United States Import Prices  1982-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

US import prices fell 0.4 percent month-over-month in June 2018, following an upwardly revised 0.9 percent jump in the previous month and missing market consensus of a 0.1 percent gain. The June decline was the largest monthly drop since February 2016 as import fuel prices decreased 0.7 percent, after a 6.1 percent advance in May, due to falling prices for both petroleum and natural gas. In addition, prices for nonfuel imports decreased 0.3 percent following a 0.2 percent increase in May, led by lower prices for foods, feeds, and beverages; consumer goods; capital goods; and automotive vehicles which more than offset higher prices for nonfuel industrial supplies and materials. Year-on-year, import prices went up 4.3 percent in June, after an upwardly revised 4.5 percent advance in May. Import Prices in the United States averaged 108.34 Index Points from 1982 until 2018, 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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United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.90 2.80 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.20 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 250.86 250.54 250.86 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 257.31 256.89 257.31 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.30 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 114.90 114.28 114.90 13.49 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 116.40 116.10 116.40 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.40 3.10 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 128.10 127.70 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 127.70 128.20 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.40 1.20 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 258.71 257.91 258.71 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 214.68 214.13 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 115.03 114.79 115.03 17.60 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 115.30 114.90 115.30 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 114.76 114.52 114.76 17.12 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.98 2.98 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
127.70 128.20 147.50 75.00 1982 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
NSA, 2000=100




import prices by Country
Country Last
Australia 106.30 Mar/18
Brazil 122.46 May/18
Canada 134.00 May/18
China 100.50 Apr/18
Euro Area 100.60 May/18
France 101.70 May/18
Germany 104.50 May/18
India 523.00 Dec/17
Indonesia 145.11 May/18
Italy 105.50 May/18
Japan 100.60 Jun/18
Mexico 232.15 May/18
Netherlands 102.40 May/18
South Korea 88.26 Jun/18
Spain 108.20 Apr/18
Switzerland 107.67 May/18
Turkey 94.04 May/18
United Kingdom 111.40 Apr/18
United States 127.70 Jun/18


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