4 0.4 0.2 -1.0

Iron and steel

72

1.289 223.5 221.5 2.9 0.5 -0.4 0.3 -0.9

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.714 155.9 155.7 1.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 -0.1

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.441 327.7 325.1 -3.1 -0.7 2.7 -1.8 -0.8

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.752 144.8 142.4 4.9 0.6 1.6 0.6 -1.7

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

82

0.396 129.0 129.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.1

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.453 138.4 137.7 1.8 0.1 1.0 0.1 -0.5

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

XVI

27.281 84.3 84.1 -0.6 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.201 89.5 89.3 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

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

85

13.080 79.3 79.1 -1.0 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

12.119 115.4 115.6 -0.3 -0.5 0.0 -0.1 0.2

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

11.093 114.1 114.3 -0.3 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.2

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

88

0.924 120.2 120.2 -0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0

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

XVIII

3.462 104.5 104.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.2 -0.4 -0.4

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.162 101.3 101.0 -0.1 -0.2 0.2 -0.4 -0.3

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.243 143.1 141.0 -0.3 -0.4 0.1 -0.2 -1.5

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

3.599 114.0 114.0 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0

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

94

2.099 118.4 118.5 1.1 0.6 0.1 -0.1 0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.266 106.0 106.0 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.234 134.9 134.8 -2.7 -0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

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: November 14, 2014
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