Import Prices Rose 0.6% in March
Washington, DC, April 12, 2019-U.S. import prices increased 0.6% in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, following a 1.0% rise in February.
Both the March and February advances were driven by higher fuel prices.
Prices for U.S. exports rose 0.7% for the second consecutive month in March. Both agricultural
and nonagricultural prices contributed to the increase.