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

Live animals; animal products

I

1.376 203.5 201.2 6.9 1.6 0.4 0.0 -1.1

Meat and edible meat offal

02

0.324 266.7 263.1 19.0 4.0 -0.2 -2.9 -1.3

Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

03

0.716 141.8 139.2 -2.9 -0.7 1.5 1.1 -1.8

Vegetable products

II

1.754 208.1 205.6 4.3 -0.1 0.5 4.3 -1.2

Edible vegetables, roots, and tubers

07

0.483 446.4 423.6 12.5 -2.1 4.5 19.5 -5.1

Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons

08

0.392 95.3 99.6 -9.5 3.8 -2.1 -4.2 4.5

Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09

0.378 263.6 257.3 18.1 1.4 0.4 3.7 -2.4

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

III

0.248 112.7 112.4 -2.9 0.9 -5.5 1.6 -0.3

Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, and tobacco

IV

2.581 162.8 162.0 1.6 0.6 -0.1 -0.4 -0.5

Sugars and sugar confectionary (Dec. 2012=100)

17

0.172 90.1 90.2 1.0 1.7 -1.2 -0.6 0.1

Cocoa and cocoa preparations (Dec. 2009=100)

18

0.265 118.5 112.7 11.1 2.3 -0.3 1.5 -4.9

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

19

0.254 133.7 133.6 2.2 0.6 0.3 0.5 -0.1

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

20

0.303 163.7 166.0 0.1 -0.6 0.1 -2.1 1.4

Beverages, spirits, and vinegar

22

0.975 128.3 128.3 2.5 0.3 -0.2 0.2 0.0

Mineral products

V

18.039 307.0 286.5 -11.5 -3.8 -2.2 -6.2 -6.7

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

27

17.792 304.3 283.8 -11.4 -3.9 -2.2 -6.2 -6.7

Products of the chemical or allied industries

VI

8.345 152.7 152.4 2.8 -0.1 -0.3 0.5 -0.2

Inorganic chemicals

28

0.668 332.0 340.0 9.0 -0.5 1.7 6.1 2.4

Organic chemicals

29

2.421 134.0 133.1 -1.7 -0.2 -0.7 -0.9 -0.7

Pharmaceutical products

30

3.433 134.1 133.9 6.4 0.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.1

Fertilizers (Dec. 2009=100)

31

0.345 116.9 114.9 8.6 -0.8 2.3 7.6 -1.7

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

32

0.186 106.2 106.2 12.5 2.6 0.0 0.9 0.0

Miscellaneous chemical products

38

0.474 93.2 93.0 -3.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.2

Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof

VII

3.190 146.4 146.4 -1.8 -0.1 -0.6 0.3 0.0

Plastics and articles thereof

39

2.068 150.4 150.3 1.6 0.0 -0.5 0.7 -0.1

Rubber and articles thereof

40

1.122 140.9 141.2 -7.5 -0.4 -0.8 -0.6 0.2

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

VIII

0.628 127.9 127.8 1.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

42

0.591 130.3 130.2 2.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

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

IX

0.667 146.4 144.6 -2.6 -0.3 0.4 -1.0 -1.2

Woodpulp, recovered paper, and paper products

X

1.058 113.0 112.9 -1.3 0.1 -0.4 -0.3 -0.1

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

48

0.700 107.0 106.7 -1.2 0.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.3

Printed matter (Dec. 2013=100)

49

0.198 99.6 99.3 - 0.1 0.0 -0.3 -0.3

Textile and textile articles

XI

4.856 115.0 115.2 1.1 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted

61

1.898 103.9 104.1 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.2

Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted

62

1.766 120.2 120.4 1.5 0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.2

Made-up or worn textile articles

63

0.558 107.4 107.7 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4 0.3

Headgear, umbrellas, artifical flowers, etc.

XII

1.363 122.5 122.4 1.1 0.2 0.0 0.2 -0.1

Footwear and parts of such articles

64

1.175 121.8 121.7 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 -0.1

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

XIII

0.791 133.2 133.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2

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

68

0.261 126.2 126.7 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.4

Ceramic products

69

0.244 141.7 141.5 0.5 0.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

Glass and glassware

70

0.286 129.6 130.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.3

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

XIV

2.615 176.1 172.3 -5.2 -0.9 -1.2 -3.2 -2.2

Base metals and articles of base metals

XV

5.464 182.9 182.0 1.1 0.3 0.1 -0.8 -0.5

Iron and steel

72

1.293 221.4 218.2 1.0 -0.4 0.4 -0.9 -1.4

Articles of iron or steel

73

1.733 155.7 155.8 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1

Copper and articles thereof

74

0.442 325.0 320.1 -4.0 2.7 -1.8 -0.8 -1.5

Aluminum and articles thereof

76

0.749 142.4 144.0 5.9 1.6 0.6 -1.7 1.1

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

82

0.401 129.0 129.0 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Miscellaneous articles of base metal

83

0.457 137.9 138.0 1.8 1.0 0.1 -0.4 0.1

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

XVI

27.550 84.1 84.0 -0.7 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.1

Machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof

84

14.323 89.2 89.1 -0.6 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

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

85

13.227 79.2 79.1 -1.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.3 -0.1

Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

XVII

12.268 115.4 115.3 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Motor vehicles and their parts

87

11.229 114.1 113.9 -0.7 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.2

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

88

0.936 120.2 120.2 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

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

XVIII

3.485 104.0 104.0 -0.4 0.2 -0.4 -0.5 0.0

Optical, photographic, measuring and medical instruments

90

3.184 100.9 100.8 -0.4 0.2 -0.4 -0.4 -0.1

Clocks and watches and parts thereof

91

0.242 141.0 143.0 0.6 0.1 -0.2 -1.5 1.4

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

XX

3.640 113.9 113.9 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

94

2.126 118.5 118.4 1.0 0.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

Toys, games and sports equipment; parts and accessories thereof

95

1.277 105.6 105.7 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.1

Miscellaneous manufactured articles

96

0.237 135.1 135.1 -2.5 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.0

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: December 11, 2014
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