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

US import prices went down 0.3 percent on the month in May of 2017, following a downwardly revised 0.2 percent rise in April and worse than market expectations of a 0.1 percent fall. It is the biggest decline since February of 2016 as fuel prices fell further (-3.7 percent vs -0.3 percent in April). Non-fuel prices were flat (from 0.3 percent) as decline in nonfuel industrial supplies and materials offset price increases for foods, feeds, beverages and automotive vehicles. Prices of capital goods and consumer goods were also unchanged. Year over year, the index rose 2.1 percent with fuel prices surging 16.9 percent and nonfuel prices advancing 0.8 percent. Import Prices in the United States averaged 107.74 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.

United States Import Prices
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-10 12:30 PM Apr 0.5% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
2017-06-15 12:30 PM May -0.3% 0.2% -0.1%
2017-06-15 12:30 PM May 2.1% 4.1%
2017-07-18 12:30 PM Jun
2017-07-18 12:30 PM Jun 2.1%
2017-08-15 12:30 PM Jul




United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.20 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 243.85 244.16 244.46 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 251.33 251.17 251.33 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.70 1.90 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 112.85 112.23 112.85 13.49 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 112.70 112.70 112.70 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.40 2.50 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 121.70 122.30 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 122.40 123.40 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.90 0.50 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
Pce Price Index 112.24 112.00 112.28 17.12 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.59 2.79 3.40 2.42 percent [+]
Core Pce Price Index 112.70 112.53 112.70 17.60 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 202.21 202.39 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 250.38 249.51 250.38 30.50 Index Points [+]


United States Import Prices Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
122.40 123.40 147.50 75.00 1982 - 2017 Index Points Monthly
NSA, 2000=100



import prices by Country

Last
Australia 103.90 Mar/17
Brazil 115.86 Apr/17
Canada 134.70 Apr/17
China 113.50 Apr/17
Euro Area 104.40 Apr/17
France 102.50 Feb/17
Germany 102.30 Apr/17
India 518.00 Dec/15
Indonesia 133.41 Apr/17
Italy 108.50 Apr/17
Japan 93.50 May/17
Mexico 223.72 Apr/17
Netherlands 101.70 Apr/17
South Korea 80.63 May/17
Spain 104.80 Apr/17
Switzerland 101.29 May/17
Turkey 86.83 Apr/17
United Kingdom 99.20 Apr/17
United States 122.40 May/17