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Table 1 U.S. Import Price Indexes, by End Use

Table 1. U.S. import price indexes and percent changes for selected categories of goods: August 2011 to August 2012
[2000=100, unless otherwise noted]
Description End
Use
Relative
import-
ance
July
2012(1)
Index Percent change
July
2012
Aug.
2012
Annual Monthly
Aug.
2011
to
Aug.
2012
Apr.
2012
to
May
2012
May
2012
to
June
2012
June
2012
to
July
2012
July
2012
to
Aug.
2012

All commodities

  100.000 137.8 138.8 -2.2 -1.5 -2.3 -0.7 0.7

All imports excluding food and fuels (Dec. 2010=100)

  72.739 103.3 103.1 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 -0.4 -0.2

All imports excluding petroleum

  78.862 115.9 115.7 -0.9 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3 -0.2

All imports excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  77.902 120.3 120.0 -0.5 -0.1 -0.3 -0.4 -0.2

Foods, feeds, & beverages

0

5.163 170.1 168.5 -3.4 -0.8 -0.7 -1.0 -0.9

Agricultural foods, feeds & beverages, excluding distilled beverages

00

3.996 191.3 189.8 -3.2 -0.6 -0.9 -1.1 -0.8

Nonagricultural foods (fish, distilled beverages)

01

1.167 122.3 120.5 -3.8 -1.5 0.1 -0.6 -1.5

Industrial supplies & materials

1

35.488 241.5 247.3 -6.3 -3.7 -5.8 -1.8 2.4

Industrial supplies & materials excluding petroleum

  14.350 163.1 163.0 -6.5 -0.2 -1.1 -1.3 -0.1

Industrial supplies & materials excluding fuels (Dec. 2001=100)

  13.390 187.6 186.8 -4.5 0.0 -1.4 -1.8 -0.4

Industrial supplies & materials, durable

  7.857 175.0 174.2 -7.4 -0.7 -1.8 -1.0 -0.5

Industrial supplies & materials nondurable excluding petroleum

  5.534 149.1 149.6 -5.4 0.5 -0.2 -1.7 0.3

Fuels & lubricants

10

22.099 312.9 325.8 -7.4 -5.6 -8.3 -1.7 4.1

Petroleum & petroleum products

100

21.139 350.6 365.1 -6.4 -5.7 -8.7 -2.1 4.1

Crude

10000

16.019 361.4 374.0 -4.2 -4.9 -8.9 -2.5 3.5

Fuels, n.e.s.-coals & gas

101

0.660 87.7 92.7 -30.4 -3.1 5.7 10.2 5.7

Gas-natural

10110

0.554 73.7 78.7 -33.2 -3.8 7.9 12.5 6.8

Paper & paper base stocks

11

0.606 113.9 113.2 -4.4 1.1 -0.3 -0.2 -0.6

Materials associated with nondurable supplies & materials

12

5.019 176.9 176.4 0.8 0.9 -0.8 -3.5 -0.3

Selected building materials

13

1.057 138.8 139.8 6.9 1.0 1.2 0.5 0.7

Unfinished metals related to durable goods

14

3.609 258.1 255.6 -15.6 -1.5 -3.6 -2.0 -1.0

Finished metals related to durable goods

15

1.573 162.1 161.4 -1.7 -0.4 -1.0 0.2 -0.4

Nonmetals related to durable goods

16

1.526 114.5 114.2 -1.1 -0.2 -0.5 -0.4 -0.3

Capital goods

2

22.753 93.2 93.1 0.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Electric generating equipment

20

2.959 119.3 119.3 0.6 -0.1 -0.3 0.3 0.0

Nonelectrical machinery

21

18.101 86.1 86.0 -0.5 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.1

Transportation equipment excluding motor vehicles (Dec. 2001=100)

22

1.693 134.0 134.0 6.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Automotive vehicles, parts & engines

3

11.893 114.8 114.8 1.4 -0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0

Consumer goods, excluding automotives

4

24.703 107.5 107.2 0.8 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3

Nondurables, manufactured

40

11.884 114.8 114.7 1.9 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Durables, manufactured

41

11.495 99.6 99.5 -0.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.1

Nonmanufactured consumer goods

42

1.324 118.3 115.4 1.2 0.3 -0.3 -0.8 -2.5

Footnotes
(1) Relative importance figures are based on 2010 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: August 03, 2021