Import Prices Inched Up 0.2% in July

Washington, DC, August 14, 2019--Prices for U.S. imports increased 0.2% in July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, following a 1.1% decline the previous month. 

In July, rising fuel prices more than offset lower nonfuel prices. 

The price index for U.S. exports advanced 0.2% in July, after falling 0.6% in June and 0.3% in May.