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

Industrialized Countries(2)

100.000 120.8 120.3 -9.8 -2.9 -0.3 -0.5 -0.4

Nonmanufactured articles

7.869 135.9 136.6 -46.5 -17.4 -0.9 -0.2 0.5

Manufactured articles

91.696 119.2 118.7 -4.0 -1.5 -0.2 -0.5 -0.4

Other Countries(3)

100.000 123.4 123.2 -10.9 -3.3 -0.5 -0.1 -0.2

Nonmanufactured articles

10.758 197.1 204.2 -41.4 -17.4 -2.2 -0.1 3.6

Manufactured articles

89.017 106.4 105.7 -3.7 -1.2 -0.3 -0.1 -0.7

Canada

100.000 125.4 125.3 -19.6 -5.6 -0.9 -0.5 -0.1

Nonmanufactured articles

22.022 130.2 131.0 -47.1 -17.9 -1.0 0.3 0.6

Manufactured articles

77.287 128.4 128.1 -5.3 -1.4 -0.8 -0.7 -0.2

European Union(4)

100.000 134.2 133.5 -3.6 -1.6 -0.2 -0.3 -0.5

Manufactured articles

99.401 130.7 130.1 -3.4 -1.5 -0.2 -0.3 -0.5

France (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 122.4 121.9 -0.2 0.2 -0.6 0.0 -0.4

Germany (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 117.0 116.5 -2.3 0.0 -0.7 -0.3 -0.4

United Kingdom (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 121.6 121.2 -7.1 -5.7 1.6 -0.2 -0.3

Latin America(5)

100.000 147.9 148.3 -14.4 -5.0 0.4 -0.1 0.3

Nonmanufactured articles

18.183 220.7 227.2 -38.9 -19.0 5.0 0.3 2.9

Manufactured articles

81.414 125.0 124.6 -4.6 -1.4 -0.6 -0.2 -0.3

Mexico (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 130.7 130.9 -7.9 -2.8 0.0 -0.2 0.2

Nonmanufactured articles (Dec. 2008=100)

10.080 122.6 125.0 -38.2 -19.1 2.3 2.5 2.0

Manufactured articles (Dec. 2008=100)

89.611 91.0 91.0 -1.8 -0.7 -0.3 -0.4 0.0

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

100.000 101.1 100.7 -1.9 -0.4 -0.2 -0.1 -0.4

China (Dec. 2003=100)

100.000 103.3 103.2 -0.6 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Japan

100.000 97.0 96.5 -2.5 -0.6 -0.2 -0.1 -0.5

Asian NICs(7)

100.000 86.9 86.4 -2.8 -0.9 -0.1 -0.7 -0.6

ASEAN (Dec. 2003=100)(8)

100.000 100.0 98.9 -5.2 -1.1 -0.3 -0.1 -1.1

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

100.000 162.3 163.0 -39.2 -11.1 -7.9 -1.3 0.4

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: May 13, 2015
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