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

US import prices increased 0.6 percent month-over-month in August of 2017, recovering from a downwardly revised 0.1 percent drop in July and above market expectations of 0.4 percent. It was the first gain in import prices since April and the largest since January as cost increased the most for industrial supplies and materials and finished goods and foods, feeds and beverages. Also, prices recovered for both fuel (4.2 percent from -0.6 percent in July) and non-fuel (0.3 percent from -0.1 percent). Import Prices in the United States averaged 107.86 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
2017-08-15 12:30 PM Import Prices MoM 0.1% -0.2% 0.1% 0.1%
2017-09-19 12:30 PM Import Prices MoM 0.6% -0.1% 0.4%
2017-09-19 12:30 PM Import Prices YoY 2.1% 1.5%
2017-10-17 12:30 PM Import Prices YoY 2.1%
2017-10-17 12:30 PM Import Prices MoM 0.6%
2017-11-16 01:30 PM Import Prices YoY


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 1.70 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.10 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 245.03 244.05 245.03 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 252.54 251.91 252.54 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.70 1.70 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 113.02 112.75 113.02 13.49 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 112.90 112.70 112.90 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.40 1.90 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 122.90 122.20 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 123.00 122.30 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.10 1.10 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
Pce Price Index 112.38 112.29 112.38 17.12 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.49 2.54 3.40 2.42 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 252.62 251.87 252.62 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 200.65 199.47 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 113.08 112.98 113.08 17.60 Index Points [+]


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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
123.00 122.30 147.50 75.00 1982 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
NSA, 2000=100




import prices by Country

Last
Australia 103.80 Jun/17
Brazil 114.91 Jun/17
Canada 128.40 Jul/17
China 106.72 Jul/17
Euro Area 103.30 Jul/17
France 99.80 Jul/17
Germany 99.80 Jul/17
India 518.00 Dec/16
Indonesia 133.89 Jul/17
Italy 106.30 Jul/17
Japan 89.90 Aug/17
Mexico 224.84 Jul/17
Netherlands 98.90 Jul/17
South Korea 81.22 Aug/17
Spain 103.40 Jun/17
Switzerland 101.87 Aug/17
Turkey 87.62 Jul/17
United Kingdom 98.60 Jul/17
United States 123.00 Aug/17