United States Import Prices  1982-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

US import prices advanced 0.7 percent month-over-month in November 2017, following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent rise in October and matching market expectations. Fuel prices jumped 7.6 percent after a 0.2 percent increase in the previous month, boosted by higher prices of petroleum (7.2 percent) and natural gas (26.3 percent). Meanwhile, cost of non-fuel imports was unchanged following a 0.1 percent rise in October, as lower prices for foods, feeds, and beverages offset higher prices for nonfuel industrial supplies and materials, consumer goods, and automotive vehicles. Year-on-year, import prices advanced 3.1 percent, the sharpest increase since October 2016. Import Prices in the United States averaged 107.99 Index Points from 1982 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 147.50 Index Points in July of 2008 and a record low of 75 Index Points in March of 1986.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-16 01:30 PM Import Prices MoM 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
2017-12-14 01:30 PM Import Prices MoM 0.7% 0.1% 0.7% 0.6%
2017-12-14 01:30 PM Import Prices YoY 3.1% 2.3%
2018-01-10 01:30 PM Import Prices MoM 0.7%
2018-01-10 01:30 PM Import Prices YoY 3.1%
2018-02-16 01:30 PM Import Prices MoM


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.20 2.00 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.10 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 247.59 246.64 247.59 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 253.72 253.43 253.72 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.70 1.80 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 113.62 113.03 113.62 13.49 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 114.40 113.90 114.40 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.10 2.80 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 124.60 124.00 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 124.90 124.00 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.40 1.30 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 253.18 253.13 253.18 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 204.01 202.46 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 113.62 113.35 113.62 17.60 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 113.25 113.05 113.25 17.12 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.61 2.61 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Import Prices

In the United States, Import Prices correspond to the rate of change in the prices of goods and services purchased by residents of that country from, and supplied by, foreign sellers. Import Prices are heavily affected by exchange rates. This page provides - United States Import Prices - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Import Prices - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
124.90 124.00 147.50 75.00 1982 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
NSA, 2000=100




import prices by Country
Country Last
Australia 102.10 Sep/17
Brazil 114.60 Oct/17
Canada 129.20 Oct/17
China 106.61 Oct/17
Euro Area 103.40 Oct/17
France 99.40 Aug/17
Germany 101.30 Oct/17
India 518.00 Dec/16
Indonesia 138.26 Oct/17
Italy 106.30 Sep/17
Japan 95.10 Nov/17
Mexico 225.46 Oct/17
Netherlands 100.10 Oct/17
South Korea 82.87 Nov/17
Spain 106.70 Sep/17
Switzerland 104.29 Nov/17
Turkey 90.31 Oct/17
United Kingdom 110.80 Oct/17
United States 124.90 Nov/17