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Import/Export Price Indexes

Import/Export Price Indexes

The International Price Program (IPP) produces Import/Export Price Indexes (MXP) containing data on changes in the prices of nonmilitary goods and services traded between the U.S. and the rest of the world.



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Latest Numbers

ImportsNews Release

All Commodities: +1.1% in Jun 2021 Historical Data

Fuels & Lubricants: +4.7% in Jun 2021 Historical Data

All Imports Excluding Fuels: +0.7% in Jun 2021 Historical Data

ExportsNews Release

All Commodities: +1.2% in Jun 2021 Historical Data

Agricultural Commodities: +1.5% in Jun 2021 Historical Data

Nonagricultural Commodities: +1.1% in Jun 2021 Historical Data

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News Release

//RESILIO 06062023_RMC// U.S. import prices advance 0.4% in April; export prices fall 2.6%


//XIMPIM RESILIO 06062023 RMC// Prices for U.S. imports increased 0.4 percent in April, after declining 0.7 percent in November. Export prices fell 2.6 percent in December following a 0.4-percent drop the previous month. Over the past year, import prices increased 3.5 percent and export prices...
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Next Release

April 2023 U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes are scheduled to be released on April 15, 2023, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time. read more »


The Economics Daily

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COVID-19 tagging U.S. import and export prices decrease over the year ending May 2019

From May 2018 to May 2019, U.S. import prices decreased 1.5 percent and export prices decreased 0.7 percent. The drop in import prices matched the 12-month decline in January 2019, and the decline in export prices was the largest since October 2016, when they fell 1.1 percent. read more »

Monthly Labor Review

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The pendulum will swing back

This essay is part of a special series to mark the 100-year anniversary of the Monthly Labor Review. read more »

Beyond the Numbers

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The relationship between crude oil prices and export prices of major agricultural commodities

This article investigates how price trends for corn, soybeans, and wheat exports are linked together, and details the interaction of crude oil prices with the export prices for these three commodities. The article also examines two periodic peaks in world price changes for these commodities and the causes that led up to those changes. read more »