Die US-Importpreise fallen im Juni um -0,2% (Prognose war -0,2%; Vormonat war -0,3%).
Die US-Exportpreise falen im Juni ebenfalls um -0,2% (Prognose war 0,0%; Vormonat war -0,7%).
U.S. import prices declined 0.2 percent in June, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today, after a
0.1-percent decrease in May. Lower fuel prices drove the drop in June, which more than offset higher
nonfuel prices. The price index for U.S. exports fell 0.2 percent in June following a 0.5-percent decline in
All Imports: Import prices declined 0.2 percent in June. For the second consecutive month the decline was
driven by lower fuel prices. Despite the monthly decrease in June, the price index for U.S. imports rose 1.5
percent over the past 12 months. The last over-the-year decline in import prices was a 0.2-percent decrease
for the 12-month period ended in October.
Fuel Imports: The price index for fuel imports fell for a fourth consecutive month, declining 2.1 percent in
June, after decreasing 4.6 percent over the previous 3 months. The main contributor to the drop was a 2.2-
percent decline in petroleum prices. Natural gas prices also fell in June, decreasing 1.0 percent. Despite the
recent drops, import fuel prices advanced 6.3 percent over the 12-month period ended in June. The import
price index for petroleum increased 4.5 percent over the past year and natural gas prices rose 58.6 percent.
All Imports Excluding Fuel: Prices for nonfuel imports ticked up 0.1 percent in June after recording no
change in May. The index for nonfuel imports has not recorded a monthly decline since a 0.1-percent dip in
January. Higher import prices for foods, feeds, and beverages and capital goods more than offset lower
prices for automotive vehicles, consumer goods, and nonfuel industrial supplies and materials. Prices for
nonfuel imports advanced 1.0 percent over the past 12 months and the index has not recorded a 12-month
decline since a 0.2-percent decrease in November. Rising prices for nonfuel industrial supplies and materials
and foods, feeds, and beverages more than offset decreasing prices for capital goods and automotive
vehicles over the 12-month period ended in June. Consumer goods prices recorded no change over the past
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