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Table 7 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by Locality of Origin

Table 7. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes by locality of origin: March 2014 to March 2015
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description Relative
import-
ance
Feb.
2015(1)
Index Percent change
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Annual Monthly
Mar.
2014
to
Mar.
2015
Nov.
2014
to
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2014
to
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2015
to
Feb.
2015
Feb.
2015
to
Mar.
2015

Industrialized Countries(2)

100.000 120.8 120.3 -11.0 -2.2 -2.9 -0.8 -0.4

Nonmanufactured articles

7.735 133.6 132.2 -51.1 -17.7 -17.4 -2.8 -1.0

Manufactured articles

91.819 119.3 119.0 -4.3 -0.3 -1.5 -0.6 -0.3

Other Countries(3)

100.000 123.8 123.5 -10.8 -2.5 -3.3 -0.2 -0.2

Nonmanufactured articles

10.956 201.3 197.0 -43.3 -13.2 -17.5 -0.2 -2.1

Manufactured articles

88.809 106.5 106.5 -3.2 -0.3 -1.2 -0.3 0.0

Canada

100.000 125.4 124.6 -22.2 -5.9 -5.6 -1.4 -0.6

Nonmanufactured articles

21.497 127.2 126.4 -51.9 -18.3 -17.9 -3.0 -0.6

Manufactured articles

77.795 129.3 128.4 -5.9 -0.8 -1.4 -0.8 -0.7

European Union(4)

100.000 133.5 133.5 -3.1 -0.4 -1.5 -1.1 0.0

Manufactured articles

99.395 130.0 130.1 -3.0 -0.4 -1.5 -1.1 0.1

France (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 122.4 122.4 0.1 -0.3 0.2 -0.6 0.0

Germany (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 117.4 117.1 -1.3 -0.3 0.1 -0.7 -0.3

United Kingdom (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 120.0 120.6 -6.9 0.1 -5.7 0.0 0.5

Latin America(5)

100.000 148.2 147.1 -15.2 -3.8 -4.8 0.3 -0.7

Nonmanufactured articles

17.983 218.7 212.4 -42.5 -13.2 -19.0 4.3 -2.9

Manufactured articles

81.588 125.5 125.2 -4.6 -0.6 -1.3 -0.6 -0.2

Mexico (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 130.9 130.6 -8.3 -1.9 -2.6 -0.2 -0.2

Nonmanufactured articles (Dec. 2008=100)

9.666 117.7 118.3 -41.6 -12.4 -19.1 0.7 0.5

Manufactured articles (Dec. 2008=100)

90.026 91.6 91.3 -1.6 -0.1 -0.5 -0.2 -0.3

Pacific Rim (Dec. 2003=100)(6)

100.000 101.2 101.0 -1.8 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 -0.2

China (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 103.4 103.3 -0.5 0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Japan

100.000 97.1 97.0 -2.2 -0.5 -0.6 -0.2 -0.1

Asian NICs(7)

100.000 87.6 86.9 -2.7 -0.2 -0.9 0.0 -0.8

ASEAN (Dec. 2003=100)(8)

100.000 100.0 99.8 -4.5 -0.2 -1.1 -0.4 -0.2

Asia Near East (Dec. 2003=100)(9)

100.000 170.7 168.1 -37.1 -11.7 -11.3 -4.2 -1.5

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2013 trade values.
(2) Western Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
(3) Eastern Europe, Latin America, OPEC countries, and other countries in Asia, Africa and the Western Hemisphere.
(4) European Union countries.
(5) Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.
(6) China, Japan, Australia, Brunei, Indonesia, Macao, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines and the Asian Newly Industrialized Countries.
(7) Asian Newly Industrialized Countries - Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.
(8) Association of Southeast Asian Nations - Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
(9) Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

NOTES: Data may be revised in each of the three months after original publication.
Regions are not mutually exclusive.
Dash = Not available

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Last Modified Date: April 10, 2015
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