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USD, United States Dollar

Import Price Index m/m

Country: United States
Sector: Prices
Low 0.2% 0.9%
0.8% Revised from 0.7%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
0.4%
0.2%
Next release Actual Forecast
Previous

Import Price Index m/m measures changes in prices of goods and services that are imported to the United States, in the given month compared to the previous one.

The index calculation includes all goods, except for military goods, works of art, used items (including the restored and renovated ones), charitable donations, railway equipment and certain types of exports (custom capital equipment). The index includes cargo and passenger air transportation.

The index is used to measure the US inflation and economic activity. Readings above expectations are seen as positive for the US dollar.

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History

Export
Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Oct 2017
0.2%
0.9%
0.8% Revised from 0.7%
Sep 2017
0.7%
0.5%
0.6%
Aug 2017
0.6%
-0.1%
-0.1% Revised from 0.1%
Jul 2017
0.1%
-0.3%
-0.2%
Jun 2017
-0.2%
0.1%
-0.1% Revised from -0.3%
May 2017
-0.3%
0.3%
0.2% Revised from 0.5%
Apr 2017
0.5%
0.0%
0.1% Revised from -0.2%
Mar 2017
-0.2%
0.4% Revised from 0.2%
Feb 2017
0.2%
0.4%
Jan 2017
0.4%
0.5% Revised from 0.4%