Tag: U.S. import


U.S. import prices rise sharply for third month in a row, but inflation still low

September 15, 2020

Via: Market Watch

The cost of imported goods rose sharply in August for the third straight month, but they still haven’t recovered to pre-pandemic levels and inflation more broadly is still quite low. The import price index advanced 0.9% last month, following increases […]


U.S. import prices post largest gain in more than a year

June 12, 2020


U.S. import prices increased by the most in more than a year in May, driven by higher costs for petroleum products and food, which could further diminish fears of deflation as the economy battles a recession. The Labor Department said […]