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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: -0.4% in May 2024 Historical Data

Fuels & Lubricants: -2.0% in May 2024 Historical Data

All Imports Excluding Fuels: -0.3% in May 2024 Historical Data

ExportsNews Release

All Commodities: -0.6% in May 2024 Historical Data

Agricultural Commodities: +0.5% in May 2024 Historical Data

Nonagricultural Commodities: -0.8% in May 2024 Historical Data

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News Release

//XIMPIM Resilio Test 06172024// U.S. import prices advance 0.5% in May


//XIMPIM Resilio Test 06172024// Prices for U.S. imports increased 0.4 percent in April.
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Next Release

May 2024 U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes are scheduled to be released on June 18, 2024, 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 »